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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

May 26, 2015 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Room 6 Melrose Conference Center
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
May 27, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
June 2, 2015 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Room 6 Melrose Conference Center
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242

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

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.
A unique University of Iowa law course has created an opportunity for Iowa students to build relationships with their counterparts on the other side of the world.
The newly-formed President’s Black Student Advisory Committee (BSAC) is hosting a forum for all University of Iowa students on Tuesday, April 14, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in Carver-Hawkeye Arena’s Feller Club Room.

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.