Complete your well-being assessment by October 31!

24 Oct 2019

Have you joined Adventure2 and completed your Well-being Assessment yet? If not, visit Adventure2 to register, complete your Well-being Assessment, and your name will be automatically entered into a drawing for one of ten $100 gift cards!

Already completed your Well-being Assessment? Excellent! Everyone who completed their assessment on or after September 4, 2019 has already been entered into the drawing. 

Taxes Are Due Soon...Are You Ready?!

20 Mar 2017

Guest Blogger - Ryan Stuart, UHR, Benefits Student Assistant

It’s that time of year again and tax season is well under way. In fact, you have less than one month to get them completed! No reason to panic, but definitely time to get motivated. This will be the first of a three-part series focused on helping you reduce stress and succeed financially during the tax season. We start off with four steps to help you make it through the tax season.

Ready, Set, Retire!


Thursday, February 15, 2024

Medicare and Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) Resources

Dayle Nickerson, Joan Grabenstetter, Bruce Johnson, and Robert Bergmann, SHIIP

Slides & Handouts

Iowa State University Benefits 

ISU Benefits Team

Slides & Handouts

Social Security presented by TIAA

Kelsey Summers, Jake Zehr, or Jesse Dusablon

  • Presentation (1 p.m. - 2 p.m.)
  • Please use the presentation link that was emailed to you after registering to access the session!

Q&A After Social Security Presentation!

Mentally Preparing for Retirement

Lars Peterson (EFR)

Friday, February 16, 2024

Iowa Public Employees' Retirement System (IPERS)

Slides & Handouts

TIAA Retirement Income Options

Kelsey Summers, Jake Zehr, or Jesse Dusablon

Slides & Handouts

Additional Retirement Resources

  • Preparing for Retirement
  • A Voluntary Retirement Savings Plan allows you to contribute additional funds to your retirement on a tax-deferred, or after-tax (Roth) basis. Even with Social Security, pension plans, and savings accounts it can be difficult to save enough for retirement. A voluntary savings account can be a useful asset in helping you prepare for retirement.
  • Don’t Let Surprises Spoil Your Retirement” is currently available for viewing in Learn@ISU. During this Council Seminar Series Event in May, Barb Wollan, human sciences specialist in family finance, discussed costs employees will experience in retirement related to issues their employer takes care of while they are working, what current low inflation rates may mean, and more.


Food Pantry Opens Wednesday, April 29

28 Apr 2020

A food pantry is now open on campus to meet the needs of our community. It is located in the lower level of the Union Drive Community Center (207 Beyer Ct) in the West Side Market space. Hours are Monday – Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Anyone is welcome – no student ID is required, and staff will not be asking for or taking any information. You just need to show up, follow the posted instructions and leave with a free bag of groceries!

This service is collaborative effort of units within the Division of Student Affairs and also supported by the Cyclone Strong Fund.