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Group photo. 2017 Alumni Calendar of Events 

The Alumni Office organizes events all over the country! Not only are these socials great for networking, it’s a perfect way for you to reconnect with your alma mater. Scroll down for a complete list of upcoming events.

Alumni events which require registration will offer a convenient online RSVP button below. If you have issues utilizing Eventbrite, our registration program, don't hesitate to contact our office at 563-425-5388. 

If you would like to help us plan an event in your area, please pitch the idea to or call 563-425-5388. We will gladly explore the possibility. 




March 27

Quad Cities Senior Reception
Best Western Plus SteepleGate Inn  |  100 W 76th Street, Davenport, Iowa 82806 (located behind Menards)  |  6 p.m. 

Reception begins at 6 p.m. Graduates are invited at no charge. Additional guest tickets cost $15 per person. RSVP the Center at 563-359-7111 or Your response is required by March 6.


March 28

Rockford Senior Reception
Thunder Bay Grille  |  7652 Potawatomi Trail, Rockford, Ill. 61108 |  6 p.m. 

Reception begins at 6 p.m. Tickets cost $20 per guest. RSVP to Pam Timmons at 815-332-1414 or Your response is required by March 20.


March 29

Blackhawk Senior Reception
Domenico's Italian Restaurant  |  547 E. Grand Avenue, Beloit, Wisc. 53511  |  5:30 p.m. 

Reception begins at 5:30 p.m. Graduate tickets are free. Each additional guest ticket costs $10, due at the time of RSVP. RSVP to the Center at 608-754-7490 or Your response is required by March 17.


March 30

Prairie Senior Reception
The Barn Restaurant  |  32800 County Rd K, Prairie Du Chien, Wisc. 53821 |  5:30 p.m. 

Reception begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner buffet at 6 p.m. and program to follow. Graduate and one guest are invited at no expense. RSVP to the UIU Prairie Center, 133 S Michigan St., Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin 53821. Your response is required by March 22.




March 31 - April 1 

New Alumni Mixer
Sid's Place Stadium Pub, Harms-Eischeid Stadium  |  UIU Campus, Fayette, Iowa  |  6 - 9 p.m.

Join us for the New Alumni Mixer at Sid's Place Stadium Pub in Harms-Eischeid Stadium on Friday, March 31! Guests may enjoy hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar. This is the perfect opportunity to reconnect and network with fellow Peacocks! Click here to RSVP!

Bonus! This mixer is being held in conjunction with New Alumni Weekend. Following the New Alumni Mixer on Saturday, April 1 there are plenty of exciting activites to participate in. 
Alumni Soccer Game | 11 a.m.
UIU Softball Game | 1 p.m.
UIU Spring Soccer Match | 2:30 p.m.
Bean Bag Tournament (sponsored by SAAC) | TBD
DT's Bar Anniversary | beginning at 11 a.m.

New Alumni Weekend - Register Now!

April 8

Honors and Awards Banquet
UIU Fayette Campus  |  605 Washington St., Fayette, Iowa 52142  |  5 p.m.

Join us in the Student Center Ballrooms to celebrate as we honor our scholarship recipients and the generosity of our gracious contributors. Registration and social hour begins at 5 p.m. Dinner is set for 6 p.m. with the awards presentation to follow. Your response is required by Friday, March 24. 

 Eventbrite - Honors & Awards 2017

April 22

Colorado Sip & Socialize
Angelo's Taverna  |  6885 S Santa Fe Dr., Suite A, Littleton, Colo. 80120  |  12:30-3:30 p.m.

We will begin our event with a brief business luncheon and follow with our alumni social. These events are the perfect opportunity to network and socialize with fellow Peacocks, while also learning how to stay connected with your alma mater through chapter initiatives. Guests are invited to enjoy a light lunch and cash bar with great company! 

 Eventbrite - Colorado Sip & Socialize



May 5

New Alumni Reception
Parker-Fox Hall  |  605 Washington St., Fayette, Iowa 52142

Congratulations to the Class of 2017! The Upper Iowa University Alumni Association invites all 2017 graduates to its annual reception to honor the new alumni. It's a great opportunity to meet the Association board members and Alumni Office staff to learn how you can stay involved with UIU long after you graduate. In addition to complimentary refreshments, Campus tours will be available for you and your family.

This event will also allow you to pick up UIU Philanthropy Cord if you choose to contribute to the 2017 Class Gift.
New Alumni Reception (Commencement Weekend) - Register Now! 

May 6

Upper Iowa University Commencement 
Fayette Campus  |  605 Washington St., Fayette, Iowa 52142


May 20

Presidential Reception


May 21

Malaysia Commencement Ceremony 


May 22

Presidential Reception
Hong Kong


May 23

Hong Kong Commencement Ceremony   



June 9

22nd Annual Peacock Classic
Big Rock Country Club  |  9684 146th St., Fayette, Iowa 52142 

The Peacocok Classic is the perfect opportunity to connect and hit the course with your favorite Peacocks! Registration will run from 9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m., with the shotgun start to follow at 10:30 a.m. All participants will receive a box lunch during the day. Following golf (at approximately 4:30 p.m.), there will be a dinner buffet provided by Stolen Brothers BBQ. For registration details, sponsorship opportunities and more Peacock Classic information, click here!

Click Here to Register!

June 16-18

'80 Reunion Weekend 
Fayette Campus  | 605 Washington St., Fayette, Iowa 52142 

Begin the weekend with a casual get-together on Friday, June 16 for check-in. The next day, tour campus and check out its state-of-the-art facilities. Then join us for a fun-filled BBQ experience with food and drinks in the Alumni Tailgate Pavilion, next to the Harms-Eischeid Stadium. An Until Next Time Brunch on Sunday, June 18 will finish off this weekend of reminiscing. 



July 20

Alumni Night at the Ballpark
Veterans Memorial Stadium  |  950 Rockford Rd. SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404  | Gate opens at 5:30 p.m., game to follow at 6:35 p.m.

Join fellow Peacocks in the VIP Deck for UIU Alumni Night at the Ballpark as we cheer on the Cedar Rapids Kernels. The gates open at 5:30 p.m., BBQ begins at 6 p.m. and the first pitch will be thrown out at 6:35 p.m. It's a night you won't want to miss. 


July 23-29


Travel with Team Peacock on the Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa. 





September 8- 9 

Hall of Fame Weekend
Fayette Campus  | 605 Washington St., Fayette, Iowa 52142 

Hall of Fame Weekend will be celebrated September 8-9! On Friday, Sept. 8, there will be open golf available at Big Rock Country Club. In the evening, the official Hall of Fame Banquet will be hosted in the UIU Student Center Ballroom. This event will honor all Hall of Famers, both past and present, and is set to begin at 6:30 p.m. with social hour and a 7:30 p.m. dinner banquet to follow. On Saturday, Sept. 9, there will be breakfast served in the student center and a Hall of Famer Tailgate hosted at the UIU Tailgate Area from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. The UIU is set to take on Duluth in the home opener at Harms - Eischeid Stadium with a 1 p.m. kickoff. Don't miss out on this fun weekend for all! 
September 14

Milwaukee Center's 25th Anniversary & Elkhorn Center's 15th Anniversary 

Stay tuned for more details about the anniversary celebrations! 




October 26-28

UIU Homecoming!