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.


The quickest and easiest way to ensure a timely response is to email, which goes directly to several team members.  

Please direct inquires involving the UI Office of Campus Safety to Hayley Bruce, assistant director for strategic communication and external relations for campus safety.

Please direct inquiries involving University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics to its media relations team:

Inquiries involving the UI Department of Intercollegiate Athletics should be directed to Matt Weitzel, associate athletics director of strategic communications:

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.

Information about the university
Fast facts:

University of Iowa images are available for non-commercial download and use by the general public in the public gallery on Photoshelter. If you need assistance, please email

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