University College

Woman standing at front of class

Classroom Pass sits in on first-year seminar

1:30 p.m.: Inside Look at College Athletics, Carver-Hawkeye Arena
Sixteen students are seated around four tables in a spacious, light-soaked room at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, just steps from the entrance to the basketball court. They’re enrolled in a first-year seminar on college athletics that covers game-day production, facility management, marketing, and more.
A student meets with a member of the financial aid staff

Easing the college transition

MAP-Works survey complements UI focus on student success
Launched in 2012, the MAP-Works survey offers a new way to proactively address UI student concerns. It’s helping the university keep students enrolled, make education affordable, and enhance overall student success.
Students in a residence hall room.

A community to call home

Expanded programs open living-learning communities to all first-year students
In 2010, the UI set an ambitious goal—make living-learning communities available to all first-year students. Next fall, that idea becomes a reality.