The University of Iowa

Academic Affairs

You’ve brought your bright and curious minds to Iowa to become the next generation of scholars and practitioners who tackle the 21st century’s most important problems.

The University of Iowa Graduate College Academic Affairs Office (AAO) is responsible for supporting graduate student academic progress and success. Have a question? We can help. We oversee degree progress and completion, student records, and thesis and dissertation support and examination. We coordinate with departments and campus partners to manage the rules and standards of graduate education with a focus on academic excellence and evidence-based initiatives to shape and improve student success.