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9 a.m. - 2 p.m.​

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Attention ISU Students

DMACC Ames Hunziker Center offers several ways to earn credits you can transfer to Iowa State University. Located near the intersection of Interstate 35 and U.S. Highway 30, The center is only 15 minutes from Iowa State's campus on the CyRide EASE Route.

Transferable Courses

DMACC now offers over 40 classes in more than 20 disciplines at the Ames Hunziker Center. These courses are transferable and offered at convenient times in the afternoons and evenings. With classes no larger than 30 students, instructors are able to provide quality one-on-one instruction, which enables you to achieve your academic goals.

» Check out courses available in Ames.​

Take a DMACC Class at No Additional Cost

If you are a full-time Iowa State student who 

  • has completed a minimum of 12 semester hours of 100 level courses (excluding the English 101 series) and
  • is in good academic standing (2.00 or better cumulative grade point average and not on academic probation at ISU),

you are eligible to participate in the Cross Enrollment Program. This program allows 50 ISU students to enroll in a DMACC course once an academic year at no additional cost provided you are registered as a full-time student at Iowa State and meet the eligibility criteria.

DMACC/ISU Partnership Program

​Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) is proud to partner with Iowa State University through the DMACC-ISU Connect. This program allows students to begin their academic career at one of DMACC's six campuses prior to transferring to Iowa State. Students can also take a variety of college credit courses at the Ames Hunziker Center.

DMACC-ISU Connect participants enjoy a number of attractive benefits that help make their transfer to Iowa State a smooth and successful transition. Benefits include:

  • Dedicated academic advisors at DMACC and Iowa State to maximize time at DMACC and ensure all DMACC courses transfer right into your intended Iowa State major
  • On-campus housing community at Iowa State for Connect students (while attending DMACC classes)
  • Professional and career development workshops
  • Access to Iowa State Career Services resources, career fairs, and connections with potential employers
  • Stress-free application process for admission to Iowa State
  • For an extra fee​, access to Iowa State extracurricular activities, recreational/workout facilities, and Iowa State student discount prices for cultural and athletic events

To learn how to apply for​ DMACC-ISU Connect​, please call 515-294-5836. 

DMACC-ISU Connect Website


​More reasons to consider taking some of your classes at DMACC:

  • Small class sizes
  • Classes available
  • Credits transfer to ISU
  • Affordable! Lowest tuition in Iowa
  •  Free tutoring
  • Conveniently close by