Peace Corps at the University of Iowa

Since 1961, more than 720 UI alums and 2388 Iowans have served as Peace Corps Volunteers using their skills around the world to serve others in peace and friendship.

Take a look at where UI alumni are currently serving abroad through Peace Corps:

UI Peace Corps Representative

Meredith Mahy Gall provides Peace Corps information and application assistance to students and community members during the academic year. Meredith hosts Peace Corps information sessions and applications workshops, attends career fairs, and shares her experience as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Botswana. You can also meet with Meredith during her walk-in office hours and by appointment. In addition, she is available to speak to classes, clubs, and organizations about Peace Corps opportunities.

UI Peace CorpsContact Information:

International Programs
1111 University Capitol Centre
Iowa City, IA 52242

To learn about opportunities for you in the Peace Corps:

  • Visit
  • Attend a Peace Corps Information Session and other Peace Corps events. Click here for a full listing of events
  • Meet with the UI Peace Corps Representative during her walk-in hours or by appointment
  • Become a fan at to stay up to date with the latest UI Peace Corps news or join the UI Peace Corps email list by emailing
UI alum Farfum Ladroma having some after-school fun in Tonga, where he served as a Peace Corps volunteer from 2009-2011

UI alum Farfum Ladroma having some after-school fun in Tonga,
where he served as a Peace Corps volunteer from 2009-2011.



The UI Peace Corps Office will be closed for the summer from May 17 - August 11. Please contact Ryan Cairns (contact info below) during this time.

UI Peace Corps Walk-In Hours

Tuesdays and Wednesdays 1-3pm or email to set up an appointment.

 For a full listing of UI Peace Corps Events, see our Facebook Page

RPCVSClick here to learn how you can become involved with the local RPCV community and recruiting events at UI

Not located in the Iowa City area? Please contact: Ryan Cairns, Peace Corps Field-Based Recruiter in the Des Moines/Ames area at 515-441-0092 or or the Midwest Region Recruitment Office at