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

October 23, 2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Check-in at the Career Center reception desk on the 3rd floor Pomerantz Center
213 North Clinton Street
Iowa City, IA 52245
October 23, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Big Ten Theater (Room #348) Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
125 North Madison Street
Iowa City, IA 52245
October 23, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Asian Pacific American Cultural Center
223 Lucon Drive
Iowa City, IA 52246

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

In spring 2018 undergraduate and graduate students were invited to complete the Student Experience in the Research University (SERU) Survey. This survey included a set of questions related to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).  We are inviting students, as a follow-up to the SERU survey, to...
An International Programs initiative pairs international and domestic students to forge new connections and lasting friendships.
University of Iowa faculty, staff, students, and a representative of the Iowa City community have been named to the search committee to replace Georgina Dodge, the UI’s former chief diversity officer, who resigned in 2017 for a similar position at Bucknell 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.