Community of Veterans

The University of Iowa values diversity and is committed to creating a welcoming environment for students from every background. This is an overview of programs, student groups, and resources that will support and inspire you throughout your Iowa experience.

Military & Veteran Student Services

Military and Veteran Student Services is a division of the Center for Diversity & Enrichment and provides and enriches military and veteran student’s experiences at the University of Iowa.

Student organizations and campus groups

The University of Iowa boasts nearly 500 student organizations, including some specifically for veteran students.

Veterans Association (U of I)

Air Force ROTC


Additional Resources

G.I. Bill Services

Center for Diversity & Enrichment (CDE) - The CDE sponsors social and academic events throughout the school year and offers guidance on scholarships and financial aid, academic development, student involvement, and just about every other aspect of campus life.

Office of Graduate Inclusion (OGI) - The Office of Graduate Inclusion (OGI) serves graduate students who are historically under-represented academically to provide information, networking, liaison support, counseling and access as a supportive community while they are pursuing a graduate degree.

Equal Opportunity and Diversity

Veterans Guide: Making the Transition from Military to Campus Life

Iowa City VA Health Care System

Did you know?

The University of Iowa, named one of the Best Military Friendly Schools for four years running, has 518 student veterans on campus this fall, up from 475 in fall 2011. There are an additional 350 UI staff and faculty veterans.

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