Large groups visiting campus this summer

Most organizations have resumed in-person event schedules, meaning students, faculty and staff will again share campus this summer with thousands of visitors coming for camps, conferences, competitions and other gatherings.

Here's a list of summer events in ISU facilities that are expected to draw 100 or more visitors. Email to suggest any additions we've missed.





Freshman orientation June 1-30 Various* 15,000

National Cheer Association camp

June 26-29

Beyer and State Gym* 150
Iowa 4-H Youth Conference June 28-30 Various* 500
Iowa Swine Day June 30 Scheman Building 600
BravO! National Dance Competition July 5-10 Stephens Auditorium 1,500
National Dance Association camp July 8-12 Beyer and State Gym* 160
State Fire School July 22-24 Iowa State Center 800

State Games of America (Iowa Games)

July 22-24, 27-31


2,000 first weekend, 18,000 second weekend

National Association of Plant Breeders annual meeting

Aug. 8-11

Scheman Building


*Events also using residence halls.