Updates and resources

This site was established to provide campus updates and information related to COVID-19, a disease caused by the new coronavirus. Confirmed cases are tracked by the Iowa Department of Public Health. The university's emergency operations team is considering the best interests of our students, faculty and staff. Please show care and support each other, and continue to reject stigmas.


April 16, 2021

Details and signup instructions for the April 20-22 student vaccination clinic were added to the COVID-19 Vaccinations page.

April 14, 2021

Campus vaccination information -- including updated specifics about guidance and requirements -- was added to the vaccination FAQ.

April 13, 2021

The CDC and FDA announced a recommendation to temporarily pause the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Iowa State University is complying with this recommendation and monitoring the situation. ISU will not administer any J&J doses, pending further information and guidance from the CDC and FDA. The university will post timely updates on the COVID-19 Vaccinations page.

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Face coverings required

Face coverings are required on campus, in the city of Ames, and in Story County.

Archive (as of Feb. 29, 2020)