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Your adventure truly begins here and you’ve made an amazing choice by living on campus!
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Why Live Res Life?

  • 38% faster
    path to success
    Students who live on campus graduate faster than those who don’t.
  • 45% more likely
    to stay
    First-year students who live on campus are more likely to stay at Iowa State.
  • Less stress means
    more fun
    On campus, students are less stressed about time management and taking care of themselves – and, they have more social connections!
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Principles of Community

Respect, Purpose, Cooperation, Richness of Diversity, Freedom from Discrimination, and Honest and Respectful Expression of Ideas are Iowa State’s six Principles of Community. Learning and following these principles can create an on-campus community where every member feels welcome and valued. Take time to think about how you can be part of creating a Cyclone Home for everyone!

Principles of Community – explained in video!