‘High School Educators’ Category

Summer-study scholarships for first-year students

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

A new scholarship available to first-year University of Iowa students starting this year aims to help students complete their undergraduate degrees in four years or less.

The Summer Hawk Tuition Grant will award Iowa residents a full-tuition scholarship for up to 12 semester hours of summer study. First-year, first-time students entering the university this summer … Read More

Hawkeye visit days for Spring 2013

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Registration for spring Hawkeye Visit Days will begin in mid December.

Monday, Feb. 18 (Presidents Day)
Friday, March 1*
Friday, March 29*
Friday, April 5*
Friday, April 12*

* Transfer DayRead More

Engineering changes requirements

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

The University of Iowa College of Engineering has changed its admission requirements for first-year students. To be admitted, students must:

• Meet the high school course requirements

• Present an ACT math score of 25 or higher (620 math SAT)

• Meet the Regent Admission Index (RAI) of 245 for residents and 255 for nonresident… Read More

First-year/freshmen applicants will now self-report

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

High school students and parents will soon find it even easier to apply to the University of Iowa, and faster to receive an admission decision.

Beginning in August, first-year/freshmen applicants to the UI will self-report their high school course work, test scores, grade point average, and class rank when they apply for admission. Freshmen applicants … Read More

Register now for fall Hawkeye Visit Days!

Friday, June 8th, 2012

The Admission Visitors Center is now accepting reservations for its upcoming Hawkeye Visit Days for fall 2012.

These campus visit programs typically attract hundreds of prospective students and their families for a full day of activities including a campus tour, lunch and tour of a residence hall, and opportunities to talk to current students and … Read More

2 Plus 2 student gets head start becoming a Hawkeye

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

Cody Jonker always considered himself as a Hawkeye, and that didn’t change after he enrolled at Northwest Iowa Community College in Sheldon.

It wasn’t just a matter of personal affinity. Even while at NICC, Jonker was virtually an official University of Iowa student—he’d signed on to the 2 Plus 2 Guaranteed Graduation Plan, which … Read More

Program eases transition for multicultural students

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

The Iowa Edge program welcomes African American, American Indian, Asian American, Latino/a, and first-generation college students to the University of Iowa campus.

Students say a three-day introduction to campus for first-year multicultural students at the University of Iowa is helping them build relationships and confidence as they transition from high school to college.

“Iowa Edge … Read More

UI adds 3 new majors to 2 Plus 2 Program

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Prospective Iowa transfer students interested in theatre arts, recreation and sport business, and ethics and public policy may now be able to transfer to the University of Iowa through the 2 Plus 2 Guaranteed Graduation Program.

The  2 Plus 2 Program  connects Iowa community college students with University of Iowa advisers early on so … Read More

Register for a spring Hawkeye Visit Day

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

The Admission Visitors Center is now accepting reservations for prospective students interested in attending a Hawkeye Visit Day this spring.

Hawkeye Visit Days typically feature University staff and current student volunteers who guide several hundred visitors through a full day of activities, including:

  • An Iowa Overview session, including information about admission, housing, financial aid and
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Thank You

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Happy Holidays from the UI Admission Visitors Center!

Thanks for all that you do to help students learn more about Iowa and the advantages of joining the Hawkeye family!… Read More