The University of Iowa often receives requests to block incoming calls that are associated with SPAM or are considered robocalls.  Unfortunately, we do not block incoming calls system-wide.   It is too easy for callers to spoof the incoming caller ID and, as a result, we could be blocking legitimate calls that need to reach the University.  

We will block targeted harassing phone calls if directed to do so by the University of Iowa Threat Assessment Program.  All targeted harassing phone calls should be reported immediately to them at 319-384-2955 or

In the event of an emergency, please dial 911.


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June 14, 2022