University Resources

Academic deadlines, five-year academic calendar, religious holidays/interfaith calendar. View here.

  • Preparation & formatting your thesis.
  • Submitting your thesis, obtaining copies, and costs.
  • Public accessibility of your work.
  • Information and support.

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  • Eligibility and Instructions
  • Example Eligibility Fellowship
  • Payment timeline and Information
  • FAQs

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  • Internal Fellowships and Awards
  • Employment Committee and Assistantships
  • Grad Student Employment Agreement
  • External Grants and Fellowships

Learn more here.

At-A-Glance Checklist

  1. Apply for Degree (Graduation) on MyUI
  2. Register for Commencement if you wish to participate in commencement
  3. Important Deadlines
  4. Complete Survey of Earned Doctorates - Ph.D. students only
  5. Complete the Graduate College Ph.D. Exit Survey (emailed directly to degree candidates, Ph.D. students only)

Learn more here.

Connecting you with key services on campus

  • FAQs
  • Being Successful at Iowa
  • Finding Community at Iowa
  • Grad Students Who are Parents
  • Navigating Campus

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Giving a voice in the dialogue with university administration, opportunities for professional development, outreach, and social events.

  • Common Questions and Useful Resources 
  • Funding
  • Looking For a Quiet Place to Work?
  • Graduate Student Organizations

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Resources from the Graduate College offering students opportunities around eight core competencies—

  • Communication
  • Research and Publication
  • Diversity
  • Funding
  • Teaching
  • Leadership
  • Careers and Wellness

Learn more here.

This electronic guide is designed to assist all researchers (new and existing) as they navigate the complex research environment at the University of Iowa.

  1. What should I do before I start?
  2. Regulatory requirements
  3. Applying for Grants and Contracts
  4. Managing Awards
  5. Conducting Research Responsibility 
  6. Staff Hiring and Supervision
  7. Leaving or transferring Funds/ Specimens out of the University of Iowa. 

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In order to meet the institutional obligation to provide RCR training, The University of Iowa has developed a Responsible Conduct of Research Plan under the joint sponsorship and responsibility of the Graduate College and the Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development.

Learn more here.

  • The Academic Program
  • The Graduate Faculty 
  • Academic Grievance Procedure

Rules and regulations of the Graduate College. Learn more here.

Application process and requirements can be found here.

This page provides a guide to videos produced by the Employee Assistance ProgramFamily ServicesUI Health Care, and UI Wellness to support your health and well-being.

Browse videos or jump to these categories:

NutritionMindfulnessResilienceWell Me in 3

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