‘Transfer Educators’ Category

College of Education Teacher Education Program revises admission requirements

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

The University of Iowa College of Education Teacher Education Program (TEP) has updated GPA recommendations to maintain consistency with other public institutions in the state of Iowa.

Students applying to the TEP will now be recommended to have a cumulative grade-point average of 2.50 or above for undergraduate admission. Previously the college had recommended transfer … Read More

Introducing Melissa Shivers, new vice president for student life

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

The University of Iowa welcomed a new vice president for student life this fall.

Melissa Shivers came to the UI after 20 years of experience serving students at the University of Tennessee, University of Georgia, Clemson University, and Georgia Southern University. She started in July following the retirement of Tom Rocklin, who served the University … Read More

University of Iowa scholarship updates

Monday, 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

Monday, 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

Expanding Educational Options: UI Adds Four New Majors

Thursday, 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

Monday, 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

CLAS Updates General Education Program Requirements

Monday, April 25th, 2016

The University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) has approved a new General Education requirement in Diversity and Inclusion for students graduating with a baccalaureate degree from CLAS.

CLAS students entering the University of Iowa during the summer of 2017 and beyond will need to complete the 3 semester requirement.

The Diversity … Read More

Introducing the Iowa Scholarship Portal

Monday, April 11th, 2016

A new tool adopted by the University of Iowa makes it easier for students to find and apply for scholarships across campus.

The Iowa Scholarship Portal is available to both incoming and current UI students, offering them the ability to easily search, review requirements, apply and accept awards for available scholarship opportunities.

The portal contains … Read More

UI Updates Scholarship Policies and Amounts

Monday, November 16th, 2015

The University of Iowa has changed its scholarship policies and procedures to make it easier for students to find and understand total award amounts.

Applicable for incoming new first-year students

In an effort to simplify scholarship awards for students and their families, select merit based scholarships awarded by the Office of Admissions will no longer … Read More

Transferology at Iowa

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

The University of Iowa has an exciting new tool, Transferology, which allows students and counselors to more fully explore how courses taken at another institution will transfer to the UI. After adding courses to Transferology, students will be able to see how courses apply to the University of Iowa and the degree requirements they … Read More