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.

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.

Upcoming Events at the IMU

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UI Collegiate Recovery Program: Faculty & Staff Recovery Ally Training

Monday, April 3, 2023 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
The CRP is committed to reducing the stigma associated with recovery and substance use disorders. Many universities across the nation hold Recovery Ally trainings to address this need and train thousands of students, faculty and staff on this very important topic. The goals of this training include: Provide an overview of addiction and recovery Discuss the use of people first language Discuss empathy and cultivate skills to support students wanting to make changes to their substance use...

Black Youth Summit

Tuesday, April 4, 2023 8:00am to 3:30pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
We are advertising this event. TLC Credit: IS (T) If you have any questions, issues with registration, or would like to change your registration, please reach out to Anthony Haughton at  The Summit creates and supports collaborative groups of thought leaders and innovators to advance interdisciplinary collaboration in strategic areas, including well-being and mental health; arts and humanities; and diversity, equity, and inclusion. BYS is an opportunity for the...
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Celebration of Excellence and Achievement Among Women Celebration

Wednesday, April 5, 2023 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Our annual celebration of the many outstanding contributions of women at the University of Iowa is back in person for 2023! Please join us for an inspiring afternoon as we honor and celebrate outstanding students, faculty and staff at the University of Iowa. All are welcome!
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