Welcome to the University of Iowa!

Refer to your campus visit itinerary for the location of your first activity or check-in. The instructions here should help you navigate your way to a successful visit. However, if you need further assistance, please call us at 319-335-1566.

Getting to Campus


Complimentary parking is offered to Admissions guests with a scheduled campus visit. You will receive a free parking coupon upon check-in. The coupon is valid for up to 8 hours of parking at any cashiered lot at the University of Iowa, including the North Campus Ramp or Iowa Memorial Union (IMU) Ramp. You will be required to present your parking ticket along with the coupon when you leave the lot.

Check-in locations

Check-in locations vary by event. Confirm your check-in location on your itinerary. Please arrive to check in before your first scheduled activity (unless otherwise directed on your personalized itinerary).

  • Admission Visitors Center
    213 North Clinton Street
    To reach the Admission Visitors Center, exit the IMU Ramp on Level 4E and follow the uphill sidewalk to your left; exit the North Campus Ramp on Level 5 and follow the T. Anne Cleary Walkway to your right.
    • Daily Visits
  • Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
    125 North Madison Street
    To reach the Iowa Memorial Union (IMU), exit either University ramp on Level 1W.
    • Hawkeye Visit Days

Other Parking Options

Several city-owned parking ramps are within six blocks of our visit check-in locations. Ramps in downtown Iowa City and parking meters are controlled by the City of Iowa City. Parking meters are strictly enforced.

Special accommodations

If you or any of your guests have a physical disability that requires special assistance, please contact us as soon as possible at 319-335-1566 to discuss accommodations.