Vendor/Contractor information


Vendors will be met at the door and given access by Ames National Laboratory personnel. If building key card access is required during the duration of your time on-site please contact Danielle Tiarks at to initiate that process.


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

1901 Scholl Road
Ames, Iowa

If your GPS is having trouble locating this new site, please use 1915 Scholl Road instead.

Foreign Nationals

Those who are not U.S. citizens will need to complete the Foreign Visits and Assignment Request which will be request by the SIF Program Coordinator. As a foreign national, you will be asked for a copy of your visa, passport, I-94 number, and I-20 documents for verification from HR via email.


Parking passes are available at the SIF front desk for daily checkout.


If you need to ship items prior to your arrival, you must ship them to the Ames National Laboratory Warehouse:
Ames National Laboratory/SIF - USDOE Warehouse
Attn: SIF - [your company name]
ISU Campus, 2416 Pammel Drive
Ames, IA 50011-2416

Notify Matt Lynn ( if you have anything shipped, so we can make sure it is here the day you arrive.