University of Iowa

Schedule Highlights

Below are some of the featured events for new students during the entire On Iowa! program. Remember that this is simply an overview as there are over 100 other activities planned. The members of the Class of 2022 are expected to attend the core (*) elements scheduled between Friday, August 17-Sunday, August 19. (These elements will also be on your schedule that you receive at On Iowa! check-in.)

Tuesday, August 14

  • Optional activities
  • Hawkeye Spirit Night in the residence halls

Wednesday, August 15

  • On Iowa! check-in (bring your University ID) - only takes 10 minutes
  • Bed, Bath & Beyond Tent Sale
  • Optional activities
  • Late Night activities:
    • Yoga and Fitness Orientations
    • Movies
    • Game Night
    • Moving on to College: Shopping event at Target
  • and more...

Thursday, August 16

  • On Iowa! check-in (bring your University ID) - only takes 10 minutes
  • Bed, Bath & Beyond Tent Sale
  • Optional activities
  • College Open Houses
  • Late Night activities:
    • Trivia
    • Game Night
    • Late Night Bingo and Snacks
    • Yard Show (Stepping and strolling by NPHC's Divine Nine)
  • and more...

Friday, August 17

  • On Iowa! check-in (for students who haven’t already checked in)
  • On Iowa! small groups
  • Late Night activities:
    • Kickoff at Kinnick
    • Madness on Madison
    • Lip Sync Battle @ CRWC
    • Poetry Slam
  • and more...

Saturday, August 18

  • On Iowa! small groups
  • ENGAGE: explore campus clubs, organizations, as well as community services
  • Late Night activities:
    • Game Night
    • The Passport Showcase (featuring performance clubs)
    • Dance Marathon's After Dark DJ Party
  • and more...

Sunday, August 19

Monday, August 20

  • Classes begin