Drive In Workshop

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Dear Professionals & Future Professionals,
Come join us in Iowa City on November 7, 8:45am - 5:00pm, to learn about an exciting career in the field of student affairs, and how you can be a part of it!  If you are interested in a career in departments such as Residence Life, Student Life, Greek Life, Career Services, Academic Advising, or in the many other departments, then you don’t want to miss this event! Even if you are simply just considering the possibility of working in Student Affairs, come check it out! Faculty and Student Affairs practitioners from the University of Iowa and other colleges will be presenting to you about getting ready for a career in student affairs, help answer your questions, and teach you more about departments that fall under this umbrella.

The Drive In Workshop team is excited that you’re interested in the field of Student Affairs and can’t wait to have all on our campus.

For questions, please contact Anthony Bettendorf, Workshop Chair, at or at 319-335-3700.

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The workshop will be held on campus at Petersen Hall, our new residence hall.
The GPS address for the conference site is
304 Grand Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52242


Presentations will include information on graduate programs, areas of student affairs, resume review, and the transition to becoming a student affairs professional.

Oh My Gosh, It’s OshKosh! will be featured, with takes participants through the Oshkosh Placement Exchange process with OPE staff and past OPE candidates. This session will cover a wide range of OPE topics, such as: the online registration process, additional online options, and behind the scene secrets to make your OPE experience successful.

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College Fair

A fair to showcase institutions with masters and doctoral degree programs related to the field of higher education. If you are an institution interested in actively participating, please contact Carson Dinger, or at 319-335-3700.

Refund/Cancelation Policy

Workshop registrants canceling their registration on or before November 5 will receive a full refund of the registration fee.

Workshop registrants canceling on or after November 6, will receive no refund. Participant substitutions can be made any time.


Hotel rooms have been reserved at the Homewood Suites by Hilton for Friday, November 6 and Saturday, November 7, 2015. This hotel is located at the Iowa River Landing, just off Interstate 80, Exit 242. The hotel address is 921 East 2nd Avenue, Coralville. Rates are $109 per night (plus taxes) for either suite type.
Please make reservations by Thursday, November 5, 2015, and be sure to explain you are a part of the University Housing group. Call (319) 338-3410 to make the reservation. Homewood's spacious suites feature 1 king bed or 2 queen beds, fully equipped kitchen, HDTV, Wifi, hot breakfast daily and parking.  The hotel is located about 3.2 miles from the workshop site, Petersen Residence Hall.