Partners for success

You're not on your own. You have an academic advisor committed to connecting you to all the tools and resources you need to succeed at Iowa State University, and a strong support network in place to provide help and strengthen your skills.

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    Support to help you succeed

    The Academic Success Center provides learning opportunities for all students through services that support academic skill development, grade improvement, and engagement with peers – all of which promote success and self-directed learning. The ASC offers individualized and group-facilitated experiences that can be connected to a specific course, or focus on general skill development.

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    Accommodations that eliminate barriers

    Student Accessibility Services promotes the advancement of equity, access, and inclusion by coordinating accommodations for students with disabilities and collaborating with campus partners. Accommodations are designed to eliminate disability-related barriers so that you have an equal opportunity for success.

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    Supporting women in STEM majors

    The Program for Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) is a supportive and empowering community that provides engaging experiences and meaningful connections for WiSE students to excel in their studies, approach their career with confidence, and become leaders in their communities. 

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    Tech, tools and spaces for learning

    The University Library is at the heart of academic success. Students can check out a laptop or tech device, use a free textbook, find an expert librarian for every major, and find the perfect space to study and collaborate.

The environment was comfortable and collaborative and I never felt intimidated or embarrassed about my work.

Student feedback about Writing and Media Center services

"The College Tour" video series featured Iowa State University in its recent release. In this segment, Jonathan Fox shares information about academic support for students.