Students Interested in Trying Out for a UI Sports Team
Tryout candidates are not permitted to engage in any Supervised Athletic Activity including practice, strength & conditioning, or any other supervised skill assessment until several items have been completed.
- Physical Examination - You are required to have a physical examination clearing you for participation within the last 6 months before you can try out for a sports team at the University of Iowa. Some options include a physical examination completed at UI Sports Medicine (319-384-7070), University of Iowa Student Health Services (319-335-8394), University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics QuickCare (phone numbers and contact information here), or by a healthcare provider in your hometown. The cost of having this physical will not be covered by the University.
- If you've had a physical within the last 6 months, you have to fill out all of the documents listed below, show proof of a physical signed by your doctor, including documentation of a Sickle Cell Test according to NCAA Guidelines. If you choose not to have the test, you need to have a signed waiver on file.
- Sickle Cell Solubility Test - Required for any student-athlete beginning their initial year of eligibility and student-athletes trying out for a team, including transfers. (Test conducted by institution, unless documentation of previous test is provided to the institution or prospective student-athlete declines the test and signs a written release.)
- You must demonstrate proof of in-network insurance that covers sports related injuries.
Please fill out each of the pdf forms below ON YOUR COMPUTER completely. You will NOT be able to submit the forms electronically. Print off each completed form, sign & date (if needed) and return to us by postal mail or fax to the address listed below as soon as possible to allow us enough time to get your information prepared before your son/daughter's tryout. If a signature is required on a form, please fill out all the needed information on your computer first, print off the form, and then sign & date it. It is important that you keep one copy of all forms for your records.
PLEASE PROVIDE YOUR SON OR DAUGHTER WITH A COPY OF EACH OF THEIR HEALTH INSURANCE CARDS (Medical, Prescription, Dental and/or Vision).
In order to open, view and fill out the medical forms listed below on your computer, please make sure you have the most recent version of the free Adobe Reader or you can download it for free at www.adobe.com/reader.
Medical Insurance Coordinator
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone #: 319-335-9393
Fax #: 319-335-9398