Skip To Main Content

Student Life

7 Things to Keep in Your Dorm This Fall

The cold weather is coming even if we don’t want to believe it. You can make those cold days a little easier with these seven simple things to keep in your dorm room this fall until that nice spring weather returns. 1) Hoodies are a must! Layers, layers, layers. Those first couple of days in…

Campus Life: How to Stay Safe After Dark

When you step on campus in the fall, your safety is a priority for Iowa Valley. And we can boast some of the safest campuses anywhere in the U.S. The reason for that? Campus safety is a conversation we have at all levels, from housing and campus life to parents and students. Providing a safe…

Campus activities

7 Ways to Get Involved While Social Distancing

Whether you are living on campus or commuting to college for class this fall, there are countless ways to get involved and make your college experience amazing! And there’s a good reason to get involved. It can be a fun way to meet new people, develop new interests, and teach skills that you won’t pick…

Living on Campus: Frequently Asked Questions

Having a roommate, living in campus housing, and getting involved in residence life are quintessential aspects of the college experience.  Read on to find answers to the most often asked questions. What are the housing options? Both Ellsworth and Marshalltown offer on-campus housing options.  Ellsworth has traditional and apartment-style residence halls, while Marshalltown’s are all apartment-style. …