Daily visits are being held in person and are designed to fit your schedule.

We look forward to welcoming you to campus and answering your questions about the University of Iowa.

Visit Options

Choose the option that best fits your schedule. Space is limited, so register early to secure your spot before making your travel arrangements. Visit activities are more limited when classes are not in session.

Offered daily in the morning or afternoon

  • Iowa Overview Session: this session includes information on admission, housing, student life, and financial aid for prospective students and their families.

  • 75-minute campus walking tour.

  • Residence hall tour.

  • Complimentary lunch in a residence hall Market Place cafeteria (during the academic year when classes are in session).

  • Optional sessions to explore academic areas of interest.

Optional Activities

Choose from various optional activities, available on select dates and times. If you don't see an option you are looking for, select a different date or call us at 319-335-1566. Advance notice is required for individual appointment requests. Academic group sessions and individual appointments are not available on Saturdays.

Optional Activities

Students interested in the University of Iowa Honors Program may choose to attend an informational session offered most weekdays. The University of Iowa Honors Program welcomes outstanding students who want to enrich their college experience with engaging course work, exciting experiences outside of class, and opportunities to make great friends.

We invite students to an informational session on most Mondays and Fridays to learn about the University of Iowa's mission to provide a welcoming and supportive environment for students to learn and find a "home away from home."

In this session, students will learn about the resources for First-Generation students, LGBTQ+ resources, multicultural student organizations, the Center for Inclusive Academic Excellence (CIAE), the Multicultural and International Student Support and Engagement (MISSE) cultural centers, and our identity-based Living Learning Communities.

We invite you to have a complimentary lunch when classes are in session during the fall, spring, and summer semesters. Downtown Iowa City and the Iowa Memorial Union also offer many meal options for you to explore on your own.

The University of Iowa offers students opportunities to attend either a group session with a specific academic college/department or schedule an appointment with a specific department while on campus. Select your session when you make your reservation online or contact us directly to schedule an appointment.

How to Register

  1. Register online or call us at 319-335-1566 to discuss how to personalize your visit to campus.

  2. On the calendar page, select an open date. If a date is not listed as open, all the options for that day have filled, or there may be an invitation-only event scheduled for that day.

  3. Available options are displayed, select one to continue.

  4. Fill out the registration form (one for each student).

  5. A personalized email confirmation will be sent. Please check your inbox, junk, and spam folders.

Making Travel Arrangements

These resources can help you Plan Your Trip to Iowa City.

If You Need Special Assistance

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you or any of your guests are a person with a disability who requires special assistance during a campus visit, contact the Admission Visitors Center at 319-335-1566 (email: campus-visits@uiowa.edu) to discuss accommodations.

Visit options are subject to change.

Event Details


Various times

  Available dates:


Register based on your admit status:

Admitted Student Registration

Sessions for students admitted to the University of Iowa Prospective Student Registration

Sessions for prospective students (high school juniors and younger)