Welcome to Iowa State University's College of Business!
We are very excited to see you and hope you enjoy your visit. Below you will find great information about dates, times, schedules, and what to expect when you visit the Gerdin Business Building.
While you are here, you will gain a wealth of information to prepare you for your next steps. You will meet advisors, hear great tips from current business students, and be able to see the building where you will begin your 4 year adventure!
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our Undergraduate Office.
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Orientation Summer 2013 Dates*
Freshman - Fall entering students
- June 3-4
- June 5-6
- June 11-12
- June 18-19
- June 24-25
- June 27-28
Transfer - Fall entering students
- May 29
- July 1
Schedule of Events - Day 1*
This is for Freshman entering Iowa State University in the Fall. Students must attend events in their entirety. Times are estimated.
|8:00 - 10:30am||Arrive on Campus||Parking Lot 63|
|Orientation Registration||0020 Hixon-Lied Student Success Center|
|8:30, 9:00, 9:30, or 10:00am||Mapping your Orientation||0001 Carver Hall|
|8:00 - 4:00pm||ISUCard||0530 Beardshear Hall|
|NetID & Email Registration||195 Durham Center|
|Financial Aid Walk-in Service||Ground Floor, Beardshear Hall|
|9:00 - 10:55am||Balancing Acts: Financial Aid, University Billing, & Campus Technology||101 Carver Hall|
|10:00 - 11:00am||Fraternities & Sororities||Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union|
|10:00 - 11:00am||Campus Walking Tour||Upper West Terrace, Memorial Union|
|11:15 - 12:00pm||Parks Library Tour||Room 31 Parks Library|
|English Assessment||(see your Orientation lettter)|
|Residence Hall Tours||Pioneer Room, Memorial Union|
|11:00 - 12:30pm||Lunch on your own|
|College of Business Schedule - Gerdin Business Building|
|12:15 - 1:00pm||Check-in||Granite Hallway|
|1:00 - 1:30pm||University Welcome||1148 Gerdin|
|1:30 - 1:55pm||College Welcome||1148 Gerdin|
|2:00 - 2:30pm||Curriculum Presentation||1148 Gerdin|
|2:30 - 2:45pm||Break|
|2:50 - 3:10pm||Registration Presentation||1148 Gerdin|
|3:20 - 3:50pm||Small Groups for Students Only||(various rooms in Gerdin)|
|3:20 - 3:50pm||Family Question & Answer||Bergstrom Commons|
|4:00pm||Wrap Up and Review for Day 2||1148 Gerdin|
|All Orientation Attendees|
|5:00 - 6:00pm||Dinner||Union Drive Community Center (UDCC)|
|6:00 - 8:00pm||What You Need to Know||2055 Hoover Hall|
|8:00 - 8:45pm||Munch & Mingle||Ground Floor, UDCC|
|9:00 - 10:30pm||Evening Recreation||Maple Residence Hall Lobby|
*More information will be available as Orientation approaches. Information on this page will be updated as needed.