Administrative Services

Campus Address
121-10 USB
Mailing Address

121 University Services Building, Suite 10
Iowa City, IA 52242-1911
United States

The UHR Welcome Center is open 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday through Friday.

Get to Know Iowa Gems

The Discover Your University initiative helps Iowa faculty and staff—individually or as teams—explore things that make our campus great. Learn research initiatives, academic programs, arts and recreation, museums, history, and more.

See Highlights from Visit Days

Aerial view of Old Capitol at sunset

What is Discover Your University?

Discover Your University helps Iowa faculty and staff discover great things happening around campus.

The program offers sponsored visits to various campus sites during normal working hours, providing opportunities to learn about innovative programs like the National Advanced Driving Simulator, the Iowa Technology Institute, Hancher, University of Iowa Health Care, Pentacrest Museums, and more.

Discover Your University lets individuals and teams experience the breadth of incredible work going on at the university and discover something new, surprising, or inspiring. You'll also earn liveWELL Points for participating.

The program launched in fall 2022. Future plans are pending—check back for info about additional visit days.

All Faculty and Staff Welcome

Discover Your University is open to all Iowa faculty and staff. Faculty and staff—individually or as teams—can take part in up to two visit events (on the same day or on different days) each year.

Iowa's Educational Opportunities policy encourages participation in educational and developmental programs like Know Your University. In addition, the Volunteer Time Release policy supports activities that enhance community engagement.

Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to common questions about Know Your University—eligibility, schedules, registration, and more.

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Previous Visit Days

See what a Discover Your University visit day is all about—review event lineups, media, and highlights from previous visit days.

See Previous Visit Days