MVSS Campus and Community Involvement

Campus and Community Involvement 

There are several ways to get involved on with the Hawkeye campus and the Iowa City community.

Hawkeye Distinguished Veteran Award


The Hawkeye Distinguished Veterans Award was established in 2015 to honor distinguished members of the armed forces who have demonstrated exceptional service to both the United States and their communities. Five veterans including one current University of Iowa student are selected annually for the award.

Distinguished qualities

Recipients of the Hawkeye Distinguished Veterans Award have demonstrated these upstanding qualities. 

  • A strong University of Iowa connection
  • Honorable service to our country
  • Military accomplishment or contributions
  • Service to the community

Award nomination process

If you believe someone you know, living or deceased, deserves to be nominated for this award, please fill out the following form.

Start a Nomination