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10 Positive Affirmations for Finals Week

Monday, May 9, 2022
Hey Hawkeyes! It is almost the most stressful week of the semester, so take a few minutes to remind yourself: You can get through this, you have before. You are worthy enough for everything you are working towards. You can accomplish all you are preparing for. Everything works out in the end, even with bumps in the road. Look at how much you have done so far, you are doing great! It is almost summer, ...

Finding Balance In Busy Times

Monday, May 2, 2022
With exam season present, finals approaching, summer imminent, move-out soon, work shifts never-ending, and those random to-do tasks all on one’s mind, how does one do it all? I am used to staying busy, but now more than ever I have been feeling the real pressure of college life and finding balance. As the semester comes to a close, I have been asked to do more in classes and for work, but I also have ...

How to Adjust to Life on a Big Campus

Monday, May 2, 2022
One of the best parts about the University of Iowa is how big the campus is. But depending on the person, that might also be the scariest part about UI. And while a big campus isn’t for everyone, there are ways to make it feel a bit smaller and more like home. Here are a few: When you come to campus, try to quickly learn the bare minimum about campus. Get familiar with where your ...

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Introducing Iowa's 22nd President

A Midwesterner at heart, the University of Iowa’s 22nd President brings a unique set of skills and experiences to make a lasting impact on campus and around the state.

Important Deadlines

The University of Iowa recommends students apply by November 1 to maximize opportunities for college and/or department scholarships, honors program applications, housing applications, and other institutional deadlines. Students must apply no later than March 1 for scholarship consideration. 

Meet the Class of 2025

The University of Iowa welcomes the most academically accomplished class in its history for the fifth year in a row.

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