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

February 20, 2018 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Gallery University of Iowa Main Library
125 West Washington Street
Iowa City, IA 52242
February 20, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Multipurpose Room Petersen Residence Hall
304 Grand Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52242
February 21, 2018 - 9:00am to 6:00pm
Gallery University of Iowa Main Library
125 West Washington Street
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

An exhibit at the University of Iowa Main Library complements “Invisible Hawkeyes,” a 2016 book by two University of Iowa professors that explores the experiences of African American students on campus in the early to mid-20th century.
Tab Wiggins, UI assistant director for multicultural programs, says she believes she was called to fight against the status quo. At first, she thought that meant a career in law. Then she thought she would teach high school. But as an undergraduate, she discovered her niche: working with college ...
Lena Hill, associate professor of English and African American Studies and senior associate to the president, discusses the importance of continuing the University of Iowa’s historic commitment to diversity. Hill also serves as the interim chief diversity officer and associate vice president at the...

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.