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Special Events

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Are you graduating this semester or student teaching in the spring? Join us for the Fall 2018 Graduation Fair to take care of your graduation checklist. You can confirm your degree requirements with your record analyst, apply for graduation, RSVP for commencement, prep for your diploma, get your finances in order, purchase a cap and gown, get resume critiques, take a graduation photo, record a video message for your family and friends, enjoy refreshments and register for prizes.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 3:00 pm

This speed networking event hosted by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs is an opportunity to identify new research collaborators, share ideas and expertise, and meet new colleagues with similar scholarly interests in a fun, informal environment. Registration is required.

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 4:00 pm

This is the last market of the season. Stock up on on your favorite local items and start your holiday shopping. Homemade craft items, homemade jelly, honey, and maple syrup make great gifts for teachers, co-workers, grab bag gifts, etc. Stock up on your favorite baked goods and freeze for holiday guests. For updates, like/follow us on Facebook at College Hill Farmers Market and Instagram/Twitter (Collegehillfm)

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 4:30 pm

The UNI Student Chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS), in collaboration with students from the Departments of Biology, Physics, and Earth Science, will host a “Halloween House.” UNI students perform Halloween-themed science demonstrations and supervise hands-on activities in rooms such as the “Pirates’ Cove," “Frankenstein’s Lab," “Dirt Discoveries” and “Milkyway Madness."

This event is free and open to the public.  Costumes are welcome.  The activities are intended for elementary age children, but can be enjoyed by children of all ages.

Friday, October 26, 2018 - 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm

The International Student Association is hosting a Halloween dance party and the theme is "haunted cemetery." It is open to all students and you can dress up as you want; the best three costumes will win a prize. There will be music and refreshments.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Come to the CME to decorate a pumkin for a chance to win a giftcard. Judges will vote on the best pumkin.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Judges will vote on first, second and third place costume winners who will each receive a gift card. The contest is open to students, faculty and staff. All costumes are welcome but should be "PG" and avoid cultural appropriation.

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 5:30 pm

UNI Opera students, under the direction of Mitra Sadeghpour and vocal coach Korey Barrett, will present an opera scenes performance as part of a three-act evening of opera, orchestra and dining. Discounted ticket bundles are available for guests wishing to attend two or three of the evening’s Due Gala events. For tickets or discount options, call 319-273-4TIX.

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 6:30 pm

A banquet dinner will be served in the intimate Davis Hall setting, as part of a three-act evening of opera, orchestra and dining. Discounted ticket bundles are available for guests wishing to attend two or three of the evening’s Due Gala events. Dinner seating is limited! For tickets or discount options, call 319-273-4TIX.

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 8:00 pm

The Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Rebecca Burkhardt, will present a concert performance as the grand finale of a three-act evening of opera, orchestra and dining. Discounted ticket bundles are available for guests wishing to attend two or three of the evening’s Due Gala events. For tickets or discount options, call 319-273-4TIX.

Saturday, November 10, 2018 (All day)

UNI-Con is UNI's premier gaming convention run by Panther Esports, Panther Tabletop and Dueling Panthers. There will be competitive and casual gaming (board and video games), free food and a 50/50 raffle benefiting the UNI Veterans Association. Tournaments include League of Legends, Super Smash Brothers (Melee & Wii U), Overwatch and Fortnite/CoD Blackout.

Sunday, November 11, 2018 - 2:00 pm

In commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War One, the UNI School of Music presents ARMISTICE, featuring the UNI Wind Ensemble, the UNI Varsity Glee Club, and soloists from the UNI School of Music faculty. ARMISTICE will include music representing all regions impacted by the conflict as well as readings of letters and journals from soldiers. This event is ticketed. Call (319) 273-4TIX for tickets. Please note, admission is FREE for all veterans and active military members attending this event.

Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 12:30 pm

The Third Annual ROTC Alumni Hall of Fame honors Lt. R. Brian Gienau, Class of 2003, one of our fallen comrades. 

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

UNI's Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Student Association hosts the annual Cedar Valley Nonprofit Awards Luncheon to recognize the contributions of local nonprofits and nonprofit leaders.

Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

RodCon is a mini comic book convention where people with common interests come together to share their love of all things pop culture. The event is free and open to the public and highlights guest speakers, artists, vendors, trivia competitions, youth and adult costume contests, prizes, giveaways, video gaming, live-action role-playing, youth crafts, a photo booth, kids craft area and more.

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 9:00 am to 11:30 am

Many UNI faculty, staff and students are involved in community engagement work through courses, research, student organizations and professional service. Community Engagement Celebration Day gives everyone an opportunity to showcase their community engagement work. 

Monday, September 23, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
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