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Iowa State University - 2016

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Engineering Information

Support Programs

College's Under-Represented Student Groups

National Groups

  • African Students Association
  • National Society of Black Engineers
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
  • Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientis
  • Society of Women Engineers

Local Groups

  • American Indian Science & Engineering Soc.
  • Civil Ladies
  • Digital Women
  • The National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE)
  • Women in Science & Engineering

Other Student Support Programs

ISU offers a wide range of support services and programs for engineering students. There is a required first-semester orientation course for freshmen and transfer students to acquaint students to engineering and the university. Many students have the opportunity to participate in learning communities with students in their discipline. Learning communities utilize upper-class students as peer mentors. Academic support is available through supplemental instruction, free and paid tutoring, and help rooms for introductory classes. There are a number of engineering student organizations that provide professional development opportunities for students. The Engineering College has a Career Services office to assist students in finding permanent employment as well as co-op and intern experiences. The college’s Engineering International Programs office assists students in obtaining international education or work experiences. The College supports students financially through a scholarship program that awards over $3 million annually. All ISU students also have access to a wide variety of university services including counseling, advocacy and legal services.