About After Class

Culture, Events, and Nightlife

A project of the Division of Student Life at the University of Iowa, After Class brings you the best of campus culture, events, and nightlife. After Class is curated from events found at events.uiowa.edu.

Use After Class to promote your event to a student audience! You can add your own events using the button below. 

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After Class is maintained by Student Life Marketing + Design.

Leave us feedback or contact us between the hours of 8am and 5pm central time at 319.335.3117 or write us at uiafterclass@gmail.com

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Submit your event and we'll post it! We might edit your event details, or contact you for more information. Keep it G-rated (or at least college student-rated) folks.

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Event Submission Policy

  • We reserve the right to edit or reject submissions at our discretion, without notice. 
  • Events must be open to the public. 
  • Events should be sponsored by a University student organization or department. 
  • This policy is still under development and may be modified at any time.

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Bringing Together Art and Food

Fire Up Late Night Grill brings art mosaic into Catlett Residence Hall

Walking into Catlett Residence Hall, the impressive history and heritage of Elizabeth Catlett is everywhere.

Posted Aug 21

2019 Finkbine Award Recipients

University of Iowa students, faculty, staff, and alumni received some of the institution’s highest honors on April 23 at the 102nd Finkbine Dinner. UI President Bruce Harreld and Vice President for Student Life Melissa Shivers presented the Hancher-Finkbine Medallions and Distinguished Student Leader certificates.

Posted Jun 19

Looking Back on Leadership: Sia Tortorelis

Sia Tortorelis is a 2019 spring graduate from Edina, Minnesota. She majored in biology and was involved with Alpha Chi Omega, Orthodox Christian Fellowship, College of Education student ambassadors, and UI Gardeners.

Posted May 20

Looking Back on Leadership: Gage Miskimen

Gage Miskimen served as the 2018-19 editor-in-chief of The Daily Iowan, an award-winning newspaper. Miskimen is from Marion, Iowa and graduated this spring with degrees in journalism and mass communications and cinematic arts.

Posted May 17

Looking Back on Leadership: Hira Mustafa

Hira Mustafa graduated on May 11th with degrees in ethics and public policy and business, with a philosophy minor. Mustafa is originally from West Des Moines, Iowa and recently finished serving as the undergraduate student body president of The University of Iowa.

Posted May 17

Looking Back on Leadership: Amanda Cvitko Quinteiro

Amanda is a recent UI graduate originally from Porto Alegre, Brazil. In the spring of 2019, she received her degree in psychology and wrapped up her term the president of Transfers Leading Change.

Posted May 17

EPX Studio: Designing a Future in Gaming

"Where game designers meet. " This slogan summarizes what the EPX Studio student organization is all about. When they're not building video games or working on other media projects, EPX Studio focuses on uplifting its members by connecting them with industry professionals and like-minded students.

Posted Apr 9

Active Minds on a Mission: Talking About Mental Health

The University of Iowa chapter of Active Minds is a student-run group on a mission to expand the conversation surrounding mental health on campus. Over the last four years they have partnered with numerous organizations to broaden their reach and make sure that every Hawkeye knows they are supported.

Posted Apr 3

Wellness (and the UI) Wins with Fresh Check Day

The University of Iowa’s Fresh Check Day — an event focused on campus mental health — won national recognition this year for being among the nation’s best. Rising to the top out of 145 other universities, the UI’s event won the 2018 Outstanding Fresh Check Day Campus award.

Posted Mar 28

How Adriana Petersen learned to STRETCH herself in leadership roles on campus

The Iowa Challenge defines "stretch" as follows: "At Iowa, you will find a diversity of people, ideas, opportunities, and experiences. That diversity is one of the benefits of being an Iowa student.

Posted Mar 26