The residence department is one of many whose staff are putting in extra hours to prepare for the start of fall semester. Move-in for students living in university housing is spread over two weeks, Aug. 3-16.
Iowa State's general fund operating budget for the new fiscal year is $41.2 million -- or 5.6% -- leaner than a year ago. Anticipated tuition losses make up a majority of the reduction.
Sharron Evans began serving as Iowa State's associate vice president for student affairs and dean of students May 18, safely arriving on campus earlier this month.
To recap the onslaught of plans made this summer, Inside summarized some of the need-to-know essentials for employees returning to their campus workplaces next week.
Policy changes set to go into effect Aug. 1 will allow faculty and staff traveling on university business to be reimbursed for meals and incidental purchases at a set rate without submitting receipts.
With the state Board of Regents' approval Wednesday afternoon, the window for Iowa State's retirement incentive plan will open Monday, Aug. 3. Eligible employees have until March 1, 2021, to express their interest and until June 30 to retire from the university.