Campus life at DMU

A great place to live and learn

The DMU campus is a close-knit, collaborative environment that allows students to learn and share ideas

There are countless student clubs and organizations, and our Wellness Center and fitness programs help our campus community commit to stronger, healthier lives. On campus and throughout the great city of Des Moines, there are a vast range of events and activities to expand your educational, social and service opportunities.

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Over 450

on-campus student club events during the 2018-2019 school year

131

speaker presentations, providing opportunities for networking, exploring specialties and skill building during the 2018-2019 school year

86

labs offering hands-on practice alongside expert faculty and staff during the 2018-2019 school year

Diversity at DMU: Your culture creates ours

Cultural competency is part of the personal and professional development that happens at DMU. Our campus environment is shaped by individuals who bring cultural differences, life experiences and distinct characteristics.

Diversity and Inclusion at Des Moines University
Student Services at Des Moines University

We've got you covered: Support services for students

DMU helps students succeed by offering resources like the Center for Educational Enhancement (CEE), on-campus student health services, health insurance, and a counseling center.

Sweat it out: Wellness center and programs at DMU

The Wellness Center is a state-of-the-art facility that offers group workout classes, weight and cardio machines, personal trainers, health incentive programs, intramural sports and a nutritional test kitchen.

Wellness Center and Programs, Des Moines University
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Living in Des Moines: Your new favorite city

Besides being a great place to live and work, Des Moines is a vibrant city with communities from all walks of life. Ethnic grocery stores, restaurants and year-round events ensure that there’s always something for everyone.

Jessica Reyes, Des Moines University Physician Assistant Alumna

“Des Moines University offers a wonderful environment in which students grow both as a person and as a future health care provider. The endless resources, encouraging classmates and dedicated faculty make it possible not only to succeed but to excel.”

Jessica Reyes, P.A. alumna

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