The University of Iowa

Welcome to On Iowa!

Spring Welcome

Get your start as a Hawkeye at the On Iowa! Spring Welcome- a spring welcome and University community immersion event where all new students will:

  • Make friends with new and returning students,
  • Discover Hawkeye traditions and what it means to be a University of Iowa student,
  • Prepare to excel in your classes,
  • Explore activities and student organizations, and
  • Commit to The IOWA Challenge!

New students are encouraged to attend one On Iowa! virtual Hawkeye Welcome session Sunday, January 24-Tuesday-January 26. For schedule details and session links, visit the On Iowa! Spring Welcome Schedule

On Iowa! Spring Welcome events will help you become familiar with the University of Iowa community and resources during the first week of classes. You’ll have opportunities to explore campus resources and the Iowa City community, think about your goals for the semester, and talk about what it means to thrive as a Hawkeye, both in-person and virtually.

During On Iowa! Spring Welcome, you can participate in a variety of activities—including a virtual Hawkeye Welcome, virtual late night programming, scavenger hunts, and more! 

Please note:
Your acceptance fee covers all costs of attending On Iowa! – there is no additional charge.