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

August 30, 2016 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm
AJB 105 Adler Journalism Bldg. Franklin Miller Screening Room
August 31, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
international Commons (Room 1117) University Capitol Centre
200 South Capitol Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
August 31, 2016 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm
308 Melrose Avenue
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

University of Iowa administrators hope to increase participation in an employee workshop series about supporting diversity on campus. Faculty and staff can now register for classes in this year's Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD) certificate program.
It can be hard to keep up with everything happening on such a large and bustling campus. So as you get into the groove of another academic year, here are 10 things you might not know about, but should.
The University of Iowa (UI) is changing how we collect data about disability and veteran status to meet changes in federal regulations and reporting expectations.  As a federal contractor, UI is required to invite employees to self-identify certain information, including disability and veteran...

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.