Location & Directions


The SIF is located northwest of the main Iowa State University campus, off Ontario Street.

1901 Scholl Road
Ames, Iowa


Parking tags are available to accommodate all those wishing to use the SIF. Tags can be checked out from the SIF Front Desk. These must be returned after the visit to SIF is complete.

Both Ames National Laboratory and Iowa State Faculty & Staff permits are accepted in Lot 101, located directly in front of the SIF. Extra parking is available in Lot 104, north of the SIF.

Students with commuter tags can park in Lot 104 north of the SIF.


CyRide #2 Green stops Ontario and Scholl road. Riders can walk down Scholl to arrive at our building. Fares, maps, and schedules are available at the CyRide Website.