The University of Iowa

Faculty Handbook

The Faculty Handbook contains information about the university and the surrounding community. It should not be viewed as a complete guide to academics, research, and other services. It is intended as a reference guide to orient faculty to the university and also direct faculty to more detailed sources of information such as:

For additional information, please contact your department, college, or the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost. Your Collegiate Faculty HR representative can also assist you with HR-related questions, or find the faculty information section on your college's web site


Old Capitol

University Mission
& Goals

Aspiration, Mission, and Goals for the University of Iowa

Dr. Julia Oliver Rajan speaking with student

Teaching Resources

List of resources for teaching


Hancher on a fall afternoon

Work/Life Resources

Build a Career | Build a Life resources for work/life balance

Old Capitol in the Sunset

University Organization
& Governance

Organizational Charts and Shared Governance

Dr. Dale Abel in the lab

Research Resources

List of resources for funding opportunities and research


international flag on display on walking bridge

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Commitment, resources, and training opportunities

Old Capitol looking toward sunset

& Procedures

Selected faculty-related policies and procedures

Rural Pharmacy Program

Service Resources

Shared governance, organizations, committees


River view at dusk

Faculty Benefits Guide

Insurance, leave, flexible spending accounts, retirement, wellness