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Academic Success at UIU

As a student at Upper Iowa University, we want you to be supported by the various resources available to you at no additional cost. UIU offers tutoring and writing services, as well as one-on-one consultations, to assist students in achieving their academic goals.

Tutoring Services

Upper Iowa University provides tutoring services in multiple subjects to all students, completely free of charge. 

Writing Services

Upper Iowa University has Writing Consultants that are trained to work with students at any stage of the writing process.

Academic Tools

Click here to learn more about various academic topics related to succeeding in college.

Student Accessibility Services

The Student Accessibility Services Office provides resources and support to students with disabilities, as well as the faculty and staff involved in their education, in compliance with applicable law and best practices in higher education.

Library Services

The Henderson-Wilder Library supports UIU students by providing a full range of information resources and services that encourage learning, study, research, and collaboration.

GradReady Student Resource

Helpful resource for student success – financially, academically, and personally.

Getting Started Student Guide

Frequently Asked Questions

If you are need assistance, contact Academic Success at 563-425-5336.

Who is my academic advisor?

You can find which advisor is assigned to assist you in myUIU. Log in and select the Academics tab.  Click on the Advising-Students on the left hand side.  Under the “My Degree Program” click “View all Details” and then the “Advising Worksheet”.

Where do I purchase my books?

Having the course materials is very important to your success in each class. View UIU’s online bookstore.

What do I do if I am struggling in a class?

There are many strategies and resources available at UIU to help you succeed. Some strategies include: talk to your instructor, visit instructor office hours, utilize tutoring and writing services, meet with your academic advisor, or set up a meeting with Academic Success at 563-425-5336.

When do classes start and end each session?

Upper Iowa University posts an academic calendar each year. Double check the academic catalog before making travel plans! 

What grades do I need to stay in good academic standing?

A student must meet the following standards to be considered in good academic standing:
Undergraduate students must maintain the minimum cumulative grade point average for the appropriate classification:
0 to <30 credits- 1.75 cumulative GPA
30 to <60 credits- 1.9 cumulative GPA
>60 credits- 2.00 cumulative GPA

Graduate students must maintain a 2.50 cumulative GPA with 6 or fewer classes; students with 7 or more completed graduate credits need a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA.

*Completed credits include transfer credits toward degree plus Upper Iowa University letter grades of A to D-

If you have questions or concerns about your academic standing, contact your academic advisor.