Information FIRST YEAR - A guide to Upper Iowa University for first-year students

 
Information FIRST YEAR - A guide to Upper Iowa University for first-year students
FIRST YEAR                 Information
A guide to Upper Iowa University for first-year students
Information FIRST YEAR - A guide to Upper Iowa University for first-year students
Information FIRST YEAR - A guide to Upper Iowa University for first-year students
FIRST-YEAR INFORMATION
To begin (or continue) your collegiate career at         TABLE OF CONTENTS
Upper Iowa University (UIU), this publication has
been designed to aid you in your transition to           Intro to FYI. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  1
Fayette Campus and introduce you to some of the          Quick Find. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  2
tremendous opportunities available.The achievements
you attain as a UIU student and contributing member      Academic Calendar. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
of society begin with the path you select on your
educational journey.                                     Registration Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
                                                         Peacock Talk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6
HOW DO I SUCCEED AT UIU?                                 Honors Program. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7
UIU is filled with opportunities for your success– not
to mention the people who care about your success.       Financial Services. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
However, you must realize it is a two-way street.
                                                         Tuition and Fees. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
                                                         Textbooks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11

        You will get from your UIU experience            How Do I Get Ready For College?. . . . . . . .  12
     exactly what you put into it! So YOU have           Life at UIU. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
     to take the initiative! It is up to you to seek      Academic Success
    out opportunities, get involved and talk with         Campus Ministry
        your instructors, advisor and others.             Career Development
                                                          Counseling and Wellness
                                                          Dining Services
The responsibility lies with you to gain the most         Disability Services
from your college experience, Go out and generate         Fayette Business Directory
a network of friends and associates – those who can
help, advise and provide encouragement in a positive      Education Abroad
manner.                                                   Information Technology Services
Remember, you are the one investing in your future–       Library Services
both financially and academically! UIU has seen many      Outdoor Pursuits
students successfully take these opportunities and
build a solid foundation for their chosen career and      Residence Life
their life.                                               Student Activities
                                                          Transportation
                                                          University Newspaper
                                                          Other “Stuff”
                                                         Notes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  38
                                                         Questions? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  40
                                                         Campus Map. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  41

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Information FIRST YEAR - A guide to Upper Iowa University for first-year students
QUICK FIND
    Common Needs                                                           Student
                              myUIU                Online                                 Location
       or FAQs                                                             Center

Check UIU email                 X               uiu.edu (login)

Register for classes            X                                                        Garbee Hall

Check grades                    X

Pick up or send mail                                                         X

Find something to do            X                                            X             Several

New ID card                                                                  X          Student Life

                                                                                       Residence Halls
Find a computer to use                                                       X
                                                                                           Library

Wireless internet                               myresnet.com                 X          All Buildings

Find food                                                                    X

Check for refunds               X                                                        Garbee Hall

Forgot my login/password                           uiu.edu                               Garbee Hall

Ride to the airport                                                          X            Facilities

Get cash from an ATM                                                         X       Downtown Fayette

Join a club or organization                                                  X

Talk with a counselor                                                        X

Employment on campus                        collegecentral.com/UIU                   Alexander-Dickman

Find a job or internship              uiu.edu/support/career-development     X

What to bring on campus

Help with math/writing                                                               Liberal Arts, Library

Help with academics                                                          X

Complete financial aid          X                fafsa.ed.gov                            Garbee Hall

Buy textbooks                   X      uiu.edu/resources/bookstore.html

                                         uiu.edu/support/emergency-
Where to park                   X                                            X
                                          preparedness/parking.html

Student ID number               X                                            X           Garbee Hall

Print homework                                                               X             Library

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ACADEMIC CALENDAR
2020 FALL SEMESTER
Session I
 Classes Begin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . August 31
 Labor Day (No Classes). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  September 7
 Homecoming. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 1-3
 Final Exams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  October 21-22
Session 2
 Classes Begin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . October 26
 Thanksgiving Break. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . November 26-29
 Final Exams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . December 16-17
 Winter Break. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  December 18 - January 10

2021 SPRING SEMESTER
Session 3
 Classes Begin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . January 11
 Final Exams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . March 3-4
 Spring Break. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  March 5-14
Session 4
 Classes Begin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  March 15
 Easter Break. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . April 2-4
 Final Exams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  May 5-6
 Commencement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  May 8

2021 SUMMER SEMESTER
Session 5
 Classes Begin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . May 17
 Last Day of Class. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . July 8
Session 6
 Classes Begin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  July 12
 Last Day of Class. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . August 19

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Information FIRST YEAR - A guide to Upper Iowa University for first-year students
REGISTRATION INFORMATION
ACADEMIC CALENDAR                                           There are two basic course schedules. The most
                                                            common are courses which meet four days a week
At UIU Fayette Campus, the academic year is divided
                                                            (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday) for 75
into three major components: Fall Semester, Spring
                                                            minutes each day. Other courses meet five days a
Semester and Summer Semester.
                                                            week for 60 minutes each day. Education courses
REGISTERING FOR CLASSES                                     meet for 75 minutes each day, five days a week.
During OAR (Orientation, Advising and Registration)         SELECTING COURSES
Day, a faculty member will assist you in registering
                                                            Your ability to choose between different courses
for Sessions 1 and 2 through myUIU. Please note
                                                            depends on three factors:
that the faculty member you meet with at OAR Day
may or may not be your assigned academic advisor.           First, there are limits on the number of sections of
For continuing semesters, you will meet with your           courses that can be offered and on the number of
assigned academic advisor. The advisor will enable          students in any course. Courses do “close” when the
access so that you can register your courses through        number of registered students reaches the maximum
myUIU.                                                      number allowed in a course. You cannot register for a
                                                            closed course.
COURSE LOAD PER SESSION
                                                            Second, entering freshmen are generally limited to
The minimum course load for full-time enrollment is         taking courses numbered less than 200. When you
12 credit hours per semester (usually six credit hours      plan a schedule before meeting with your advisor, it is
per session). The minimum is especially important for       wise to select a few alternate courses in case the first
those students who intend to obtain financial aid or        choice is unavailable.
participate in intercollegiate athletics.
                                                            Third, your major area will determine the amount of
Most students should plan to carry a minimum of             choices you will have on OAR Day. Certain majors
30 semester credits during the entire academic              require a specific core and/or sequence of courses.
year if they are planning to graduate in four years. A      Therefore, you will have less freedom in choosing your
minimum of 120 credit hours is needed to graduate.          courses.
All entering first-year students are limited to two
courses per session (for courses of three or four
                                                            WHAT CAN I DO IF A COURSE I WANT
semester credit hours). One- and two-semester credit        TO TAKE IS CLOSED?
hour activity courses are not counted as part of this       Consult with your academic advisor concerning your
limitation.                                                 options.
If you are an entering freshman there is one exception      ARE THERE ANY GENERAL
to the above policy. In addition to the two courses
per session, entering first-year students are required      SUGGESTIONS ON WHICH COURSES I
to register for the First-Year Seminar course. First-Year   SHOULD TAKE?
Seminar is a one semester credit-hour course and            For the first semester, first-year students typically
freshmen must register for both Sessions I and II.          register for courses that will fulfill General Education
CLASS SCHEDULING                                            requirements. Transfer students register for courses
                                                            that are suggested on their evaluation. Your academic
There are seven time periods for course offerings           advisor is the best source for suggestions based on
during the day. Courses begin at:                           your particular circumstances.
    8:00 a.m.   10:50 a.m.   1:05 p.m.   3:40 p.m.
    9:25 a.m.   12:50 p.m.   2:15 p.m.

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GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS                               Beg. Time: The time when the course period starts.
These are courses (36 semester credit hours)                 End Time: The time when the course period ends.
all students must take to ensure that you are                Location: 05 designates a course offered face-to-face
well prepared to meet today’s rapidly changing               at Fayette Campus.
environment of technological developments and
                                                             Bldg./Room: Where the course meets (building and
diverse people coming together to build a better
                                                             room number).
future for all humanity. While these courses may be
taken at any point, a general suggestion is to complete      Instructor(s): The name of the instructor.
as many as soon as possible given your particular            Comments: Special instructions for some courses.
circumstances.
                                                             WORKSHOP 0XX COURSES
Transfer students might have met some or all of these
requirements through the successful completion               These support courses provide additional instruction
of courses at their previous institutions. Transfer          in some Mathematics and English courses. Courses
students should consult with their academic advisor          include: Methods, Elementary Statistics, Precalculus,
concerning which general education requirements              English Composition I and English Composition II.
they have remaining.                                         Workshop credit counts toward full-time status for
                                                             the semester, but does not count toward the 120
COURSE NUMBERING SYSTEM                                      credits required for graduation.
The course numbers denote the class level for which
                                                             HOW CAN I CHANGE MY COURSE
courses are intended. Courses numbered below
100 are designed to assist students in learning basic        REGISTRATION?
foundations. Those numbered 100-199 are designed             You can alter your schedule with your advisor’s
for freshmen, 200-299 for sophomores, 300-399 for            permission. You have until the third course day of
juniors, and 400-499 for seniors. Courses numbered           each session to add a course and until the end of the
below 100 do not count toward the 120 credits                fifth week of the session to drop a course.
required for graduation.
                                                             WHAT IF I HAVE A LEARNING
COURSE DESCRIPTIONS                                          DISABILITY?
Refer to the UIU Catalog for descriptions of courses.        The University will make appropriate and reasonable
READING THE COURSE SCHEDULE                                  accommodations for those students who report a
                                                             disability and provide appropriate documentation (see
The course schedule is available on paper, on myUIU          page 23).
or on the UIU website at: uiu.edu/academics/final-
exam-schedule.html. Courses are listed alphabetically        ANY FINAL SUGGESTIONS TO AID ME
by department. On every page, there are several              IN REGISTERING?
columns:
                                                             CAREFULLY read and study all materials sent to you
Course/Title: The first item is the abbreviation of the      by UIU. Come prepared to participate fully with your
department followed by a 3-5 digit course number             academic advisor in the registration process. Do not
(ignore the next four digits, your advisor will know         hesitate to ask questions.
what they mean). To the right of this line is the title of
the course.
Cap: This is the maximum number of students allowed
to register for the course.
Credits: This number is the semester credit hours for
the course.
Days: The days of the week the course meets. For a
3-credit course, there are usually two options: every
day (MTWRF) and four days a week (MTRF).

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PEACOCK TALK
UIU          Upper Iowa University

ACBE         Andres Center for Business and Education or “Andres”

AD           Alexander-Dickman Hall (Administrative offices)

ASB          Alternative Spring Break (Student trip with a purpose to complete community service projects
             during Spring Break in various locations across the U.S. and abroad)

BH           Baker-Hebron Science Hall

CIE          Center for International Education

Commons      Dining area located in the Student Center

Dorman       Dorman Memorial Gymnasium

Edgar        Edgar Fine Arts Hall or “FA”

IT           Information Technology Department (located in the lower level of Garbee Hall)

LA           Liberal Arts Building

Lee          Lee Tower Suites (suite-style residence hall)

LMS          Learning Management System (uiuLearn)

myUIU        myUIU Portal (the online resource for the University community)

OAR          Orientation, Advising and Registration Days (held during the summer)

OCM          Office of Communications and Marketing (located on the third floor of Alexander-Dickman)

PAAC         Peacock Arts and Athletic Center

PEC          Peacock Event Crew (student group which assists with campus activities)

PEEP         Peacock Experience: Encouraging a Positive Start (student leadership opportunity)

RA           Resident Assistant (student responsible for the community living environment in
             the residence halls)

REC Center   Student Recreation and Fitness Center

SEC          Student Enrollment Center (Registrar, Business, Financial Aid and other administrative offices
             located in Garbee Hall)

SOA          Summer Orientation Assistant (student who assists with OAR Days)

SV           South Village (suite-style residence halls located on the south end of campus)

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HONORS PROGRAM
Participants of the UIU Honors Program will             2020/2021
have a broad, interconnected, and ever-evolving
                                                         Fall Session I      Fall Session II   Spring Session I    Spring Session II
view of the world. They will be adaptable, self-
motivated individuals, who constantly challenge          HON 110 (3)^
their assumptions about the world and their role in                HON 100 (3)*
it. They will develop the capability to be innovators
                                                        2021/2022
and leaders in a dynamic global community.
                                                         Fall Session I      Fall Session II   Spring Session I    Spring Session II

                                                                            HON 200 (3)*       HON 120 (3)^
HONORS EVENTS 2020-2021                                                                                   HON 220 (3)*

August          Priority Move-In                        2022/2023

September       Welcome Dinner at the                    Fall Session I      Fall Session II   Spring Session I    Spring Session II

                President’s Home                                                               HON 130 (3)^

                                                                  HON 399 (1)**                           HON 399 (1)*
October         Speaker Series
                                                        2023/2024
December        Holiday Cultural Event
                                                         Fall Session I      Fall Session II   Spring Session I    Spring Session II
January         Second Semester Kickoff Dinner
                at the Provost’s Home                             HON 399 (1)**                           HON 499 (1)*

March           Speaker Series                          *All of these (7 credits)
                                                        **At least one of these, can be repeated up to 3x (1-3 credits)
April           Honors Graduation Dinner
                                                        ^Any three, without repeating any course numbers (9 credits)

                                                        Total credits: 17-19

                                                        ONLINE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
                                                         ≥ 3.5 GPA
                                                         ≥ 26 ACT
                                                         500-Word Essay
                                                        HONORS PROGRAM COURSE
                                                        CALENDAR
                                                        Successful completion of the program leads to
                                                        graduation with University Honors.
                                                        QUESTIONS?
                                                         Dr. Meghan Jordan, Assistant Professor of English
                                                         563-425-5915
                                                         jordanm56@uiu.edu

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FINANCIAL SERVICES
STUDENT FINANCIAL SERVICES                                      NET PARTNER
Financial Aid and Student Accounts encompass                    The Financial Aid Office utilizes the Net Partner
Student Financial Services. Together, our staff helps           system to communicate with students regarding
parents and students understand the costs associated            their financial aid files and to provide students with
with an Upper Iowa University education, and to find            updates. Net Partner is separate from the myUIU
means to meet those costs.                                      system and is specifically used for Financial Aid
Through federal, state and institutional financial aid          purposes. Net Partner can be accessed using your
programs, as well a variety of educational loan options         student ID by navigating to uiu.edu/financialaid, and
and a payment plan program, we help families manage             selecting Net Partner in the list of links on the right
the cost of a quality education. Whether you make               side of the page.
lump sum payments now or spread payments out                    Financial Aid award notifications, general information
over several months, we strive to provide the services          and requested documents needed by the Financial Aid
needed to make Upper Iowa University a financial                Office are posted on Net Partner. E-mail notifications
reality for our students.                                       are sent to a student’s UIU e-mail address when
For more information, visit: uiu.edu/financial-aid/index.html   information is needed. Students are ultimately
                                                                responsible for managing their Net Partner document
FINANCIAL AID                                                   requirements and completing their financial aid files to
The first step to applying for federal student aid is           receive aid.
completing the Free Application for Federal Student             Students requiring assistance with gaining access to
Aid (FAFSA). The 2020-21 FAFSA was made available               Net Partner or completing document requirements
for submission as early as October 1, 2019. Students            through Net Partner, should contact our offices for
are required to report income information from the              personalized service.
2018 tax year. The FAFSA is a FREE application and
can be completed and submitted at fafsa.ed.gov.                 CONTACT FINANCIAL AID
If you need any assistance in completing the FAFSA,              Student Enrollment Center (SEC)
please contact our office to discuss questions or                (563) 425-5299 Fax: (563) 425-5277
schedule an appointment. The FAFSA should be                     financialaid@uiu.edu
completed for each year that you would like to receive           uiu.edu/financial-aid/file-completion.html
financial aid.
After filing your FAFSA, you will receive a Student Aid
Report (SAR), listing the information from your FAFSA.
Your SAR also lists your Expected Family Contribution
(EFC), which is used to determine your eligibility for
need-based aid. Please review your SAR for accuracy
and make any necessary corrections online. If your
family’s financial situation changes after you submit
your FAFSA, you may request a review of your
eligibility by contacting the Financial Aid Office.
Check your myUIU and UIU Peacocks Email. Any
correspondence related to your financial aid award
notification will be conducted via your UIU email
account and myUIU.

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INTERNATIONAL TUITION PAYMENTS                          PAYING STUDENT ACCOUNT
UIU has partnered with FlyWire to offer an innovative   THROUGH MYUIU
and streamlined way to make international tuition       1. After logging in, click on the Finances tab at the
payments. FlyWire mission is to save international         top of the page.
students and their families money that would
otherwise be lost on bank fees and unfavorable          2. Click on Make a Payment located on the right
foreign exchange rates. FlyWire offers excellent           hand side of the page.
foreign exchange rates, allowing you in most cases      3. You can view your Current Balance.
to pay in your home currency and save a significant     4. Click on Click here to make a payment.
amount of money when compared to traditional
banks. In addition, the payment will be posted into     5. Click on Balance - You may also prepay on your
your UIU account faster.                                   student account if you would like to pay for an
                                                           upcoming charge that is not currently displayed on
The information below includes a summary and               your student account by selecting the Payment on
instructions.                                              Account - PrePay option.
Click or go to uiu.flywire.com to begin the payment     6. Enter the amount you would like to pay in the
process.                                                   Amount: field.
• To get started, select the country from which         7. Select Add to Shopping Cart.
  funds will be coming and the payment amount in
  U.S. dollars you wish to make to your student bill.   8. Select Checkout option.
• In most cases, the U.S. dollar amount will be         9. Select the payment option of your choice.
  converted into your home currency at preferential        a. Domestic credit cards have an additional
  exchange rates, which translate into savings                2.75% fee added to the total amount.
  for you.                                                 b. International credit cards are assessed an
                                                              additional 4.50% fee to the total amount.
• After providing some additional basic information,
                                                           c. Electronic checks have NO additional fee
  you will book the transaction and will be
                                                               added to the total amount.
  instructed via email on how to pay FlyWire from
  your home country bank account.                       10. Select Continue Checkout
• FlyWire will then forward the U.S. dollar amount      11. Enter your payment information and press
  to UIU, where it will be directly credited to your        Continue Checkout.
  student account.                                      12. Follow any remaining prompts to complete
• You will receive an email to confirm receipt of           the transaction.
  payment.
                                                        CONTACT STUDENT ACCOUNTS
• At any time, visit flywire.com/contact where
  you will have a dedicated customer service team        Student Enrollment Center (SEC)
  reachable via chat, Skype, email and phone to          Garbee Hall, 2nd Floor
  answer any of your questions.                          (800) 553-4150
                                                         businessoffice@uiu.edu
HEALTH INSURANCE
All international (undergraduate, graduate, non-
degree and intensive English program) students are
required to carry and will be enrolled in the Upper
Iowa University student health insurance plan.

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TUITION AND FEES
FULL-TIME ENROLLMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ANNUAL COST
 Tuition 12-18 credit hours. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  $ 31,950
			      Less than 12 credits $1,328 per credit hour
  Student Fees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 995
BOARD CHARGES
  Peacock Platinum. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  $ 4,940
		 All access to the Servery*, 10 guest meals and $300 Dining Dollars per semester
  Peacock Blue. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  $ 4,790
		 All access to the Servery*, 10 guest meals and $150 Dining Dollars per semester
  Peacock Basic. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  $ 3,750
		 130 meals served, 10 guest meals with $300 Dining Dollars per semester**
 Commuter Block Plan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 735
		40 Meals with $50 Dining Dollars per semester ***
 Commuter Block Plan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1,315
		80 Meals with $50 Dining Dollars per semester ***
  * include all access to all meals served in the Servery
  **Available to residents of Lee Tower only
  *** Commuter Block Plans can be purchased by visiting Student Life, 2nd Floor of Student Center. Additional Dining Dollars can be
		 purchased at uiu.campusdish.com.

ROOM CHARGES
  Garbee Hall - Double Room . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  $ 3,524
  Garbee Hall - Single Room. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 5,126
  Lee Tower - Double Room. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  $ 4,913
  Lee Tower - Single Room. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  $ 6,942
  South Village 1 - Double Room. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 4,165
  South Village 1 - Single Room. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  $ 5,981
  South Village 1 - Single Plus Room . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  $ 6,515
  South Village 2 or 3 - Double Room . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  $ 4,486
  South Village 2 or 3 - Single Room. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  $ 6,194
  South Village 2 or 3 - Single Plus Room . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  $ 6,728
  All single room assignments are subject to availability.
  The Student Fee is nonrefundable and will not be adjusted when a student withdraws/changes enrollment status.

Books or instructional materials are generally required with each course. Some courses may require additional
fees. Tuition and fees for subsequent years may be subject to change.
For more information, visit: uiu.edu/future/annual-costs-20-21.html

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TEXTBOOKS
Textbooks are sold through the Upper Iowa University        HOW CAN I PAY FOR MY TEXTBOOKS?
Virtual Bookstore, under the management of MBS
                                                            Textbook payment options include cash, check,
Direct.
                                                            credit/debit card, PayPal, money order or by student
HOW DO I FIND MY TEXTBOOKS?                                 account. If a student’s total financial aid award
                                                            amount for the semester exceeds all institutional
There are two ways to locate your required textbooks.
                                                            charges on the student’s account (including, but not
1. After you have registered for classes and your           limited to tuition, fees, campus housing and meals) the
		 registration has been approved, log onto myUIU.          student would receive a book voucher. Students who
		 - Click the Student Tab                                  do not have an excess of funds after all institutional
                                                            charges are covered will not be eligible for a book
		 - Click Course Information on the left side of the
                                                            charge and will have to pay using one of the other
			 screen
                                                            methods. It is advised to purchase both Session 1 and
		 - Locate the Virtual Bookstore Box                       Session 2 books at the beginning of the semester to
		 - Click the Bookstore button to be taken to your         ensure the overage covers those expenses.
			 shopping cart at the bookstore.
                                                            WHEN CAN I PURCHASE/RENT
All of your required books will be listed, giving you the
option to purchase new or used, or rent new or used         TEXTBOOKS AND HOW QUICKLY WILL
publications when available. In some instances, digital     THEY ARRIVE?
books will also be available. Please see the Virtual        Textbooks can be ordered at any point following
Bookstore brochure within your OAR Day materials            registration. All orders over $49 include free standard
for more information on digital textbooks.                  shipping and will arrive in about 3-4 business days.
2. Visit the bookstore website at                           Expedited shipping will be fulfilled within one
		bookstore.mbsdirect.net/vbm/uiu.htm                       business day and includes a guaranteed delivery date.
		 - Click “Let’s Get Started”
                                                            WHEN DO I NEED TO HAVE MY
		 - Have your schedule readily available and
			 choose your session, location/program,
                                                            BOOKS?
			 course and section.                                     Instructors request that students have the books
                                                            before classes start.
		 - Repeat this step for each remaining class.
		 - From here you will be able to view your                CAN I SELL MY BOOKS BACK WHEN
			 required materials.                                     DONE WITH THE CLASS?
HOW DOES RENTING WORK?                                      MBS Direct will provide on-Campus buyback
                                                            opportunities at the completion of each session. On-
A majority of textbooks are available to be rented in
                                                            Campus buyback dates will be announced periodically
new and used condition. All rentals are due seven
                                                            throughout the year. Students simply need to bring
days after the last day of class. When returning a
                                                            the purchased textbook into the Student Center.
textbook, simply place the prepaid shipping label
                                                            The bookstore will offer a buyback amount and if
on your return box and drop off at the Campus mail
                                                            the student agrees to that amount, they will be paid
room.
                                                            in cash for the book. The buyback service is also
WHAT IS A DIGITAL TEXTBOOK?                                 available online throughout the year.
Digital textbooks are available for many classes.           QUESTIONS?
These books include the same information as a
                                                             MBS Direct Store
physical textbook and can be accessed on a variety
                                                             (800) 325-3252
of technological platforms such as tablets and some
                                                             vb@mbsdirect.net
smartphones.

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HOW DO I GET READY
FOR COLLEGE?
STEP 1                                                     STEP 3
Attend an OAR Day. The best you can do is to keep          Get ready to move! If you plan on living in the
attentive and focused on your OAR Day. Your life will      University’s residence halls, you need to think
be easier on the first day of classes because much of      about what to pack! Don’t think you have to bring
the “busy-work” can be completed on your OAR Day.          EVERYTHING from home – it just won’t fit! Refer
                                                           to the list on page 14 to determine what is most
STEP 2                                                     necessary. Be sure to include special items that will
Prepare your mind for college. You are not in high         make you feel at home at UIU. You can always bring
school any more. You are on your own for the most          more “stuff” later!
part and you should be prepared for a lot of change.
Not only will you “finally” have some freedom, you will
also gain MUCH responsibility. No one will be waking
you up for school anymore and you will be doing your
own laundry! Here are some of the “little” things that
will help you be ready for your your next step in life.
Realize now, that to be successful at college (and in
life) you need to be focused on priorities. Be sure
to enjoy your college experience but don’t forget
this experience is costing you or your parents a good
chunk of change. Stay focused and don’t waste this
investment. Set your goals and find a social balance
that works best for you.
Get used to getting up early. Classes begin as early
as 8 a.m. and athletic practices begin as early as 5:30
a.m. Don’t spend your entire summer sleeping in.
Adjust your body’s internal clock to get up at a proper
time depending upon your schedule.
Determine how much sleep you need. It may be fun
and exciting to stay up all night, but lack of sleep can
affect your performance academically, physically and
emotionally.
Speak with your parents about finances. You may not
have a clear understanding of how much money you
will need at this point. Work together to prepare an
initial budget and discuss plans for traveling home on
breaks.
Learn a few things from home. You may or may not
have a lot of chores to do at home. Be ready to take
care of yourself before coming to Campus. Know how
to do laundry, cook meals, change a light bulb, clean
house, maintain a car, balance a checkbook, etc. If
there are things you want to learn about, ask!

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WHEN DO I MOVE IN?
RESIDENCE HALL MOVE IN                                   THINGS TO REMEMBER
The information below will help explain the schedule     Residential Meal Plan
for residence hall move in.                              The regular meal plan does not begin until Thursday,
Students who have attended a previous OAR Day in         August 27. Meals are provided during New Student
May, June or July may move in between 8 a.m.‒ noon       Days. Fall athletes reporting early will have meals
on Thursday, August 27.                                  covered by Athletics.
Students attending the OAR Day on Wednesday,             For more information: uiu.edu/support/student-life.html
August 26 should plan to move in between 1‒5 p.m.        If you are unable to move in during regular business
on Tuesday, August 25.                                   hours (8 a.m.-5 p.m.), please make prior arrangements
Student athletes in a fall sport will move in prior      with the Office of Residence Life by emailing
to New Student Day weekend. Move in dates are            reslife@uiu.edu or calling (563) 425-5215.
determined by the head coach. Athletes should be in
contact with the Athletic Department to obtain arrival
times.

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WHAT DO I BRING?
BARE NECESSITIES                                    STORAGE NEEDS
• soap, toothpaste, toothbrush, razor               • hangers for shirts, pants, skirts, etc.
• brush, comb & hair care products                  • small stackable crates
• bedding (special packages available for           • shoe racks
  purchase online at uiu.ocm.com)                   • underbed storage
     • pillow(s), comforter and/or blanket
                                                    SNACK TIME
     • sheets & pillowcases (sets - X-long twin)
                                                    • plastic bowl, dish, mug, silverware
     • mattress pad (X-long twin)
                                                    • coffee maker
• alarm clock radio w/battery backup
                                                    • small refrigerator (5.5 cubic feet maximum)
• mobile phone/charger
                                                    • microwave (1100 watt maximum)
• towels
                                                    • cookware (for use only in full kitchens)
• shower caddy
                                                    • plastic food storage containers
• shower slippers
• bathrobe                                          ITEMS MOST OVERLOOKED
• multi-plug power strip                            • winter coat & boots
• prescription medications                          • dress clothes                         X-Long Twin
                                                    • gloves, stocking hat & scarf           Mattress
• cleaning supplies
                                                    • raincoat & umbrella                   Dimensions
ACADEMIC SUPPLIES
                                                    • trash/recycle can                         Length: 80”
• pens, highlighters, notebooks & printer paper
                                                    • first aid kit                             Width: 36”
• pencils & pencil sharpener
                                                    • full length mirror                        Depth: 10”
• calculator
                                                    • thermometer
• computer/laptop & printer
                                                    • dust buster/broom/dust mop
• computer locking cable
                                                    • sewing kit
• scissors, tape, etc.
                                                    • fan
• stapler & staples
                                                    • bed lamp
• day planner
                                                    • flashlight & batteries
• computer storage (USB flash drives, CD-R discs,
                                                    • lockbox (for valuables)
  portable external hard drive)
                                                    • throw rug/area rug
LAUNDRY TIME
                                                    • ear plugs
• laundry bag/basket
                                                    • driver’s license, social security card, passport/VISA
• drying rack                                         & insurance cards
• iron (auto shut-off) & ironing board              • toilet paper - South Villages & Lee Towers ONLY
• detergent/fabric softener
                                                    WHAT NOT TO BRING
TRAVEL NEEDS                                        • extension cords (use a surge protector
• backpack                                            power strip)
• travel tote (duffle)                              • hot pots/open element items
• toiletry organizer                                • candles or incense
                                                    • halogen lamps
                                                    • South Village 2 & 3 ONLY - no refrigerator or
                                                      microwave

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RENTAL INFORMATION
LOFT RENTAL AT UIU
If you would like to make the most of the space in your residence hall room, you should consider renting a loft.
Because of fire codes and safety issues, students are not to bring their own loft – they must use the loft rental
service arranged through Collegiate Marketing, Inc.
You can contact Collegiate Marketing, Inc. by visiting the website at bedloft.com.

                                                                          Select Upper Iowa University to
                                                                                 enter the website!

INSURANCE OPTIONS
Upper Iowa University works with National Student
Services, Inc. to provide renter’s insurance for
students.
You can contact National Student Services, Inc. by
visiting the website at nssi.com/portal/upperiowa.

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THE MORE YOU KNOW
FERPA PERMISSIONS                                          The permit must be in place when parked in a
                                                           University parking lot or you may receive a parking
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
                                                           violation.
(FERPA) is a federal law that protects the privacy of
student education records. For a parent, guardian or       If a student chooses NOT to purchase a parking
other person to view information about a student,          permit, that student can only park along the
the student must grant permissions to each person          surrounding city streets*.
by completing a form located under “Student Forms”         Where to Park: Parking lots are labeled for permit
on the “Academics” tab on myUIU. The student must          parking and visitor parking. Students living in
select “Set FERPA Permissions” to complete the form.       a residence hall should park in lots labeled “R.”
Permission categories include information relating         Commuting students are to park in lots labeled with a “C.”
to course schedule, financial information, academic
                                                           Where NOT to park: Students, faculty, and staff of
information/grades, account holds and residence
                                                           the Fayette Campus are NOT permitted to park in
life information. The student may select different
                                                           Visitor Parking lots. Be sure to look for signage as well
permissions for each of these categories. Please note
                                                           as reading the Parking Rules and Regulations (found at
that permissions do not take effect right away. The
                                                           myUIU).
University must process the request and the person
receiving permissions will receive an email when his or    *The City of Fayette does not allow vehicles to be
her account is ready.                                      parked on city streets overnight.
                                                           Any student, faculty or staff member parked in a
MENTORING AT UIU
                                                           visitor lot will be ticketed ($10-$50). Another area
All new students have the opportunity to participate       that is restricted from parking is a loading area located
in one of UIU’s four mentoring programs to help            just north of Garbee Hall or near garbage receptacles.
with the transition to college life. The Athlete Peer      Anyone parking in these areas may be ticketed ($50)
Education (APE) program pairs upperclassmen                or towed without notice.
athletes with new collegiate athletes from a sport
different than their own. The Peer Mentoring Program       QUESTIONS?
allows new students who are not athletes to be               Facilities Management & Services
matched up with an upperclassmen mentor. Student             563.425.5796
veterans will have the opportunity to participate in         facilities@uiu.edu
PAVE (Peer Advisors for Veteran Education). A select
group of students will also have the opportunity to        STUDENT EMPLOYMENT
participate in a mentoring program which pairs up          There are two types of student workers at UIU –
UIU faculty and staff members with new students. All       Federal Work Study (FWS) and UIU Student Worker.
of these opportunities are in addition to the academic     For students eligible for the Federal Work Study
advisor each student is paired with at UIU.                program, please visit the Financial Aid Office in the
                                                           Student Enrollment Center (Garbee Hall), 2nd Floor.
PARKING ON CAMPUS                                          Please visit the Peacock Career Portal link to create
Students who park a motor vehicle on campus must           an account and view the open student positions:
purchase a parking permit. The fee for a parking           collegecentral.com/UIU
permit is $75. You may purchase a parking permit in
                                                           Once a student has obtained a position, a student
person at Facilities Management and Services 8 a.m.-
                                                           worker contract will be issued. If this is the first
5 p.m. Monday through Friday or online. Facilities
                                                           position the student has held at UIU, the student must
Management & Services accepts cash, check or credit/
                                                           complete new hire paperwork. New hire paperwork
debit card for payment. If paying online, only a credit/
                                                           consists of Form I-9, Confidentiality Statement and
debit card can be used. The parking registration form
                                                           Federal/State W-4 forms.
as well as an option to purchase a parking permit
                                                           Students are unable to begin working until the contract
online can be found at
                                                           and required paperwork has been completed and
  uiu.edu/resources/facilities/parking.
                                                           submitted to the Payroll Coordinator.

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When completing Form I-9 the student must                UIU is pleased to provide free internet service to our
present a combination of original documentation          students.
that establishes their identity and employment           Students are provided with an Educational Internet
authorization. Below is a list of the most popular       Package for internet access to their residence hall
documents students may present:                          room at no cost. For enhanced usage, Entertainment
(1) document from List A OR a combination of             and Gaming packages are available for an additional
(1) document from List B AND                             cost (see page 28).
(1) document from List C
                                                         TRANSPORTATION TO UIU
List A Document Title                                    First-time students making flight or bus arrangements
 U.S. Passport
                                                         into NE Iowa are asked to plan their arrival into the
 U.S. Passport Card
                                                         Cedar Rapids or Waterloo airports or bus terminals.
 Alien Registration Receipt Card
                                                         Students needing transportation must sign up for
 Foreign Passport                                        a shuttle via uiu.edu/shuttle and complete the
List B Document Title                                    registration form for each trip.
 Driver’s License                                        Students needing transportation must contact
 ID Card Issued by State                                 the Events Coordinator no later than one week in
 Government ID                                           advance of the expected arrival date.
 School ID                                               Throughout the year, transportation to airport/
List C Document Title                                    bus terminals is available to all students for free
 Social Security Card                                    via the shuttle website. Students are responsible
 Birth Certificate                                       for their own transportation arrangements outside
 U.S. Citizen ID Card                                    of the designated trip times and destinations. For
                                                         more information on this service, contact the Events
International Students: In addition to the above-
                                                         Coordinator at (563) 425-5848 or email
described hiring process, International students may
                                                         events@uiu.edu. (See also, page 34).
be required to comply with applicable U.S. federal
government regulations. International students should    UPS SHIPPING
contact the Center for International Education if they   Trunks and heavy luggage can be shipped ahead of
need to obtain a Social Security card.                   the student’s arrival time to:
CABLE AND INTERNET                                        (Student Name)
Cable and internet hookups are available in every         Upper Iowa University
residence hall room.                                      605 Washington Street
                                                          Fayette, IA 52142-1857
Students are to bring their own TV and computer.
                                                          (See also, page 37)

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ACADEMIC SUCCESS
OFFICE OF ACADEMIC SUCCESS                                WRITING CENTER
The Office of Academic Success is committed to            At the Writing Center, located in Liberal Arts Room
helping students reach their academic goals. Individual   #127, professional and peer writing consultants are
appointments as well as group experiences are offered     trained to work with you at any stage of the writing
to strengthen your learning experience at UIU.            process. Services include assistance with:
DISABILITY SERVICES                                       • Brainstorming & exploring ideas
The University will make appropriate and reasonable       • Thesis & keywords
accommodations for those students who report a            • Outlining & drafting
disability and provide appropriate documentation (see     • Organization & structure
page 23).
                                                          • Research strategies
STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS                                    • Revising
WORKSHOPS
                                                          • Avoiding plagiarism
Strategies for Success Workshops are 30-minute
                                                          • Recognizing patterns of grammatical error
workshops offered weekly by the Office of Academic
Success. These workshops touch on a variety of            • Formatting & citation styles
common concerns among college students including          • Understanding assignments & criteria
time management, goal setting, motivation, and test
                                                          • Writing across various fields of study
anxiety—just to name a few.
                                                          • Test-taking strategies (GRE, CBASE & more)
TUTOR CENTER
                                                          • English language learning
The Tutor Center is located on the second floor of
the Student Center - Room 217. The center provides        The Writing Center is open during the academic year
professional and peer tutors in a variety of areas,       as follows:
including but not limited to math, science, business       Monday           8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
and accounting.
                                                           Tuesday          8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Additional subject area tutors may be hired if
                                                                            7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
necessary. In addition to tutoring services, the Tutor
Center also houses the PAL (Peer Assisted Learning)        Wednesday        8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Program and oversees calculator checkout. Both             Thursday         8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
scientific and graphing calculators are available for
                                                                            7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
checkout on a per session basis.
                                                           Friday            8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The Tutor Center is open during the academic year as
follows:                                                  Walk-ins are welcome! To schedule an
  Monday-Thursday      9 a.m.-5 p.m.                      appointment, please follow the directions
		                     7 p.m.-9 p.m.                      on the Writing Center “Schedule an
  Friday               9 a.m.-3 p.m.                      Appointment” page or simply scan the
  Sunday               7 p.m.-9 p.m.                      QR code:
No appointments are necessary. Additional times may
be available upon request.                                FIND ACADEMIC RESOURCES ON
                                                          FACEBOOK!
                                                           Upper Iowa Writing Center
                                                           Upper Iowa University—Academic Success
                                                           Henderson-Wilder Library/Upper Iowa University

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CAMPUS MINISTRY
LOCAL WORSHIP SERVICES
 Chi Alpha Ministries
 Fayette Campus
 uiuchialpha.org
 Grace Lutheran Church
 Corner of State and King Street
 (563) 425-3544
 St. Francis of Assisi Catholic
 Lover’s Lane
 (563) 578-8227 or (563) 422-3184
 stjosephtheworkercluster.com
 United Methodist Church
 Clark Street
 (563) 425-4126
 Fayette Community Church
 Corner of State and Mechanic
 (563) 425-3551
 Church of Latter Day Saints
 W. Water Street
 (563) 425-4486
CAMPUS BIBLE STUDY
 Fellowship for Christian Athletes (FCA)
 Wednesday evenings at 8 p.m.
 Fayette Campus
 Emily Preussner, preussnere37@uiu.edu
 Chi Alpha Small Group Bible Study
 Various nights/times/locations
 uiuchialpha.org

      Share Your Faith!
      Interested in joining a Christian group?
		            Visit Student Life or email: studentlife@uiu.edu

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CAREER DEVELOPMENT
You are in college now. It is time to begin planning for   WHAT CAN I DO WITH THIS MAJOR?
your future career. It is never too soon to start!         Learn about the typical career areas and the types of
The UIU Office of Career Development is located            employers that hire people with each major.
within the Student Life Suite on the upper level of the
Student Center. Students are strongly encouraged to
                                                           GRADUATE SCHOOL INFORMATION
utilize the Office of Career Development resources
                                                           Explore options, financing information, resume &
and staff, available to all UIU students and alumni
                                                           curriculum vitae assistance, and more.
in various stages of career and academic life.
Services offered include job and internship search,
resume and cover letter review, preparing for graduate     For more information, visit Career Development,
school, professional networking, choosing a major,         located in the Student Life Suite on the Student
career counseling and more!                                Center second floor.
Events offered throughout the year include resume           (563) 425-5229
workshops, fall career fair, leadership and career          careers@uiu.edu
development activities. Is there something you would        uiu.edu/careers
like to see? Let us know!
Many resources are found on our web pages, such as:
PEACOCK CAREER PORTAL
Peacock Career Portal, part of College Central
Network, is an all-inclusive, interactive tool that
allows students and alumni to create and post
resumes, view career topics via handouts and
podcasts, search and apply for internships and jobs,
as well as search a national online job database. The
Peacock Career Portal also allows you to connect to a
network of Peacock alumni.
CAREER SPOTS
Three-minute videos that touch on resume writing,
interviewing, networking and more.
FOCUS
Assess your values, interests and
experiences. Compare career options and find
additional information.
CANDID CAREER
Informational video interviews from professionals to
give you an idea of what their job is like.

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COUNSELING AND WELLNESS
COUNSELING SERVICES                                          3. Cost for services is borne by the student or his/
                                                                her family insurance carrier.
It is the mission of counseling services to promote
the personal development and psychological well-being       STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE
of all students, and to provide an environment that is
                                                            Upper Iowa University is vitally interested in making
conducive to growth and learning.
                                                            our students’ academic and personal experience
Free and confidential short-term counseling is              meaningful and successful. Health and wellness are
available for Fayette Campus students seeking help          key components of that experience. To ensure that
with personal, social or emotional issues.                  students receive the care they need to stay in class
How do I make an appointment?                               and avoid the potential hardship of medical expenses,
                                                            it is recommended that all full-time and/or resident
 Crystal Cole | LMSW, MBA                                   students have adequate health and accident coverage.
 Director of Counseling Services                            Non-international students have the option of
 563.425.5786                                               maintaining primary coverage under a family employee
 colec42@uiu.edu                                            plan or private insurer.
 calendly.com/colec42
                                                            All international (undergraduate, graduate, nondegree
 Olivia Schnur | T-LMHC, NCC                                and intensive English program) students are required to
 563.425.5883                                               carry and will be enrolled in the Upper Iowa University
 schnuro627@uiu.edu                                         student health insurance plan.
 calendly.com/schnuro627
                                                            More information can be provided by contacting
Hours: Appointments are available from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.      Student Life at studentlife@uiu.edu.
Monday thru Friday. Evening appointments may also be
available at the student’s request.                         *Insurance information is pending as final policies are
                                                            not set.
LOCAL HEALTH SERVICES
The local clinic and hospitals offer care for the Peacock
                                                            WELLNESS OFFICE
community.                                                  The mission of the Wellness Office is to promote
                                                            wellness and health among students, faculty and staff.
 Gundersen Palmer Lutheran Clinic
                                                            The Wellness Office utilizes the Wellness Wheel to
 110 King St, Fayette, IA - (563) 425-3381
                                                            educate the members of the UIU community about
 3 blocks from the edge of campus
                                                            all areas of wellness. This education is done through
 Gundersen Palmer Lutheran Hospital and Clinics             empowering students with the knowledge and
 West Union, IA                                             information they need to continue to lead a healthy
 Clinic (563) 422-3817                                      and active lifestyle for the rest of their lives. You can
 Walk-In Clinic, Monday through Friday 11 a.m. -            find wellness information and resources on the 2nd
 7 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.                floor of the Student Center, Room 211.
 Hospital (563) 422-3811
                                                            FIND US AT UIU.EDU
 MercyOne Oelwein Medical Center
 Oelwein, IA - (319) 283-6000                               Make an appointment and review our resources at
                                                            uiu.edu/support/counseling
PROCEDURES FOR CLINIC VISITS
1. Students are asked to contact the clinic directly by
   calling 1-800-822-1141 or 563-425-3381. Every
   effort will be made to see the student on the same
   day of the call. Present your insurance card at the
   clinic.
2. After-hour emergencies should be directed to the
   emergency room of Gundersen Palmer Lutheran
   Hospital, West Union, Iowa.

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DINING SERVICES
ARAMARK                                                  HOURS OF OPERATION
Campus Dining Services offer a wide variety of food      The following schedule occurs during normal
choices including wellness and vegetarian items,         enrollment periods. During holiday or break periods,
holiday buffets, brick oven pizza and exhibition         the schedule is subject to change.
cooking through the Servery. The Café offers an           Servery
assortment of grab-n-go items, Java City beverages,       Monday-Thursday      7:15 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
grilled foods and pizza.                                  Friday               7:15 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
YOUR MEAL CARD                                            Saturday             11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
                                                          Sunday               11:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Your student ID card is required for admittance to
the Servery for all meals. There will be no admittance    Café
without a current student ID card. In the event of        Monday-Thursday      7:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m.
a missing ID card, please stop by Student Life. It is     Friday               7:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m.
important to replace missing ID cards immediately for     Saturday             7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
security reasons. A fee is imposed for the reissuance     Sunday               7:00 p.m.-10:30 p.m.
of lost, damaged or stolen ID cards.
                                                         QUESTIONS?
RESIDENCE HALL MEAL PLANS                                 ARAMARK Campus Dining Services
A resident dining meal plan is mandatory for all          (563) 425-5767 or (563) 425-5494
residential students during the academic school           uiu.campusdish.com
sessions, no exceptions or appeals. The resident
dining program includes the following options:
 Peacock Platinum
 All Access to Servery, 10 guest meals and
 $300 Dining Dollars per semester
 Peacock Blue
 All Access to Servery, 10 guest meals and
 $150 Dining Dollars per semester
 Peacock Basic
 Lee Tower and Hofmaster residents only
 130 Servery meals, 10 guest meals and
 $300 Dining Dollars per semester.
Dining Dollars can be used in the Café, located in
the Student Center and at concession stands on the
Fayette campus
COMMUTER STUDENTS
Dining Dollars and Block Plans
In addition to residential meal plans, commuter
students may purchase 40 or 80 meal blocks. These
prepaid plans allow you to purchase meals in the
Servery during the academic year. Each meal plan
also comes with $50 in Dining Dollars. To enroll,
visit Student Life on the second floor of the Student
Center. Additional Dining Dollars can be purchased at
uiu.campusdish.com.

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DISABILITY SERVICES
DISABILITY SERVICES                                       3. Accommodation letters will be sent electronically
                                                             by the disability services office to the student,
Upper Iowa University Disability Services (UIUDS)
                                                             advisor and professors.
is committed to ensuring equal access to, and full
participation in, educational and co-curricular           4. The student should bring all concerns regarding
activities to students with disabilities.                    accommodations to the attention of the DDS.
The University will make accommodations for only          5. If, at any time, a student cannot reach the DDS
those students who report a disability and provide           or is in disagreement with the DDS, he or she is
appropriate documentation. For appropriate                   encouraged to contact the Dean of Students.
accommodations to be made, documentation must             6. A request from the student is required at the
be on file with the Director of Disability Services          beginning of each session, and for each class, in
(DDS). Documentation is required to establish                order for Disability Services to send notifications
both the presence of a disability and the need for           of accommodations. The student is responsible
accommodations. IEP’s or Section 504 Plans may               for requesting accommodations for each session
or may not be sufficient. If not sufficient, further         from the DDS.
documentation from external sources, such as an
                                                          Services for students with disabilities are tailored
evaluation by a licensed psychologist or doctor
                                                          to meet individual needs in order to comply with
may be required. Documentation must support
                                                          Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the
the requested accommodations. It is the student‘s
                                                          Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of
responsibility to arrange and pay for all needed
                                                          2008.
disability assessments.
                                                          The Director of Disability Services is located in the
THE PROCEDURE TO RECEIVE                                  Student Life Suite (2nd floor of the Student Center)
SERVICES THROUGH UIUDS IS AS                              and can be reached by calling (563) 425-5949 or
FOLLOWS:                                                  emailing disabilityservices@uiu.edu.

1. Student submits a Disability Service Application
   which includes the Voluntary Disclosure Form, a
   Release and Exchange of Information Form to the
   DDS, and provides appropriate documentation
   of disability. See the Disability Services
   Handbook for explanations of documentation.
   The handbook can be found online at uiu.edu/
   resources/disabilityservices/index.html.
2. A meeting will be held with the student and
   DDS to discuss the disclosed disability and the
   provided documentation. For Fayette students,
   this meeting will take place at Campus in the
   Director’s office. For EU students, this meeting
   is conducted over the phone. An interview will
   be conducted during the meeting. The purpose
   of the interview is to provide the student
   with an opportunity to offer further historical
   information about their disability, the barriers the
   disability presents and the student’s requested
   accommodations. A reasonable accommodation
   plan for the upcoming session will be made
   during this meeting.

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FAYETTE BUSINESS DIRECTORY
CITY OF FAYETTE                            CLEANING SERVICES
 Fayette City Hall                          Auto-Shine (detailing)
 11 S Main Street | 563.425.4316            508 King Street | 563.425.3530
 fayetteiowa.com                            Community Car Wash UIU
 Fayette Community Library                  801 Washington Street | 563.425.5796
 104 W State Street | 563.425.3344          Just the Details (detailing)
 fayettelibrary.lib.ia.us                   505 King Street | 563.380.1649
 Fayette Police Department                  Klean Kings
 11 S Main Street | 563.425.3500            844.927.4562
 fayettepolice.com
                                            Peacock Laundromat
ACCOUNTING SERVICES                         209 S Main Street | 319.361.6998
 Delores Tax and Accounting Services       COMPUTER REPAIR
 708 W Water Street | 563.425.4407
                                            Heartlanding, IT Help Desk, Garbee Hall
 facebook.com/708WWater
                                            605 Washington Street | 563.425.5955
ATTORNEYS                                   heartlandinguiu.org
 Hofmeyer and Hanson PC                    CONSTRUCTION, HOME REPAIR AND
 231 S Main Street | 563.425.3397
                                           SUPPLIES
AUTO SALES, REPAIRS, PARTS AND GAS          Fayette Lumber Company, Inc.
 Collins Auto Body Repair                   206 King Street | 563.425.3517
 310 Old Hwy 150 N | 563.425.4477
                                           EDUCATION
 Dave’s Auto and Frame
                                            North Fayette Valley Community Elementary School
 15555 Lincoln Road | 563.425.3686
                                            200 Volga Street | 563.425.3303
 Dave’s Standard Service                    nfvschools.com
 233 S Main Street | 563.425.3689
                                            Rainbowland Preschool/Daycare
 Mattheisen’s Automotive                    201 Vine Street | 563.425.4398
 603 & 109 W Water Street | 563.425.4040    rblkids.org
 fayettemotors.com
                                            Upper Iowa University
 No Limit Diesel & Auto                     605 Washington Street | 563.425.5200
 909 Lincoln Road | 563.422.7552            uiu.edu
 Poor’s Automotive Service
 2 S Main Street | 563.425.3354
                                           ELECTRICAL, PLUMBING AND HEATING
                                            Cushion HVAC
 The Pumper
                                            210 Lovers Lane | 563.425.3501
 515 W Water Street | 563.425.4140
                                            D and D Plumbing, Heating and Electric
BARBER/BEAUTY SHOPS                         201 Washington Street | 563.425.4124
 Shear Confidence Salon and Spa
 106 7th Street | 563.425.4422
                                           ENTERTAINMENT/RECREATION
 shearconfidence.com                        Big Rock 18-Hole Golf Course
                                            9684 146th Street | 563.425.3687
 Styles Unlimited
                                            bigrockcountryclub.org
 109 King Street | 563.425.3574
                                            Cardinal Park (baseball, disc golf, basketball)
 The Beauty Room
                                            110 N Main St. | 563.425.4316
 112 S Main Street | 563.379.8651
                                            fayetteiowa.com

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Davis Firearms Specialist                                Nancy Stockman, Licensed Marriage and Family
 16857 Lincoln Road | 563.425.3210                        Therapist (Counseling Services)
 davisfirearms.com                                        201 E Clark Street | 563.920.5375
 Fayette County Economic Development and                  NE Iowa Behavioral Health Services
 Tourism Council                                          36 S Frederick Avenue, Oelwein | 319.283.5774
 101 N Vine Street, West Union | 563.265.5248             neibh.org
 visitfayettecountyiowa.com                               Scott Pharmacy
 Klock’s Island Park and Campground                       238 S Main Street | 800.246.0024
 1000 W Water Street | 563.425.4316                       scottrx.com
 fayetteiowa.com                                          Yoga Genesis
 Open Air Market Park                                     246 S Main Street | 319.461.5396
 200 W Water Street | 563.425.4316
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                                                         INSURANCE
                                                          Farmers Mutual Insurance
 RainbowLand Park (volleyball, basketball, pickleball)
                                                          135 S Main Street | 563.425.4176
 200 W State Street | 563.425.4316
                                                          farmersmutualfayette.com
 fayetteiowa.com
                                                          Fayette County Farm Bureau
 Volga River Recreation Area
                                                          107 E State Street | 563.425.3383
 10225 Ivy Road | 563.425.4161
                                                          iowafarmbureau.com
 iowadnr.gov/Places-to-Go/State-Parks/Iowa-State-
 Parks/parkdetails/parkid/610134                          Kelly Miller Insurance
                                                          144 S Main Street | 563.425.4569
 Warrior Servants Martial Arts
 100 S Main Street | 319.284.0384                         Northwestern Mutual Insurance & Investments
 fayettemartialarts.com                                   225 S Main Street | 563.425.4144
                                                          sharonorr.com
FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS/SERVICES
 First State Bank
                                                         LODGING
 200 S Main Street | 563.425.3395                         Boarders Inn and Suites
 fsbsumner.com                                            515 1/2 W Water Street | 563.425.0214
                                                          stayboarders.com
HEALTH PROFESSIONALS AND
                                                          Cushion’s Cabins Down Below
ASSISTED LIVING
                                                          900 W Water Street | 563.880.0207
 Fayette Chiropractic Clinic
                                                          Klock’s Island Park and Campground
 139 S Main Street | 563.425.3341
                                                          1000 W Water Street | 563.425.4316
 Full Circle Services                                     fayetteiowa.com
 10 S Main Street | 319.233.3813
 fullcircleneia.com                                      NEWSPAPERS
 Gundersen Palmer Lutheran Clinic                         The Collegian, UIU newspaper
 110 King Street | 563.425.3381                           605 Washington Street
 gundersenhealth.org/palmer/clinic-locations/fayette      theuiucollegian.tumblr.com
 Gundersen Palmer Lutheran Hospital & Clinic              Fayette Leader Newspaper
 112 Jefferson Street, West Union | 563.422.3811          119 S Vine Street, West Union | 888.321.5410
 gundersenhealth.org                                      fayettepublishing.com
 Helping Services of NE Iowa                             PHOTOGRAPHY
 805 E Main Street, Decorah | 563.387.1720                Wadian Photography
 helpingservices.org                                      200 North Street | 563.425.3328
 Maple Crest Assisted Living
 98 Bolger Drive | 563.425.4160                          PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
 maplecrestmanor.com                                      Becker-Milnes Funeral Homes
 Maple Crest Manor Nursing, Memory                        601 King Street | 563.425.3307
 and Care Center                                          beckermilnesrettig.com
 100 Bolger Drive | 563.425.3336                          Fayette American Legion Post 339
 maplecrestmanor.com                                      148 S Main Street

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