Dedicated to technology and teaching.

The technological future of the University of Iowa starts here

Stead Tech is a professional information technology organization focused on broad-based, cross-curriculum technological leadership and support of the teaching, research, and service missions of the Tippie College of Business. The staff of Stead Tech are committed to sustaining current technologies, identifying and researching emerging technologies, and intelligently deploying those that will most benefit the goals and objectives of the Tippie College of Business and the University of Iowa.

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Our Clients

Our mission is to educate people about current, future and past technologies. Partnering with other IT professionals on campus, including the University's ITS, allows for us to spread a wealth of knowledge.

Services Accessible to:
  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Alumni
  • Iowa City Community

Building hours

Have a hankerin' for a study binge? First be sure the Pappajohn Business Building and Pomerantz Center are open for business.

Pappajohn Business Building

Fall and Spring semesters

Dates: Aug 22–Dec 19 2021, Jan 18–May 15 2022
See below for exceptions

Sunday–Thursday: 6:30 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Winter interim

Dates: Dec 20 2021–Jan 16 2022
See below for exceptions

Monday–Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: CLOSED

Summer semester

Dates: May 16–Aug 21 2022
See below for exceptions

Monday–Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Saturday–Sunday: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.



CLOSED: Monday Sept 6, Sunday Nov 21, and Thursday–Saturday Nov 25-27 (Thanksgiving Break)
OPEN WITH MODIFIED HOURS: Sunday Sept 5, Monday Nov 22–Wednesday Nov 24—6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


CLOSED: Thursday Dec 23–Friday Dec 24 (Christmas holiday)
CLOSED: Friday December 31 (New Year's holiday)
CLOSED: Monday Jan 17 (MLK Day)


CLOSED: Saturday Mar 12–Sunday Mar 13 (Spring Break)
OPEN WITH MODIFIED HOURS: Monday Mar 14–Friday Mar 18—6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
CLOSED: Saturday Mar 19
OPEN WITH MODIFIED HOURS: Sunday May 15 (Graduation)—6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


CLOSED: Saturday May 28–Monday May 30 (Memorial Day Weekend)
CLOSED: Monday July 4 (Independence Day)
OPEN WITH MODIFIED HOURS: Monday Aug 15–Friday Aug 19—6:30 a.m. to 12:00 a.m

Core Values

At the University of Iowa, we share the same five core values—community, quality, learning, responsibility, and integrity.

We display professionalism in our interactions with the college and university community. At all times, we offer quality service in the way we assist faculty, staff, and students in problem solving. The staff of Stead Tech displays the values of learning by taking every opportunity to develop expertise and professionalism through training and participation in campus committees and professional organizations. We show stewardship and responsibility for the funds that have been allocated to us for technological advancement and improvement. Integrity is the center of all these values and we display that in the way that we treat our customers and in the way we make decisions on a day-to-day basis.

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Contact us

Have questions about Stead Tech? Get in contact with us.

Phone: 319-335-0873
Fax: 319-335-1956