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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

September 1, 2015 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Room 6 Melrose Conference Center
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
September 2, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
2114 Med Labs
September 2, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
315 Phillips Hall
16 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

Iowa Edge is offered to students who come from underrepresented backgrounds and first-generation college students. The idea behind the program is to ease student concerns and ensure that participants successfully transition into college life at the UI.
The University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business has endorsed a White House initiative designed to encourage more women college students to consider majoring in business.
Margaret Walker’s poetry collection "For My People" received top honors in the Yale Series of Younger Poets Competition in 1942. UI archivist David McCartney says the work is as timely now as it was then.

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.