President Barack Obama will be visiting the University of Iowa Friday for a grassroots campaign event. Campaign officials announced today that Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and Jill Biden will be holding the event on the Jessup Hall Lawn.
The event is open to the public but a ticket is required for admission. The event will start at 1 p.m. Friday and tickets are available through the IMU Box Office or local Obama for America offices. Tickets are available starting at 9 a.m. tomorrow morning.
President Obama last visited the UI on April 25 when he spoke to a crowd of more than 5,000 in the UI Field House.