Write an article
- for the Women’s Center blog on a topic you care about – women and sports, relationship issues, Native American women, Latinas on campus, etc.
Tell us about an idea you have
- for a program at the Women’s Center, something your student group or living group is working on, or a speaker, performer or cultural event you'd like us to bring.
Do a Brown Bag program at the Women’s Center
- on a topic you are familiar with. For example, you could give a talk about your student group, your cultural background, or a slide presentation on international travel or a student exchange you've done, etc. Give us your ideas!
Supporting our Students
We support students with the following services:
- Assistance in finding community and campus resources for health, housing, legal advice, counseling, and other issue
- Free condoms
- Space and technical assistance to develop your student group, idea, or activity
- Free monthly educational programming on a variety of issues affecting women, as well as social and networking opportunities
- Exciting annual events to benefit campus and community organizations
- Presentations to classes and living groups on gender/equity topics
- Resources for academic papers on women's issues
- Two scholarships for single parent (NOTE: These scholarships are now administered by the Student Financial Aid Office. Please visit their website.)
- Two scholarships for work in advancing gender equity
Making the most of our center
Our lounge is a great place to study, relax and visit. The comfortable, cozy atmosphere with couches and easy chairs make it the perfect location to study, meet, or hang out. Stop in to eat lunch. You can use our fridge and microwave for storing and heating snacks. There’s free coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and hot water!
We have a television, DVD/VCR player, and a wall-mounted pull-down screen for LCD/slide projectors available for your use. Supervised children are welcome in our space, and we have a big basket of toys and coloring books for them in our library.
Check out our Brown Bag programs offered on topics related to women’s body image, health and nutrition, women in politics, women's literature, feminism, women’s history and experience, and many other topics.
Sign up to receive our What's Up Weekly e-mail updates, which include "Save the Date" reminders of our programs and events, and other campus and local community activities of related interest.
Volunteer or participate in our regular programs and special events.
Check out a book, video or DVD from our 3,000+ volume library, which is part of the UI library system – all books can be checked out with a valid Vandal ID card.