Top Ten Reasons to Be a UIAA Member

  1. Support Your University
    Alumni engagement is critical to the ongoing success of the University of Iowa—and to the value of an Iowa degree. “Engagement” can range from volunteering time, sharing positive news about UI events or achievements, or providing a potential student with insights about the university.

  2. Show Your Pride
    Membership in the University of Iowa Alumni Association is the perfect way to express pride in your alma mater! It shows you want an ongoing relationship with the institution that gave you a world-class education, incredible friends, and life-changing experiences.

  3. Be In the Know
    Aware that alumni are eager for news about their alma mater and their fellow graduates, the UIAA publishes Iowa Alumni Magazine and various electronic newsletters to help alumni stay in the know.

  4. Stay Connected
    Through its national network of IOWA Clubs, exclusive members-only events, and a range of outreach programs, the UIAA makes it easy to socialize with the best people in the world—Hawkeyes.

  5. Further Your Career
    The UIAA offers a range of seminars, networking opportunities, and career-themed events to help alumni get that first job or that big promotion. On campus, the UIAA made a $1 million gift to support the Pomerantz Career Center, which provides job-related advice and information for students and alumni.

  6. See the World
    UIAA members are eligible to travel with Iowa Voyagers, which takes alumni and friends to destinations across the country and around the world.

  7. Support Future Hawkeyes
    Each year, the UIAA and its network of IOWA Clubs fund scholarships for UI students.

  8. Celebrate the Best
    The UIAA’s Distinguished Alumni Awards honor and publicly celebrate some of the University’s most notable graduates, who make a difference in their communities, their career fields, and the world.

  9. Help Build a Community
    UIAA membership dues support programs and events for alumni across the country to help increase awareness of and pride in The University of Iowa.

  10. Save Money
    UIAA members enjoy valuable money-saving discounts on hotels, car rentals, insurance, and much more.