Facilities & Directions

University of Iowa Field House

The Field House originally opened in 1927 and renovated in 1985, this facility houses 10 basketball/volleyball courts, five badminton courts, 16 racquetball courts, 2 Squash Courts, Cycling Studio, Group Exercise Room, 6 Multi-Activity Rooms, 10 Wallyball Courts, a swimming pool, 3 Classrooms, locker rooms, saunas and Recreational Services offices.

Additional staff offices and academic departments housed in the Field House include Sports Camps, Health and Human Physiology, Health & Physical Activity Skills, Lifetime Leisure Skills.

Homes for the University of Iowa Men's and Women's Gymnastics Teams are the Field House and Carver-Hawkeye Arena.  The Field House also contains the Hawkeyes' practice area.

The Field House is at the southern end of Iowa's physical plant. It has been newly renovated to increase the size to 20,000 square feet in order to better accommodate both our Women's and Men's Teams.

225 South Grand Ave, Iowa City, Iowa 52242


Hillcrest Hall - Martha Lounge

Hillcrest Hall is the largest of the West Campus residence halls with over 800 occupants. Located just four blocks from the Pentacrest and overlooking the Iowa River, Hillcrest is adjacent to the health sciences campus, the athletic and sports complex, and the downtown/East Campus, making it convenient to most parts of the university. Hillcrest also includes a dining facility, a fitness center, and a convenience store.

  • All are Air-Conditioned
  • All Rooms are Carpeted
  • Summer Camps are limited to double occupancy rooms.

25 Byington Road, Iowa City, Iowa 52242



Petersen Hall

Mary Louise Petersen Residence Hall is the first new on-campus residence hall since Slater was built in 1968. It is located in the West Campus and is adjacent to Hillcrest Hall.

Petersen has ten floors and has been designed specifically to enhance Living Learning Communities. The floor populations are much smaller than other residence halls on campus to encourage making connections with other students who share similar interests. The hall features shared rooms, semiprivate bathrooms, study lounges on each floor and casual dining at Black‚Äôs Gold Grill. 

304 Grand Ave, Iowa City, IA 52242