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Graduate Student Success Office

The University of Iowa’s Graduate College offers support and services that enhance graduate student success at Iowa. The Graduate College’s Grad Success office offers popular professional development services for groups or individuals including: career development (career exploration, job materials, network building), national fellowships support (fellowships communities and individual assistance), and teaching support through the Center for the Integration of Research Teaching and Learning (CIRTL). The Graduate Success office runs the 3 Minute Thesis Competition (3MT), a research communication competition, and Open Doors events, offering free career education and networking for PhDs and Iowa PhD alumni.

The Office of Academic Affairs offers grad students support for thesis and dissertation formatting and help with guidelines, rules, and regulations.

The Office of Graduate Inclusion offers support and community events for students from backgrounds underrepresented in the academy.

Writing Center

With several locations across campus specializing in tutoring specific populations and disciplines, at the writing center, writing fellows assist students and faculty at all levels, from introductory rhetoric to grant proposals and research manuscripts.

Speaking Center

The Speaking Center specializes in public speaking and presentations.

Conversation Center

The Conversation Center is a wonderful resource for students learning another language, especially international and ESL students.