Find updates for Veterans and Military-Connected students related to COVID-19, virtual instruction, and IVETS here. 

Chat with IVETS

Click here to chat with an IVETS team member on Zoom. 

Available 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

GI Bill Updates

Wonder how the move to virtual instruction affects your GI Bill? We will post any updates here. For now, no news is good news. Email registrar-vets-office@uiowa.edu with benefits related questions. 

Virtual Tutoring

Writing Center Tutoring for Military-Connected Students

Have writing this semester? The University of Iowa Writing Center has set aside the 1:30-3:30 p.m. time slot on Mondays for the military-connected student population. Sign up here: https://uiowa.mywconline.com/

INSTRUCTIONS: Make an appointment the usual way, by clicking on an available time and filling out the form. A few minutes before the start time, log back into this schedule, click on your appointment (in yellow) and then click "START OR JOIN ONLINE CONSULTATION." Allow the program to access your camera and mic, if prompted. A new tab will open. You'll be able to see and talk to your tutor, and upload or copy and paste your paper to a shared screen.

Math Platoon

Starting March 30th, Math Platoon with carry on tutoring through Zoom. Tutoring will be available through May 7th.  

Monday meetings, 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/317816456

Thursday meetings, 2 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/564471278

Chemistry Platoon

Chemistry Platoon is canceled for the second half of the Spring 2020 semester. Help is available through Supplemental Instruction for General Chemistry I and II. Find the information for General Chemistry I here and help with General Chemistry II here

 

Food Concerns? 

From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. families can drive or walk to the following locations to pick up both lunch and breakfast for the following day for kids and teens under the age of 18. The meals are free for any students, no verification is required.

Participating schools include: City High School, West High School, North Central Junior High, Northwest Junior High School, Twain Elementary School, Hills Elementary School, Grant Wood Elementary School

Participating Mobile Home parks:  Breckenridge, Cole/Thatcher, Lakeridge, and Regency. 

The food pantries of Johnson County are also delivering food to those without access to other resources. Residents in the county can call 319-519-6165 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to request food delivery. That delivery will usually happen within 48 hours. Residents will receive pre-packed bags of food on what is available at the time.

To find places to receive meals in your area, check out this interactive map. 

Looking for ways to help? 

Make and Donate Masks to Health Professionals

If you sew and are able to make masks you may call your local Joann’s Fabrics. They have precut the masks for you to sew. You can take as many as you like; they’ll carry it all to your car. When finished you drop them off and they’ll take them to the hospital for you.

They are supplying the material and the elastic. Everything is precut. You just pick it up, sew it, and drop it back off.

Donate & Drop Off Food for Those in Need

The food pantries of Johnson County are offering grocery delivery to those in need. 

You can donate to food to local pantries to help those without access to other resources. You can also volunteer to help deliver food. Contact any of the following pantries to discuss how to donate food or your time: 
CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank 
Coralville Community Food Pantry 
IC Compassion
North Liberty Community Pantry ​

COVID-19 Updates Related to Financial Aid  

https://financialaid.uiowa.edu/resources/covid19