New Students

Welcome to the University of Iowa! You will find important information for incoming F-1/J-1 international students and their parents/family here. If you have any questions about pre-arrival or orientation, please email

(Note: Prospective international students seeking information about being admitted to and attending the UI should visit UI Admissions)


Pre-Departure Webinar Series
The Pre-Departure Webinar series aims to provide accurate and essential information for incoming international students prior to arrival at the University of Iowa. Learn more about the webinar series.

Friday, April 28 - Getting Started
Friday, May 19 - Money Matters
Friday, June 9 - Travel Arrangements & Move-in
Friday, June 30 - Academic Expectations
Friday, July 21 - Employment

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