Partners in success

When students feel a sense of belonging and support, they’re more likely to experience academic and social success. That’s why the College of Design is dedicated to providing services that will help all students succeed.

Design Student Services & Programs Office

Design Student Services and Programs Office

The Design Student Services and Programs Office provides assistance in many areas, including honors programs, scholarship information, study abroad, and more. It is open from 8 AM – 5 PM CT weekdays during the academic year on the second floor of the College of Design building (room 297).

  • Honors programs

    See how you can get involved with our honors program and plan your program of study, which is unique to every student based on their educational, career, and life goals.

    Learn about honors
  • Study abroad

    Get help preparing for travel across the globe as part of our semester-long Rome Program, short-term faculty-led programs, or reciprocal student exchange programs.

    Learn about study abroad
  • Academic programs

    Gain insight and advice on your degree, including curriculum requirements, progress toward degree, making changes to your program, registration, and more.

    Learn more about degree options
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Academic advising

The College of Design supports students through a team-based approach to academic advising. Students have access to a professional academic advisor from orientation through graduation with expertise in areas related to student success, and will also be assigned a faculty mentor at the beginning of the third year in your major.

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    Inclusion and belonging

    Iowa State University is committed to offering a safe and welcoming campus, and providing learning environments that help all students succeed. Several offices within the college provide services, support, events, and financial and academic resources to promote and encourage these goals.

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    Career Services

    Design Career Services offers programs and services to help students develop life-long skills in career development. We offer programming, one-on-one meetings, events, and online tools. We facilitate connections with employers through career fairs focusing on College of Design programs, employer presentations, and job and internship postings for Iowa State students and alumni.

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Future Students

Exploring college opportunities is a big deal, and we are here to support you along every step of the way!

Current Students

Michelle Rasmussen

Michelle Rasmussen

Student Services and Programs Director

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A Cyclone in the Making

Find your place at Iowa State University’s College of Design, where we like to ask questions, poke and prod, create something new, and make a difference through design.