The University of Iowa

UI's ability to communicate through WeChat now in question

September 21st, 2020

UPDATE on September 21, 2020:

A federal judge has temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's executive order banning WeChat downloads in the United States. More information here:

Communication shared with UI WeChat friends on September 18, 2020:

Dear UIOWA WeChat friends,

As you are aware, the University of Iowa's ability to communicate with you through WeChat as we have in the past is now in question.

However, we want to affirm our staunch support for our international students, their families, and our international community in general.

We are here to serve all Hawkeyes wherever you are, and we encourage you to contact us so that we may be of assistance in any way possible.

You can reach UI International Programs at this general email address:

You can reach International Student and Scholar Services at:

You will find answers to many of your questions at the International Programs website:

For more ways to connect with us, please check out this page:

We are here for you!

Your friends at the University of Iowa