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. 

Care Packages

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


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


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.