Hoover Hall photo

Hoover Hall

Official abbreviation: HOOVER

Constructed in 2004

Space in this building

81,817 total square feet

Floor Plans

All rooms in this building

Departments and space usage

Emergency Maps from Environmental Health and Safety

Building Open Hours

These don't reflect business hours for offices within the building; see office websites for business hours.
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Building Supervisor:


Street Address:

AMES, IA 50011-1096


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Nearby parking lots

3D SketchUp Model from the Trimble Warehouse

Services / Maintenance / Projects

Current FP&M maintenance requests and projects

Utility outage log

Custodial Service is provided by Custodial Team 3

Mail Service by Postal and Parcel Services

  • 10:50 AM: Collection / Delivery (Room 1350)

Recycling locations in this building

To request service, call 294-5100 or issue an online service request.


It is clear when you enter the light-filled Gary and Donna Hoover Hall that, more than its state-of-the-art auditorium, classrooms, and laboratories, this magnificent new facility is a tribute to hundreds of alumni who care deeply about Iowa State University. You can feel the connection and sense the history in hallways whose large windows open to views of fountains trickling over a marble wall toward Marston Water Tower, which supplied water to the campus in its early days. The fountains are a feature of the H. H. Henningson Plaza, a gift from Chuck Durham to honor his father-in-law, who graduated from Iowa State in electrical engineering in 1907. Home to the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Engineering Computer Support Services, as well as labs for the Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering department, the new $27 million facility was made possible by a gift from Gary Hoover (BS ME '61) and his wife Donna. Iowa State's first "sky bridge" connects Hoover with the first phase of the ETRC, Howe Hall, a $35.5 million facility completed in 1999 and named for benefactors Stanley Howe (BSE '46) and wife Helen, major contributors to Hoover Hall as well. Hoover Hall was designed by Brooks Borg Skiles, construction completed in 2004.