Campus life at DMU
Your own close-knit community
The DMU campus is a 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 is a vast range of events and activities to expand your educational, social, and service opportunities.
on-campus student club events during the 2018-2019 school year
speaker presentations, providing opportunities for networking, exploring specialties and skill building during the 2018-2019 school year
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 and humility 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.
“The integration of wellness in the culture at Des Moines University is truly unique. Faculty, staff and students embrace and commit to a lifestyle that balances mental, emotional and physical health.”
Missy Gripp, Wellness Center Manager