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-Arrival Webinar Series
The Pre-Arrival 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.

September 29 - Getting Started
October 13 - Housing & Travel
October 27 - Money Matters
November 10 - Health Insurance
December 1 - Academic Expectations

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