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It’s a big campus but our media relations team is ready to help. Here you’ll find frequent contacts, recent statements, key rankings and facts, as well as downloadable university photos and video.
General media requests
Additional campus contacts
Public records request
Many University of Iowa public records are online. To file a public records request, please find instructions and a submission form through the Office of Transparency.
Scheduling a studio interview or live network uplink
The Office of Strategic Communication can accommodate live HD video uplinks to national media utilizing the LTN Global service. This service is reserved for media interviews of Iowa faculty, staff, and students speaking about their research and/or area of expertise. Availability is scheduled on a case-by-case basis. Call 319-335-5741 to arrange a link.
For faculty and staff
Are you a faculty or staff member? We have information just for you.
Information for media professionals
Members of the media are encouraged to contact the Office of Strategic Communication before conducting interviews or filming on campus. The OSC team can make the newsgathering process easier by coordinating access to campus buildings and scheduling newsmakers.
As a state institution, journalists have access to public areas across the University of Iowa campus. However, you must receive permission and be accompanied by appropriate university faculty or staff member to enter a residence hall or classroom.
Explore our faculty experts list to find the ideal individual for your media request.
Our team provides background information on topics of current and continuing interest to members of the university community, alumni, the media and the general public. If you have question on the topics below, please contact our media relations team.
Key Issues and Statements
View our mission, vision, values, enrollment, and more.
See our institutional rankings, facts, and historical firsts.
Download public image galleries of campus life, buildings, administrators, and video b-roll.