President Trump signed an executive order Friday, January 27, that will impact visa processing abroad for international students and scholars, and will also impact some faculty, staff, and students traveling abroad. For the latest information on the impact of the executive order, visit our ISSS resource page.
On Sunday, January 29, the University of Iowa released this official statement:
"The University of Iowa has long recognized that a diverse and inclusive community is the foundation of a strong education. Each of you, regardless of your background or country of origin, is welcome in our community. You bring perspectives and experiences that, taken together, enrich the educational experience and prepare UI students to thrive in their lives and careers." - Downing Thomas, associate provost and dean of International Programs