Student Engagement


Newsline April 22, 2015

Visit the Student Organization Database

If your student organization has recently changed officers, please update your roster in the Student Organization Database! You can find an easy tutorial on navigating the database as an organization admin under "My StuOrg" and "Training".

Reserve Space in the Fall '15 Get Involved Booklet

The Student Activities Center is producing a full-color booklet that will highlight student involvement opportunities. 2500 copies of "Get Involved" will be handed out at Clubfest on Wednesday, September 9, and thousands will be mailed to residence halls. This publication will feature involvement opportunities provided by the Student Activities Center including joining or starting student organizations, an overview of Leadership and Service programs, and the benefits of being involved. As an advertiser, you will reach thousands of new students who are seeking ways to get involved, meet new people, and make their own Iowa State experience a meaningful time in their life. Please contact John Taylor at to learn more and to reserve your space! Deadline is Friday, May 1.

Get Your Group Together! 

The Workspace is is the perfect spot for teambuilding and end-of-year celebrations. Call us to get a group reservation! 515-294-0970

Resources and Opportunities

Save the Date for Clubfest

ClubFest will be held Wednesday, September 9 on Central Campus. Registration will be in August, so make sure to sign up then!

Reserve Your Space in the MU This Fall

Is your organization planning an event to be held in the Memorial Union in the fall? Get ready to book your space now! Sponsored and Affiliated Tiered organizations can start reserving space April 6, and all student organizations can reserve space starting April 14. Please contact Memorial Union Event Management for details.

Get Your Org Involved with Destination Iowa State

Destination Iowa State is currently inviting student organizations to participate in the Center of ExCYtment Picnic on Thursday, August 20 and/or Late Night at the Memorial Union on Friday, August 21, 2015.  Both events are great ways to promote your organization and reach out to new Cyclones!  During these events, student organizations host interactive activities for new students, ranging from obstacle courses and games, to dance lessons and club demonstrations.  Our staff is happy to help your organization develop an exciting activity geared toward the new students in attendance. If you are interested in applying to host an activity during Destination Iowa State or have any questions, please email Jenna Heilman at or call 515-294-5714.

Business Cards

Student Org business cards can be a great way to network at conferences and across the university. Follow these guidelines to get official Iowa State University business cards for your organization.

Host Your Retreat at the Lynn Fuhrer Lodge

‚ÄčThis unique location set in the woods is the perfect spot for your club's all-day retreats or long meetings (reservations must be a minimum of three hours long). There's no cost to student orgs as long as guidelines are observed. The Lodge has been recently renovated and includes amenities like a projector and screen, WiFi, fridge, microwave and kitchen sink, AC and bathrooms, and is set up like a large meeting room with 7 rolling tables and 42 chairs. Reservations can be made online. You should definitely check this place out! 

Catering Services Available to Student Orgs

Make sure to use ISU Catering at your next event! The Student Organization Menu provides a wide range of popular and budget-conscious foods and beverages, including chicken wings, Godfather's Pizza, and even the famous ISU frosted brownies. This delivery service is available on and off campus and at the Memorial Union. Visit for more info!

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