Hawkeye Pride


Support. Inclusion. Acceptance.

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ+) affinity group proudly celebrates, affirms, and supports our allied Hawkeye students and alumni throughout the life span.

Our Leadership

The Hawkeye Pride affinity group will represent the broad diversity of all Hawkeyes across various departmental affiliations, class years, geographies, and personal and professional backgrounds. Its membership will span the United States and beyond.

To serve on the leadership board, you must:

  • Be an exemplar of ideal engagement for our constituents and current students
  • Promote alumni engagement through social, educational, and philanthropic initiatives and programs
  • Attend full board meetings and participate in committees and other board projects between regular meetings.
  • Serve a three-year term.

Pride Alliance Center

Part of the mission of Hawkeye Pride is to support current students. The Pride Alliance Center, known by many students as the “Pride House,” provides a supportive and inclusive environment. It also hosts programs that empower students, faculty, staff, and community members to excel in academic endeavors, experience diversity, engage in activism, make positive choices, and serve their community.

Stay Connected

Sign up for updates to stay in touch with fellow Hawkeyes, or share your updated contact information so you never miss an upcoming newsletter or email.

For more information, email alumni.engagement@foriowa.org or call 319-335-3305. To learn more about other ways to get involved with the University of Iowa, check out additional Iowa Alumni Networks.

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