The University of Iowa was founded on February 25, 1847, 59 days after Iowa became a state. The first faculty offered instruction at the university in March 1855 to students in the Old Mechanics Building, situated where Seashore Hall is now. In September 1855, the student body numbered 124, of which 41 were women.
The Student Disability Services (SDS) at the University of Iowa strives to ensure a fair learning environment where students are able to succeed based on their own efforts and initiative. Our staff aspires the UI be a learning facility where students are unhampered in their academic pursuits by disadvantages associated with their particular disability.
Bloomington House is located on the East Campus, 1/2 block from Daum Hall. Bloomington House features four bedroom apartments.
Centerstone is located on the East Campus, across the street from Burge Hall. Centerstone is apartment living for upperclass honor students.
Hillcrest Hall is the largest of the West Campus residence halls with over 800 occupants.
The University of Iowa Libraries is the largest library system in Iowa and 9th in materials expenditures among U.S. public research libraries (ARL FY10 data). The University’s Main Library, Hardin Library for the Health Sciences, 5 branch libraries, and the Law Library contain more than 5 million volumes.
ITS provides the Ethernet data networks that connect the campus community.
Student Health & Wellness provides primary medical care for registered University of Iowa students--the same care you would receive from a healthcare provider in your hometown. We have physicians who are board certified in family medicine, physician assistants, psychiatrists and a gynecologist so that we can provide primary care for almost any health concern that may arise.
The University of Iowa Intramural Sports Program offers an extensive range of sport leagues, tournaments, and events for University of Iowa students, faculty and staff. Intramural Sports are designed for the competitive and experienced athlete, as well as those looking to participate in a fun activity or want to try a new sport.
With over 500 student organizations at the University of Iowa, it is helpful to recognize what type of organization you are interested in joining.
The University of Iowa is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.