Reserve a space for your occasion

From meetings and presentations to banquets and weddings, we've got you covered. The IMU offers the tech, customizable room layouts, and a welcoming, knowledgeable staff to make your next event a success.

Check out our Meetings and Events page to learn how we can help plan your next event.

Meetings and Events

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Banquet and ballroom spaces

Our banquet and ballroom spaces can accommodate everything from small groups to 1,200-seat lectures

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Outdoor and campus spaces

Outdoor spaces at the IMU and around campus are available for departmental and student organization events.

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Building community

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Food Pantry at Iowa

The Food Pantry at Iowa provides free nutritious food and basic necessities for University of Iowa students, faculty, and staff in need. Food accessibility and affordability is very important for college students to survive, maintain a healthy lifestyle, and to concentrate in classes.

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Clothing Closet

Each semester, a student can get free professional clothing to be used for interviews, jobs, class presentations, and more. Professional attire in good condition, including shoes and accessories, can be donated at the IMU House Hotel front desk any time during open hours.

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Upcoming Events at the IMU

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Charity Card Making

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 7:00am to 9:00am
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Join us for a heartwarming charity event hosted by the Campus Activities Board and Professional Business Fraternity Delta Sigma Pi, where we'll be creating handmade cards for A Moment of Magic. Taking place in the Hawkeye Room, this event offers an opportunity to spread joy and positivity through creativity, as we craft personalized cards to brighten the days of the reciepients.
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Craft your Calm

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 11:00am to 2:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Manage your stress by creating art and crafts on Wednesday, April 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in IMU River Room 1 & 2. Crafts include friendship bracelets, sensory jars, and more! This event is free and open to all UI students.
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The Vulgarity of Caste: Dalits, Sexuality, and Humanity in Modern India

Thursday, April 18, 2024 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
The South Asian Studies Program, an International Programs affinity group, the UI Department of Anthropology, and Grinnell College invite you to "Graphic Politics in Eastern India: Script and the Quest for Autonomy," a talk by Nishaant Choksi, on Thursday, April 13, from 10 - 11:15 a.m. (CDT), via Zoom.
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