Iowa Field Hockey

The University of Iowa

  • 33,000 Students
  • 200+ Majors
  • Most popular undergraduate majors: psychology, human physiology, health and human physiology, communication studies, English, biology, finance, biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering, business
  • 16:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • 78% of classes have fewer than 30 students
  • 95% of graduates find jobs or are admitted to graduate school within six months of earning their degree.
  • Ranked in the top 5% of Universities in the World


The University of Iowa is located Iowa City, Iowa, ranked the #3 college town in the USA offering the energy of a major metropolitan area with the friendliness and safety of a small town, theres something for everyone in Iowa City, Shopping local art, live music, street festivals and excellent restaurants make Iowa City a great place to live.

Gerdin Academic Learning Center (GALC)

Student-Athlete Support

The Facility

The Gerdin Athletic Learning Center (GALC) is a multifaceted study environment where student-athletes work together with academic coordinators and support staff to pursue their studies in a structured learning environment. The GALC provides student-athletes with a place to study and utilize academic resources such as tutors and computing facilities.

The 28,000 square foot building also includes office spaces, computer and study labs on the first and second floor. The third floor of the GALC, which was unfinished during initial construction of the building, is due to go through a $5 million renovation in 2017.


An Academic Coordinator is assigned to monitor the academic progress of student-athletes in each sport program. Academic Coordinators communicate regularly with students and sport team coaches, as well as assist with recruitment efforts of prospective student-athletes. Academic Coordinators meet weekly with all new student-athletes and designated upperclassmen. In addition to Academic Coordinators student-athletes are assigned a university advisor in the student’s designated degree program. Academic Coordinators consult with both students and university advisors to develop and maintain updated 4- Semester Plans of Study and help facilitate a student’s progression toward a degree program.

Student Athlete Academic Services

Student-Athlete Academic Services provides opportunities for leadership development and growth, so that student-athletes may leave the university with self-awareness and engage as leaders in their careers and communities. These programs are offered as part of the Hawkeye Life Program Programming opportunities are offered throughout the year.

IOWA Athletics

Grant Field is on the finest facilities in the nation with a state of the art playing surface, watering system, permanent grandstand, restrooms, and press box. Whether competing on the new Grant Field, or on the original facility that was introduced in 1989, opponents have usually left Iowa City unhappy. The Hawkeye own and overall record of 157-54, a Big Ten Record of 65-31 at the venue and an 11-2 mark in NCAA tournament games contested in Iowa City.

Indoor Turf

Locker room

The Field Hockey locker room features spacious individual player lockers, a state-of-the-art sound system, private showers and a whirlpool.

Team Lounge
Team Lounge
Locker Room

IOWA field hockey tradition

Strength and Conditioning

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