WiSE residential living communities are designed to help first-year students connect and build a community with other female students in STEM.

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Selecting a WiSE Cluster

    1. Accept your offer of admission to Iowa State.

    2. Log in to the Housing Portal and select WiSE as your Learning Community

    3. Submit your contract!

    Already submitted your housing contract? Not to worry, you can still log back in and add WiSE as your theme house. Making this adjustment to your housing preferences does not affect your original contract submission date.

    For more information about the housing contract and assignment process/timeline, visit the Department of Residence.



    WiSE Ambassadors 

    • WiSE students living in a WiSE Learning Community that act as a liasion between WiSE and the Learning Community. 
    • WiSE Ambassadors are elected members of their house Cabinet. This is a volunteer position.
    • Ambassadors attend house meetings, meet twice a month with WiSE staff & other Ambassadors, promote & attend WiSE events with other residents.

    • Ambassador Position Description

    • Currently seeking Ambassadors for:

      • Willow Hall

        • Bates House

        • Thompkins House

      • Buchanan Hall

        • Fuller House

      • Eaton Hall

        • Tilden House

      • Friley Hall

        • O'Bryan House


    WiSE Contact Information

    Caitlyn Spencer • Undergraduate Program Specialist • cait@iastate.edu • 515-294-9964

    General Housing Contact Information

    housing@iastate.edu. • 515-294-2900