The University of Iowa

Faculty Handbook: Other University Resources

  • Campus Police - Campus based law-enforcement agency with jurisdiction over all 2000 acres of University property
  • Dual Career Network - A resource to assist new faculty and staff spouses/partners in locating employment opportunities.
  • Employee Assistance Program - A confidential, voluntary employee assistance program available to University of Iowa faculty and staff who have a permanent full- or part-time appointment, and to their family members.
  • Family Services - Provides valuable links to programs and services addressing family care and child care providers.
  • Learning and Development Award Programs - UI Learning & Development offers fee assistance for professional development.
  • Libraries - The largest library system in Iowa and the 14th largest among the nation's research libraries.
  • Medical Museum - Through temporary and traveling exhibitions of photographs, artifacts, and hands-on activities, visitors can experience the structure and functions of the human body and learn about some of the most common diseases and injuries.
  • MyQuickCoach online learning - Provides "out of the classroom" learning opportunities to UI staff and faculty through online computer training.
  • Off-Campus Housing - Free service provides listings of current or soon-to-be available rental housing in the Iowa City area.
  • Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity - Strives to foster a welcoming and collaborative climate where individual ideas and contributions are acknowledged, respected, and valued.
  • Office of the Ombudsperson - Offers informal dispute resolution for faculty, staff, and students.
  • Parking and Transportation Department - Provides parking lot assignments for faculty and staff.
  • Tuition Assistance Program - Allows eligible faculty and staff to apply for financial assistance to help defray the cost of tuition (excluding other fees) for one college credit course (up to four semester hours).
  • University Book Store - Located on the main floor of the Iowa Memorial Union.
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics - One of the best hospitals in the United States—is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center.
  • University of Iowa News Services - gathers, organizes and disseminates news and information about the University, its faculty, staff and students to news media.