How To

How do I suppress my information?

Students may request to suppress their information from the ISU Directory Information or from Public Information releases through the Address Change link on the Student tab in AccessPlus.

Additionally, students may choose to suppress their Iowa State email address, or they may choose to suppress all of their information, which means they will no longer appear in the ISU Directory Information or have their information released to outside organizations or persons.

The student information that you choose to suppress will not appear in the search feature and will not be made available to outside organizations or persons. Once the request to suppress student information is submitted, the ISU Directory Information will update overnight, Monday-Friday only.

If you have any questions about student information, contact the Office of the Registrar at .

How do I make changes to my directory information?

ISU students
Change directory information through AccessPlus.

ISU employees
Change directory information through Workday.

If you are both a student and an employee, you must make the changes in both AccessPlus and Workday.

How do I get or change my email address?

The email address published in the directory is your official Iowa State email address. For most people this is your ISU Net-ID followed by Exceptions to this are nationally supported entities, such as Ames Laboratory and National Soil Tilth Laboratory, as well as Iowa State University Foundation. For these groups, the,, or addresses are listed.

ISU students and non-hourly employees can register for an ISU Net-ID and email service with ASW. Instructions for changing your Net-ID and email address are available on the IT Portal page. For assistance, please contact the Solution Center.

How do I link to an individual's directory entry using ISU Net-ID?

Searching by email address is always an exact match and will only return results for that email. The shortest URL to accomplish that is:

How do I use a telephone feature?

For dialing instructions, voice mail and international calls, read about Telephone Services on the IT Portal.