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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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

Veteran Law Student

Current Students

Resources, Benefits, and more!

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

Current Student Info

 

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Future Students

Thinking about joining the Hawkeye family? Are you 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 benefits, information, and resources available whether you are a Veteran working at IOWA, or a Faculty and Staff member working with IOWA Veterans and Military Community members. 

Faculty and Staff Info

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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Military and Veteran Student Services

MVSS

MVSS has joined forces with VETS to form the new IVETS unit.

Learn more about IVETS

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Veteran Education Transition Services

VETS

VETS has joined forces with MVSS to form the new IVETS unit.

Learn more about IVETS

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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

UIVA Weekly Meeting

Monday, January 27, 2020, 4:30pm to 5:00pm

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

UIVA Weekly Meeting

Monday, February 3, 2020, 4:30pm to 5:00pm

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

UIVA Weekly Meeting

Monday, February 10, 2020, 4:30pm to 5:00pm

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

UIVA Weekly Meeting

Monday, February 17, 2020, 4:30pm to 5:00pm

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

Veteran & Employer Morning Meet-up

Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 10:00am to 11:00am

Join us for breakfast, practice networking, and meet with a small group of veteran-friendly employers for seeking out internships and full-time jobs prior to the Job & Internship Fair. This event is for UI veterans regardless of major and year in school. It is FREE to attend.