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Annual contributions represent the driving force of Iowa Athletics and allow the department to achieve its vision in providing first class experiences for our student-athletes on the field, in the classroom and in life. The annual fund generates over $17 million every year to support more than 650 student-athletes that represent the University of Iowa. Annual funds are used for team travel, housing, training facilities, medical treatment, nutrition, uniforms and all other expenses associated with being a Hawkeye student-athlete.


Due to changes to the Tax Law on January 1, 2018 donations to the I-Club Fund are no longer 80% tax deductible. Please consult your tax advisor for more information on these recent changes.

FAQ

Tax Legislation FAQ

Following the passage of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (“Tax Reform Act”), changes were made to IRC 170(l) eliminating the 80% charitable deduction previously allowed. As of January 1, 2018, contributions to the I-Club are no longer tax deductible.

  • To receive I-Club Membership and priority points for other athletics benefits (seat selection, parking and early access to purchase tickets) contributions should be designated to the I-Club Fund.
  • Other athletics designations (Iowa Scholarship Fund, Hawkeye Fund and athletic campaigns) are fully tax deductible and do NOT receive I-Club benefits (e.g. priority points, I-Club membership etc.).

You are encouraged to consult your own tax advisor for applicability of the IRS regulations.

To receive I-Club membership and priority points and other athletics benefits (seat selection, parking and early access to purchase tickets) support should be designated to this fund.

Every contribution, no matter the amount, makes a difference to Iowa Athletics. Annual contributions represent the driving force of Iowa athletics and allow the department to achieve its vision providing first class experiences for our student-athletes on the field, in the classroom and in life. The annual fund generates over $17 million every year to support more than 650 student-athletes that represent the University of Iowa. Funds are used for team travel, housing, training, facilities, medical treatment, nutrition, uniforms and all other expenses associated with being a Hawkeye student-athlete.

Under the latest tax legislation, if you make a contribution for the benefit of the University and then receive (directly or indirectly) benefits, including the right to purchase tickets for seating at an athletics event – these gifts are no longer tax deductible. Please consult your tax advisor for more information on these recent changes.

Contributions made to the Iowa Scholarship Fund, Hawkeye Fund, athletic campaigns, etc., are fully tax deductible.

NOTE: You will not receive I-Club benefits (e.g. priority points, I-Club membership etc.) for contributions to these funds.

To receive I-Club membership, priority points and other athletics benefits (seat selection, parking and early access to purchase tickets) contributions should be designated to the I-Club Fund.

General FAQ

The Iowa Athletics Development Office is Located at the Levitt Center for University Advancement on Campus of the University of Iowa.

The Iowa Athletics Development Office is open Monday – Friday from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Phone: (319) 467-3410
Fax: (319) 354-4155
Email: iclub@foriowa.org

The National I-Club represents the driving force of Iowa Athletics and allow the department to achieve its vision in providing first class experiences for our student-athletes on the field, in the classroom and in life. The annual fund generates over $17 million every year to support more than 650 student-athletes that represent the University of Iowa. Funds are used for team travel, housing, training facilities, medical treatment, nutrition, uniforms and all other expenses associated with being a Hawkeye student-athlete.

I-Club contributions are calculated in our priority points system. Ticket priority is determined by priority points. Along with ticket priority, I-Club members also receive special event invitations, parking privileges and more.

NOW

Or...I-Club contributions are accepted any time during the athletic giving year, which runs from July 1 through June 30 (for football season ticket and parking consideration, contributions should be received by the UI Center for Advancement before June 30). Please note: football and men’s basketball per-seat contributions count toward annual I-Club recognition levels. You can make your gift online!

Contribution can be made online through our Give Now button at www.jointheiclub.com, by calling the Athletics Development Office, or by mailing your contribution to the UI Center for Advancement.

Iowa Athletics Development
UI Center for Advancement, Athletics

P.O. Box 4550
One West Park Road
Iowa City, IA   52244

Our Priority Points system is a fair and consistent method of assigning seat locations for football and men's basketball season tickets, allowing for football away game ticket purchase, bowl ticket purchase and other related opportunities.

The Priority Points system quantifies every I-Club member's and season ticket holder's relationship with UI Athletics by considering a number of different criteria, including giving to athletics, years of season ticket purchase, and alumni/letterwinner status. Read more about Iowa's Priority Points System.

Your I-Club contribution is not tax deductible. Following the passage of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act ("Tax Reform Act"), changes were made to IRC 170(l) eliminating the 80% charitable deduction previously allowed. Therefore, your payment is not deductible for income tax purposes. You are encouraged to consult your own tax advisor for applicability of the IRS Regulations.

Often times - yes. Please check with your company's human resources department for more information and to review any specific restrictions within your company's matching gift program. Matching gift forms are available through the company providing the matching gift. Please contact the National I-Club office with additional questions regarding matching gifts.

Contributors at the Silver Hawks level and above ($1,200+ annually beginning July 1, 2013) have the opportunity to purchase a football parking pass for parking near Kinnick Stadium. Read more about gameday parking.

No, only contributions made to the I-Club Fund are eligible for I-Club Membership credit.

Gifts made to the Iowa Scholarship Fund, Hawkeye Fund, athletic campaigns are fully tax deductible. NOTE: You will not receive I-Club Benefits (e.g. Priority points, I-Club Membership etc.) for contributions to these funds.

For single game RV Parking there are three lots (Lot 71, Lot 85, Lot 55) that offer free parking and shuttle service. For more information on General Parking options visit the football parking website.

I-Club contributors who are season ticketholders at the Silver Hawk level ($1,200-$2,499) are able to purchase a season RV pass in Lot 65 (Finkbine Lot). These RV passes are available through the UI Athletics Ticket Office.

I-Club contributors who are season ticketholders at the Golden Hawk level and above ($2,500+) are able to purchase a season RV pass in Lot 43N, 75S and 40 (RV lots are distributed by I-Club level and priority point order). These RV passes are available through the UI Athletics Ticket Office.

Historic Kinnick Stadium offers three different Premium Seating opportunities and the newly renovated Carver-Hawkeye Arena has several different options as well.

Individuals who have season tickets in Kinnick Stadium and Carver-Hawkeye Arena seating zones that require per-seat contributions will be required to pay whichever is greater of the two.

  • Example A: If you have 4 seats in Zone I ($600/seat required) for football and 2 seats in Zone I ($600/seat required) for men's basketball, a total minimum annual gift of $2,400 is required. (The $1,200 owed for the men's basketball season tickets has been satisfied with the gift made in association with the football season tickets.)
  • Example B: If you have 4 seats in Zone III ($200/seat required) for football and 2 seats in Zone I ($600/seat required) for men's basketball, a total minimum annual gift of $1,200 is required. ($1,200 total, not $800 for football PLUS $1,200 for men's basketball)

The UI Athletics Ticket Office handles all requests for tickets to Iowa athletic events. Individuals may contact the Athletics Ticket Office by phone at (800) IA HAWKS (800-424-2957) or order online at www.hawkeyesports.com. Football season ticket renewal forms are mailed in mid-February for the 2018-19 football season. Individuals who did not order season tickets for 2017-18 but are interested in purchasing season tickets for the 2018-19 season should contact the Iowa Athletics Ticket Office. Priority parking at athletic events is a benefit for I-Club members at certain giving levels; passes are purchased from and mailed through the Athletics Ticket Office.

Individuals who have season tickets in Kinnick Stadium and Carver-Hawkeye Arena seating zones that require per-seat contributions will be required to pay whichever is greater of the two.

Example A: If you have 4 seats in Zone I ($600/seat required) for football and 2 seats in Zone I ($600/seat required) for men's basketball, a total minimum annual contribution of $2,400 is required to the I-Club Fund. (The $1,200 owed for the men's basketball season tickets has been satisfied with the gift made in association with the football season tickets.)

Example B: If you have 4 seats in Zone III ($200/seat required) for football and 2 seats in Zone I ($600/seat required) for men's basketball, a total minimum annual contribution of $1,200 is required to the I-Club Fund. ($1,200 total, not $800 for football PLUS $1,200 for men's basketball)

The Iowa Athletics Ticket Office is located inside the North Entrance of Carver Hawkeye Arena.

The Iowa Athletics Ticket Office is open Monday – Friday from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Phone: 1-800-IA-HAWKS
Fax: (319) 335-9726
Email: tickets@hawkeyesports.com

Our Team

kevin collins

Kevin Collins

Associate Vice President
Assistant AD of Development
Intercollegiate Athletics
darryl borcherding

Darryl Borcherding

Director, Development
Intercollegiate Athletics
sloane tyler

Sloane Tyler

Director, Development
Intercollegiate Athletics
scott brickman

Scott Brickman

Associate Director, Development
Intercollegiate Athletics
marlene haman

Marlene Haman

Associate Director, Premium Seating
Intercollegiate Athletics
jayne oswald

Jayne Oswald

Associate Director, Events
Intercollegiate Athletics
katie brown

Katie Brown

Assistant Director, Development, Annual Giving
Intercollegiate Athletics
jordan lomax

Jordan Lomax

Assistant Director of Development
Intercollegiate Athletics
diane thomason

Diane Thomason

Special Projects Development Officer
Intercollegiate Athletics
amy flory

Amy Flory

Project Coordinator II
Intercollegiate Athletics
kate clark

Kate Clark

Administrative Associate II
Intercollegiate Athletics
kelsey link

Kelsey Link

Administrative Associate II
Intercollegiate Athletics
amber stockbauer

Amber Stockbauer

Administrative Associate II
Intercollegiate Athletics
lindsay supple

Lindsay Supple

Administrative Associate II
Intercollegiate Athletics
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The University of Iowa Center for Advancement
One West Park Road
P.O. Box 4550
Iowa City, Iowa 52244-4550

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National I-Club
The University of Iowa Center for Advancement
One West Park Road
P.O. Box 4550
Iowa City, Iowa 52244-4550

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Phone: (800) 648-6973 or (319) 467-3410
Fax: (319) 354-4155
Email: iclub@foriowa.org

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