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The Program for Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) is a university department on campus focused on supporting female-identifying undergraduate students in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) majors at Iowa State. From encouraging girls to consider STEM majors to empowering undergraduate students to thrive in STEM careers, WiSE advocates for diversity and inclusion throughout the science and engineering community. 

Transfer students have the opportunity to live in community with other female-identifying STEM transfer students. The WiSE transfer community is located in Frederiksen Court, and provides you more independence than the traditional residence halls, but is still convenient, academically supportive, and fun. 

What are the advantages of living in Frederiksen Court? 

  • More independence and space
  • Washer and dryers in every apartment 
  • Fully furnished 
  • A convenient food court 
  • Utilities included 
  • No deposits 
  • Close to campus 

Eligibility Requirements

WiSE transfer is available for any female-identifying transfer student who is majoring in a science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) discipline.



Sarah DuBois