Canceling your registration means you are dropping ALL your courses before the first day of the term. (Other deadlines apply for courses with alternate start dates.) If you have registered and will not attend classes, you must CANCEL your registration at least one day prior to the first meeting date of your earliest course to avoid tuition assessment. Your course meeting dates are listed on your AccessPlus class schedule.
To process a cancellation: download the form and follow the instructions; go to 10 Enrollment Services Building; OR call 515-294-2331.

The tuition adjustment schedule lists the last day to cancel registration to receive 100% tuition & fee adjustment for standard sessions. NOTE:Contact the Office of the Registrar Tuition and Fees Area for cancel dates for non-standard Summer Sessions.

You must notify the Office of the Registrar, and if applicable, the Office of Financial Aid and the Department of Residence when you withdraw from Iowa State University. Students who withdraw are subject to the policies and agreements related to housing contracts, textbook purchases, CyCash, etc.

Office of Student Financial Aid: 0210 Beardshear Hall, Ames, IA 50011-2028
Phone: 800-478-2998 or 515-294-2223, or email:

Department of Residence: 2419 Friley Hall, Ames, IA 50011
Phone: 515-294-2900, or email:

University Book Store: ISU Memorial Union, Ames, IA 50011
Textbooks Department: 515-294-5684, or email:

ISU Card Office (CyCash): 0530 Beardshear Hall, Ames, IA 50011
Phone: 515-294-2727 or email at

Important Registration Information (specific details on cancellation, drop limits, registration holds, etc) can be found in the Iowa State University Catalog.

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