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Finals at IMU

During finals at the Iowa Memorial Union (IMU), the university offers a range of supportive events and activities to help students manage stress and stay refreshed. Highlights include free pancake breakfasts, therapy dog sessions, guided meditation, and various relaxation activities throughout the week​.

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BMindful Holy Days: Eid al-Adha (Islam)

Sunday, June 16 8:43pm to Monday, June 17, 2024 8:43pm
University of Iowa Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
BMindful is an initiative that seeks to meet the needs of diverse communities by providing event and conference planners with the dates of holy days of major religious faiths for five years into the future. By providing these dates in advance, BMindful seeks to help planners avoid those dates when scheduling events. BMindful does not include all religious holy days. It focuses on three major holy days for each faith—days when faith members may choose not to go to work or send their children to...
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Virtual Mindfulness Workshop

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 7:00pm to 8:15pm
Virtual
Intro to Mindfulness® is an evidence-based curriculum specifically designed for teaching mindfulness, meditation, and stress management to college students and other young adults. The Intro to Mindfulness program… Is taught in four weekly 75-minute classes (a brief model to accommodate busy student schedules) Is structured with daily homework of a mindfulness log and 10 minutes of mindfulness practice Is taught in small groups Register here: https://studentwellness.uiowa.edu/programs...
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Virtual Intuitive Eating Workshop

Wednesday, June 19, 2024 11:00am to 12:30pm
Virtual
Intuitive Eating is an approach that teaches you how to create a healthy relationship with your food, mind, and body. It is based on 10 basic principles that invite you to a world of satisfying eating and a sense of freedom from dieting. The four-week workshop is free for students and will provide education, activities, practice, and support to improve your food and body image awareness. Register for the spring workshop starting on Wednesday, June 12 at 11 a.m.
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Find a Campus Job

Working on campus helps students connect with students, faculty, and staff that might be outside of their field of study. Campus jobs can help students build portfolios and work skills to help them find jobs and succeed after graduation.

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Student Awards

On this site, you will find award descriptions, recipients, and nomination information pertaining to student awards. Browse some of our student-focused award nomination opportunities.

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Strategic Plan

The University of Iowa is dedicated to creating an inclusive environment for all of our students and to foster a place where students can succeed. The Division of Student Life has outlined a strategic plan for 2021-2026 to lead the Division into the future in more innovative ways.

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Iowa Grow

We created Iowa GROW (Guided Reflection on Work) in 2009 and have since implemented it across the Division of Student Life. Iowa GROW is our way of helping students connect what they learn in the classroom to experiences at work.

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Support the DSL

This fund provides unrestricted support for the Vice President for Student Life to support all departments and units across the division. This fund is utilized to support many priorities and initiatives across the division.

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DSL Departments

The Division of Student Life is comprised of 7 departments and 24 units

A world of possibilities

600 +

Student Organizations

31,000 +

Students enrolled in 2022

1,700 +

Events hosted annually