Directions, Maps, Parking: Iowa State University

Online campus map
An online campus map allows visitors to find buildings, sports fields, parking lots, works of art, accessibility features and more.


Interactive campus map

  • Look up buildings
  • Find parking lots
  • View accessbility features
  • More

Ames (Google)


Visitor permits are available at:

  • Armory, room 27, 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., M-F
  • Information Booth, corner of S. 4th Street and University Blvd., 8 a.m.-4 p.m. M-F
  • Police division, Armory, room 55, after-hours, M-F


The CyRide bus system serves the Iowa State campus and city of Ames. ISU students ride free. Regular fare for others is $1, with reduced fares for seniors, K-12 students and others.

Help Van

Need a jump-start? Tools to change a flat? A ride to a service station for a can of gas? Call the Help Van at 294-4444.

Safety Escort

If you need a safety escort on campus late at night or in early morning, call 294-4444.