Data Science

Majors Eligible to Join

All Data Science majors and students in Open Option are eligible to join.

Program Description

The Data Science Learning Community is designed to assist Data Science majors in their transition to Iowa State University by providing a support framework of knowledge, resources, and people. All Data Science majors will enroll in the same DS 110 orientation course and will have other clustered courses with members of the learning community. Students have close connections with a Data Science peer mentor in the orientation course and other meetings designed to assist in learning about data science, group interaction skills and academic problem solving in order to increase success and retention.

Living Options


Signing up

Students will have an opportunity to register for this learning community during the class registration portion of summer orientation.


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Allyn Kolar