There are many ways to keep in touch with your student at Iowa.

Places to Stay When You Visit

There are dozens of Places to Stay in Iowa City. The Iowa House Hotel is in the Iowa Memorial Union right on campus. Also, some local hotels offer Special Hotel Rates for UI Visitors (though these rates are not available for football or graduation weekends).

Care Packages

Send cookies to his residence hall room or a care package to her apartment using these University and community resources.

Activities

Keep up-to-date on campus activities by joining the Parents Association and participate in the annual Family Weekend.

Publications

These publications will help keep you posted on undergraduate news and activities.

Tips for Parents of New College Students

College can present challenges and adjustments for parents, too. University of Iowa admission counselors offer these suggestions for parents making the transition.