Add/Drop Week 1 Change via MyUI Without Advisers or Instructors Permissions.

Here is a summary of the most common course deadlines.  There are even more deadlines listed on the Office of the Registrar’s website:

Adding and Dropping the First Week of Classes

You may add and drop courses the first week of the semester via MyUI without any permissions from advisers or instructors. International students may need permission from ISSS. This option ends at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, January 24th.

Change of Registration- Registrar’s Website: 



Tippie Celebrates International Education This Week!














Tippie is home to many international students from all around the world, and many students who choose to study abroad in cities across the globe. Business is international, and this week we honor everyone – students, staff, and faculty – engaging in global learning and exchange! For a list of all University of Iowa IEW events happening this week, see here.

There are many ways to get involved in international education at Tippie.  Ask your academic advisor if you have questions.

Study Abroad
Intern Abroad
Tippie Buddies
Global Engagement Student Advisory Board

Alumni Perspectives: Economics and My Career

A panel discussion on the impact of an Iowa Economics degree. Food provided.

November 10th 12:30-1:30 in W401 PBB

Come meet four distinguished alumni of Iowa’s undergraduate program who have gone on to great success:





















Tuma Basa is the director of Black music and culture for YouTube
Cheryl Davenport is senior director of strategy and chief of staff for Nike, North America
Tom Niblock has served in embassies around the world as a foreign service officer with the US State Department
Mitch Plimmer is a successful attorney with Bradley & Riley PC.

While they have pursued diverse careers, all four panelists have found great value in what they learned in Iowa’s economics department. They will discuss how their training in economics helped prepare them for success, give advice on how to prepare for a successful career, and take questions from audience members.

Alumni Perspectives: Economics and My Career- Alumni Panel- Wednesday,November 10th, 12:30 pm in W401, PBB

Thinking about Economics as a major or for your double major?

Learn firsthand from Iowa Economics alumni about how the major helped them in their career at a Wednesday, November 10 panel discussion at 12:30 pm in W401. Food will be provided.

Panelists include Tuma Basa (BA98), Director, Black Music and Culture at YouTube; Cheryl Davenport (BBA05), Senior Director of Strategy & Chief of Staff, Nike North America; Tom Niblock (BBA07), Foreign Service Officer, U.S. State Department; and Mitch Plimmer (BBA13/JD17), Attorney with Bradley and Riley PC.

A Message to Tippie Student Organization Presidents

Hello Tippie Presidents!

My name is Emily Ellinger and I am a third year student on Tippie Senate. I am emailing you to let you know that I will be serving as your point of contact for questions you may have for your organization’s funding from the Tippie College.

As a Tippie organization, you are encouraged to apply to receive funds from the Undergraduate Program Office (UPO). Below if a list of guidelines:

  1. Your student organization is eligible to apply for up to $500 for two separate events per period.
  2. Events that promote global and cultural competence in business, build an inclusive community for students, promote newly developed activities, facilitate career/ professional skill building, and promote sustainability will be prioritized.
  3. This funding period ends on Monday, November 15th for events occurring December 2nd – March 1st. Any applications submitted after November 15th at 5:00 PM will not be considered.

Access the funding application here:

For any questions that you may have for your organization’s ability to receive Tippie funds, please email me at or text me at (515)-240-9696.

l look forward to hearing your thoughts and questions!

Economics Student Organization (ESA) Hosting Econ and Your Career Series on November 3rd – Read More HERE!

November 3rd: Econ and Your Career Series!

The ESA’s first “Econ and Your Career” workshop will take a look at how to explore career options that you can pursue with an economics degree, and then dive into how you actually go about seeking out these opportunities using resources like Handshake and LinkedIn. We will also review what to start considering if graduate school is in your future.


  • Courtney McClellan, Career Advisor for the Business & Entrepreneurship Career Community
  • David Hensley, Executive Director of Iowa JPEC and Clinical Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship
  • Questions: contact Adam Edwards;

2021 UPS George D. Smith Prize Celebration This Week- Register for Talk from a Representative from UPS on Thursday, October 7th from 3:30 to 4:30 pm.

2021 UPS George D. Smith Prize Celebration This Week!!

The Evolution of Analytics Education At Tippie

Our department has been honored as one of the top colleges in the world for preparing students for careers in business analytics. Our college received the UPS George D. Smith Prize, which recognizes the leading university in the world for excellence in preparing students to practice in the areas of analytics or operations research. Read more about the award here.

Thursday, October 7th from 3:30 – 4:30pm is a talk from the representative from UPS.  Register for the talk:   in person   or   via Zoom

Friday, October 8th from 1:30-3:00pm is the reception in the PBB courtyard.  There will be a chance for selfies with the trophy and there will be CAKE!!

Reaching OUT in Business Discussion with Casey Gerald- Thursday, October 14 from 3:30 to 4:30 pm, C106 PBB

Reaching OUT in Business Discussion with Casey Gerald

Thursday, October 14 from 3:30 – 4:30 pm, C106 PBB

Join this small group discussion with a noted author and speaker whose work frequently explores issues around sexuality. His book There Will Be No Miracles Here is a memoir that explores the complex intersection of race, class, religion, and sexuality and was a finalist for the LAMBDA Literary Award. Registration requested:


Black in Business Reception with Casey Gerald- Thursday, October 14th from 5:00 to 6:30 pm, W401 PBB

Black in Business Reception with Casey Gerald

Thursday, October 14 from 5:00 -6:30 pm, W401 PBB

Enjoy some food and drink and hear from Casey Gerald, author and speaker at this Black in Business event.

Author of There Will Be No Miracles Here, a memoir that explores the complex intersections of race, class, religion, and sexuality that was named a Best Book of 2018 by NPR and The New York Times. He recently published “The Black Art of Escape: A New Vision for Black America” in New York Magazine. Casey’s TED Talks have been viewed more than 4 million times. Register here:

Information from University of Iowa Hospitals- COVID-19 test and what to do when your roommate has COVID-19?

Need a COVID-19 test?

Skip the line and self-schedule a COVID-19 test at UI Health Care through MyChart.

Not a MyChart user? Sign up in just a few minutes at or call (319) 384-9010.

What to do if your roommate has COVID-19

  1. Schedule a COVID-19 test
  2. Stay home
  3. Let others know (job, classmates, teachers, etc.) that someone in your home is COVID positive
  4. Disinfect high-touch surfaces
  5. Use separate personal items
  6. Monitor your own health
  7. Use preventative actions (mask, social distance, wash hands)