Where is the Memorial Union?

The Memorial Union is located on Iowa State University Campus at, 2229 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50011.

Where should I park?

  1. There is paid parking at the MU parking garage, $17.00 is the fee for the whole day, we will be validating parking, so make sure to get a validation ticket before you leave!
  2. For additional parking information please follow this link: Iowa State Visitor Parking

Where do I go once inside the Memorial Union?

  1. There will be a registration table inside the North entrance that faces campus
  2. Once registered staff or volunteers will direct you to where you need to go

What is the schedule for the whole day?

Schedule will be updated once proposals have been accepted and sorted. The conference will run from 9 AM-4 Pm and registration will begin at 8:30 AM. An example of a previous conference schedule can be found here.

How long do I have for my presentation?

Each student will have 15-20 minutes to present and there will be time at the end of each session for questions.

Is this event going to be live streamed?

No, it is in-person only.

Will food be available?

Yes, a light continental style breakfast and box lunch will be provided. Dietary needs will be taken into account based on registration responses.

What A/V equipment is available to presenters? 

Each room is fully equipped with computers, projectors and screens for presentations. There are also microphones to amplify speakers.

Do I have to be a Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies Student in order to participate?

No, any undergraduate or graduate student is welcome to participate in the conference as long as their presentation relates to the topics of gender, sexuality or feminism.

Who can attend this conference?

Anyone! All students, faculty, staff and community members from across the state of Iowa are welcome to attend this conference. We ask that you register if you plan to attend, but registration will be available on the day of the event.

Still have questions? Please e-mail wgsconference@iastate.edu