Campus Locations for Academic Support and Studying

Help/reading room hours and locations may change depending on the course and/or department. If you know of a help/reading room that should be added to this list, please contact:

Hours: Please note that every help/reading room has different hours of operation. Most are only open while classes are in session. Contact each each location or department for hours/dates of operation.

Help Rooms and Reading Rooms

Accounting Help Lab: 2137 Gerdin

Astronomy Help RoomB49 Physics Hall (For ASTRO 102, 103, 120, 150, and 346)

Chemistry Help Center and Resource Room: 1761 Gilman Hall, 515-294-6342

Computer Science Help Room (for COM S 127, 227, 228, 230, 309, 311, 327): 213 Atanasoff

  • Monday, Wednesday, & Fridays (10:00am-6:00pm)
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays (6:00pm-10:00pm)

Organic Chemistry Help Room1221 Hach Hall

Design Reading Room: 111 College of Design, 515-294-7102

Economics Help Room: 180 Heady Hall, 515-294-0839, open Monday-Friday 9 a.m-6p.m.

E M Success Center: 308 Howe Hall (Mon, Tue 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Wed, Thu 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri 10 a.m.-1 p.m.)

Writing and Media Center: 208 Carver, Hixson Lied 1020 and Parks Library LLC#4, 515-294-5411

Language Studies Resource Center: 3142 Pearson Hall, 515-294-9761

Horticulture Reading Room: 109 Horticulture

Journalism and Communication Reading Room: 171 Hamilton Hall, 515-294-4353

Math Help Rooms:

NREM Reading Room: 312 Science II, 515-294-6148

Physics Help Room53 Physics Hall (For PHYS 101, 111, 112, and 115) and B54 Physics Hall (For PHYS 221 and 222)

Psychology Help Room (Course Information Office): W004 Lagomarcino Hall, 294-8065, Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm (For PSYCH 101, 230, 280, and COMST 101)

Sociology Help Room: 118 East Hall, 515-294-8411

Statistics: Click here for schedule 

  • STATS 101, Snedecor 3205
  • STATS 104, Snedecor 3404
  • STATS 226, Snedecor 1205
  • STATS 326, Snedecor 1404
  • Agriculture Experiment Station Consulting, Snedecor 2205
  • JMP Help Room, Snedecor 1207
  • Statistical Consulting, (for faculty and graduate student research)
  • Reading Room, 2101 Snedecor Hall

Vet Med Library: 2280 College of Veterinary Medicine, 515-294-2225

Using Computer Labs

A great number of computer labs with various programs and resources exist on campus. Rather than list them all here, please search for computer labs on the IT website to find exactly what you need.