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Everything about Student Accommodation Ames

A strong economy in Ames, IA, four-seasons recreation year-round, and genuinely friendly neighbors are just some of the many reasons why Ames is such a great place to live and work. With an international population approaching 15% of the city and over 30,000 ISU students at the university, it's no wonder that Ames often ranks among the top 5 best places to live in America. Most international students prefer to live in dormitories on campus but some choose to move off-campus where they can experience life independently. Advantages included in living off-campus are: less costly solutions and meaningful exchanges with cultural peers.

Explore Ames

Ames is a city in Story County, Iowa, United States, about 30 miles (48 kilometres) north of Des Moines in central Iowa. It is best known as the home of Iowa State University, with leading veterinary medicine programs. Whether you’re a budding start-up or a young family with youngsters, Ames offers plenty of life choices that’ll keep you entertained for many years to come. The climate in Ames is humid continental (Köppen climate classification Dfa). July is the hottest month on average, and January is the coldest.

Famous Universities in Ames

There are many universities in the world that come with a lot of pressure but Iowa State University has never had to deal with such problems before. They're best known for their exceptional standards in higher education and one of the ways they make themselves known is by producing astronauts, scientists, Nobel laureates, and Pulitzer Prize winners - all under one roof. These people have proved their skills day in and day out and they will continue to do so. Iowa State University is also known as the birthplace of the Atanasoff–Berry Computer (ACE).

Student Life in Ames

Ames, Iowa is an exciting place for college students with a lot of vibrant energy. The city has lots to offer with parks and natural areas, miles of shared-use trails, shopping areas, educational institutions and more. Students can plan their weekends by cheering on the Cyclones or riding bikes through the 55-mile Ames trail system. They can also go fishing at the expansive Ada Hayden Heritage Park – summer or winter.

What makes Ames Unique?

At Reiman Gardens in Ames, Iowa, you can marvel at thousands of butterflies descending upon a vast pavilion. These colorful and beautiful creatures are very active and will make your time visiting them highly memorable.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Check out these answers to common questions and go to Help Centre for more details.

Q. How expensive is it to live in Ames's student housing?

A. No, despite being one of the priciest cities in the USA, the costs of University Living are lower than those of the local market.

Q. Can I switch rooms after residing here for a while?

A. There are, in general, quite a few odds that we won't like the reserved room. If it does, you have a 30-day window in which to cheerfully make a change. However, you might have to make some payments.

Q. Is Ames a place where people may remain temporarily?

A. Yes, there are occasionally short-term accommodations for students. If you need assistance with this, you may always consult professionals in University Living housing.

Q. Will there be parking available at Ames for students?

A. The majority of student housing does include on-site parking for two-wheelers. But it is always advised to check it before making a reservation.

Q. Are Ames's student housing facilities aggressively enforcing anti-COVID policies?

A. Although some lodging companies do offer free deep cleaning of the property, you should always double-check before making a reservation.

Q. Do the student apartments in Ames have heaters?

A. The student housing in Ames does indeed have heaters in every room.

Q. Can I live in a room even if I'm not a student?

A. If you are not enrolled full-time at the institution, you are not permitted to reside in student housing.

Q. Can I use my Indian debit or credit card to pay for my lodging?

A. To pay your rent from India, you will need a debit or credit card issued outside of India. You will additionally be charged a 1.5% fee on top of that. Therefore, the most effective approach to pay for student housing rent is through internet banking.