The Center for Diversity & Enrichment coordinates a variety of campus programs and services designed to create a welcoming climate for underrepresented minority students, first-generation college students, and students from low-income families. Additional support networks include:
- Iowa Edge 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.
- Asian/Pacific American Cultural Center
- Ethnic Inclusion Effort for Iowa Engineering
- Iowa Biosciences Academy
- 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.
- Asian & Slavic Languages & Literature
- Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
- Interdepartmental Studies
- International Studies
- South Asian Studies
Advocacy & Education
Financial Aid & Scholarships
If paying for your education is an issue, start your scholarship search at the UI Office of Student Financial Aid by finding out how to file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
- UI Scholarships
- UI Office of Student Financial Aid
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.