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College Hill Farmers Market

College Hill Farmers Market

Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 4:00 pm

Offering a variety of quality products including fresh seasonal produce, homemade jam, healthy snacks, popcorn, baked goods, eggs, lamb, chicken. Every Thursday, June-October from 4-6 pm.

Location: College Hill Partnership Area (22nd and College St.)

Contact Information

Name: Jodie Huegerich
Email: collegehillfm@gmail.com
Phone: (319) 273-7883

Link to Event: College Hill Farmers Market

 
 
 
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Suzuki School Summer Orchestra Workshop

Suzuki School Summer Orchestra Workshop

Monday, August 9, 2021 (All day) to Friday, August 20, 2021 (All day)

Join the UNI Suzuki School for a summer orchestra workshop, held Monday-Friday from 1-2 p.m. This workshop is open to string players who have completed 7th-11th grades. 

Location: Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall

Contact Information

Name: Caroline Francis
Email: caroline.francis@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2028

Link to Event: Click here to register or view more information.

Monday, August 9, 2021 (All day) to Friday, August 20, 2021 (All day)
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College Hill Farmers Market

College Hill Farmers Market

Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 4:00 pm

Offering a variety of quality products including fresh seasonal produce, homemade jam, healthy snacks, popcorn, baked goods, eggs, lamb, chicken. Every Thursday, June-October from 4-6 pm.

Location: College Hill Partnership Area (22nd and College St.)

Contact Information

Name: Jodie Huegerich
Email: collegehillfm@gmail.com
Phone: (319) 273-7883

Link to Event: College Hill Farmers Market

 
 
 
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Suzuki School Summer Orchestra Workshop

Suzuki School Summer Orchestra Workshop

Monday, August 9, 2021 (All day) to Friday, August 20, 2021 (All day)

Join the UNI Suzuki School for a summer orchestra workshop, held Monday-Friday from 1-2 p.m. This workshop is open to string players who have completed 7th-11th grades. 

Location: Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall

Contact Information

Name: Caroline Francis
Email: caroline.francis@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2028

Link to Event: Click here to register or view more information.

Monday, August 9, 2021 (All day) to Friday, August 20, 2021 (All day)
 
Welcome Week: Fitness Class

Welcome Week: Fitness Class

Saturday, August 21, 2021 - 9:00 am to 10:00 am

Join the largest fitness class of the year on campus. It's going to be awesome!

Location: Lawther Field (Rain Location: Wellness Recreation Center (WRC) North Gym)

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Welcome Week: Panthers Downtown

Welcome Week: Panthers Downtown

Saturday, August 21, 2021 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Explore Historic Downtown Cedar Falls with opportunities for prizes. Get to know the locally owned businesses and farmers market. We will be running a bus loop from campus to Downtown Cedar Falls. Check back for pick up locations. Free tote or fanny pack for first 1000 students in attendance. 

Location: Main Street/State Street

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Welcome Week: UNI Soccer vs Viterbo

Welcome Week: UNI Soccer vs Viterbo

Saturday, August 21, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Get your game face on as you cheer on the Panthers. Meet at the Campanile at 12:30PM to walk over to the game. Free UNI Soccer scarf for the first 50 students in attendance. This is the first game UNI Soccer is hosting on their NEW field on campus. 

Location: Soccer Field

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Welcome Week: Paddle on the pond

Welcome Week: Paddle on the pond

Saturday, August 21, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Come join the outdoor crew on the North Pond and try out Stand Up Paddle Boards, Kayaks or Canoes.  Also, take a hike through the west trail system.  You might get lucky and see Cranes, Deer and our resident Beavers!

 

Location: Pond by WRC Parking Lot

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Welcome Week: Celebrations of Faith

Welcome Week: Celebrations of Faith

Saturday, August 21, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Learn about the celebrations and histories of an array of religious and faith perspectives present in the Cedar Valley. And enjoy free food!

Location: Arts Courtyard (Rain Location: Kamerick Art Building (KAB) Plaza

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Welcome Week: Chi Alpha Chick-fil-A Party

Welcome Week: Chi Alpha Chick-fil-A Party

Saturday, August 21, 2021 - 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

We're celebrating the start of the new school year, whether you’re a new student or a returning one, you're invited! We'll have FREE Chick-fil-A sandwiches, as well as sides & drinks. We'll also have a bunch of yard games set up for you to play & meet people!

 

Location: Seerley Park (Rain Location: Sent Church 5625 Prairie St, Cedar Falls)

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Welcome Week: Panther Showcase

Welcome Week: Panther Showcase

Saturday, August 21, 2021 - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Get a look at some talented student organizations. Performers include Varsity Men's Glee Club, The MOVEment and Orchesis.

Location: Lawther Field

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Welcome Week: Silent Disco

Welcome Week: Silent Disco

Saturday, August 21, 2021 - 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Imagine a dancefloor with half the crowd singing along to Taylor Swift and the other half doing the wobble... and it's all silent! Get your groove on at the silent disco dance party. Two DJs will be playing all your favorites and you can switch between the two on the silent disco headphones for whichever you are feeling. 

 

Location: Lawther Field (Rain Location: Maucker Union Ballroom)

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
 
Panther Marching Band Camp

Panther Marching Band Camp

Monday, August 16, 2021 (All day) to Friday, August 20, 2021 (All day)

The Panther Marching Band, the largest student organization on the UNI campus, combines Panther spirit, pride, musicianship and more than 100 years of tradition. Students in the band will attend this week-long camp to begin rehearsals for the 2021 season. For more information, contact Justin.Mertz@uni.edu.

Location: Gallagher Bluedorn

Contact Information

Name: Caroline Francis
Email: caroline.francis@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2028

Link to Event: Click here for more information.

Monday, August 16, 2021 (All day) to Friday, August 20, 2021 (All day)
 
 
 
UNI Now!: Pick up your UNI Now! Shirt

UNI Now!: Pick up your UNI Now! Shirt

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

We will have two tents set up for you to get your official UNI Now shirt that you will wear for the group picture on Thursday. For students living on the South side of campus (Hagemann, Noehren, Rider, Shull, Panther Village, ROTH) you can stop by our tent located in the middle of the Quads by Redeker Center. For students on the North side of campus (Bender, Dancer and Lawther) you can stop by the tent outside Bender. Off campus students can stop by either location. Make sure you bring your ID to get your shirt. 

Location: *See event description*

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
UNI Now!: Cat Crew Meet Up

UNI Now!: Cat Crew Meet Up

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Meet your Cat Crew group leader. They will be your guide for the UNI Now program and area a great UNI resource. For students living on campus this will be in your dorm. If you are living off campus, the meet up location is 102 Gilchrist Hall.

Location: Your dorm building.

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Panther Big Top

Panther Big Top

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 5:00 pm to 9:12 pm

Panthers of all ages, come play and make new friends under the Panther Big Top! Come enjoy delectable delights at Rialto and as you feast on the carnival fare, wander into bingo to win prizes for your room or time on campus, try your hand at bottle toss, or spin the wheel for a chance at snacks and beverages for the late night movie. Under the Panther Big Top, you can challenge a friend to a jousting match, play a round of mini golf, compete in lawn games or try a round of axe throwing. After you’ve had your fill, find time to get an airbrush tattoo, visit the balloon artist, tie-dye a shirt all while taking your stuff-a-panther with you through it all. Come visit us under the Panther Big Top, where anything can happen. 

Location: North Side of Campus; by Bender Hall (Rain Location: Maucker Union)

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
UNI Now!: Movie in the Big Top

UNI Now!: Movie in the Big Top

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 - 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm

End the night in the UNI-Dome, the official Panther Big Top, to watch  a movie from the turf. Mini dounts, popcorn and pop provided while supplies last. Free UNI blanket for the first 1500 in attendance. 

Location: UNI Dome

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Fall Faculty Workshop

Fall Faculty Workshop

Thursday, August 19, 2021 (All day)

Launch the Fall 2021 semester with your faculty colleagues in a long-awaited face-to-face gathering that will include remarks from President Nook, the introduction of Provost Herrera, a keynote presentation from Andratesha Fritzgerald, and concurrent sessions led by our own innovators. Lunch will be provided for those who attend one of the concurrent sessions. This event will take place on Thursday, August 19 from 10:30 am-2:00 pm in the Maucker Union Ballrooms. 

Location: Maucker Union Ballrooms

Contact Information

Name: Jonathan Chenoweth
Email: jonathan.chenoweth@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2553

Link to Event: Fall Faculty Workshop

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Fall 2021: Final Registration

Fall 2021: Final Registration

Friday, August 20, 2021 (All day)

For more information, visit the UNI Office of the Registrar Academic Calendar. 

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: UNI Office of the Registrar
Email: registrar@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2241

Link to Event: UNI Office of the Registrar Academic Calendar

Friday, August 20, 2021 (All day)
 
UNI Now!: Breakfast

UNI Now!: Breakfast

Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 7:00 am to 8:30 am

Fuel up for the day at the dining center of your choice!

Location: Piazza & Rialto

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
UNI Now!: Panthers Give Back

UNI Now!: Panthers Give Back

Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 8:00 am to 10:30 am

Sign up to participate in one of three unique volunteer opportunities, supporting campus or the Cedar Valley! Volunteers for the Northeast Iowa Food Bank should meet at Gilchrist at 8:00 a.m. for transportation to the foodbank. Please register in advance! 

Volunteers to support the College Hill Partnership should meet at Lawther front steps at 8:00 a.m. to walk together to the College Hill Partnership office. Please register in advance! 

Volunteers wanting to hang out and clean up with Recreation Services should meet outside the Student Health Center front doors at 8:00 a.m. to walk together. Please register in advance!

 

Location: See Specific Locations In Sign Up Link

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
President's Fall Welcome Address

President's Fall Welcome Address

Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 9:00 am to 11:00 am

President's Fall Welcome Address

Location: GBPAC

Contact Information

Name: Office of University Relations
Email: ur@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2761

Link to Event: https://president.uni.edu/

 
UNI Now!: Cat Crew Meet up

UNI Now!: Cat Crew Meet up

Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Meet your Cat Crew group leader. They will be your guide for the day. For students living on campus this will be in your dorm. If you are living off campus, the meet up location is 102 Gilchrist Hall.

 

Location: Dorms

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
UNI Now!: Panther Kick-Off

UNI Now!: Panther Kick-Off

Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Start your journey as a Panther on the right paw. This is your official welcome to the Panther Family. Make sure you wear your UNI Now shirt.

Location: McLeod Center

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
UNI Now!: Panther Picnic

UNI Now!: Panther Picnic

Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Enjoy your lunch on Lawther Field before you head over to the Student Organization Fair. Lunch is provided for all students, including those who do not have a meal plan.

 

Location: West Gym / Lawther Field (Rain Location: Wellness Recreation Center (WRC))

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
UNI Now!: Student Organizations Fair

UNI Now!: Student Organizations Fair

Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Come learn how you can be a part  of all of the exciting programs and events that our UNI student organizations are hosting this year. You will have an opportunity to visit with current student leaders who will provide you with information on how to get involved.

 

Location: Lawther Field (Rain Location: Wellness Recreation Center (WRC))

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
UNI Now!: Find Your Classes

UNI Now!: Find Your Classes

Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Depart from the Student Organization Fair to find where you will have your classes. All class buildings will be open for you to explore. There will be Northern Iowa Guides and Cat Crew around to help you find your way.

Location: Around Campus

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
UNI Now!: You Belong @ Rod Library

UNI Now!: You Belong @ Rod Library

Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Did you know that Rod Library has 4 floors of incredible resources? Don't let the "library" name fool you; there are more than just books and study spaces. Come explore and find out all about what we have to offer. Did we mention there will be prizes too? Also stop by the Campanile for s'mores provided by the UNI Outdoor Recreation crew.

 

Location: Rod Library & Lawther Field

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
College Hill Farmers Market

College Hill Farmers Market

Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 4:00 pm

Offering a variety of quality products including fresh seasonal produce, homemade jam, healthy snacks, popcorn, baked goods, eggs, lamb, chicken. Every Thursday, June-October from 4-6 pm.

Location: College Hill Partnership Area (22nd and College St.)

Contact Information

Name: Jodie Huegerich
Email: collegehillfm@gmail.com
Phone: (319) 273-7883

Link to Event: College Hill Farmers Market

 
UNI Now!: Dinner

UNI Now!: Dinner

Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Share a meal with your new Panther friends before heading off to the evening activities.

Location: Piazza & Rialto

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
UNI Now!: Under the Lights

UNI Now!: Under the Lights

Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Come check out the brand new Intramural and Sport Club fields. Demonstrations and open play in flag football, soccer, softball, ultimate frisbee and rugby. Also stop by the WRC to meet other Sport Clubs including the Climbing Club on the Wall.  Arts and crafts, games, walley ball and other drop-in sports will also be available.

Location: Club Fields - West of Dome and WRC (Rain Location: Wellness Recreation Center (WRC))

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
UNI Now!: Breakfast

UNI Now!: Breakfast

Friday, August 20, 2021 - 7:00 am to 9:00 am

Fuel up for the day at the dining center of your choice!

Location: Piazza & Rialto

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
UNI Now!: Cat Crew Meet Up

UNI Now!: Cat Crew Meet Up

Friday, August 20, 2021 - 8:30 am to 9:00 am

Meet your Cat Crew group leader. They will be your guide for the day. For students living on campus this will be in your dorm. If you are living off campus, the meet up location is 102 Gilchrist Hall.

Location: Dorms

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
UNI Now!: Panther Rotations

UNI Now!: Panther Rotations

Friday, August 20, 2021 - 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

During this time your Cat Crew leader will lead you to different activities to get you ready for your time as a panther. See more information about each session below. 

  • On Campus Job Fair
  • Panther 101
  • Real Talk 
  • Lunch
  • SHADE Carnival
  • And more

Location: Around Campus

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
UNI Now!: Panther Time

UNI Now!: Panther Time

Friday, August 20, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Set yourself up for success before classes start by completing the tasks on your Panther Todo list. Panther Todo list coming soon. 

Location: Around Campus

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
UNI Now!: Panthers Give Back

UNI Now!: Panthers Give Back

Friday, August 20, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Sign up to participate in one of three unique volunteer opportunities, supporting campus or the Cedar Valley! Don't forget to grab a group of your new Panther friends! More information is coming on an exciting opportunity (and sign up link) to get out in and support one of our local nature parks. 

Any student can swing by the Stop & Serve volunteer opportunity in Rod Library! No need to sign up, just stop by and give your time! 

Volunteers wanting to hang out and clean up with Recreation Services should meet outside the Student Health Center front doors at 2:00 p.m. to walk together. Please register in advance!

 

Location: See Specific Locations In the Sign Up Link

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
UNI Now!: COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

UNI Now!: COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

Friday, August 20, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

The UNI Student Health Clinic is offering a walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic. Students must remain at the clinic for 15-30 minutes after you receive the vaccine to monitor for any unexpected changes in your health or allergic reactions. COVID-19 vaccines are not required at UNI but are strongly encouraged.  Help keep our campus safe #HealthyPanthers!

 

Location: Student Health Center

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
UNI Now!: Taste of the Cedar Valley

UNI Now!: Taste of the Cedar Valley

Friday, August 20, 2021 - 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Grab some tasty samples (don't worry, it's on us!) from some of the local food truck options available from across the Cedar Valley! While enjoying your tasty treats, compete in the Panther Bags Tournament, play a round of Can Jam with some friends or attempt to claim victory at Spikeball.

Location: Campbell B Parking Lot

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
UNI Now!: Transfer 101*

UNI Now!: Transfer 101*

Friday, August 20, 2021 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

As a transfer, you are not new to college, but are new to UNI! Transfer 101 is a way to learn about campus resources, transfer tips and advice! Also, get any questions answered that you still have remaining from Transfer Staff & Current Transfer Students!

Location: Admissions Welcome Center

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
UNI Now!: Dinner

UNI Now!: Dinner

Friday, August 20, 2021 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Share a meal with your new panther friends before heading off to the evening activities.

Location: Piazza & Rialto

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
UNI Now!: Transfer Student Group Dinner*

UNI Now!: Transfer Student Group Dinner*

Friday, August 20, 2021 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Meet & connect with other transfer students! It's okay if you don't have a meal plan-- dinner is on us!

Location: Piazza

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
UNI Now!: TAIG Game Night*

UNI Now!: TAIG Game Night*

Friday, August 20, 2021 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Games, fun, PRIZES and learn about getting involved with Transfer Advocacy & Involvement Group (TAIG).

Location: Admissions Welcome Center

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
UNI Now!: Maucker Union Live

UNI Now!: Maucker Union Live

Friday, August 20, 2021 - 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm

A fun filled evening of events hosted by Campus Activities Board (CAB). This is a great way to meet other new students and current students as you listen to live music, karaoke, learn to hip hop dance, crafts, outdoor yard games, gaming and more.

Location: Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
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Welcome Week: House Events

Welcome Week: House Events

Sunday, August 22, 2021 (All day)

Buildings will host activities on the evening of Sunday, August 22. See your building for more details.

Location: Evening Dorms

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

Sunday, August 22, 2021 (All day)
 
Fall 2021: Classes Begin at 8:00am

Fall 2021: Classes Begin at 8:00am

Monday, August 23, 2021 (All day)

For more information, visit the UNI Office of the Registrar Academic Calendar

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: UNI Office of the Registrar
Email: registrar@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2241

Link to Event: Fall 2021: Classes Begin at 8:00am

Monday, August 23, 2021 (All day)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Welcome Week: Continental Breakfast

Welcome Week: Continental Breakfast

Sunday, August 22, 2021 - 9:30 am to 10:30 am

Fuel up for the day at the dining center of your choice!

Location: Piazza & Rialto

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Welcome Week: Academic Connections

Welcome Week: Academic Connections

Sunday, August 22, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Make connections with faculty, staff, and students from your academic area by gathering for ice cream, conversation, and social activities on the day before fall semester classes begin. We're looking forward to welcoming you to your academic home! 

College of Business
Curris Business Building 3
Building tours and conversation with peer advisors and college staff

College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences
CAC/KAB/Stayer Wood Courtyard (Rain Location: TBD)
Lawn games, visit from Panther Pep Band, visit from mini-robots, CHAS passport

College of Education
Lawther Field

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Outside Sabin Hall (Rain location: Sabin Hall atrium)
Lawn games

Exploratory
Innovative Teaching Technology Center (ITTC) 008

Location: Around Campus

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Welcome Week: Honors Peer Social

Welcome Week: Honors Peer Social

Sunday, August 22, 2021 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

All first-year honors students and newly admitted transfer students are invited to attend.

Location: Honors Cottage Lawn

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Welcome Week: Panther Time- Extended Office Hours

Welcome Week: Panther Time- Extended Office Hours

Sunday, August 22, 2021 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Set yourself up for success before classes start by completing the tasks on your Panther Todo list .  Offices open include:

  • Financial Aid and Scholarships 
  • Registrar
  • Gender and Sexuality Services
  • Office of Academic Advising
  • Admission
  • Housing and Dining - hall offices will be open from 8am to 6pm 
  • College of Education Advising
  • Office of Business Operations and Cashier
  • Dean of Students Office 
  • Parking noon - 4PM Saturday and Sunday *

 

Location: Around Campus

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Fall 2021: First Half-Semester Begins

Fall 2021: First Half-Semester Begins

Monday, August 23, 2021 (All day)

Fall 2021: First Half-Semester Begins

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: UNI Office of the Registrar
Email: registrar@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2241

Link to Event: Fall 2021: First Half-Semester Begins

Monday, August 23, 2021 (All day)
 
 
 
 
 
 
"Present / Tense: Sculpture, Paintings and Drawings by Tom & Malayka Gormally"

"Present / Tense: Sculpture, Paintings and Drawings by Tom & Malayka Gormally"

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 10:00 am to Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 5:00 pm

“Present / Tense” is both a meditation on the extended family and an exploration of the contemporary challenges of human connection in this cultural moment of political division and environmental concerns. Closing Reception: Thursday, September 23, following the artist’s lecture at 6:00 p.m. Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday, 10 am – 5 pm and by appointment. Please note, the Gallery will be closed September 6 for Labor Day. https://gallery.uni.edu/

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

Name: Darrell Taylor
Email: darrell.taylor@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3095

Link to Event: Present / Tense

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 10:00 am to Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 5:00 pm
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“The Earth is a House of Stories: Works from the Permanent Art Collection by Native Artists”

“The Earth is a House of Stories: Works from the Permanent Art Collection by Native Artists”

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 10:00 am to Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 5:00 pm

Other dates include October 15 – November 6 and December 2 – 15. “The Earth is a House of Stories: Works from the Permanent Art Collection by Native Artists” was co-curated by Angela Waseskuk and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor. This exhibition highlights objects from the Collection and the UNI Museum by historical and contemporary Native artists. Showcasing these works is part of a university-wide effort to adopt a university Land Stewardship Statement while continuing to build and honor respectful and nourishing partnerships with the Meskwaki Nation and Native people in Iowa.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

Name: Darrell Taylor
Email: darrell.taylor@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3095

Link to Event: “The Earth is a House of Stories"

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 10:00 am to Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 5:00 pm
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Welcome Week: First Day of Class Pictures

Welcome Week: First Day of Class Pictures

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 7:30 am to 2:00 pm

Snap a picture on your way to class to commemorate your first day of class for the 2021-2022 academic year. We will have Northern Iowa Guides on hand to take your picture and donuts for you to grab on your way to class. 

 

Location: Lawther Field and between Curris Business Building and Rider

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Welcome Week: Direction Booths

Welcome Week: Direction Booths

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 7:30 am to 2:00 pm

Not sure where to go? Wondering if you're walking the right direction to your class? Don't worry we will have Northern Iowa Guides around campus to help you find your way. Look for the purple and gold canopies around campus. 

 

Location: Around Campus

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Welcome Week: Social Work Graduate and Undergraduate Welcome Back Lunch

Welcome Week: Social Work Graduate and Undergraduate Welcome Back Lunch

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Open to all Social Work students, graduate and undergraduate. Please join us for a casual lunch on the go! Meet new faces and greet familiar ones!

 

Location: Sabin Hall Atrium

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Welcome Week: Panther Communities

Welcome Week: Panther Communities

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Connect with other panthers who share similar identities to you.  Check the official welcome week website during the first week of classes for groups and locations being offered.

Location: Around Campus

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Welcome Week: Welcome New Graduate Students

Welcome Week: Welcome New Graduate Students

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 3:15 pm to 4:30 pm

Come meet the Graduate College faculty and staff, as well as other graduate students on campus. During this informal event you will engage with your peers and become familiar with resources to support your graduate experience.

 

Location: Maucker Union Ballroom

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Welcome Week: UNI Nature Walk hosted by the Tallgrass Prairie Center

Welcome Week: UNI Nature Walk hosted by the Tallgrass Prairie Center

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

The Tallgrass Prairie Center would like to welcome students to UNI with a nature walk on the West Campus trails. Please meet at the far north end of the UNI-Dome parking lot. Please wear walking shoes and bring a water bottle. 

Location: West Campus Trails

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
CME Welcome Back BBQ

CME Welcome Back BBQ

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Join us for the Center for Multicultural Education's Annual Welcome Back BBQ. Free food, music and fun!

Location: Maucker Union Coffeehouse

Contact Information

Name: Dacia Carter
Email: dacia.carter@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
Welcome Week: Center for Multicultural Education (CME) Welcome Back BBQ

Welcome Week: Center for Multicultural Education (CME) Welcome Back BBQ

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Join us for the Center for Multicultural Education's Annual Welcome Back BBQ. Free food, music, and fun!

Location: Maucker Union Coffeehouse

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Interfraternity Council (IFC) Fraternity Week

Interfraternity Council (IFC) Fraternity Week

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Fraternities and the Interfraternity Council (IFC) host various events throughout the first week of the fall semester to get to know men in joining a fraternity. Learn more about how to join an IFC fraternity at UNI by visiting studentlife.uni.edu/ifc-fraternity-week. 

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: Taberie Van Boening
Email: taberie.vanboening@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6849

Link to Event: IFC Fraternity Week website

 
Welcome Week: First

Welcome Week: First

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 7:30 am to 2:00 pm

Snap a picture on your way to class to commemorate your first day of class for the 2021-2022 academic year. We will have Northern Iowa Guides on hand to take your picture and donuts for you to grab on your way to class. 

 

Location: Lawther Field and between Curris Business Building and Rider

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Welcome Week: Direction Booths

Welcome Week: Direction Booths

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 7:30 am to 2:00 pm

Not sure where to go? Wondering if you're walking the right direction to your class? Don't worry we will have Northern Iowa Guides around campus to help you find your way. Look for the purple and gold canopies around campus. 

Location: Around Campus

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Welcome Week: Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice (DIS) Open House

Welcome Week: Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice (DIS) Open House

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

Join us for an open house celebrating the office of Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice. Sessions begin at 9:30 AM, 12:30 PM (students only), and 3:30 PM. The Center for Multicultural Education, Military & Veteran Student Services and Gender & Sexuality Student Services are a cohesive unit that advances inclusion and social justice through advocacy and support of underrepresented and marginalized students, provide diversity education for all its community members, and promote a safe and welcoming environment that fosters academic success, a sense of belonging and respect for all people and cultures.

 

Location: Center for Multicultural Education

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Lunch, Beverages & Battle Buddies

Lunch, Beverages & Battle Buddies

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Military & Veteran students are invited to gather together for lunch hosted by Military & Veteran Student Services. A representative from the Black Hawk County VA will be present to answer questions.

Location: Veterans' Center - Maucker Union plaza level

Contact Information

Name: Chiquita Loveless
Email: chiquita.loveless@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
“UNI and Meskwaki Tribal Council Mission Stewardship Festivities”

“UNI and Meskwaki Tribal Council Mission Stewardship Festivities”

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 4:30 pm

4:30 – 6:30 p.m., KAB Courtyard. Festivities include an opening reception for the UNI Gallery of Art exhibition “The Earth is a House of Stories,” a summary of the mission stewardship campus input work session, a message to all caretakers from Meskwaki representatives, a performance by world champion Fancy Dancer Larry Yazzie (Meskwaki/Dine), and a reading by poet and artist Ray YoungBear (Meskwaki).

Location: KAB (and CAC) Courtyard

Contact Information

Name: Darrell Taylor
Email: darrell.taylor@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3095

Link to Event: UNI and Meskwaki Tribal Council Mission Stewardship Festivities

 
Interfraternity Council (IFC) Fraternity Week

Interfraternity Council (IFC) Fraternity Week

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 6:00 pm to 8:15 pm

Fraternities and the Interfraternity Council (IFC) host various events throughout the first week of the fall semester to get to know men in joining a fraternity. Learn more about how to join an IFC fraternity at UNI by visiting studentlife.uni.edu/ifc-fraternity-week. 

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: Taberie Van Boening
Email: taberie.vanboening@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6849

Link to Event: IFC Fraternity Week website

 
Wellness Kahoot - Welcome Week

Wellness Kahoot - Welcome Week

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 7:00 pm

Are you ready to WIN BIG?! Test your wellness knowledge for a chance to win PRIZES! The Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC) and Student Wellness Services (SWS) will be hosting a Wellness Kahoot on Tuesday, August 24 in the Maucker Union Ballroom. Participants can attend session 1 at 7:00pm or session 2 at 7:30pm. 

Join us for this UNI Welcome Week event to learn how to BE WELL and BE CONNECTED at UNI! 

For more information, email Shawna Jesse, Health Promotion Coordinator at shawna.jesse@uni.edu

Location: Maucker Union Ballroom

Contact Information

Name: Shawna Jesse
Email: shawna.jesse@uni.edu
Phone: (563) 590-2038

Link to Event: NA

 
Welcome Week: Wellness Kahoot

Welcome Week: Wellness Kahoot

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Are you ready to WIN BIG?! Test your wellness knowledge for a chance to win PRIZES! The Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC) and Student Wellness Services (SWS) will be hosting Wellness Kahoot trivia on Tuesday, August 24 in the Maucker Union Ballroom. Participants can attend session 1 at 7:00pm or session 2 at 7:30pm.  Join us to learn how to BE WELL and BE CONNECTED at UNI! 

Location: Union Ballroom C

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Chi Alpha Fall Launch

Chi Alpha Fall Launch

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 8:00 pm

Join us for our first large group gathering of the year! We will have high-energy worship, a message from our Pastor, and opportunities to meet other students! We'll meet in Lang Auditorium at 8:00PM!

Location: Lang Hall Auditorium

Contact Information

Name: Derek Quinby
Email: Derek@northerniowaxa.com
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Chi Alpha Launch

 
Welcome Week: T-Shirt Swap

Welcome Week: T-Shirt Swap

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 11:30 am to 2:30 pm

Up your Ever Loyal game by swapping out another college t-shirt for a new EVER LOYAL t-shirt from UNI Athletics. First come, first serve! Don't miss out!

Location: Outside of Rod Library (Rain Location: In Union)

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Food Truck with Sorority Life

Food Truck with Sorority Life

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm

These events are an opportunity for you to learn more about what it means to be a member in a sorority and what the process looks like to join. You can meet the Recruitment Team, the Rho Gammas and other students considering joining too! This is the only event where you are encouraged to bring $ if you would like to purchase items from the food truck!

Location: 2410 College Street

Contact Information

Name: Karli Schneider
Email: schnekam@uni.edu
Phone: (608) 572-3456

Link to Event: Sorority Primary Recruitment

 
Rainbow Reception

Rainbow Reception

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Rainbow Reception is the annual welcome back celebration of queer and trans life at UNI. There will be a short program to introduce some of the key campus leaders. Organizations from on- and off-campus will be present to share resources. Staff and faculty will also be present to greet students and share their advice. Anyone who identifies within the LGBTQ+ community or wishes to celebrate with our community is welcome to attend. We especially encourage new students to attend to learn about resources and meet peers. Allies are also welcome to attend to welcome new and returning students.

Location: Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center

Contact Information

Name: Kalyani Kannan
Email: kalyani.kannan@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-5428

Link to Event: Rainbow Reception

 
Interfraternity Council (IFC) Fraternity Week

Interfraternity Council (IFC) Fraternity Week

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Fraternities and the Interfraternity Council (IFC) host various events throughout the first week of the fall semester to get to know men in joining a fraternity. Learn more about how to join an IFC fraternity at UNI by visiting studentlife.uni.edu/ifc-fraternity-week. 

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: Taberie Van Boening
Email: taberie.vanboening@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6849

Link to Event: IFC Fraternity Week website

 
Welcome Week: Gender and Sexuality Services (GSS) Rainbow Reception

Welcome Week: Gender and Sexuality Services (GSS) Rainbow Reception

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Rainbow Reception is the annual welcome back celebration of queer and trans life at UNI -- it's like a mini Pride festival specifically for the UNI community! Anyone who identifies within the LGBTQ+ community or wishes to celebrate with our community are welcome to attend.

Location: Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) Lobby

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Welcome Week: Crafty Cats

Welcome Week: Crafty Cats

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Come get your craft on and make a fun sign for your dorm room or wherever inspiration strikes. Whether it's with cricut vinyl, paint or anything else your imagination thinks of, it is sure to be a great time! All supplies provided.

Location: Maucker Union Ballrooms

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Welcome Week: Transfer Thursday

Welcome Week: Transfer Thursday

Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Meet & connect with other new and returning transfer students and campus resources. Lunch is provided. 

Location: Maucker Union Ballroom A

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Multicultural Reception

Multicultural Reception

Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

The Center for Multicultural Education's annual multicultural reception connects multicultural students, staff and faculty and shares campus resources.

Location: Maucker Union Ballrooms

Contact Information

Name: Yakira Sanders
Email: yakira.sanders@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
Welcome Week: Panther Communities

Welcome Week: Panther Communities

Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Connect with other panthers who share similar identities to you. Check the official welcome week website during the first week of classes for groups and locations being offered. 

Location: Around Campus

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
College Hill Farmers Market

College Hill Farmers Market

Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 4:00 pm

Offering a variety of quality products including fresh seasonal produce, homemade jam, healthy snacks, popcorn, baked goods, eggs, lamb, chicken. Every Thursday, June-October from 4-6 pm.

Location: College Hill Partnership Area (22nd and College St.)

Contact Information

Name: Jodie Huegerich
Email: collegehillfm@gmail.com
Phone: (319) 273-7883

Link to Event: College Hill Farmers Market

 
Welcome Week: College Hill Farmers Market

Welcome Week: College Hill Farmers Market

Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Join us at the Farmers Market to celebrate the return of UNI students. The first 100 attendees will receive a $2 coupon to spend at the market! Local produce and fresh, grilled local burgers available for purchase. Live music and more!

Location: College Hill - 22nd St. (between College and Olive)

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
AUDITIONS: Bench by Jakob Westpfahl in the Interpreters Theatre

AUDITIONS: Bench by Jakob Westpfahl in the Interpreters Theatre

Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Auditions for Bench, an original play. Casting for 2 roles, no experience required.

Interpreters Theatre--Lang Hall 040, Thursday 8/26 at 5PM and Friday 8/27 at 5pm. Show dates are 9/30, 10/1, and 10/2.

For questions or to see the script, contact the director: jakob.westpfahl@uni.edu

Location: UNI Interpreters Theatre - Lang 040

Contact Information

Name: Josh Hamzehee
Email: interptheatre@uni.edu
Phone: (626) 617-1752

Link to Event: NA

 
Interfraternity Council (IFC) Fraternity Week

Interfraternity Council (IFC) Fraternity Week

Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 6:00 pm to 8:15 pm

Fraternities and the Interfraternity Council (IFC) host various events throughout the first week of the fall semester to get to know men in joining a fraternity. Learn more about how to join an IFC fraternity at UNI by visiting studentlife.uni.edu/ifc-fraternity-week.

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: Taberie Van Boening
Email: taberie.vanboening@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6849

Link to Event: IFC Fraternity Week website

 
Final Thursday Reading Series featuring Brooke Wonders

Final Thursday Reading Series featuring Brooke Wonders

Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 6:00 pm

The Final Thursday Reading Series returns for its 21st season at the Hearst Center for the Arts in Cedar Falls with featured authors whose work ranges from memoirs to novels to children’s books to graphic novels.

On August 26, FTRS will feature Brooke Wonders, an Associate Professor of English at UNI. Wonder is the author of the memoir-in-progess, Self-Erasure, and co-author of the video game Heloise & Wulf.  This will be an outdoor event held in the Hearst Center Sculpture Garden. It begins at 6:00 with a creative writing open mic. Attendees are invited to share up to five minutes of original fiction, poetry or creative nonfiction. Wonders takes the mic at 6:30. If you are unable to attend, go to https://langlit.uni.edu/ftrs-fall-21 for a link to the live Zoomcast of the featured reading at 6:30

Location: Hearst Center for the Arts Outdoor Sculpture Garden

Contact Information

Name: Jim O'Loughlin
Email: jim.oloughlin@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 373-2821

Link to Event: FTRS Fall 2021

 
Welcome Week: Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice (DIS) Multicultural Reception

Welcome Week: Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice (DIS) Multicultural Reception

Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

The Center for Multicultural Education's annual multicultural reception connects multicultural students, staff and faculty and shares campus resources.

 

Location: Maucker Union Ballrooms

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Welcome Week: Late Nite 80's Bingo

Welcome Week: Late Nite 80's Bingo

Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Join 80s BINGO for your chance to win $1,000 worth of prizes and enjoy some classic 80s music! Come for the 8pm session, 9pm session or stay for both sessions of BINGO. Prizes will be given for best 80s themed attire so come dressed to win!

Location: Maucker Union Coffeehouse

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Salt Company Kickoff

Salt Company Kickoff

Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 8:00 pm

Salt Company is the college ministry of Candeo Church and our mission is to help students find their greatest joy in Jesus. We'd love for you to join us for a night of worship and teaching, and a chance to get connected! If you have a relationship with Jesus, have questions about Christianity, or just want to learn more, we'd love for you to join us at 8pm on Lawther Field!

Location: Lawther Field

Contact Information

Name: Salt Company | Candeo Church
Email: saltcedarfalls@gmail.com
Phone: (319) 260-2223

Link to Event: Salt Company Website

 
Welcome Week: Gr8 Wellness Scavenger Hunt Ends

Welcome Week: Gr8 Wellness Scavenger Hunt Ends

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 4:00 pm

Navigate the UNI campus to learn about the 8 dimensions of Wellness and campus resources through our Gr8 Wellness Scavenger Hunt. Pick up a scavenger hunt punch card at the Student Organization Fair, the Student Life Office or your residence hall office during business hours. Drop off your completed punch card to the Student Life Office by 4pm Friday, August 27. 

Location: Student Life Office

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
DIS Block Party

DIS Block Party

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Students are invited to join Diversity, Inclusion & Social Justice for a back-to-school take-over of the Maucker Union plaza level with games, snacks, and more!

Location: Maucker Union plaza level

Contact Information

Name: Kalyani Kannan
Email: kalyani.kannan@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-5428

Link to Event: NA

 
Welcome Week: Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice (DIS) Block Party

Welcome Week: Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice (DIS) Block Party

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Join Diversity, Inclusion & Social Justice for a take-over of the Maucker Union plaza level with games, snacks and more!

Location: Maucker Union Plaza Level

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
AUDITIONS: Bench by Jakob Westpfahl in the Interpreters Theatre

AUDITIONS: Bench by Jakob Westpfahl in the Interpreters Theatre

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Auditions for Bench, an original play. Casting for 2 roles, no experience required.

Interpreters Theatre--Lang Hall 040, Thursday 8/26 at 5PM and Friday 8/27 at 5pm. Show dates are 9/30, 10/1, and 10/2.

For questions or to see the script, contact the director: jakob.westpfahl@uni.edu

Location: UNI Interpreters Theatre - Lang 040

Contact Information

Name: Josh Hamzehee
Email: interptheatre@uni.edu
Phone: (626) 617-1752

Link to Event: NA

 
Interfraternity Council (IFC) Fraternity Week

Interfraternity Council (IFC) Fraternity Week

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Fraternities and the Interfraternity Council (IFC) host various events throughout the first week of the fall semester to get to know men in joining a fraternity. Learn more about how to join an IFC fraternity at UNI by visiting studentlife.uni.edu/ifc-fraternity-week.

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: Taberie Van Boening
Email: taberie.vanboening@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6849

Link to Event: IFC Fraternity Week website

 
PJs and Popcorn with Sorority Life

PJs and Popcorn with Sorority Life

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

These events are an opportunity for you to learn more about what it means to be a member in a sorority and what the process looks like to join. You can meet the Recruitment Team, the Rho Gammas and other students considering joining too!

Location: Mauker Union Ballrooms

Contact Information

Name: Karli Schneider
Email: schnekam@uni.edu
Phone: (608) 572-3456

Link to Event: Sorority Primary Recruitment

 
CANCELLED: Varsity Glee Club Welcome Home Concert

CANCELLED: Varsity Glee Club Welcome Home Concert

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 6:00 pm

This event has been cancelled. 

Location: Lang Hall Auditorium

Contact Information

Name: Caroline Francis
Email: caroline.francis@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2028

Link to Event: School of Music events.

 
TheatreUNI Presents a live screening of "Dream With ME"

TheatreUNI Presents a live screening of "Dream With ME"

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 7:00 pm

TheatreUNI's filmed production "Dream With ME'' uses theatre to respond to the events of 2020 that have impacted us individually and as a community. Audiences may attend a live screening at 7 p.m. Friday, August 27, at Gallagher Bluedorn, or stream it at home.

Location: Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center

Contact Information

Name: Eric Lange
Email: eric.lange@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Dream With ME Tickets and Information

 
Welcome Week: Dream With ME - Film Screening

Welcome Week: Dream With ME - Film Screening

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Dream With ME! is a student driven, devised, multimedia, filmed theatrical work about the varied yet related events of 2020 including but not limited to: the pandemic, isolation, race, and power. The piece utilizes genres of storytelling such as Hip Hop Theatre, Documentary Theatre, Theatre of the Oppressed and Theatre for Social Change.

Location: Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC)

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
"Gravity" Film Screening

"Gravity" Film Screening

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 7:00 pm

It’s the start of a new school year, which means it’s also the start of a new year at Film Appreciation Club! Come join us this Friday at 7:00 p.m. in KAB 111 for our inaugural screening of the blockbuster movie “Gravity”.

Location: Kamerick Art Building Room 111

Contact Information

Name: Hunter Friesen
Email: friesenh@uni.edu
Phone: (952) 217-9768

Link to Event: Facebook link

 
Welcome Week: Glow the Extra Mile

Welcome Week: Glow the Extra Mile

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 8:30 pm

Panthers, we Glow the Extra Mile in our care for one another, our campus, and our community! Grab your roommate, residence hall floor, student org, group of friends, or come planning to meet someone new while rocking some glowing gear. In support of the Panther community we're requesting food or essential donations from race participants to go to the Panther Pantry. Prizes will be awarded to the fastest participant, most glowing participant, and student organization with highest number in attendance as a group.

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Music Education Workshop

Music Education Workshop

Saturday, August 28, 2021 - 9:00 am

School of Music instructor of music education Michelle Swanson will coordinate this workshop. For more information, contact Michelle.Swanson@uni.edu.

Location: Room 30, GBPAC

Contact Information

Name: Caroline Francis
Email: caroline.francis@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2028

Link to Event: School of Music events.

 
Welcome Week: Cedar Valley Pridefest

Welcome Week: Cedar Valley Pridefest

Saturday, August 28, 2021 - 12:00 pm to 11:59 pm

Celebrate the LGBTQ community by attending Cedar Valley Pridefest. There will be a free shuttle running from campus to Waterloo. Check back for pick up locations. 

 

Location: Waterloo - Pick up locations coming

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Welcome Week: Panther Galaxy Bowling

Welcome Week: Panther Galaxy Bowling

Saturday, August 28, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Come down to Cadillac lanes for a fun afternoon of cosmic bowling! There will be bussing provided to the event. Sign up as a group or solo bowler so you can meet new friends. Transpertaion provided. 

Location: Cadillac Lanes - Pick up locations coming

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
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"Present / Tense: Sculpture, Paintings and Drawings by Tom & Malayka Gormally"

"Present / Tense: Sculpture, Paintings and Drawings by Tom & Malayka Gormally"

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 10:00 am to Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 5:00 pm

“Present / Tense” is both a meditation on the extended family and an exploration of the contemporary challenges of human connection in this cultural moment of political division and environmental concerns. Closing Reception: Thursday, September 23, following the artist’s lecture at 6:00 p.m. Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday, 10 am – 5 pm and by appointment. Please note, the Gallery will be closed September 6 for Labor Day. https://gallery.uni.edu/

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

Name: Darrell Taylor
Email: darrell.taylor@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3095

Link to Event: Present / Tense

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 10:00 am to Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 5:00 pm
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“The Earth is a House of Stories: Works from the Permanent Art Collection by Native Artists”

“The Earth is a House of Stories: Works from the Permanent Art Collection by Native Artists”

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 10:00 am to Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 5:00 pm

Other dates include October 15 – November 6 and December 2 – 15. “The Earth is a House of Stories: Works from the Permanent Art Collection by Native Artists” was co-curated by Angela Waseskuk and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor. This exhibition highlights objects from the Collection and the UNI Museum by historical and contemporary Native artists. Showcasing these works is part of a university-wide effort to adopt a university Land Stewardship Statement while continuing to build and honor respectful and nourishing partnerships with the Meskwaki Nation and Native people in Iowa.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

Name: Darrell Taylor
Email: darrell.taylor@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3095

Link to Event: “The Earth is a House of Stories"

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 10:00 am to Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 5:00 pm
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Welcome Week: TK's Kickball Tournament

Welcome Week: TK's Kickball Tournament

Sunday, August 29, 2021 - 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Location: To Be Determined

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Women's soccer vs. Western Illinois University

Women's soccer vs. Western Illinois University

Sunday, August 29, 2021 - 2:00 pm

The UNI women's soccer team takes on Western Illinois at the soccer fields west of the UNI-Dome.

Location: soccer field

Contact Information

Name: Nick Harvey
Email: nick.harvey@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: women's soccer vs. Western Illinois

 
Welcome Week: Panther Communities

Welcome Week: Panther Communities

Sunday, August 29, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Connect with other panthers who share similar identities to you.  Check the official welcome week website during the first week of classes for groups and locations being offered. 

Location: Around Campus

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Welcome Week: Panthers Got Talent

Welcome Week: Panthers Got Talent

Sunday, August 29, 2021 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Do you have a talent you want to share? Sign up to perform by Wednesday at 11:59PM No talent? No problem. Come check out the talents of your fellow panthers.

 

Location: Maucker Union Coffee House

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
#FSLProud Week

#FSLProud Week

Monday, August 30, 2021 (All day) to Friday, September 3, 2021 (All day)

It's #FSLProud Week! Follow along on Instagram (instagram.com/unifsl) and Facebook (facebook.com/UNIFSL) to hear why current members find the Greek experience to be impactful, memorable, and worthwhile. You can also learn why you should consider joining and how to join a fraternity or sorority. Discover where you belong within Fraternity & Sorority Life!

Are you a faculty or staff member interested in learning more? Follow along to hear student stories and go to our website to learn even more (studentlife.uni.edu/fsl).

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: Taberie Van Boening
Email: taberie.vanboening@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6849

Link to Event: #FSLProud Week

Monday, August 30, 2021 (All day) to Friday, September 3, 2021 (All day)
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Budgeting - RSP Training Series

Budgeting - RSP Training Series

Monday, August 30, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

An accurate budget is critical to obtaining and successfully managing external funding. This Zoom virtual session will provide an overview of the conceptual and technical components of good budgets. 

Location: Zoom virtual session

Contact Information

Name: Sean Parrish
Email: sean.parrish@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3282

Link to Event: Budgeting - 8/30/21

 
Interpreters Theatre Performance Co-Operative!

Interpreters Theatre Performance Co-Operative!

Monday, August 30, 2021 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Hello! Here's a wonderful way to get involved with the IT:
INTERPRETERS THEATRE PERFORMANCE CO-OPERATIVE
Get involved in the Interpreters Theatre! Join the I.T. Performance Co-op!
Once a month for one hour: Performance Activities, Show Talkbacks & I.T. Updates!

Monday, August 30 @ 3:30pm in Lang Hall 040

Featuring: Dr. Karen Mitchell coming out of retirement to guide performance with those attending!
Monday, October 4 @ 3:30pm in Lang Hall 040
Featuring: Talkback with cast and director of Bench.
  
Monday, November 8 @ 3:30pm in Lang Hall 040
Featuring: Talkbacks with casts and directors of A Decade of Depression and Keyboard Memories.
The Interpreters Theatre performance laboratory embraces inclusivity and equity in our productions, and roles are available for any person and ability!

Location: UNI Interpreters Theatre - Lang 040

Contact Information

Name: Josh Hamzehee
Email: interptheatre@uni.edu
Phone: (626) 617-1752

Link to Event: No Reservation Needed!

 
Women's Club Volleyball Open Gym

Women's Club Volleyball Open Gym

Monday, August 30, 2021 - 8:00 pm

The women's club volleyball team is hosting open gyms from 8-9:30pm in the WRC on courts 7 and 8. Anyone is welcome, so grab some friends and come play some volleyball! 

Location: WRC Courts 7 and 8

Contact Information

Name: Grace Erpelding
Email: uniwomensvb@gmail.com
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
Panhellenic Picnic and Paintings

Panhellenic Picnic and Paintings

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

These events are an opportunity for you to learn more about what it means to be a member in a sorority and what the process looks like to join. You can meet the Recruitment Team, the Rho Gammas and other students considering joining too! 

Location: Lawther Field

Contact Information

Name: Karli Schneider
Email: schnekam@uni.edu
Phone: (608) 572-3456

Link to Event: Sorority Primary Recruitment

 
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Informational Meeting

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Informational Meeting

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 7:11 pm

The men of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. are hosting an informational session. They are one of two Divine 9 (Black Greek-letter) organizations at UNI. The men of Omega Psi Phi seek to uplift and support Black and African American men on campus and within the Cedar Valley community.

Learn more about the organization, why the current Ques are so passionate about the fraternity and what to do if you are interested in joining. Follow the fraternity on Instagram: @northerniowaques

Location: Old Gold Room, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Taberie Van Boening
Email: taberie.vanboening@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6849

Link to Event: Fraternity & Sorority Life

 
SEECA Welcome Back Event

SEECA Welcome Back Event

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 8:00 pm

Learn about upcoming events, how to become a member of the SEECA community and play bingo!

Location: SEC 220

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: (319) 480-7433

Link to Event: NA

 
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