To be eligible to stay in Guest Housing, you must have a recognized affiliation with Iowa State University. This affiliation can be as an ISU employee, visiting scholar, scientist, researcher or Post Doc.Guests may also be a part of an organization that has set up a contract with Iowa State University and the ISUCard Office to allow their members to receive an Iowa State University ID Card.
Guest housing is not intended for registered ISU students. Registered ISU students should contract for on-campus housing through the process outlined in the Contracts and Assignments section of our web site.
Located in Schilletter Village (SV), all guest housing apartments are NON-SMOKING. Each fully-furnished guest apartment consists of a living room, eat-in kitchen, full bathroom, and two bedrooms. Furnishings include:
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* This rate is as of July 1, 2013 and is subject to increase each year based on Board of Regents approval. New rates will be posted in April.
SUV Community Center - Guests are served by the SUV Community Center, located directly in the center of the neighborhood. The Community Center is home to the SUV Office and boasts a computer lab, large conference room, a multipurpose room, and a community kitchen.
Location and Transportation - SUV is located on the north end of the Iowa State University campus. The CyRide bus routes make regular stops in the SUV community and travel throughout the ISU campus and City of Ames.
Parking spaces are available near all Guest building. Permits are required and all guests must register their car with the ISU Parking Division. All questions regarding parking should be directed to the ISU Parking Division: firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the Parking Division web site for more information.
Guests staying one week or less may purchase a Visitor's permit and must park in designated visitor stalls. Visitor permits are valid for up to three consecutive days. Guests staying one week or more may purchase a standard permit at a per month rate. For stays less than one months, permits rates will be prorated.
The permits mentioned above are only for parking in the Guest Housing area. If you wish to park elsewhere on-campus, you may park in metered or pay-by-stall lots. Parking permits must be renewed each August. Additional vehicles may be parked for an additional fee.
Laundry and Cleaning - During the time that you are with us, your apartment is your personal home and yours to clean. While linens are provided, guests are required to do their own laundry. A central community laundry facility is available that uses Cy Cash.
Fitness and Recreation - A soccer field, basketball courts, and sand volleyball courts are located in the neighborhood. Garden plots are available, and a bike path goes through and around the neighborhood.
Dining and Groceries - Although you can prepare meals in your apartment, meal plans are available and there are several ISU Dining establishments across campus. Many residents shop and dine at the Hawthorn Market and Café. Located in the Frederiksen Court Community Center, Hawthorn Market and Cafe is a retail dining and shopping facility that offers hot meals, take-home foods, snacks, groceries, and personal items. Starbucks™ coffee products are especially popular, as are the daily, weekly, and seasonal menu specials.
To make reservations or arrange check-in, please contact: