Special Events

Monday, December 16, 2019 - 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Do finals have you stressed? If so, de-stress during finals week and take a break with some furry friends! Dogs and cats that specialize in relieving human concerns will be "on-hand" from P.E.T.P.A.L.S. Draw on or leave a comment on the graffiti wall for other students to enjoy and read Dec. 9-17.

Monday, December 16, 2019 - 5:15 pm to 6:20 pm

UNI Concert Band will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays during the spring semester. If you play a wind band instrument and are interested in expanding your artistic experience through the performance of music for wind band, visit the bands webpage.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Do finals have you stressed? If so, de-stress during finals week and take a break with some furry friends Dogs and cats that specialize in relieving human concerns will be "on-hand" from P.E.T.P.A.L.S. Draw on or leave a comment on the graffiti wall for other students to enjoy and read Dec. 9-17.

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 5:30 pm

Join us for an evening of great food and great conversation at Diamond Events Center (Jorgensen Plaza). Everyone is welcome. Tickets must be purchased for this event.

Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 1:00 pm

This presentation will include the history and establishment of the Tall Grass Prairie, how people can connect with a guide and what visitors will experience at the prairie. The series is free and open to the public. Free parking and handicapped accessibility are available.

Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
UNI Teacher Fair and Interview Day is free for educators and schools, attracts more than 70 school districts from across the U.S. and more than 300 teachers. It is open to all PK-12 educators seeking employment for 2020-21
Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 10:00 am

Meet local producers, purchase local food, view a short film, take a gardening class, browse the Hearst Center. You can pick and choose what activities interest you.

Sunday, April 5, 2020 - 2:00 pm

Conductor John Wiles will lead the UNI Concert Chorale in a performance of David Lang’s The Little Match Girl Passion. This intense choral work is based on the Hans Christian Andersen story, "The Little Match Girl". It is influenced by Johann Sebastian Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, and won the Pulitzer Prize for Music in 2008. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 7:00 pm

Each spring, UNI recognizes outstanding student leadership through a series of awards presented to students and student organizations. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., the social period begins at 7 p.m. and the program begins at 7:30pm.

Saturday, April 25, 2020 - 1:00 pm

This presentation will include special projects that involved museum interns and what they discovered. The series is free and open to the public. Free parking and handicapped accessibility are available.

Saturday, May 2, 2020 - 6:00 pm

School of Music faculty artist Rebecca Burkhardt will be honored at a banquet dinner in Davis Hall, celebrating her service and music-making at UNI. For more information, visit https://music.uni.edu/burkhardt-retirement-celebration .

Monday, August 24, 2020 - 3:15 pm to 4:30 pm
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 11:00 am to 4:30 pm