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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 25, 2016 (All day)
Third floor Iowa Memorial Union UIMA@IMU Visual Classroom
125 North Madison Street
Iowa City, IA 52245
September 25, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Prairie Lights Bookstore
15 South Dubuque Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
September 26, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
1120 University Capitol Center University Capitol Centre
200 South Capitol Street
Iowa City, IA 52240

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

The #HawksDontHate social media campaign encourages members of the University of Iowa community to build a more inviting, inclusive space for students to interact in online.
The UI has proposed naming the Madison Street Residence Hall after renowned sculptor and printmaker Elizabeth Catlett, the first African American woman to receive an MFA at the University of Iowa.
This summer, the UI embarked on an ambitious project to make long-term investments in the university’s four cultural and LGBTQ resource centers: the Afro-American Cultural Center (Afro House); Asian Pacific American Cultural Center (APACC); Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Resource...

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.