Office of Strategic Communication staff are ready to help connect media with University of Iowa sources, provide information about administrative and academic matters, and share the university's story.

Media inquiries:
Media relations main line: 319-384-0019
Photo requests:

For a list of contacts by coverage area, click here.

Members of the media are encouraged to contact the Office of Strategic Communication before conducting interviews or filming footage. The OSC team can make the newsgathering process easier by providing access to campus buildings and newsmakers.

As a state institution, journalists have access to public areas across the University of Iowa campus. However, you must contact our office before entering residence halls or classrooms unless a specific faculty member has granted permission to visit their classroom.

Campus news
Please visit for the latest news about the University of Iowa.

Members of the press can access and download images taken by University of Iowa photographers on Flickr. All photos must be properly attributed to the photographer.

Public information
To submit a public records request, please visit

Schedule a studio interview
OSC can accommodate requests for live, on-camera studio interviews, which are reserved for UI experts. We utilize the LTN Global service. Availability is scheduled on a case-by-case basis. 

To submit a request, please email