Student Answer Center (SAC)

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(515) 294-4469
Beardshear Hall, lower level
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday

Student Answer Center is located in Beardshear Hall

The Student Answer Center (SAC) provides one-stop assistance for general questions relating to Iowa State University and the surrounding community.

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As student staffed and managed resource, the SAC works cooperatively with a variety of campus offices, to provide quick and accurate answers to basic student inquiries.

Our friendly staff also strives to provide current, past and future students—as well as families, staff and visitors—with an accessible face to the frequently asked question of, “where do I go, and who do I talk to,” at Iowa State University.

We also provide:

  • Assistance navigating AccessPlus including password resets
  • Cyclone Athletic Posters
    • Currently FREE at the SAC: Women’s Basketball and Hockey
    • For Other Posters: Available at Athletic Events or order from
  • Publicly accessible iMacs for web browsing
  • An always friendly ISU student staff
  • A convenient central campus location in Bearshear Hall, or by phone or email
  • New: a free phone charging station, present on the south end of the SAC. It has outlets for almost any mobile device.

You are invited to the Student Answer Center to learn something new at our Special Topic Display.

Current Topics:

Filing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Filing Your 2014 Taxes