Perks and discounts are available to UI retirees.

If you know of additional perks or discounts not listed here, please send us an email. Many vendors not listed will give a UI discount—just ask! If you are denied a discount from any vendors listed here, please let us know so we can correct our lists.

UI Employee Discount Program 

University Human Resources manages the University of Iowa Employee Discount Program, which offers discounts and other incentives to university employees and retirees. Most require you to show your university ID.

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National Car Rental Program

Retirees and their spouses are eligible for discounts offered by the Big Ten National Car Rental Program, which now includes both National and Enterprise Rent-a-Car.

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University Libraries

You are able to check out library materials for the same loan period as before you retired. For further information, see the libraries' guide to services for retired and emeritus UI faculty and staff.

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Recreational Services

University of Iowa Recreational Services memberships are available to retirees. Membership provides access to all campus recreation facilities and to group exercise classes at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center (CRWC).

Recreational Services facilities include the CRWC, Field House, Hawkeye Tennis & Recreation Complex, and Fitness East. Most activities—including swimming, fitness, rock climbing, racquetball, basketball, volleyball, and group classes—are included with membership.

Members also receive discounts on program registration (including lesson programs, rowing, tennis, aquatics, and adventure trips) and reduced tennis court fees.

For more information, call 319-335-9291 or 319-335-9293 or visit the Recreational Services website.

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Information Technology Services

As a University of Iowa retiree, you:

  • Can keep your university email: Upon retirement, you can choose to keep your email account open at no-charge. You can continue to access your account or route email to your university address to a different personal account (e.g., a Gmail account you use). See more information about email access for retirees
  • Can buy discounted computers: Retirees are eligible for educational discounts on computers and other devices from select manufacturers. 
  • Can access campus computer labs and wireless networks: Retirees have access to the ITC computer labs and the UI Wireless network using their HawkIDs and passwords.

See complete information on information technology services for UI retirees and emeritus faculty.

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