Student Services

Welcome to Human Sciences Student Services

The College of Human Sciences Student Services office is located in 131 MacKay Hall. Please stop by anytime during our office hours for assistance. Between May 9 and August 12, we will be open from 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. We will be closed May 30 and July 4.

In addition to the information found in these pages, Student Services includes the following programs:

Career Services

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International Programs

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Student News

For the Trashion Show, students work in groups to decide what garment design best represents their environmental issue. Students will display their garments, made out of thrown-away material, Friday, April 25 at the first Trashion Show. Photo by Wyeth Lynch. Students use “Trashion Show” to raise environmental awareness

Iowa State University apparel, events, and hospitality management students are raising environmental awareness in a unique fashion to celebrate Earth Month.



Lori Ihrig (left) explains the constraints new science teachers face in the first two years of their career. The results of her study support the stories Michael Clough (center) and Joanne Olson (right) hear from former students. Photo by Bob Elbert. ISU researchers find mentor programs often harm, more than help first-year science teachers

New teachers deal with a multitude of challenges during their first year in the classroom, which is why many school districts develop mentoring programs to ease that transition. But a new Iowa State University study found that instead of helping beginning science teachers, these programs tend to reinforce the status quo, making it difficult for teachers to promote a deep understanding of science.



Frustrated students resolve to celebrate achievements, pride

Editorial

Students, alumni, members of the faculty and staff, and their families and friends were poignantly reminded how the actions of a few can impact the lives of an entire community last week, when Iowa State University President Leath suspended Veishea activities, following a Campustown disturbance.



Youngsters take a break from showing their projects to try out iPad applications at the Central Iowa Student Technology Fair, April 1, on the Iowa State University campus. Contributed photo.ISU curriculum and instructional technology students lead K-12 student technology fair

Master's students and working professionals Jamie Fath and Karl Hehr led the Iowa Technology Education Connection board in coordinating the Central Iowa Student Technology Fair, April 1.



Kiearrah Williams, a freshman majoring in kinesiology and health, is a member of Connect Four, a group aimed at improving minority student retention by helping first-year students of color to connect and adjust to college. Contributed photo.Iowa State expands support to doctoral students, sophomores, veterans

Iowa State University is expanding its efforts to ensure student success in the midst of growing enrollment.



Iowa State University senior Whitney Rorah won the Best in Show award Saturday at The Fashion Show 2014 for “Orlov Endue Bridal 2014,\" a collection of eight wedding dresses. Contributed photos.Wedding gown collection wins top honor at Iowa State’s fashion show

A collection of eight elegant pink, white, salmon, and cream-colored wedding dresses designed by Iowa State University senior Whitney Rorah took the top honor Saturday at The Fashion Show 2014.



Treats such as cherry pies, games, and learning will intermingle at College of Human Sciences activities as part of Iowa State University\'s annual Veishea 2014 festivities, April 7-13. Contributed photo.College of Human Sciences students offer Veishea 2014 activities

8srb-208-4webImportant April 9 update

Iowa State University President Steven Leath announced that the remainder of this year’s Veishea celebration is suspended, effective at 5 p.m., April 9.



The Healthiest State Walk is one of numerous efforts extended by Iowa State University and the Healthiest State Initiative. Photo By Wyeth Lynch.   Iowa State aids efforts to become the healthiest state

Iowa State University has teamed up with the Healthiest State Initiative on a number of efforts to make Iowa the healthiest state in America.



College of Human Sciences students Malinda Pum and Sabrina Skerston participated in Veishea service day last weekend. The students are with Connect Four, a group aimed at helping first-year students of color to connect and adjust to college and overcome hurdles such as homesickness. Contributed photo.Women, minority college students more prone to severe homesickness

Most first-year college students experience some degree of homesickness.



Under the instruction of faculty in kinesiology, students get the opportunity to teach homeschooled children skills in physical education. The program has grown to host more than 85 children. Photo by Wyeth Lynch. Kinesiology uses physical education to reach out to homeschooled children

The homeschool physical education outreach program at Iowa State University’s College of Human Sciences is a learning experience for everyone involved.