More Than a Building

The Iowa Memorial Union is not only the birthplace of amazing student programs on campus, but it is also the home to additional services and resources provided by campus partners. See below for ways you can get involved.

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Fraternity & Sorority Life

Room 157 IMU

Fraternity and Sorority Life is rooted in creating an environment where students can belong, serve, lead, thrive, and succeed. These values are what drive FSL programs and activities on campus.

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Office of Student Engagement & Campus Programs

145 IMU

Join one of over 500 student organizations to stay connected to campus, develop leadership skills, and enjoy being a student!

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Office of Leadership, Service, & Civic Engagement

145 IMU

Our programs help students develop lifelong leadership skills, offer incredible experiential service-learning, and provides civic engagement opportunities to students both on and off-campus.

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Office of the Dean of Students

135 IMU

The Office of the Dean of Students provides key programs and services that support student success and is comprised of ten units.

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Multicultural & International Student Support & Engagement

152 IMU

Committed to supporting student success on the University of Iowa campus through planned activities at the five MISSE areas, annual diversity programs, and student organization events.

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Student Organization Office Suite

282 IMU

With a new lounge, student organizations and groups can meet on projects and truly get the ideas flowing.

Campus Programs

Throughout the year, student organizations plan hundreds of events and spend countless hours broadcasting over the airwaves. These student organizations offer a great opportunity for student leaders to build leadership and teamwork skills, provide quality entertainment to their peers, and obtain real-world experience that will help them in their future careers.

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SCOPE Productions

145 IMU

SCOPE is dedicated to bringing quality concerts and entertainment to the University of Iowa campus and Iowa City Community. Our aim is to consistently book emerging and big-name artists in a wide variety of genres at an affordable ticket price for students and the public.

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KRUI Radio

379 IMU

KRUI is the second largest student organization at the University of Iowa. KRUI employs students, both volunteer and paid, from a wide variety of backgrounds and majors. In addition to the educational aspect, students have the opportunity to meet people and develop interpersonal skills.

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Campus Activities Board

145 IMU

We provide a wide range of awesome activities for students every week throughout the year! Whether you're laughing yourself silly at one of our great comedy shows or on the edge of your seat watching one of our incredible weekend movie series.

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Student Video Productions

260A IMU

Housed in the IMU, our goal is to provide students of the University of Iowa with the resources to produce creative projects and offer job opportunities. From pre-production to post-production, our members collaborate to form content ranging from short films, music videos, and promotional material.

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Upcoming Events at the IMU

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Smash Weekly Tournament

Friday, September 22, 2023 5:00pm to 11:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
A weekly Smash tournament in the HawkeyEsports arcade! Entering is free and open to everyone, including non-students. Fun events and casual games are from 5pm-7pm and the tournament is from 7pm-11pm.
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Koru Mindfulness for College Students

Monday, September 25, 2023 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Koru Mindfulness® is an evidence-based curriculum specifically designed for teaching mindfulness, meditation, and stress management to college students and other young adults. The Koru Mindfulness program… is taught in four weekly 75-minute classes (a brief model to accommodate busy student schedules) is structured with daily homework of a mindfulness log and 10 minutes of mindfulness practice is taught in small groups Register here:
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McGranahan Lecture Jelani Cobb

Tuesday, September 26, 2023 7:30pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Historian and Peabody Award-winning journalist Jelani Cobb emerges as a clear voice in the fight for a better America. A PBS Frontline correspondent for two critically acclaimed documentaries, Cobb explores the complexities of race and inequality, while offering guidance and hope for the future. A longtime writer for The New Yorker, Cobb’s work is described as having the “rigor and depth of a professional historian with the alertness of a reporter, the liberal passion of an engaged public intellectual, and the literary flair of a fine writer.”
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