Location & Directions



Mailing Address

2229 Lincoln Way
Ground Floor, Memorial Union
Ames, IA 50011


Iowa State University Book Store is located in Ames, IA about 30 miles north of Des Moines. If you are traveling on Interstate 35:

  • Take the Iowa State University/Ames exit which is Hwy 30 heading west.
  • Take the third exit, University Blvd., toward to Iowa State University.
  • Turn right (north) on University Blvd.
  • Continue past the football stadium and Hilton Coliseum.
  • At the fourth stoplight, which is Lincoln Way, make a left turn.
  • Continue west on Lincoln Way through campus town.
  • About a quarter of a mile over a hill stands the Memorial Union. You're here!