This event allows you to experience campus in person and get to know Ames. During OnCyte Orientation, you will be able to:
- Take tours and get to know your way around
- Connect with other Cyclones in person
- Attend helpful sessions on campus resources, housing and dining, and financial aid
- Get your ISUCard
- Learn about your academic college, major and how to succeed academically
- Meet with an advisor face-to-face to plan your class schedule
First-year students will choose a 1.5 day orientation session held in the month of June.
Transfer students will choose a 1-day orientation session held in April, May, or July.
Your academic major will determine options available to you. Guests are welcome to attend with you! Once you register for OnCyte Orientation, you will receive an email with helpful information and steps to complete before orientation.