Preparing for College

It is never too early to begin preparing for college. Iowa offers a variety of camps, courses, and other programs for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Find tips for selecting a college that's the right fit in our Online College Prep Guide.

  • Youth & Pre-College Programs
    The university offers a variety of K-12 summer camps and other programs throughout the year
  • College Prep Guide
    Tips for helping your youth select the right courses to get into college, and how to search for the "right fit" when they're ready.
  • Why Iowa
    Resources to help your child determine if Iowa is the right fit.
  • The Application Process
    Tips for helping your student apply for admission at Iowa.

Being a Hawkeye Parent

Supporting the University

As a parent of a University of Iowa student, there are many ways you can support the university.