We are committed to providing a world-class educational experience for our students during this challenging time. 

The university will continue to monitor local and national developments and rely on guidance from the Board of Regents, State of Iowa; the Iowa and Johnson County departments of public health (IDPH, JCPH); the Big Ten Conference; and the CDC.

Academic Experience

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The University of Iowa returned to an on-campus, face-to-face residential experience this academic year.

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Ventilation and filtration systems have been updated to lower the risk of exposure to COVID-19. Classrooms are the priority.

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University classrooms continue to utilize additional cameras and audiovisual equipment to enhance the educational experience and support virtual learning, if needed.

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Be respectful. Face masks are encouraged, but not required.

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The UI continues to follow CDC recommended cleaning procedures.

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All Market Places returned to a self-service mode of service for all customers. Both in-person and to-go dining options are available for students.

More information

Read the full Fall 2021 Plan for more details on the campus experience this fall.

Student support

Student Health

Student Health is available for appointments and consultations.

University Counseling

If you need support managing the impact of COVID-19, we're here to help.

Student Disability Services

SDS facilitates academic accommodations and services for students with disabilities to ensure everyone has equal access to course materials and activities.

Cultural Centers

The centers will follow public health and university guidance regarding density, protective equipment, large gatherings, and social distancing.