Welcome to the Cyclone family

Before your first semester, new students will experience engaging orientation programs and exciting, relevant programming at Destination Iowa State.

Meet the team

  • Sarah Merrill, New Student Programs Director

    Sarah Merrill


  • Jordan Baumgardner, Assistant Director of Destination Iowa State

    Jordan Baumgardner

    Assistant Director of Destination Iowa State

  • Kim Ferguson

    Kim Ferguson

    Orientation Coordinator

  • Hannah Albrecht, Event Coordinator

    Hannah Albrecht

    Event Coordinator

  • Cassidy Conway, Student Development

    Cassidy Conway

    Student Development

  • Kim Ohge, Secretary

    Kim Ohge


Contact us

Iowa State University
New Student Programs
2630 Memorial Union
Ames, IA 50011-1130


Business hours

8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday