New residence hall opening fall 2017

April 10th, 2017

Students at Iowa have been eagerly watching the construction of Catlett Hall, Iowa’s newest residence hall, since it began in spring of 2015. After much anticipation, we’re proud to announce that the first set of students is scheduled to move into this beautiful riverside residence during this year’s fall term.

The new residence hall is named for Elizabeth Catlett, an … Read More

University of Iowa scholarship updates

April 3rd, 2017

The University of Iowa is announcing several changes to scholarships effective in fall 2018 and beyond.

The changes include the addition of a new Iowa resident scholarship, monetary adjustments for resident and non-resident scholarships, and updates to University of Iowa scholarship policy. Starting in fall 2018, the University of Iowa Office of Admissions will offer the following scholarships:

Iowa Flagship Award 

This award is … Read More

Important Dates to Remember

March 27th, 2017

May 1
Final deadline for accepting admission

May 31
Final deadline to apply for residence hall housing

June-August
Students receive residence hall housing assignments and move-in instructions

June-July
Student Orientation

August 1
Application deadline for Transfer students

August 16-17
Residence hall move-in

August 16-20
On Iowa!

August 21
Fall classes begin… Read More

Iowa Residency Classification for Tuition Purposes

February 28th, 2017

The University of Iowa has updated its residency policy to be consistent with other Iowa Board of Regents institutions, and those changes will go into effect for students who make an initial application for admission to the University of Iowa on May 1, 2017 and beyond.

Residency for Students May 1, 2017 and Beyond

Under Iowa … Read More

March 1 Application Deadline

January 17th, 2017

Due to space concerns from a high volume of applications for Fall 2017, our regular admission deadline has been moved to March 1, 2017. We’re thrilled the University of Iowa is the first choice of so many students. We want to make sure we maintain the high quality academic experience they expect and … Read More

Important Dates to Remember for Admitted Students

January 17th, 2017

Today – Our housing application is open. Students can apply for residence hall housing through their Admissions Profile on MyUI. The deadline to apply for housing is May 31.

This Month – Students will begin receiving notification about their financial aid award. This process continues through the summer.

March 1 – Students can submit their … Read More

Iowa adds Social Justice Major

December 17th, 2016

The University of Iowa will offer a Bachelor of Arts in Social Justice beginning this summer. The major is housed within the Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies and will explore social movements, societal intersections that cause oppression, and how climates for change are created.

Students in the major will have opportunities for real-world field experiences … Read More

Expanding Educational Options: UI Adds Four New Majors

November 17th, 2016

The University of Iowa is constantly growing, adapting, and changing to fit the needs of our students and of today’s world. This year, four new undergraduate majors have been added to our already over 200 areas of study.

Criminology, Law, and Justice

The University of Iowa Sociology Department is offering students the opportunity to major … Read More

Welcome Jennifer Timmons, new Associate Director for Transfer Relations

November 14th, 2016

This fall, the Office of Admissions welcomed Jennifer Timmons as our new Associate Director of Transfer Relations and Outreach. The position is a partnership between the Office of Admissions and the Division of Continuing Education, where Jennifer previously served as Director of Outreach, Partnerships and Engagement.

Jennifer brings a wide breadth of experience and depth … Read More

Inspirational new beginnings for arts at Iowa

November 11th, 2016

In 2008, a historic flood destroyed several integral buildings on the University of Iowa campus. As the waters receded, they left behind an arts campus that was decimated, disjointed, and without a clear path forward. After eight long, hard-fought years the campus is taking an enormous leap forward with the grand openings of Hancher Auditorium, … Read More