Iowa Western Community College

Winter Storm

Iowa Western News Alert 

See the President's Messages for updated info.

Starting 4/8/2020: Iowa Western will be implementing a “locked door” policy due to COVID- 19.  All doors at the Council Bluffs Campus and our Centers will remain locked to visitors and we will be working exclusively from home. Our telecommuting hours will be Monday- Friday from 8:00am-4:30 p.m. Central Standard Time.

Current Student Information

Financial Aid

Current students need to remember to renew Financial Aid every year. Simply go to, click the "Fill Out A Renewal FAFSA" link, and follow the directions. If you have questions, feel free to contact the Cass County Center at 712-243-5527 or the Financial Aid office at 712-325-3295 Or 1-800-432-5852 ext. 3295


Current student have the option to register for classes online.

Register Online


All students must apply for graduation during the final term of their program of study even if they do not plan to participate in the graduation ceremony. Students should apply for graduation during their final semester in SOS. The application will be available approximately two weeks after the start of each term. Check the Academic Calendar for graduation dates and the last day to apply for graduation each term.

A letter will be sent to graduation applicants approximately 6 weeks prior to graduation explaining graduation procedures and important graduation dates. There is no charge for participating in the graduation ceremony and all students are encouraged to attend.