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Local Services

**Note: This page does not list housing services or contractors because most graduate and professional students rent properties. If you own a home or anticipate owning one during your studies, the Iowa City Community's "Locals Love Us" Directory can help you locate the appropriate services.
Be sure to check this list of UI Employee Discounts honored by many local businesses! 


Cellular Service

Hair Care



Repair Services




Pet Care

Veterinary Care

Pet Boarding

Pet Grooming

Student Legal Services (SLS)

Student Legal Services (SLS) provides free legal advice and low-cost representation to students on a variety of issues including criminal law, landlord/tenant, divorce, and immigration.