Students pass by the steps of Beardshear Hall

Fall 2016 facts

On the eve of a new academic year, university relations staff compiled an overview of who's coming, as well as some of the campus improvements since last fall to enhance the student experience.

New student move-in at Oak Hall.

Move-in crew

Overheard during new student move-in

New students moved in this week, with the help of their families, friends and a few hundred members of the move-in crew.

Safe travel on campus: There's an app for that

Anyone concerned about walking on campus at night can summon a free ride via a new Uber-like service -- SafeRide ISU. 

Employee unloads crates of apples

Local fruit

Home grown

Apples harvested at the horticulture farm north of Ames for ISU Dining will be served on campus next week.

Back-to-school events

Inside provides a reminder of upcoming welcome events for faculty and staff.