For Graduate Students

Coping with the Coronavirus Pandemic: Resources for Graduate Students

Graduate College Coronavirus FAQs: Information and policies on comps, MFA theses, thesis and dissertation defenses, advising, professional development, and other important topics.

Postdoc Emergency Fund: For postdocs experiencing financial loss or unexpected travel expenses.

Keep Teaching at Iowa: Support for transitioning from in-person to virtual instruction.

University Counseling Service: Provides well-being and mental health services and programs for all UI students.

Employee Assistance Program: Provides well-being services and programs for all UI employees, including graduate assistants.

Working Remotely: Resources, support, and tips for working remotely.

Keep Learning At Iowa: Information on how to prepare for and access online courses, and other resources for students.


CLAS and UI resources

As a comprehensive liberal arts college at the heart of a major research university, CLAS offers plentiful opportunities for interdisciplinary study and collaboration in research and creative production, as well as opportunities for developing teaching skills.

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) is the academic home of approximately 1,900 graduate students at the University of Iowa. As the largest of the 10 UI colleges offering advanced degrees through the Graduate College, CLAS supports cutting-edge research, scholarship, and creative work through nearly 50 graduate and professional degree programs in the arts, humanities, and sciences.

Graduate Students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly encouraged to take advantage of the research support and many opportunities for professional development offered by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Graduate College, International Programs, and the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies. See the links at left.