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College & Departmental Contacts

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the College of Design will have different office staffing as many of us are working remotely. We remain available via email and telephone, and videoconferencing options can be arranged. General office contacts are provided below. You may also view a directory of all administrative, student and career services and academic support contacts. A complete college directory is also available.

You can also reach us on social media:
Facebook: College of Design @ Iowa State University
Instagram: @isucollegeofdesign


Design Student Services & Programs

Phone: (515) 294-6983
297 College of Design
715 Bissell Road
Iowa State University
Ames, IA  50011-1066


Office of the Dean

Phone: (515) 294-7428
134 College of Design
715 Bissell Road
Iowa State University
Ames, IA  50011-1066


Building Hours

The College of Design will observe abbreviated hours during winter session/break. The building (including the King Pavilion) will be open from 7:30 a.m.–4 p.m. CST weekdays, Dec. 2–4 and Dec. 7–9. From Dec. 10, 2020–Jan. 18, 2021, the building will be closed and doors locked. We will resume normal hours beginning Tuesday, Jan. 19. Students, staff and faculty have 24-hour access with their ISU ID cards.


Office Hours

Our administrative offices are open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. weekdays during the academic year. We are closed on weekends and university holidays. The Administrative Services Office (146 Design) will be open 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST weekdays Dec. 2–23, 2020, and Jan. 4–15, 2021, during winter session/break. Please ring the doorbell for assistance.

Academic advisers and other student services staff will be working remotely and the Design Student Services & Programs Office (297 Design) will be closed from Nov. 30–Dec. 23, 2020, and Jan. 4–15, 2021. You can reach the office through the main email and phone contacts,, (515) 294-6983, or by emailing individual staff members. Current students may continue to make advising appointments through EAP on AccessPlus. Remote office hours are 8 a.m.–4 p.m. weekdays.


Departmental Contacts

You may also contact an individual department or program in the College of Design.

Art & Visual Culture
Biological and Pre-Medical Illustration
Community & Regional Planning
Graphic Design
Industrial Design
Interdisciplinary Design
Interior Design
Landscape Architecture
Sustainable Environments
Urban Design