Mission Statement

The mission of the Iowa Memorial Union is to develop leaders, create connections, and build community.

About the Iowa Memorial Union

Since 1923, the Iowa Memorial Union (IMU) has been at the center of campus life at the University of Iowa. Thousands of students, faculty, and staff visit the IMU every day. At the IMU students meet up, study, join student organizations, attend events, concerts, and lectures, and more.  Hundreds of student activities and organizations are facilitated by the IMU's Center for Student Involvement & Leadership.

Iowa Hawk Shop

The Iowa Hawk Shop is the official University of Iowa source for textbooks, clothing, gifts, and more. Visit the site. 

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Contact the IMU

125 N. Madison Street 
Iowa CityIA 52242

319-353-4IMU (4468)


IMU Event Services

The IMU provides event planning, catering, an attached hotel, and a variety of venues in one convenient location.

Student Legal Services

Student Legal Service is staffed by licensed attorneys who provide free legal advice and low-cost representation to students on a variety of legal issues including tenants’ rights and criminal law.

Key Statistics


Events in the IMU.


Estimated number of guests at the Iowa House Hotel.