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 17, 2018 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
212 Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
125 North Madison Street
Iowa City, IA 52245
December 19, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Afro House
303 Melrose Ave. Iowa City, IA
Iowa City, IA 52242
January 7, 2019 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
212 Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
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

Cedar Falls native Matt Slykhuis once flew Army air ambulances into combat zones in Afghanistan. Now he’s training for a quieter military career as a Masters in Accountancy student at UI’s Tippie College of Business. 
Dear Campus Community, The Charter Committee on Diversity and the Chief Diversity Office will release a comprehensive report of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and campus climate at the University of Iowa in spring 2019. The delay from a fall 2018 release will allow for voices of faculty,...
Do you have ideas for how the University of Iowa can enhance the diversity, equity, or inclusiveness (DEI) of campus? The Chief Diversity Office is looking for student ideas to inform the university’s DEI Action Plan, and we want to hear from you. Share your thoughts by December 14th here

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.