The University of Iowa

Welcome to On Iowa!

On Iowa! Welcome class of 2026

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 their Hawkeye Welcome session on Sunday, January 15, 2023, 3:00-5:00PM in the International Ballroom (2nd Floor Ballroom), IMU. 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 an in-person Hawkeye Welcome, virtual and in-person late night programming, scavenger hunts, and more! 

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