The University of Iowa is one of 68 schools in the country that has been selected as a Special Olympics Unified Champion School® for the class of 2021, thanks to the collaboration of the Recreational Services intramural sports program, the UI Special Olympics student organization, and Special Olympics Iowa.
Previously housed in the basement of Burge Residence Hall, the office of Student Disability Services has moved to a new location as of fall 2021: 141 University Capitol Centre. This move, initiated by the advocacy of the UI Students for Disability Advocacy and Awareness (UISDAA) organization, was made possible following the efforts of a committee consisting of UI administrators, staff, UISDAA members, and students in 2018-19.
Following the cancellation of all youth camp programming in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Recreational Services is pleased to again be hosting Wildlife Camps this coming summer. The original Wildlife Camp program, hosted at the Macbride Nature Recreation Area, will be celebrating its 30th year in the wild, carrying on a long legacy of hands-on experiences that awaken awareness, nurture appreciation, and inspire action for all things wild.
The Student Life Development Fund: provides 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.