///New Student Facts & Questions

New Student Facts & Questions

New Student Facts & Questions 2018-11-05T15:57:42+00:00

Welcome to Iowa State University!

Below you will find some of the more commonly asked questions from our new professional MBA students.

Classes are held at Capital Square in downtown Des Moines, on the corner of 5th and Locust. The classrooms are on the ground floor of the building, by the escalators.

If you are taking classes in the evenings in Des Moines, you have several parking ramps close to Capital Square. The map of parking ramps can be found at: http://www.downtowndesmoines.com/businesses.

Metered street parking surrounds Capital Square; however, watch for signs that restrict parking during certain times of the day. Street parking is free after 6:00 p.m.

Classes are held at the Gerdin Business Building on the Iowa State University campus. There is a parking deck across the road from the Gerdin Business Building.  The parking on the deck is free after 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and free on the weekends.

Please communicate with your professor and notify them of your upcoming absence from class.

If we experience poor weather conditions, class will be cancelled. Please see the inclement weather policy to learn more about weather-related cancellations. Even if classes are not cancelled, you are asked to always use your best judgment before traveling to your classes.

U-bills are available on AccessPlus. You will use your university ID number to log into the AccessPlus system. Please contact Debbie Johnson at dljohns@iastate.edu to receive your initial password.

Grades are available on AccessPlus.

Iowa State University does offer an Employer Reimbursement option for tuition. There is a form that needs to be completed by your employer and a $35 fee per semester. The information can be found at Accounts Receivable, under Payment Options.

You can register for classes on AccessPlus. The MBA staff will register you for all of your core classes. Once you have completed your core classes, you may register for electives. You will receive a date and time that you will be able to begin registration for each semester. If you have any problems registering, please contact Debbie Johnson at dljohns@iastate.edu. Your class schedule will be posted on AccessPlus too.

You can set your Iowa State email account so that the messages it receives can be routed to the email address of your choice.