College Credit Earned While in High School

Many first-year Hawkeyes get an early start on college by taking college courses in high school and then wish to apply those credits to their University of Iowa degree.

The University of Iowa does accept transfer credits for students who take college courses in high school, as Read More ›

Breaking barriers in brain research

The Iowa Neuroscience Institute is primed to make discoveries about humans’ most complex organ—and end debilitating diseases.

Every Tuesday, University of Iowa physician-scientist Kumar Narayanan steels himself as he bikes to work. It’s the most challenging day of his week—the day he sees patients from Read More ›

Undergrads learn resilience in the lab

The University of Iowa’s strategic plan calls on the university to perform high-impact research and to provide a transformative academic experience that educates all UI students to be engaged citizens. Hundreds of faculty and staff at Iowa are quietly and busily teaching students to be Read More ›

College of Education Teacher Education Program revises admission requirements

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 Read More ›

Introducing Melissa Shivers, new vice president for student life

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 Read More ›

University of Iowa scholarship updates

The University of Iowa is announcing several changes to scholarships effective in fall 2018. Note: scholarships are subject to change each admission cycle.

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 Read More ›

Important Dates to Remember

May 1
Final deadline for accepting admission

May 31
Final deadline to apply for residence hall housing

Students receive residence hall housing assignments and move-in instructions

Student Orientation

August 1
Application deadline for Transfer students

August 16-17
Residence hall move-in

August 16-20
On Read More ›

Expanding Educational Options: UI Adds Four New Majors

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 Read More ›

Welcome Jennifer Timmons, new Associate Director for Transfer Relations

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 Read More ›