New students who enroll at the University of Iowa are assessed a one-time non-refundable University Records and Documents Fee which covers registration changes, transcript requests, degree applications, and diplomas. The fee assessment can be included in financial aid budgets and addressed in financial aid awards.

University Records and Documents Fee 

  • Degree Seeking Students - $250 (first enrollment) 
  • Non-Degree Seeking Students - $75 (second enrollment) 
  • Returning students who have not earned a degree, have been absent more than 1 year, and have not been assessed the fee in a previous session will be assessed according to their status of Degree Seeking or Non-Degree Seeking.

Historical information about the creation and approval of the University Records and Documents Fee can be found on the IowaNow website.