Human Development and Family Studies Day

Fall 2022 date coming soon!


The Department of Human Development and Family Studies is hosting a campus visit for prospective students who are exploring the Early Childhood EducationFamily and Consumer Sciences Education and StudiesFinancial Counseling and Planning, and/or Human Development and Family Studies major(s).

Register: Online registration will open in August 2021, and be available until capacity has been reached. If you have questions about registering or being placed on a waiting list, please contact

Cost: There is no cost to attend HDFS Day.

Parking: Parking will be available in the Memorial Union parking ramp on Lincoln Way.

Tentative Schedule

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. 


9:00 – 9:45 a.m. 

Preview of Iowa State, Iowa State Admissions Session

9:45 – 10:30 a.m.

Human Development and Family Studies overview, and scholarship opportunities.

10:15 – 11:00 a.m.

HDFS Student Panel – Connect with HDFS students to learn about the student experience.

11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Lunch at University Dining Center

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. 

Major-specific academic information sessions – meet with academic advisors to explore the academic experience and discover how the program aligns with your career goals.

2:10 – 3:00 p.m. 

Guided Campus Walking Tour