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Life in Iowa is a program designed to assist international students in adjusting to life and the academic system here at the University of Iowa. It includes cultural events and academic sessions, as well as career series. During Spring 2021, a monthly update of the events will be provided. 

summer 2021 Schedule

*All times on schedule are U.S. Central Time.


6/04 (Friday): Virtual Watch Part: "Home:, 6:30-8:15 P.M.
Join Life in Iowa in a virtual watch party of the movie “Home” to kick off our summer program.

Register for June 4

6/15 (Tuesday): How to Nail an Interview (In person & Online), 6:00 - 7:00 P.M.  

View june 15 recording

6/22 (Tuesday): Time Management and Motivation Building, University Counseling Service, 6:00 - 7:00 P.M.  

View June 22 recording


7/09 (Friday): Hang out with us, 6:30-7:30 P.M.

Register for July 9

7/20 (Tuesday): Culture Shock and Reverse Culture Shock, University Counseling Service, 6:00 - 7:00 P.M. 

Register for July 20

7/29 (Thursday): How to Networking Professionally, 6:00 - 7:00 P.M.

Register for July 29 


8/10 (Tuesday): How to Manage Cultural Shock and Acculturation Stress, University Counseling Service, 6:00 - 7:00 P.M. 

Register for August 10

8/20 (Friday): Welcoming new students, 6:30 - 7:30 P.M. 

Register for August 20


For more information about these events, email

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Rudia W. Kihura in advance at 319-335-0335.