Parents & Family
Parents and family members often play a critical role in helping students select a college. Here's some helpful information.
Preparing for College
It is never too early to begin preparing for college. Iowa offers a variety of camps, courses, and other programs for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Find tips for selecting a college that's the right fit in our Online College Prep Guide.
Youth & Pre-College Programs
The university offers a variety of K-12 summer camps and other programs throughout the year
College Prep Guide
Tips for helping your youth select the right courses to get into college, and how to search for the "right fit" when they're ready.
Resources to help your child determine if Iowa is the right fit.
The Application Process
Tips for helping your student apply for admission at Iowa.
Being a Hawkeye Parent
Join the Parents Association
Connect with other parents and UI offices that can respond to your questions and concerns.
Connect on Facebook
Meet parents of other UI students on the Facebook page for UI Parents.
Encourage Student Success
Resources to help your student make the best of their Iowa experience.
Learn the Ropes
College life can present challenges and adjustments for parents, too.
Stay in Touch
How to keep in touch with your student at Iowa.
Keep Students Safe & Healthy
Resources dedicated to fostering safety and respect on Iowa's campus.
Supporting the University
As a parent of a University of Iowa student, there are many ways you can support the university.