Effective immediately, the physical locations of the IVETS offices, including the computer lab and student lounge, are closed until further notice. Our team is available via email Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at ui-ivets@uiowa.edu and registrar-vets-office@uiowa.edu.
For the latest on UI's response to COVID-19, visit https://coronavirus.uiowa.edu.

The task which lies ahead is adventure as well as duty, and I am anxious to get at it.

 Nile Kinnick - 1943

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Donations to the Military and Veteran Initiatives Fund will go to support resources and activities across campus that assist Veterans, current military service members, and military-connected families at the University of Iowa.

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IOWA is home to more than 2,260 veterans, dependents, and active duty military members and is a 2019 - 20 Military Friendly School.  

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Military Friendly School 2019-20
Military Friendly School 2019-20

Have a question? Looking for help? Wondering where we are on campus? Full list of campus contacts below.

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Students, Faculty, and Staff

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Current Students

Resources, benefits, and more!

If you are currently a student Veteran or military-connected student at IOWA there are many benefits and resources on and near campus available for you! 

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Future Students

Thinking about joining the Hawkeye family? Are you, your spouse, or a parent a current or former member of the military?

See why IOWA might be right for you!

Future Student Info

 

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Faculty and Staff

Working with students in the Veteran and Military Community? Are you a Veteran working or teaching at IOWA?

IOWA has information, and resources available for Faculty and Staff members working with IOWA Veterans and Military Community members. 

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Our Offices

Air Force ROTC Formation

Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC)

Welcome to the University of Iowa Air Force ROTC Detachment 255!

We are here to train, develop, and prepare cadets for their role in the United States Air Force.  At Det. 255 we balance everyday College Life with ROTC training.

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Army Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC)

How do student benefit from the Army ROTC?

Our cadets enjoy a full range of Army training and social experiences; including color guard activities at home football games, Ranger Challenge Team, the annual Military Dining-out, and our Homecoming activities – just to name a few.

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Iowa Veteran Education, Transition, and Support

IVETS

IVETS combines the former Military Veteran Student Services and Veteran Education Transition Support units as one team!

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University of Iowa Veterans Association

UIVA

The UIVA is a student organization geared toward providing opportunities for Veterans, Guard, and Reservists, as well as spouses and dependents that attend the University of Iowa.

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Featured News

Iowa Nebraska Ruck March 2019

B1G Football | Nebraska & Iowa Ruck March

Iowa City, IA ➡️ Lincoln, NE. Ahead of yesterday's Heroes Game, student veteran organizations from @uiowa and @UNLincoln rucked the game ball 𝟯𝟮𝟮 𝗺𝗶𝗹𝗲𝘀 in support of Veteran suicide awareness. 🙏🇺🇸 The annual march featured nearly 200 volunteers and spanned 10 days.

Posted by Big Ten Network on Saturday, November 30, 2019
Iowa Nebraska Ruck March

Ahead of yesterday's Heroes Game, student veteran organizations from @uiowa and @UNLincoln rucked the game ball 𝟯𝟮𝟮 𝗺𝗶𝗹𝗲𝘀 in support of Veteran suicide awareness. 🙏🇺🇸

The annual march featured nearly 200 volunteers and spanned 10 days.

Veteran and Military Community Events

[CANCELED] Chemistry Platoon

Wednesday, April 8, 2020, 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Taking a chemistry course at the University of Iowa? Chemistry Platoon can help! Professor Scott Daly, army veteran and assistant professor of Chemistry, leads a weekly chemistry tutorial during which experienced student veterans and military affiliated students tutor their peers.

Chemistry Platoon

[CANCELED] Math Platoon - Thursday Meetings

Thursday, April 9, 2020, 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Math Platoon  Free Math Tutoring for Veterans and Military-Connected Students Led by Dr. Coleen Mitchell, Professor, Department of Mathematics Spring 2020 Schedule Mondays: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Thursdays: 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Math Platoon - Thursday Meetings

[CANCELED] Math Platoon - Monday Meetings

Monday, April 13, 2020, 11:30am to 1:00pm

Math Platoon  Free Math Tutoring for Veterans and Military-Connected Students Led by Dr. Coleen Mitchell, Professor, Department of Mathematics Spring 2020 Schedule Mondays: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Thursdays: 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Math Platoon - Monday Meetings

[CANCELED] IVETS Writing Tutoring

Monday, April 13, 2020, 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Get free writing tutoring this spring in the IVETS computer lab!  Every Monday from 1:30-3:30 in 3702 UCC, a writing tutor from the university Writing Center will be available for tutoring appointments. Bring in anything from an assignment sheet to a nearly-final draft of whatever you are writing, school-related or otherwise. Please make a 30-60 minute appointment online to guarantee your spot. You can make an appointment up to a week in advance.  These appointments are with Katrina (labeled …

IVETS Writing Tutoring

[CANCELED] UIVA Weekly Meeting

Monday, April 13, 2020, 4:30pm to 5:00pm

Weekly meeting to discuss ongoing business with the Veterans Association. All are welcome