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 26–Dec 22 2019, Jan 21–May 17 2020
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 23 2019–Jan 19 2020
See below for exceptions

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

Summer semester

Dates: May 18–Aug 23 2020
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 2, Sunday Nov 24, and Thursday–Saturday Nov 28-30 (Thanksgiving Break)
OPEN WITH MODIFIED HOURS: Sunday Sept 1, Monday Nov 25–Wednesday Nov 27—6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


CLOSED: Tuesday Dec 24–Wednesday Dec 25 (Christmas holiday)
CLOSED: Wednesday Jan 1 (New Year's)
CLOSED: Monday Jan 20 (MLK Day)


CLOSED: Saturday Mar 14–Sunday Mar 15 (Spring Break)
OPEN WITH MODIFIED HOURS: Monday Mar 16–Friday Mar 20—6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
CLOSED: Sunday Mar 21
OPEN WITH MODIFIED HOURS: Sunday May 17 (Graduation)—6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


CLOSED: Saturday May 23–Monday May 25 (Memorial Day Weekend)
CLOSED: Friday Jul 3 (Independence Day Weekend)
OPEN WITH MODIFIED HOURS: Monday Aug 17–Friday Aug 21—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