Campus and Community Resources

HireaHawk - The University of Iowa's primary resource for students to search for jobs and internships.

Food Pantry at Iowa - Located in the IMU and serves University of Iowa students, faculty and staff.  Bring your University of Iowa ID card to use the Food Pantry services.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) - The Tippie College of Business Beta Alpha Psi chapter offers a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, helping low and moderate income taxpayers in the Johnson County area prepare and file their taxes.

Johnson County Crisis Center Food Bank - Located at 1121 Gilbert Court in Iowa City.  Provides non-perishable items as well as produce, bakery, deli, dairy and health and hygiene items.

Student Emergency Fund – A fund that is available to assist University of Iowa students who encounter an unforeseen financial emergency or catastrophic event.  Funds can be used once during a student’s academic career.  The maximum award is $350.

Off-Campus Housing Services – Information about off-campus apartments in the Iowa City/Coralville area.

Resources in Johnson County – Various resources for food assistance, clothing, housing, health, dental, etc. for residents of Johnson County.

 

Financial Literacy Resources

Cash Course – Offers a variety of information to assist students in becoming financially informed.  Topics include building money management skills, managing debt and living on vs. off campus.

Federal Student Aid – Offers information about federal grants and loans including types of federal aid, loan repayment plans and loan forgiveness options.

Federal Loan Repayment Estimator– Calculator that allow you to view the various federal loan repayment plans based on your loan totals and income.

National Student Loan Data System – Allows you to log in with your FSA ID and password to view current federal loan totals and loan servicer information.

Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) – Source of information about earnings and employment outlook in various industries.

Take-Home Paycheck Calculator – Estimates expected take home pay after taxes and deductions based on annual salary.