Featured Resources

Iowa Legal Aid

Iowa Legal Aid provides free legal advice and representation on civil matters to low-income Iowans.

Hawkeye Meal Share

Hawkeye Meal Share is an initiative that gives students the opportunity to donate their unused guest meal swipes online to any undergraduate, graduate, or professional student in need at the University of Iowa.

University of Iowa Mobile Clinic

The University of Iowa Mobile Clinic is a student run organization that provides free point of care lab testing, education, flu vaccines, and basic healthcare to underserved populations in the Iowa City and surrounding areas.


211 is a free, comprehensive information and referral system linking Iowa residents to health and human service programs, community services, and more.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Fruits, vegetables and other healthy foods can help you and your family be healthy and productive. Sometimes these healthy foods are expensive, and families need extra help purchasing them.

Salvation Army - Food Services

The Food Shelf program will continue as a prepackaged food box. You can pick up the box of food at the soup kitchen door.

Campus Services

entrance to the food pantry in the iowa memorial union

Food Pantry at Iowa

The Food Pantry at Iowa provides free nutritious food and basic necessities for University of Iowa students, faculty, and staff in need. Food accessibility and affordability is very important for college students to survive, maintain a healthy lifestyle, and to concentrate in classes.

racks of clothing in the clothing closet location

Clothing Closet

Each semester, a student can get free professional clothing to be used for interviews, jobs, class presentations, and more. Professional attire in good condition, including shoes and accessories, can be donated at the IMU House Hotel front desk any time during open hours.

Students studying outdoors at Iowa Memorial Union

About this website

Our goal is to support all campus community members and ensure that everyone can get the help that they need by providing regular updates on services individuals may use. If you learn of any services that aren’t on this site, please email: dos-assistance@uiowa.edu.


Meals distributed through Hawkeye Meal Share


Total items distributed through Clothing Closet in Spring 2023


lbs of food was collected through food drives


Presentations and outreach events reached
1045 people