Campus Diversity & Social Justice Resources
The Chief Diversity Office (CDO):
Within CDO you will find information on the Celebrating Cultural Diversity Festival, Culturally Intelligent Leadership, Cup O' Justice, LGBTQ Safe Zone Project, Project on Civic Reflection, CultureVision, Indigo Ink, the National Coalition Building Institute, Military and Veteran Student Services, and the Women's Leadership Initiative.
The Center for Diversity & Enrichment (CDE):
Within CDE you will find information for students on Advantage Iowa Scholars, Center for Diversity & Enrichment Graduation Reception, Iowa First Nations Summer Program, the CDE Mentoring Program, the School and Community Partnership Program, TRiO Upward Bound & Student Support Services, Black Youth Achieving Excellence: WindSTEP, Iowa Edge, Latino Youth Summit, Pen Pal Program, and VA/UI Collaborative Outreach Study.
Diversity at Iowa- Awards & Scholarships:
Here you will find information on numerous awards and scholarships available to students.
The Division of Student Life:
Within the Division of Student Life you will find the Center for Student Involvement & Leadership, Counseling Services, the Dean of Students Office, University Housing & Dining, the Iowa Memorial Union, Rape Victim Advocacy Program (RVAP), the Sexual Misconduct Response Coordinator, Student Disability Services, Student Health & Wellness, and the Women's Resource & Action Center.
The Cultural Centers:
The Center for Student Involvement & Leadership house four cultural centers on campus; the Afro-American Cultural Center (AACC), the Asian Pacific American Cultural Center (APACC), the Latino/Native American Cultural Center (LNACC), and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Resource Center (LGBTRC). Additionally, on this page you can find information about campus celebration months/weeks, Rainbow Graduation, the Celebrating Cultural Diversity Festival, and the Multicultural & International Student Summit.
Multicultural Greek Council:
The MGC is the newest and fastest growing governing body at Iowa, serving members of multicultural fraternities and sororities, including Latino/a, Asian, and LGBTQ chapters. Here you can find information about Alpha Kappa Delta Phi, Delta Lambda Phi, Delta Phi Lambda, Gamma Rho Lambda, Lambda Theta Nu, Pi Alpha Phi, Signma Lambda Beta, and Sigma Lambda Gamma.
Spring 2016 Themed Semester:
Just Living, the University of Iowa’s Spring 2016 Theme Semester on social justice, will explore values, beliefs, and positioning by examining our past and looking to our future. By understanding ourselves, our relationship to others, and the natural world, we can make intentional choices to connect with others. By choosing to be aware of where we come and where we are, we will engage more with individuals and our larger community.
Community Specific Resources
Below you will find information and resources for different identity groups. Click the link to learn more about services, cultural centers, scholarships, and organizations specifically for you!
African American/Black Community
Asian/Asian American Community
Community of Persons with Disabilities
Community of Veterans
Community of Women
First Generation Community
Native American Community
Campus Sustainability Resources
The Office of Sustainability:
Within the Office of Sustainability site you will find information on sustainable targets and initiatives at the university, courses, certificate programs, events, news articles and more!
Eco Hawk in the Halls Program:
This program is a joint venture between the Herky CARES Project and the Office of Sustainability. The goal of the program is to give students more information on sustainable practices, resources on campus, and be able to assess their residence hall room for energy and waste efficiency. Click the link to learn more about how you can participate and earn the title of an Eco Hawk in the Halls!
Sustainability Student Organziations:
Click the link to learn about the various student organizations on campus focused on sustainability.
RecycleMania is a friendly competition and benchmarking tool for college and university recycling programs to promote waste reduction activities to their campus communities. Over an 8-week period each spring, colleges across the United States and Canada report the amount of recycling and trash collected each week and are in turn ranked in various categories based on who recycles the most on a per capita basis, as well as which schools have the best recycling rate as a percentage of total waste and which schools generate the least amount of combined trash and recycling. Click the link to learn about the University of Iowa's participation and ranking.
How to Recycle on Campus:
This handy link will tell you everything you need to know about recycling with the single stream process at the University of Iowa. Click the link to find out more about what you can and cannot recycle.
Virtual Residence Hall Room:
Click the link to explore a virtual residence hall room that is committed to sustainable practices.
Traveling on Campus:
Learn more about the bus system, ride share, and biking on campus.
Climate Narrative Project:
The Climate Narrative Project is a special media arts initiative in the Office of Sustainability at the University of Iowa, designed to reach across academic disciplines and chronicle regenerative approaches to energy, food, agriculture, water and waste management, community planning and transportation. Selected Fellows work with Writer-in-Residence Jeff Biggers on semester-long investigative projects, using visual arts, film, radio, theatre, dance, spoken word and creative writing mediums. Each semester, fellows focus on a specific sustainability topic. The Climate Narrative Project is an investigative initiative: What accounts for the gap between science and action on climate change, and what can we do more effectively to communicate informed stories and galvanize action?
Iowa City/Coralville/North Liberty Resources
Iowa City/Coralville/North Liberty Resources coming soon!
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