South Duff ISU
South Duff Apartments
Student Resources For Off-Campus College Life
At South Duff, we want to be sure your college experience is as easy as possible. Take advantage of our useful resources below:

Study with WiFi

We have a great computer lab with computers, printers, access to WiFi, and even a private study lounge/conference room space, but you can also find some great places nearby to study or meet with classmates:
  • Ames Public Library
  • Café Diem
  • Café Milo
  • Starbucks
  • Burgies

Late Night Snacks
Late night cravings are a big thing on the South Duff campus. When your cabinets and refrigerator or our clubhouse with kitchen and coffee bar don’t have what you’re looking for, try these places. They’ll be sure to hit the spot:
  • Perkins
  • Pancheros
  • Applebees
  • The Mucky Duck Pub

Hot Spots

When you want to take a break from work and study, we have a game room, basketball court, and TV Lounge, but you can also try these local hot spots:
  • Hickory Park Restaurant
  • Ledges State Park
  • Reiman Gardens
  • Ames Main Street
  • Perfect Games
  • High Trestle Trail Bridge


We make it easier for you to get around campus with free transportation:
  • South Duff Property Complimentary Campus Shuttle
    • Hourly pick up and drop off is located at the Commuter Lot between Jack Trice Stadium and Hilton Coliseum when ISU is open (except on holidays).