Contact us

ISU Child Development Laboratory School

2222 Osborn Dr.
Ames, IA 50011
Phone: 515-294-3040
Fax: 515-294-6670


The Lab School is located on the ground floor of the Palmer Building.


Parking: Visitors to the Lab School need to park in the Memorial Union or other visitor parking spaces on campus. If parking in the Memorial Union, the Lab School can validate their parking by making arrangements at the time an appointment is scheduled.


To the MU from Hwy. 30:

  • From Hwy. 30, take exit 146 and turn right/north onto University Avenue

  • Turn left onto Lincoln Way

  • Take the first right after Union Dr.

  • The Memorial Union parking lot entrance is to the right.

To Palmer from the Memorial Union:

  • Head north and cross Union Drive

  • Walk past central campus (on left) and Curtis Hall (on right)

  • Continue north past Catt Hall

  • Palmer will be on the left side of the sidewalk