Student Life at the IMU

Center for Student Involvement & Leadership 

The Center for Student Involvement (CSIL) supports student organizations and services that enhance and enrich the college experience. Join one of over 500 student organizations to stay connected to campus, develop leadership skills, and enjoy being a student! More...

Events & entertainment

Concerts, movies, performances, lectures, comedy shows, and more -- the IMU hosts hundreds of events every year. Visit After Class for the latest event postings.

Study spaces

The IMU is the perfect place to get away and study, on your own or with a group. Open 24 hours during the academic year, the IMU has rooms, meeting tables, comfy chairs, food, coffee, and plenty of other amenities to help keep you on target. More...

IMU Welcome Center

Tickets for events, charger checkout, student organization pickup catering, information and referral -- the Welcome Center's got it.  More...

Dean of Students

The Office of the Dean of Students provides general assistance, advocacy, and support to students who are facing challenges. The Dean's office encourages responsible community conduct, educates the UI and Iowa City community, and implements disciplinary action in situations where violations of the Code of Student Life have occurred. More...

Student jobs

The IMU employs dozens of students in all kinds of positions, from stocking shelves to writing marketing plans. Having a student job ties into academic development and is an important part of the student experience. Visit our IMU Human Resources page for more information or find a job in the Division of Student Life here:

Student Organization Office Suite (SOOS)

The Student Organization Office Suite is home to student organizations, large and small. Some of the best student leaders put in hours and hours of time devoted to the work their student organization accomplishes. Some such examples are Homecoming, Campus Activities Board, Dance Marathon, SCOPE, and Fraternity and Sorority Life, just to name a few.

Student Legal Services

With two professional legal staff and specialization in student and housing issues, Student Legal Services provides 100% free legal advice to UI students. More...

Off-Campus Housing Service

The Off-Campus Housing Service website helps UI students find apartments, housing, or other living situations, as well as connect with potential roommates, buy/sell furniture, use message boards, and learn about issues related to living on their own. More...

Upcoming Events at the IMU

The Struggle for Worker Safety in Iowa’s Meatpacking Industry

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Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Iowa Memorial Union, 3rd Floor Conference Room TBA. 4pm – 5:30pm.

University of Iowa Grad Fair

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Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Congratulations to the University of Iowa Class of 2019!

Pick up your cap and gown at the spring 2019 Grad Fair!

Flash Photography will be onsite to take graduation and professional photos....

Environment & Sustainability Career Forum

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Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

The Environment & Sustainability Career Forum will involve networking with alums and local professionals working in various areas of Environmental Science, Geography, and Sustainability.

Statewide Educator Job Fair

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Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Students from across the state are welcome to attend our Statewide Educator Fair on Friday, March 29 from 9 am - 11 am.

Success, Not Excess Meetings

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Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Supporting Students Desiring a Change

Success, Not Excess provides a small, safe and supportive space for UI students wanting to make or considering changes in their alcohol or other drug use....

The Jakobsen Conference

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Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

For 21 years the Jakobsen Conference has highlighted the work of Graduate and Professional students giving them all an opportunity to present research and win awards in an interdisciplinary, relaxed...

Diversity Catalyst Awards

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Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Please join us at The University of Iowa Diversity Catalyst Awards ceremony on Wednesday, April 3, 2018, in the Second Floor Ballroom, Iowa Memorial Union.

Travel is Home

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Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

In April, the University of Iowa Japanese Program will host more than twenty scholars from around the world as part of an international conference, "Travel is Home," exploring travel and...

Misfitting Humanities Symposium: Comedian Nina G Performance and Q&A

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Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

On April 4-6, the 2019 Obermann Humanities Symposium, Misfitting: Disability Broadly Considered, will bring leading disability scholars from diverse disciplines to discuss the relevance and importance of disability to their respective fields....

Cup o' Justice Series

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Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

Honoring the rich tradition of activism at the University of Iowa and in the surrounding community, the Chief Diversity Office presents Cup o’ Justice, a year-long series of discussions designed...