Vision, Mission, and Core Values


The UIAA is the trusted resource for all loyal Hawkeyes who want to remain engaged with the University of Iowa community.

Our vision is to engage all alumni in the life of the university.

Our mission is to strengthen the university through alumni engagement.


  • Collaboration
    The association will develop strategic alliances.

  • Education
    The association supports the university's mission of teaching, research, and service, advancing a culture of lifelong learning among its alumni.

  • Excellence
    The association's communications, programs, and services will be of high quality, reflecting creative and innovative ways to serve our alumni and the university.

  • Inclusion
    The association welcomes all members, alumni, students, and friends of the university and will not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preference.

  • Integrity
    The association will manifest the highest standards of honesty, fairness, respect, and professional ethics.

  • Service
    The association will first and foremost serve alumni and their university.