You at UI Schedule Travel & Lodging Parking & Shuttle

Welcome to the University of Iowa!

Check-in for You at UI is at the Iowa Memorial Union (IMU) Main Lounge. 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 for You at UI attendees in the Iowa Memorial Union (IMU) Ramp, North Campus Ramp, Main Library Lot (Lot 3), Recreation Center Lot #11, or Tower Place Ramp between 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
You will receive a free parking coupon upon check-in at the Iowa Memorial Union; this free parking coupon along with the parking ticket you receive when entering the parking ramp (or lot) are both required upon exit to receive free parking. This offer is not valid in other campus parking facilities.
There is also free parking at Kinnick Stadium (Lot 43) in the afternoon. No ticket is required.

Additional Parking

Several pay-to-park 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.

You at UI Cambus Shuttle Service

Special Cambus routes will be available for You at UI. Buses labeled "You at UI" will be shuttling campus visitors to and from session locations around campus.

Pentacrest - Health Science Campus (aka VA loop)
A stop at MERF - for all College of Medicine sessions and the College of Public Health
A stop at the VA Loop will be for College of Dentistry & College of Nursing.
Stops at Pentacrest NW (Jefferson and Madison), Pentacrest NE (Jefferson and Clinton), Pentacrest South (Washington and Capitol)

Pentacrest - West Campus (aka west dorm route)
A stop and Rienow – for west dorm tours, Hillcrest Lunch, all HHP sessions, College of Pharmacy
A stop at Slater – returning to Pentacrest, pick up location
A stop at Byington Road – for College of Law
Stops at Pentacrest NW (Jefferson and Madison), Pentacrest NE (Jefferson and Clinton), Pentacrest South (Washington and Capitol)

A more inclusive Interdorm Route from 12-3:30 will have stops west dorms, east dorms and mayflower continuous – this will be for Res Hall tours and lunches.

Travel Resources

Iowa City is about 300 miles from Chicago, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Omaha, and Kansas City.

Traveling by plane: Airports near campus include:

Traveling by bus: Call the Iowa City depot at 319-337-2127 for complete ground transportation options (ask about student discounts!). Transportation providers include: