Family Services

Campus Address
121-50 USB
Mailing Address

121 University Services Building, Suite 50
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States

Welcome to the University of Iowa Family Services. As a member of the UI community, we strive to support you through all stages of your employment journey, whether you recently welcomed a new child, are caring for aging parents, or are a student-parent in need of child care resources.

We want to create a community where faculty, staff, and students can flourish and count on support when and where they need it most.

Financial Well-Being

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The University of Iowa partners with the Horizons Financial Wellness Center to provide employees resources and assistance on topics such as housing, budgeting and cash flow, credit, debt management, savings, and student loan repayments. UI employees can meet with a Horizons financial expert for up to three one-on-one financial coaching sessions at no cost.

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Horizons offers UI employees these services:

  • Up to three one-on-one coaching sessions with a financial expert to discuss money management concerns. 
  • A wide variety of classes and support through their programs, many at reduced fees or free.  
  • An email support program. Email to get assistance with your financial plan and connect to local resources. 
  • Information on student loan repayment and student loan forgiveness.

Contact Horizons at: or 319-398-3943.

Learn more about our financial well-being programs and services

Upcoming Events

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4th Annual BioBlitz at the Ashton Prairie Living Laboratory

Saturday, July 13, 2024 9:00am to 12:00pm
Ashton Cross Country Course
Join researchers in collecting, observing, and recording biodiversity at the Ashton Prairie Living Laboratory in our 4th Annual BioBlitz. Your findings will inform a major research project and will contribute to the fourth data point in a multi-year documentation of how diversity changes at this site over time. Collections will be housed with the UI Museum of Natural History. Registration is required + free. Sign up link is here: