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You at UI will take place on Saturday, October 13th. Check out the full You at UI schedule listed below. Expand optional sessions to read full descriptions, locations, and times. The listed schedule will be kept current, but is subject to change as sessions, speakers, and locations are updated.

All sessions are listed but every session has a limited capacity and may no longer be available. Registration for this event is now closed.

Registration
8:00 - 9:45 a.m. Check-In
Continental breakfast
Early bird campus tours offered
  • Campus bus tour departing curbside, Iowa Memorial Union
  • Campus walking tour departing from Hubbard Commons, Iowa Memorial Union
Main Lounge, IMU
8:30 - 10 a.m. Student Organization Showcase: Stop by and learn more about over 500 registered student organizations at the University of Iowa. Come visit with students on campus and discover Dance Marathon, the Campus Activities Board, and KRUI 89.7 FM (the student-run radio station). See how you can get involved and become a student leader on campus! Ground Floor, IMU
10 - 1:00 p.m.

Campus bus tours departing hourly from curbside Iowa Memorial Union
Campus walking tours departing hourly from Hubbard Commons, Iowa Memorial Union

Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
11 - 1:00 p.m.

UI Honors Program Open House: Discover yourself in Honors at Iowa! Talk with experienced honors students and tour the Honors Student Center

Blank Honors Center Atrium (BHC)
10 - 10:40 a.m.

Session 1 Options: Choose 1
OR Various campus tours offered

 

View Session 1 Options - Session registration is first-come, first-served. Some may no longer be available

Major or Department Description Location
Actuarial Science Actuarial Science Open House 131 Schaeffer Hall (SH)
The Actuarial Science program prepares students for careers as actuaries. It helps them learn material that is included in professional examinations administered by the Society of Actuaries, which actuarial students must pass in order to achieve professional status.  In addition to actuarial science courses, students can take courses in preparation for business aspects of the actuarial profession such as accounting, law, finance, insurance, and economics. Come and learn more about this major!
Actuarial Science Statistics and Data Science Open House 137 Schaeffer Hall (SH)
Data Science emphasizes the statistical/probabilistic and algorithmic methods that underlie the preparation, analysis, and communication of complex data.
Statistics provides students with fundamental knowledge and skills related to probability, mathematical statistics, data analysis, and statistical computing.
Admissions - Transfer Transfer Student Iowa Overview C131 Pomerantz Center (PC)
Information on admission requirements, the application process, scholarships, financial aid and housing options specific to transfer students. Join us to discuss how you can become one of over 1,500 new students that transfer to Iowa each year.
Art & Art History Emerging Technologies In Sculpture W156 Visual Arts Building (VAB)
Professor Miller will demonstrate how new technologies are being integrated with sculptural practice in the School of Art & Art History. We will look at how courses use CNC equipment in mechanical fabrication. Examples of how electronic and mechanical devices can be integrated with art will also be shown.
Biology Biology Research Lab Tours Biology Building East Lobby (BBE)
Students will take a walking tour of the Department of Biology facilities led by students and staff. Lab demonstrations or activities may be included.
Biology The Personal Genome 101 Biology Building East (BBE)
Find out what your DNA says about you and your family. This session will lead you on a fascinating activity-oriented exploration of personal genomics using 23andMe.
Biology Health Sciences Information Session 106 Biology Building East (BBE)
Learn about pursuing a health sciences or pre-professional career interest with a Biology, Biomedical Sciences, or Neuroscience major.
Business Women in Business W151 Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
Hosted by the first female Dean of the Tippie College, get a sense for what it's like to be female in a sometimes male-dominated major.
Business SQL Marks the Spot: Tippie's BAIS Major C320R, Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
Gain exposure to technology use in business with a scavenger hunt in the Business Analytics lab. Students only due to space limitations; guests will have the option of joining a PBB tour.
Cinematic Arts Lights, Camera, You! Explore the Cinema Major at Iowa E211 Adler Journalism Building (AJB)
Explore the Cinema major at Iowa! Sit in on three short presentations on course offerings, production equipment and facilities, and the student experience as a Cinematic Arts major by our Director of Undergraduate Study, our head of Film and Video Production, and a Cinematic Arts student ambassador.
Communication Studies The Joys of Majoring in Communication Studies 203 Becker Communication Studies Building (BCSB)
Join current members of the Communication Studies Student Association to discuss the social, intellectual, and career benefits of majoring in Communication Studies.
Dentistry Sweet & Savory N212 Dental Science Building (DSB)
Dentistry is a sweet career! Want to help people, alleviate pain, contribute to holistic health, & earn a six figure salary? Come to the Dental Science Building to learn about our savory opportunities & simulate an actual filling. Whether you have a sweet tooth or not, you will leave our session with a craving for more!
Division of World Languages World Languages and World Adventures 318 Phillips Hall (PH)
Students can expect to have short break out sessions with faculty and/or Directors of Undergraduate Studies regarding their academic major. They will also experience a tour of the LMC (Language Media Center).
Division of Performing Arts Performing Arts at Iowa: Vast Opportunities, Intimate Instruction 2451 Voxman Music Building (VOX)
Start with a performance: the imagination at work; followed by a panel with faculty and undergraduate students from Music, Theatre, and Dance; and then a chance to meet them; if you want: sign up for Music and Dance auditions.
Education Make a Plan to Educate! N103/104 Linduqist Center (LC)
Explore the field of teaching in the College of Education by completing a hands-on activity (appropriate for both elementary and secondary interest), creating a lesson plan, and networking and learning from Hawkeye teacher candidates currently enrolled in the Teacher Education Program at the University of Iowa.
Engineering Engineering @ Iowa 3655 Seamans Center (SC)
Learn why Iowa’s engineering program is a great option for smart, talented students who are interested in becoming "an engineer … and something more". We offer the personal attention of a small college and the opportunities of a world-class research university. Includes information on admission requirements.
Engineering How do we mend a broken (artificial) heart? 3630 Seamans Center (SC)
It has been 36 years since the first Artificial Heart was implanted. Back then, complications with the artificial heart included bleeding, stroke, infection, and kidney failure. In nearly four decades of artificial heart innovations, we’ve seen advances in materials, more efficient motors, better sensing, monitoring, and controls, miniaturization, and remote charging. And yet today, the biggest complications are still bleeding, stroke, infection, and kidney failure. Have the past 36 years made a difference? We will explore the challenges of designing a total artificial heart, and how cutting edge technologies are (or aren't?...) advancing our ability to treat end-stage heart failure.
English Coffeehouse Chat Gerber Lounge, 304 English Philosphy Building (EPB)
Join us for refreshments and an informal chat with English and Creative Writing faculty and students to learn about the department. English is all about words and people so we feel this is the best way to get a sense of the personal attention our students get and to meet at least three members of the department one-on-one during your session.
Health and Human Physiology Sport and Recreation Management: Preparing Students Through Real-World Experiences E220 Field House (FH)
Interested in building on your love of sport by developing the skills that prepare you for a rewarding career in the industry? Then join us to explore a degree in Sport and Recreation Management. This session provides a brief overview of program curriculum, interaction with faculty and current students, and conversation detailing jobs available to program graduates. Also, learn about experiential learning opportunities with the Chicago Blackhawks, NASCAR, University of Iowa Athletics, and many more!
Health and Human Physiology Therapeutic Recreation and Child Life 402 Field House (FH)
Take part in hands-on activities that demonstrate how Child Life and Therapeutic Recreation students work with patients in clinical and community settings, improving the well-being and quality of life of patients and clients and emphasizing play and leisure activities to improve function in physical, emotional, social, and cognitive domains.
Health and Human Physiology Finding a Healthier World at the Intersection of Fitness, Nutrition, Medicine, and Research 462 Field House (FH)
Optimizing the health of individuals and populations requires a broad, multidisciplinary approach that focuses on lifestyle factors (fitness, nutrition, sleep, etc.), behavior modification, healthcare, and the research which informs all of these areas. The Department of Health and Human Physiology is an exciting department with the breadth to take on this challenge. Whether your interest is in healthcare (medicine, rehabilitation, etc.), fitness, nutrition, or health promotion, we can help you achieve your goal.
History  How Historical Perspectives Shape Today's World 280 Schaeffer Hall (SH)
Historians study the past in order to understand why events unfolded as they did - and how the past can illuminate today's world. We explore the historical roots of current issues such economic and environmental change, race relations, gender and sexuality, migration, human rights, and more. History majors go on to careers fields ranging from journalism to the health professions, law, public service, education, and the arts. Come hear what our students and faculty are working on--from the Medieval Church to the Middle East, from the history of policing to the history of oil, from German migration in the American Midwest to health and disease in Africa.
Journalism & Mass Communication You and Your Digital Data: What do third parties know about you and how do they use this information? W340 Adler Journalism Building (AJB)
In this session, we’ll explore online privacy, social media, and digital data to better understand what third parties (e.g., social media companies, politicians, and advertisers) know about you and your online behavior and how they use this information to their advantage. We’ll discuss ways to protect your privacy and data and how to ethically approach digital data as a media professional.
Math Math is for Everyone 125 Maclean Hall (MLH)
Mathematics has an expanding role in our technological world, from helping to understand the human genome, to encrypting data, to medical imaging. A recent study lists Mathematician as the best job. Meet several math faculty and math undergraduate students who will answer questions about our three programs: math for grad school, business or industry; secondary teaching; and math with a specialization in a math-related area. Session will include a short presentation by Math faculty about recent research accessible by the students and family.
Medicine Diagnosing a Patient Medical Education Research Facility (MERF)
Experience life as a medical student as you learn how to take a history, diagnose and treat a patient.
Carver College of Medicine Photons and Electrons: Cystic Fibrosis Under the Microscope Meet in Wilson Lobby 85 Medical Education Research Facility (MERF)
Whether you are interested in patient care, research or education, having a solid understanding of microscopy is a critical skill for your Healthcare career. Visit the University of Iowa’s Central Microscopy Research Facilities and experience hands-on demonstrations of light and electron microscopes, and sophisticated 3D imaging software. Learn how you will have access to the CMRF’s world-class microscopes and techniques.
Medicine Medical Student 101 Medical Education Research Facility (MERF)
Work alongside current medical students to learn what it takes to succeed in medical school by engaging in hands-on learning to understand the basics of performing physical examination skills.
Carver College of Medicine Health Sciences Campus Tour 2189 Medical Education Research Facility (MERF)
Take a tour of the UI health sciences campus and explore classrooms, labs, clinical suites, and more. You will be exploring the Carver College of Medicine and the UI Hospitals and Clinics.
Nursing College of Nursing Simulation/Skills Demonstration Clinical Education Center - W417 General Hospital (GH)
Explore the College of Nursing’s state of the art Clinical Education Center and have the opportunity to see/experience working with some of the latest technologies used in nursing education.
Open Major Explore Your Interests, Plan your Path, & Connect On Campus C20 Pomerantz Center (PC)
Learn about entering Iowa as an open major. You'll hear from an academic advisor who specializes in working with open majors, as well as from current students about the opportunities for you to explore options at the University of Iowa. This session could be valuable for anyone uncertain about what they plan to study in college or who have multiple majors in mind but are unsure about the right combination.
Pharmacy Pharmacy, Compounding and Lip Balm 115 College of Pharmacy - Banker Student Center (PHAR)
Learn about the process of attending Pharmacy School at the University of Iowa and at the same time experience some of the compounding our students do by making your own lip balm to take home!
Political Science International Relations and Trump's Foreign Policy 140 Schaeffer Hall (SH)

President Trump's foreign policy represents a significant shift from the foreign policy of most US Presidents. Why is it so different and what does this mean for how the US engages with the rest of the world? 

Psychological and Brain Sciences Psychology: The Field That Connects to Everything 40 Schaeffer Hall (SH)
Find out about the breadth of opportunities you'll have as a UI Psychology student. Psychology is a "hub science", standing at the crossroads of many disciplines and careers. Prospective students will learn about the possibilities for them at Iowa to work on important medical and scientific research with professors.
11 - 11:40 a.m. Session 2 Options:  Choose 1
OR Various campus tours offered
OR Lunch (you will select a lunch time during online registration)
 

View Session 2 Options - Session registration is first-come, first-served. Some may no longer be available

Major or Department Description Location
Academic Support and Retention Plan to EXCEL 335 Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Find out how to excel as a college student. Get information about behaviors of successful students and on-campus resources that help Hawkeyes find success. Be ready for a highly interactive session that challenges you to think and talk about reaching your potential at Iowa!
Art & Art History Painting and Drawing 315 Visual Arts Building (VAB)
Professor Laurel Farrin will give a tour of the undergraduate painting studios and the new VAB drawing studios, highlighting student work. She will also speak about the different ways the painting and drawing faculty expand an undergraduate's knowledge and experience of visual literacy, relating it to their everyday lives and the development of their own art practices.
Biology Biology Research Lab Tours Biology Building East Lobby (BBE)
Students will take a walking tour of the Department of Biology facilities led by students and staff. Lab demonstrations or activities may be included.
Biology Health Sciences Information Session 106 Biology Building East (BBE)
Learn about pursuing a health sciences or pre-professional career interest with a Biology, Biomedical Sciences, or Neuroscience major.
Business Accounting: Not just credits and debits W151, Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
Learn about how Apple, Facebook, and Google use accounting information to inform their decision-making.
Business SQL Marks the Spot: Tippie's BAIS major C320R, Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
Gain exposure to technology use in business with a scavenger hunt in the Business Analytics lab. Students only due to space limitations; guests will have the option of joining a PBB tour.
Cinematic Arts Lights, Camera, You! Explore the Cinema Major at Iowa E211 Adler Journalism Building (AJB)
Explore the Cinema major at Iowa! Sit in on three short presentations on course offerings, production equipment and facilities, and the student experience as a Cinematic Arts major by our Director of Undergraduate Study, our head of Film and Video Production, and a Cinematic Arts student ambassador.
Chemistry Chemistry: Education, Careers and the Fun(Mayhem!) of Chemistry Demonstrations W128 Chemistry Building (CB)
Explore the UI Department of Chemistry, its teaching laboratories and research facilities, and its interactive 3D Periodic Table. You will learn about educational and research opportunities as well as the many career pathways for undergraduates with Chemistry degrees. You will also be entertained with some of the Department's favorite chemistry demonstrations.
Computer Science Computer Science is Much More Than Programming 110 MacLean Hall (MLH)
Famous computer scientist Edsger Dijkstra, once said "computer science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes." So just what does a computer scientist do? What, exactly, is the difference between computer science, computer engineering, computer programming and even software engineering? And how does a degree in computer science differ from just learning how to code?
Dentistry Sweet & Savory N212 Dental Science Building (DSB)
Dentistry is a sweet career! Want to help people, alleviate pain, contribute to holistic health, & earn a six figure salary? Come to the Dental Science Building to learn about our savory opportunities & simulate an actual filling. Whether you have a sweet tooth or not, you will leave our session with a craving for more!
Division of World Languages World Languages and World Adventures 318 Phillips Hall (PH)
Students can expect to have short break out sessions with faculty and/or Directors of Undergraduate Studies regarding their academic major. They will also experience a tour of the LMC (Language Media Center).
Education Make a Plan to Educate! N103/104 Linduqist Center (LC)
Explore the field of teaching in the College of Education by completing a hands-on activity (appropriate for both elementary and secondary interest), creating a lesson plan, and networking and learning from Hawkeye teacher candidates currently enrolled in the Teacher Education Program at the University of Iowa.
Engineering Engineering @ Iowa 3630 Seamans Center (SC)
Learn why Iowa’s engineering program is a great option for smart, talented students who are interested in becoming "an engineer … and something more". We offer the personal attention of a small college and the opportunities of a world-class research university. Includes information on admission requirements.
Engineering Ready to Operate: Engineers Develop Augmented Reality Simulators to Help Surgeons Prepare Their First Cut 3655 Seamans Center (SC)
Surgery is complicated, the stakes are high, and there’s a first time for each young surgeon. Our team of surgeons, statisticians, and engineers have been working for nearly a decade to develop tools and procedures that support surgical resident training in orthopedics so that each surgeon’s first operation on a live patient is as smooth, efficient and safe as possible. Dr. Geb Thomas will share the story of how our small Iowa team grew the seed of an idea into a multi-million dollar research operation reaching orthopedic residents across the country, spinning off patents and startups, and attracting the interest of international companies
English Coffeehouse Chat Gerber Lounge, 304 English Philosphy Building (EPB)
Join us for refreshments and an informal chat with English and Creative Writing faculty and students to learn about the department. English is all about words and people so we feel this is the best way to get a sense of the personal attention our students get and to meet at least three members of the department one-on-one during your session.
Geographical & Sustainability Science GIS Instructional Laboratory Demonstrations 243 Jessup Hall (JH)
This session will be led by instructors who are experts in GIS and will showcase the resources available to them here (cutting edge technology, instructional labs, research and funding opportunities etc.) and inform students about the application of GIS technologies in geography, environmental policy and planning, business, government, and beyond.
Health and Human Physiology Sport and Recreation Management: Preparing Students Through Real-World Experiences E220 Field House (FH)
Interested in building on your love of sport by developing the skills that prepare you for a rewarding career in the industry? Then join us to explore a degree in Sport and Recreation Management. This session provides a brief overview of program curriculum, interaction with faculty and current students, and conversation detailing jobs available to program graduates. Also, learn about experiential learning opportunities with the Chicago Blackhawks, NASCAR, University of Iowa Athletics, and many more!
History How Historical Perspectives Shape Today's World 280 Schaeffer Hall (SH)
Historians study the past in order to understand why events unfolded as they did - and how the past can illuminate today's world. We explore the historical roots of current issues such economic and environmental change, race relations, gender and sexuality, migration, human rights, and more. History majors go on to careers fields ranging from journalism to the health professions, law, public service, education, and the arts. Come hear what our students and faculty are working on--from the Medieval Church to the Middle East, from the history of policing to the history of oil, from German migration in the American Midwest to health and disease in Africa.
Journalism & Mass Communication Being a Creative and Mindful Graphic Designer E254 Adler Journalism Building (AJB)
First, we’ll learn about how the human mind puts together form and space to interpret the world around us. Next, we’ll have a sketching session to explore exploit how the mind works to connect forms and negative space. Lastly, we’ll talk about the design process and you’ll leave with a take home exercise to make your own creative logo.
Law Trial Objections 285 Boyd Law Buidling (BLB)
Beyond the Big Screen: Most people are familiar with the idea of trial objections from movies and legal dramas. But what is the point of these objections? When can they be made? And how are judges supposed to rule on them? This session will introduce students to the legal principles behind trial objections, as well as the actual rules of evidence that underlie some of the better known objections.
Math Math is for Everyone 125 Maclean Hall (MLH)
Mathematics has an expanding role in our technological world, from helping to understand the human genome, to encrypting data, to medical imaging. A recent study lists Mathematician as the best job. Meet several math faculty and math undergraduate students who will answer questions about our three programs: math for grad school, business or industry; secondary teaching; and math with a specialization in a math-related area. A short presentation by Math faculty about recent research accessible by the students and family.
Medicine Medical Student 101 Medical Education Research Facility (MERF)
Work alongside current medical students to learn what it takes to succeed in medical school by engaging in hands-on learning to understand the basics of performing physical examination skills.
Medicine Diagnosing a Patient Medical Education Research Facility (MERF)
Experience life as a medical student as you learn how to take a history, diagnose and treat a patient.
Carver College of Medicine Photons and Electrons: Cystic Fibrosis Under the Microscope Meet inWilson Lobby 85 Medical Education Research Facility (MERF)
Whether you are interested in patient care, research or education, having a solid understanding of microscopy is a critical skill for your Healthcare career. Visit the University of Iowa’s Central Microscopy Research Facilities and experience hands-on demonstrations of light and electron microscopes, and sophisticated 3D imaging software. Learn how you will have access to the CMRF's world-class microscopes and techniques.
Caver College of Medicine Health Sciences Campus Tour 2189 Medical Education Research Facility (MERF)
Take a tour of the UI health sciences campus and explore classrooms, labs, clinical suites, and more. You will be exploring the Carver College of Medicine and the UI Hospitals and Clinics.
Nursing College of Nursing Information Session Nursing Clinical Education Center - W417/W418 General Hospital (GH)
Visit with current faculty and students in an interactive question and answer session about what it is like to be a student in our College of Nursing, as well as learn about clinical experiences and career paths that are available in this rewarding profession. Learn more about what is involved in becoming an IOWA nurse.
Open Major Explore Your Interests, Plan your Path, & Connect On Campus C20 Pomerantz Center (PC)
Learn about entering Iowa as an open major. You'll hear from an academic advisor who specializes in working with open majors, as well as from current students about the opportunities for you to explore options at the University of Iowa. This session could be valuable for anyone uncertain about what they plan to study in college or who have multiple majors in mind but are unsure about the right combination.
Pharmacy Pharmacy, Compounding and Lip Balm 115 College of Pharmacy - Banker Student Center(PHAR)
Learn about the process of attending Pharmacy School at the University of Iowa and at the same time experience some of the compounding our students do by making your own lip balm to take home!
Political Science Transnational Terrorism and UI Foreign Policy 140 Schaeffer Hall (SH)

The US is engaged in dealing with terrorists that threaten the US but are located in many foreign countries. Who are these organizations, where are they located, and what is the US doing in these areas?

Pre-Health Sciences Preparing for Health Science Studies and Careers at Iowa W290 Chemistry Building (CB)
Learn about the variety of pre-health programs the UI has to offer and what it takes to become a successful applicant for professional graduate programs in health sciences. An academic advisor who specializes in pre-health science areas at Iowa will discuss the possibilities for anyone interested in health sciences but not sure of which area. Current students will also be present to share their classroom, volunteering and research experiences.
Psychological and Brain Sciences Psychology: The Field That Connects to Everything 40 Schaeffer Hall (SH)
Find out about the breadth of opportunities you'll have as a UI Psychology student. Psychology is a "hub science", standing at the crossroads of many disciplines and careers. Prospective students will learn about the possibilities for them at Iowa to work on important medical and scientific research with professors.
Public Health Public Health and The Zombie Apocalypse C217 AB College of Public Health Building (CPHB)
Could you figure out the source of the disease that is causing people to turn into Zombies? Put your skills to the test and learn about how Epidemiology and Public Health keeps us all safe and healthy.
 

Lunch:
(select a specific lunch time during online registration, 11-12, 12-1, or 1-2:00 p.m.)
 

Catlett Market Place or Hillcrest Market Place
 

Ongoing Residence Hall Tours (11-1 p.m.) departing from:

 
12 - 12:40 p.m.

Session 3 Option: Choose 1
OR Various campus tours offered
OR Lunch (you will select a lunch time during online registration)

 

View Session 3 Options - Session registration is first-come, first-served. Some may no longer be available

Major or Department Description Location
Academic Support & Retention Plan to EXCEL 335 Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Find out how to excel as a college student. Get information about behaviors of successful students and on-campus resources that help Hawkeyes find success. Be ready for a highly interactive session that challenges you to think and talk about reaching your potential at Iowa!
Actuarial Science Actuarial Science Open House 131 Schaeffer Hall (SH)
The Actuarial Science program prepares students for careers as actuaries. It helps them learn material that is included in professional examinations administered by the Society of Actuaries, which actuarial students must pass in order to achieve professional status.  In addition to actuarial science courses, students can take courses in preparation for business aspects of the actuarial profession such as accounting, law, finance, insurance, and economics. Come and learn more about this major!
Admissions Iowa Overview Presentation C20 Pomerantz Center (PC)
Information for high school seniors on admission requirements, the application process, an introduction to scholarships and financial aid, plus how and when to apply for housing. Come with questions and leave with answers about the important next steps to becoming an Iowa Hawkeye!
Admissions College/AP Credit While in High School C131 Pomerantz Center (PC)
Information on how college credit transfers to Iowa as well as credit earned by taking AP Courses while in High School.
Admissions Open House Transfer Student Open House C110 Pomerantz Center (PC)
An opportunity to meet one-on-one with an Admissions Counselor and get your specific questions answered about transferring to Iowa.
Business A Day in the Life of a Tippie Student Howe Galleria S101, Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
Learn about the everyday experience of a Tippie student and get a sense for where they spend their time in the Pappajohn Business Building.
Business Black in Business Pitch Competition S401 Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
Compete in teams to pitch a business idea on the next great iPhone app of this generation. Student teams will develop an idea for their app and pitch it to a team of judges interested in investing. Teams will be coached by current John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center students. This You at UI session is presented by the Black in Business Series. Students only due to space limitations; guests will have the option of joining a PBB tour.

Center for Student Involvement & Leadership

Change the world, here’s your chance - UI Dance Marathon Big Ten Theatre, 3rd floor, Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Learn about one of the largest student fundraisers in the country! University of Iowa Dance Marathon is a philanthropic student organiation that has raised over $14.5 million to provide year-round support for pediatric cancer patients and their families treated at University of Iowa Children's Hospital. It all culminates in the biggest party of the year - 24 hours on your feet in celebration of the fight against cancer. Hear from student leaders how Iowa provided them with unforgettable experiences and leadership skills to set the sky as the limit "For the Kids!"

Center for Student Involvement & Leadership

Values in Fraternities & Sororities? Really? Yes, Really! Iowa Theatre, 1st floor, Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
A look at the true Greek experience at Iowa. In this session, you'll go beyond common misconceptions about Greek life and learn what UI students are doing to combat those stereotypes. Join current fraternity and sorority members in interactive activities and exploration exercises that reveal more about the four pillars of the Greek Community: Friendship, Leadership, Scholarship, and Service
Chemistry Chemistry: Education, Careers and the Fun(Mayhem!) of Chemistry Demonstrations W128 Chemistry Building (CB)
Explore the UI Department of Chemistry, its teaching laboratories and research facilities, and its interactive 3D Periodic Table. You will learn about educational and research opportunities as well as the many career pathways for undergraduates with Chemistry degrees. You will also be entertained with some of the Department's favorite chemistry demonstrations.
Division of World Languages World Languages and World Adventures 318 Phillips Hall (PH)
Students can expect to have short break out sessions with faculty and/or Directors of Undergraduate Studies regarding their academic major. They will also experience a tour of the LMC (Language Media Center).
Education Make a Plan to Educate! N103/104 Linduqist Center (LC)
Explore the field of teaching in the College of Education by completing a hands-on activity (appropriate for both elementary and secondary interest), creating a lesson plan, and networking and learning from Hawkeye teacher candidates currently enrolled in the Teacher Education Program at the University of Iowa.
Engineering Disasters: A Civil Engineer’s Role in Prevention and Response 3655 Seamans Center (SC)
It seems that every week a natural disaster or deliberate act of destruction is in the national news. Most people understand that Civil Engineers are an integral part of the reconstruction process that includes developing a vision and design that will be more resilient to future catastrophes. What many people do not realize is that Civil Engineers are also a part of the first responder team, arriving at the scene along with police, fire, and ambulances. Join Rick Fosse, a civil engineering faculty member who also served many years as the City of Iowa City Director of Public Works, in examining recent local disasters to learn more about the Civil Engineer’s role that ranges from first responder to recovery visionary.
Engineering Strength and Invisibility: Advancements in Bio-Inspired Engineering 3630 Seamans Center (SC)
The main task of engineers is to solve human problems. This session will show examples of bio-inspired engineering technologies and focus on two fascinating topics: artificial muscles and artificial camouflage. Recently developed powerful artificial muscles could enable transformative advancements in robotics and prosthetics. Furthermore, engineers take inspiration from the king of camouflage, the octopus, to develop smart artificial fabrics which one day could give us a new t-shirt every ten minutes or…make men invisible.
English Coffeehouse Chat Gerber Lounge, 304 English Philosphy Building (EPB)
Join us for refreshments and an informal chat with English and Creative Writing faculty and students to learn about the department. English is all about words and people so we feel this is the best way to get a sense of the personal attention our students get and to meet at least three members of the department one-on-one during your session.
Geographical & Sustainability Science GIS Instructional Laboratory Demonstrations 243 Jessup Hall (JH)
This session will be led by instructors who are experts in GIS and will showcase the resources available to them here (cutting edge technology, instructional labs, research and funding opportunities etc.) and inform students about the application of GIS technologies in geography, environmental policy and planning, business, government, and beyond.
Health and Human Physiology Sport and Recreation Management: Preparing Students Through Real-World Experiences E220 Field House (FH)
Interested in building on your love of sport by developing the skills that prepare you for a rewarding career in the industry? Then join us to explore a degree in Sport and Recreation Management. This session provides a brief overview of program curriculum, interaction with faculty and current students, and conversation detailing jobs available to program graduates. Also, learn about experiential learning opportunities with the Chicago Blackhawks, NASCAR, University of Iowa Athletics, and many more!
Honors Honors Program Workshop Blank Honors Center (BHC)
During this mini-workshop, the Honors’ Director of Scholar Development will share a fun, productive way to take the experiences, ideas, and things you were obsessed with growing up and turn them into a better understanding who you are, where you came from, and what you value. You will move beyond the trap of what you think other people want and learn how to write an essay that is both true and representative of you!
Journalism & Mass Communication Beyond Journalism: Studying Strategic Communication at Iowa E254 Adler Journalism Building (AJB)
Strategic communication encompasses a wide range of skills and industries, including public relations, marketing, advertising, and social media outreach. Students will learn about strategic communication – what it is, what they’ll learn, and what they’ll be able to do with it.
Carver College of Medicine Photons and Electrons: Cystic Fibrosis Under the Microscope
Meet in Wilson Lobby 85 Medical Education Research Facility (MERF)
Whether you are interested in patient care, research or education, having a solid understanding of microscopy is a critical skill for your Healthcare career. Visit the University of Iowa’s Central Microscopy Research Facilities and experience hands-on demonstrations of light and electron microscopes, and sophisticated 3D imaging software. Learn how you will have access to the CMRF’s world-class microscopes and techniques.
Medicine Medical Student 101 Medical Education Research Facility (MERF)
Work alongside current medical students to learn what it takes to succeed in medical school by engaging in hands-on learning to understand the basics of performing physical examination skills.
Medicine Diagnosing a Patient Medical Education Research Facility (MERF)
Experience life as a medical student as you learn how to take a history, diagnose and treat a patient.
Carver College of Medicine Health Sciences Campus Tour 2189 Medical Education Research Facility (MERF)
Take a tour of the UI health sciences campus and explore classrooms, labs, clinical suites, and more. You will be exploring the Carver College of Medicine and the UI Hospitals and Clinics.
Nursing College of Nursing Simulation/Skills Demonstration Nursing Clinical Education Center - W417 General Hospital (GH)
Explore the College of Nursing’s state of the art Clinical Education Center and have the opportunity to see/experience working with some of the latest technologies used in nursing education.
Financial Aid Financial Aid & Scholarships W10 Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
Find out how Iowa is committed to helping you finance your education. Presenters will explain the range of financial options available to prospective Iowa students including scholarships, grants, loans and student jobs. More than 80% of Iowa students receive some sort of financial aid. You'll learn how the University of Iowa is affordable for you!
Pharmacy Pharmacy, Compounding and Lip Balm 115 Pharmacy Building (PHAR)
Learn about the process of attending Pharmacy School at the University of Iowa and at the same time experience some of the compounding our students do by making your own lip balm to take home!
Pre-Health Sciences Preparing for Health Science Studies and Careers at Iowa W290 Chemistry Building (CB)
Learn about the variety of pre-health programs the UI has to offer and what it takes to become a successful applicant for professional graduate programs in health sciences. An academic advisor who specializes in pre-health science areas at Iowa will discuss the possibilities for anyone interested in health sciences but not sure of which area. Current students will also be present to share their classroom, volunteering and research experiences.
Psychological and Brain Sciences Psychology: The Field That Connects to Everything 40 Schaeffer Hall (SH)
Find out about the breadth of opportunities you'll have as a UI Psychology student. Psychology is a "hub science", standing at the crossroads of many disciplines and careers. Prospective students will learn about the possibilities for them at Iowa to work on important medical and scientific research with professors.
Public Health Public Health and The Zombie Apocalypse C217 AB College of Public Health Building (CPHB)
Could you figure out the source of the disease that is causing people to turn into Zombies? Put your skills to the test and learn about how Epidemiology and Public Health keeps us all safe and healthy.
University Counseling Services Adjusting to College: Don't Forget Your Mental Health 337 Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Attending college is one of the first major life transitions for many young adults. This milestone can bring a range of emotions as students welcome new experiences, freedoms, and responsibilities. In this presentation, students will: 1) identify ways they can successfully adjust to college and 2) learn ways to manage their mental health while dealing with change
 

Lunch:
(select a specific lunch time during online registration, 11-12, 12-1, or 1-2:00 p.m.)
 

Catlett Market Place or Hillcrest Market Place
 

Ongoing Residence Hall Tours (11-1 p.m.) departing from:

 
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Student Services Fair

Hubbard Commons, Iowa Memorial Union

1:00 - 1:40 p.m. Session 4 Options/Various Tours: Choose 1  

View Session 4 Options - Session registration is first-come, first-served. Some may no longer be available

Major or Department Description Location
Academic Support and Retention Plan to EXCEL 335 Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Find out how to excel as a college student. Get information about behaviors of successful students and on-campus resources that help Hawkeyes find success. Be ready for a highly interactive session that challenges you to think and talk about reaching your potential at Iowa!
Admissions Campus Running Tour Departs from Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Join a 3.2-mile running tour of Iowa City and the University of Iowa campus. This comfortably paced (approximately 10-minute mile) run will include various stops along the route to show you the highlights of a Big Ten university located in one of the nation's top college towns. Access to showers and a towel service will be available after the tour.
Admissions Being First-Gen@Iowa 346, Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
About a quarter of University of Iowa undergraduates are from families in which the parents or legal guardians have not completed a bachelor’s degree. Because first-generation students may experience college differently than their peers, the University of Iowa is committed to fostering initiatives, creating pathways, and strengthening relationships that are critical for their success. During this panel discussion, current first-generation students will share how they learned to navigate college and provide valuable insight on what it's like to be a first-generation student at the University of Iowa. In addition, hear from faculty and staff about ways the University supports first-generation students and celebrates their many accomplishments.
Financial Aid Financial Aid & Scholarships W10, Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
Find out how Iowa is committed to helping you finance your education. Presenters will explain the range of financial options available to prospective Iowa students including scholarships, grants, loans, and student jobs. More than 80 percent of Iowa students receive some sort of financial aid. You'll learn how the University of Iowa is affordable for you!
Honors Honors Program Workshop Blank Honors Center (BHC)
During this mini-workshop, the Honors' Director of Scholar Development will share a fun, productive way to take the experiences, ideas, and things you were obsessed with growing up and turn them into a better understanding who you are, where you came from, and what you value. You will move beyond the trap of what you think other people want and learn how to write an essay that is both true and representative of you!
Law Trial Objections 285 Boyd Law Buidling (BLB)
Beyond the Big Screen: Most people are familiar with the idea of trial objections from movies and legal dramas. But what is the point of these objections? When can they be made? And how are judges supposed to rule on them? This session will introduce students to the legal principles behind trial objections, as well as the actual rules of evidence that underlie some of the better known objections.
Military and Veteran Services Exploring the Veteran Experience at Iowa 343 Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
During this session you will have the opportunity to experience the University of Iowa from the Veteran's prospective. It will focus on addressing the specific concerns of in-coming Veteran students and their families.
University Counseling Services Adjusting to College: Don't Forget Your Mental Health 337 Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Attending college is one of the first major life transitions for many young adults. This milestone can bring a range of emotions as students welcome new experiences, freedoms, and responsibilities. In this presentation, students will: 1) identify ways they can successfully adjust to college and 2) learn ways to manage their mental health while dealing with change
 

Lunch:
(select a specific lunch time during online registration, 11-12, 12-1, or 1-2:00 p.m.)
 

Catlett Market Place or Hillcrest Market Place
 

Ongoing Residence Hall Tours (11-1 p.m.) departing from:

 
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Experience the Excitement of Kinnick
Join us anytime between 2-3:30 PM to complete your You at UI experience with a trip to historic Kinnick Stadium. You'll join Herky, the Iowa Pep Band and the Iowa Spirit Squad inside the home of the Iowa Hawkeyes.
Kinnick Stadium (enter at Gate B)