Welcome to the Center for Diversity & Enrichment

Nancy Humbles, Director of Center for Diversity and EnrichmentThe office provides precollege student development, assistance with facilitating the enrollment process, and programs and activities that support the ability of underserved students to increase their skills to thrive and succeed at the University of Iowa.

Multicultural Specialists are available to talk to students about all aspects of their college experience. We want to make sure your transition to the university is a good one and that you are aware of the opportunities available on campus.

Programming for students is offered to enhance the cultural, social, and academic experiences of students. The programs have the goal of building community, celebrating cultures, and educating students on a variety of topics.

TRiO Programs- Upward Bound and Student Support Services foster the success of first-generation and low-income pre-college and college students.

We invite you to explore our website and the websites of all the CDO offices. We welcome suggestions for ways to enhance your experience at the University of Iowa; please contact us if we can be of assistance to you.

Nancy J. Humbles
director

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