ASIST training in Houston, Texas!

February 12th, 2016

Houston area ASIST members got together for a training session on February 10 to review UI admissions information, campus updates and to discuss how to grow ASIST membership in the area.

A special thanks to Nancy G. for reaching out the Houston Iowa Club!

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Welcome UI Class of 2019!

February 10th, 2016

This year The University of Iowa welcomed the largest incoming class in school history! The class of 2019 came from all 50 states and 26 different countries.

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5 Reasons I’m thankful to be a HAWKEYE!

November 15th, 2013

With Thanksgiving right around the corner (where did the month of October go?!), it is a time to reflect on what we are thankful for. I wanted to spend this time to share my 5 top reasons why I am thankful to be a Hawkeye:

1. The camaraderie between Hawkeye alums and fans all over the country (and beyond) is amazing. Anyone else love wearing Hawkeye gear outside of Iowa City just to hear a … Read More

Happy Halloween Hawkeyes!

October 22nd, 2013

It has been an exciting fall in Admissions – ASIST members have already attended 60 college fairs in just September and October alone! We couldn’t do it without you, so thank you very much!

Everyone should have received a letter from me with some important updates – please let me know if you did not receive it. A couple important items from the letter:

  • Something exciting we are offering for the first time this upcoming
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On Iowa! Volunteers Needed

August 6th, 2013

Hello ASIST members!

The third annual On Iowa! first year student immersion program is scheduled for August 21-25 this year and we could use your help! If you aren’t familiar with On Iowa! it is an exciting program only for first year students to help integrate these new Hawkeyes into the University of Iowa culture – along the way they will meet friends, learn Iowa traditions, explore the campus and community and so much more! … Read More

Summer feels like it is almost over…

July 12th, 2013

Every year after July 4, I pretty much feel like school is about to start any day! It seems the summer just zooms by after the 4th. It’s definitely quiet on campus this time of year in Iowa City, but the Admission Visitors Center is still hosting many campus visitors – today we are seeing 160 campus visitors! Needless to say, the Admissions staff is all sporting our black and gold.

Katie Galbreath graduated and … Read More

Good-bye from ASIST Student Coordinator

May 20th, 2013


It seems like just yesterday (or July 2011) that I was beginning to send out mass-college fair S.O.S. invitations and now, as of Saturday, I will be graduating the University of Iowa with a Communications degree and becoming an ASIST member myself! Time flies!

I just wanted to thank you all so much for all of your cooperation and hard work over the past two years with helping us recruit current & potential Hawkeyes … Read More

University of Iowa is a ‘Best Buy’ for 2013

March 11th, 2013

For the eighth straight year, the University of Iowa has been designated a “Best Buy” in the Fiske Guide to Colleges.

The University of Iowa is one of only 20 public universities from the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada on the list and one of three Big Ten schools included along with Indiana University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

The creation of a former New York Times education editor, the Fiske Guide has been … Read More

Undergraduate Major Change in Tippie College of Business

January 16th, 2013

The Management Information Systems (MIS) major in the Tippie College of Business will change to Business Analytics & Information Systems (BAIS) effective Fall 2013.  The new major will consist of three required courses (9 sh), one of two tracks (9 sh), and one elective (3 sh) for a total of 21 semester hours. The two tracks are 1) Business Analytics and 2) Information Systems.… Read More

New UI Scholarship Commitment

October 31st, 2012

A new University of Iowa program to bolster student scholarship support for Iowa resident undergraduates is the cornerstone of $260 million in student success initiatives underway at the university.

The program, Golden Pledge: A Presidential Partnership for Student Success, will match the payout from new, privately funded endowed scholarships of $100,000 or more.  It will dramatically enhance the more than $154 million in endowed scholarship support already raised by the University of Foundation in its … Read More