Community Life at Iowa State
As a graduate student, there is more to life than just academics. Iowa State University, the City of Ames, and the state of Iowa provide students many opportunities to build a great quality of life while attending graduate school. The information on this page contains more information about the City of Ames and the surrounding area as well as housing, childcare, dining, recreation and entertainment information both on campus and off.
Food & Rental Assistance
Graduate and Professional Student Senate
ISU Family Resource Guide
LGBTQIA+ Student Success