Welcome to Des Moines!

Orientation for osteopathic medicine, podiatric medicine, physical therapy, anatomy and biomedical science students starts August 3, and the physician assistant students have been in class since the beginning of June, so campus is starting to get busy! If you are just moving to Des Moines and getting settled into a new city, here are some links to help you find your way around:

Employment: School is pretty much a full-time job, but if you moved with a spouse or significant other who’s looking for a job check out DesMoinesHelpWanted.com and Iowa Workforce Development. There are some campus jobs for students here.

Other things to know about your new home:

Faith-based organizations
Trails and recreation

Des Moines Juice is a free publication for young professionals that includes lots of reviews and entertainment listings. MetroMix is another great source for local event listings.

And don’t forget to read the Dose of DMU for campus events and local attractions! You can also check out our student services website for more campus resources.

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