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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

March 24, 2017 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm
Second floor ballroom Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
125 North Madison Street
Iowa City, IA 52245
March 25, 2017 (All day)
2520-D University Capitol Centre
200 South Capitol Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
March 25, 2017 -
8:30am to 2:00pm
4th Floor Levitt Center for University Advancement
1 Park Road
Iowa City, IA 52242

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

Ahead of their Free Speech Day: Challenges of the First Amendment in Modern America event, “Iowa Now” sat down with Jasmine Mangrum and Josh Schoenfeld, vice president and president, respectively, of UI Graduate and Professional Student Government, to get their take on free speech issues on college...
Six people have been selected to receive 2016–2017 Diversity Catalyst Awards, which are sponsored by the Chief Diversity Office and the Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity.
The University of Iowa is one of only four schools in the United States to receive the prestigious 2017 Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization by NAFSA: Association of International Educators.

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.