Academic - Engineering


Composed mainly of construction and mechanical engineering students with an interest in the specialty trades of mechanical construction. The chapter has monthly meetings with guest speakers, volunteer activities, monthly MCA of Iowa meetings in Des Moines or Cedar Rapids, and a national student competition in the fall. Others include golf outing, a tailgate, jobsite tours, and FACs. Come network with contractor members and see what heating, cooling, and new mechanical systems are like.


Constitution / Tier

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Tier Student Organization - Affiliated

Membership Information

Student Members 25
ISU Members 1
Non-ISU Members 0
Allowed Members The club's primary focus is towards ConE students, as well as ME student. We are open to all who wish to join.
Allowed Officers Current active members
Membership Qualifications Show strong involvement in club activities.
Membership Restrictions
Elections/Selection New Cabinet members will be appointed at the end of the school year.
Meetings 3rd Wednesday of every month at Town Engineering Building, Room 0220 from 6-7pm. Unless otherwise stated.

Description of Regular Meetings/Activities

A regular monthly meeting consists of a brief overview of current club business and upcoming events, followed by a presentation by a guest speaker. Guest speakers range from mechanical contractors to design engineers or specialty companies relating to mechanical construction. Our General Meetings for Spring of 2024 are listed below. They will be held from 6-7pm in Town Engineering Building, Room 0220 February 29th March 27th April 17th ISU MCA will be partnering with ISU to tour the new Therkildsen Industrial Building currently under construction. Date for the tour is tentative, but will be sometime in April. Check back for more information!

Description of Special Events

Each semester we host an MEP (Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing) Industry Day, bringing in local companies looking to network with students and provide full-time and internship positions related to mechanical construction. This year's MEP industry night will be held September 6th, 2023 at Howe Hall atrium from 6-8pm.
The annual MCAA National Convention will be held in Orlando, FL March 17th-21st. This event is held every year at various locations around the country. If you are interested in attending future MCAA events, please reach out to an ISU MCA cabinet member for more information.