Within the over 600 student organizations at Iowa, there are more than 100 multicultural student organizations that provide educational programming, support services, and identity-empowering experiences to the campus community.
Several offices on campus facilitate and support multicultural and international students throughout the academic year to enhance cultural, social, and academic experiences including but not limited to Multicultural & International Student Support & Engagement, International Programs, Center for Diversity and Enrichment, and Engagement Advising (Office of Student Engagement and Campus Programs).
These offices provide many opportunities to get involved in events and attend programming that supports your belonging and inclusion to the Hawkeye community.
Activities include the annual celebration month, week, and on-going series programming such as but not limited to: Community of Color, Black Excellence Week, Latinx/a/o Heritage Month, Indigenous Peoples Day, LGBTQ+ History Month, International Education Week, Native American Heritage Month, Black in Business Series, Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration of Human Rights Week, Black History Month, Women’s Summit, LGBTQ+ Pride Week, Native American Powwow, Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and the Bridging Domestic and Global Diversity (or Bridge) Program.
How to Get Involved
Attend an event that excites your curiosity.
- Start with events posted on the After Class website.
Join one of the multicultural and international-based student organizations.
- Check out the student organization listings.
Come hangout and visit any of the UI Cultural Centers.
- Afro-American Cultural Center (Afro House)
- Latino Native American Cultural Center (LNACC)
- Asian Pacific American Cultural Center (APACC)
- Pride Alliance Center (Pride House)