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We understand the link between diversity and excellence in education.

At the University of Iowa we embrace our responsibility to create a welcoming environment for all members of our community. This commitment includes all of our students, staff, and faculty as they pursue their goals here at Iowa.

Upcoming Events

July 7, 2015 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Room 6 Melrose Conference Center
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
July 8, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
July 10, 2015 - 8:00am to 8:00pm
Burge Residence Hall
301 North Clinton Street
Iowa City, IA 52245

Become engaged in our diversity efforts.

Sign up for a workshop or class and advance your understanding of other cultures. Join a committee or organization that focuses on diversity. Attend a diversity-related performance or lecture. Become a conversation partner with someone from another country.

Recent News

Students from underrepresented groups from all across Iowa spent a week living at the University of Iowa and learning about college life in the Tippie College of Business' Gateway Proram. 
The nation's first Latino Poet Laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera, is a University of Iowa Writers' Workshop graduate. 
Beginning this fall, the University of Iowa Chief Diversity Office will offer a non-credit bearing certificate program for faculty and staff who want to gain skills to contribute to the creation of a campus climate that supports safety and success for everyone at the university.

Need more alone time?

Read an article or book that provides a perspective different from your own or that enhances your knowledge of other cultures, or turn to the internet: our new website is designed to connect you with resources and events close to home.