The University of Iowa is an associate member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, a leading advocate for increasing Hispanic access to higher education. The membership provides more opportunities for internships, networking, and scholarships for Hispanic and Latino students at Iowa.
The Center for Diversity & Enrichment coordinates a variety of campus programs and services designed to create a welcoming environment for underrepresented minority students, first-generation college students, and students from low-income families. Additional support networks include:
- Iowa Edge Program—This freshman introduction to campus is held the week before fall classes begin to welcome African American, Asian American, Latino/Hispanic, American Indian, and first-generation college students to the University.
- Ethnic Inclusion Effort for Iowa Engineering
- Latino/Native American Alumni Alliance (LANA3)
- Latino/Native American Cultural Center
- Latinos Unidos of Iowa
- Living-Learning Communities in the Residence Halls
- Student Organizations
Areas of Study
Iowa offers more than 200 Areas of Study for undergraduates. These are some of the programs that focus on cultural diversity.
- Interdepartmental Studies
- International Studies
- Latin American Studies Program
- Latino/a Studies
- Spanish & Portuguese
Education & Advocacy
Financial Aid & Scholarships
If paying for your education is an issue, start your scholarship search with the UI Office of Student Financial Aid by finding out how to file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
- UI Scholarships
Programs for High School Students
Contact the Center for Diversity & Enrichment for information about summer programs for students who are members of underrepresented minority groups.
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