Find hundreds of opportunities to make new friends.
Campus Life, Clubs, & Organizations
There are so many ways to take your education beyond course work at Iowa. Study abroad programs, lectures by visiting scholars, and nearly 500 student organizations offer almost endless opportunities.
- Student Organizations
Choose from nearly 500 organizations, ranging from Aikido to Dance Marathon, or start your own group!
- Intramural Sports
Fun and competitive opportunities to play more than a dozen sports, including volleyball, basketball, and softball.
- After Class
This calendar features the best of UI culture, events, and nightlife.
Living-learning communties create immediate opportunities to find friends with similar interests.
- Residence Halls
Join the majority of first-year students who choose to live on campus. Apply as soon as you are admitted!
- Living-Learning Communities
Maximize your experience by living with other students who share your interests.
- Fraternities & Sororities
26 fraternities and sororities have houses that offer values-based living environments.
- Off-Campus Housing
Find hundreds of rental options near campus.
Lots of groups and resources help make Iowa's campus feel like home.
- Resources for Diverse Populations
Cultural centers, student groups, and annual events celebrate a wide variety of backgrounds and cultures.
- Student Enrollment Information
About 14 percent of Iowa's 30,000 students are minorities; about 11 percent are international students.
- A Proud Tradition of Inclusion
Iowa has been at the forefront of efforts to welcome individuals from diverse backgrounds.
The University of Iowa Honors Program provides academic, social, and extracurricular opportunities for a vibrant community of outstanding students.
- Admission to the Honors Program
Qualified students are invited to join Honors at Iowa and will need to accept the invitation to become a member.
Resources for Student Success
- The IOWA Challenge
Encouraging all UI students to use their college experience to excel, stretch, engage, choose, and serve.
- Pomerantz Career Center
Connecting students with internship and career opportunities, and providing tips for writing résumés and interviewing.
- Community-Based Learning Program
Connecting students with hundreds of opportunities to volunteer for local, state, and national organizations.
- Center for Student Involvement & Leadership
Facilitating programs and activities for students trying to hone their leadership skills.
- Center for Diversity & Enrichment
Coordinating outreach and services for students of color and first-generation college students.
- Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates
Promoting student involvement in faculty research and creative projects.
- Study Abroad
Offering programs in more than 80 countries around the world.
- Student Employment
Helping students pay for their education and gain valuable work experience.