alternative spring break

scooping mulch in dallas during alternative spring break trip

UI students serve others over spring break

Hawkeye Service Teams expand reach in 2017, visiting 12 US communities
This year, 200 Hawkeyes used their spring break to volunteer in 12 communities across the U.S., packing medical supplies in Atlanta, helping at a community garden in Denver, making breakfasts at an HIV/AIDS service organization in Dallas, and assisting at a Milwaukee homeless shelter. See how you can get involved.
Dancing during Power Hour

Six things to do this spring

Don't miss these landmark moments on the UI campus this semester
The University of Iowa’s spring semester promises to be eventful. Make sure to add these six events to your calendar!
A group of students stand in front of an "I Love Memphis" sign.

More students participate in UI Alternative Spring Break program

UI among national leaders in requiring common academic course for credit as part of experience
More than 120 University of Iowa students participated in Alternative Spring Break trips, making the UI one of only a few such programs in the country that requires students to participate in a common academic course for credit as part of the experience.
Kraig Paulsen meets with law students

Behind the Capitol scenes

Law students spend spring break seeing the legislative and judicial process up close
University of Iowa law students are spending their spring break this week in Des Moines with leaders from the Iowa legislature, governor’s office, and judiciary to see how state government works up close.

Daily Iowan UI plans alternative spring break to help those with HIV, AIDS

For many students, spring break means sun bathing and spending time with friends. For 15 students at the UI, this spring break will mean rolling up their sleeves and making a difference through a public health trip where they will work with people with HIV and AIDS.

Smiles abound on the playground as Ariel Ferguson and the kids hit the slides on a sunny day.

Where dreams take root

UI students interact with, inspire youth in Chicago public schools
While some UI students were planting trees in Costa Rica to create a more sustainable future, other students were planting college dreams with elementary students in Chicago over spring break.