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Start climbing your ladder towards success! Join other business and pre-business students interested in entrepreneurship, leadership, and other business topics. You will bond with the members in your community while learning about career paths, establishing study groups, and connecting to faculty and staff from the Tippie College of Business.

Programming for BizHawks

Programming may vary from year to year. Past programs in this community have included:

  • Take part in JPEC Pitch Off: Work with a team or on your own to design your best business pitch and win great prizes 
  • Join the Tippie Treasure Hunt: Find your way through the Tippie College of Business and win fabulous prizes 
  • Practice business etiquette while dining with faculty.
  • Participate in resume and cover letter critique sessions.
  • Run in the Tippie Build 5K with your Floor to support the TippieBuild Day


Research suggests that Living-Learning Community students who participate in shared courses are more engaged with their academics and satisfied with their college experience.  Although courses available for communities vary each year, most LLCs provide students the opportunity to co-enroll in a course affiliated with the theme of their community. 
BizHawk students will enroll in a course cluster, which will include two General Education courses.  To complete the course cluster, members will also enroll in a mathematics course, as part of their individual business curriculum requirements.  Multiple course clusters will be available. An example of one possible cluster is below:
  • SOC:1010 Introduction to Sociology
  • COMM:1174 Media and Society
Cluster course options for Fall 2014 may include:
  • Understanding American Cultures
  • Elementary Psychology
  • Contemporary Environmental Issues
  • Sex & Pop Culture in the Postwar US
  • Principles of Social Psychology
  • Living Religions of the East
  • Chemistry in Industry and the Economy
  • Anthropology and Contemporary World Problems
  • Social Media Today
At Orientation, BizHawks will meet with an academic advisor who will help you select a cluster and build the rest of your schedule.

Who Lives Here

This community is open to business and pre-business students.

For More Information

Please contact Residence Education at 319-335-3700 or