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)

Incoming Exchange and Sponsored Students

This information is only for those participation in an official University of Iowa exchange program, or coming to the UI on the immigration document of an official third party sponsor (ex. Fulbright, IIE, Amidest, ISEP, etc.).

  • Information for Incoming Undergraduate Exchange Students
  • Information for Incoming Graduate and Professional Exchange Students
  • Information for Incoming Sponsored Students (those on another institution's immigration document, such as Fulbright, IIE, Amideast, etc.)