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

December 11, 2016 -
4:00pm to 11:00pm
S181, S107, C121 Pappajohn Business Building
21 East Market Street
Iowa City, IA 52245
December 12, 2016 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
24 Phillips Hall
December 13, 2016 (All day)
Third floor Iowa Memorial Union UIMA@IMU Visual Classroom
125 North Madison 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

On July 1, 2016, Diane Slusarski became departmental executive officer of the University of Iowa Department of Biology. Slusarski is the first woman to lead the department, and she aims to set a new course while being an example of female leadership in a STEM field.
Cindy Ann Kilgo, a doctoral candidate in educational policy and leadership studies, was one of six recipients to be given the Diversity Catalyst Award by the UI Chief Diversity Office.
The University of Iowa ranks first in the nation in an assessment of how accessible its websites are to people with disabilities.

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.