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Providing support amid a pandemic

Suddenly unemployed and without access to a lab, Tania Tapia wondered how she would complete her chemistry degree.

The University of Iowa senior prev...

PFN Episode 10: Iowa City in the Summer

Iowa City in the summer time is an experience that many students stay to enjoy! On this episode of the Parent Family Network, we sit down with Joe Rei...

COVID-19 Campus Update

Please see these important COVID-19-related updates as they pertain to upcoming academic dates, the student emergency fund, and drive-up wi-fi.

PFN Episode 9: Academic Support Resources

Final exams are approaching and with one semester under their belt, students might be wondering about good campus resources to help support their acad...

2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

The University of Iowa is monitoring reports and recommendations regarding the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) from national and regional health age...

Let's Talk, Hawks!

Let's Talk, Hawks! is a drop-in consultation service offered by the University Counseling Service (UCS) at various campus locations.  It provides you ...

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