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You are invited to the 100th annual Homecoming, set for October 6-9, 2016!

One hundred years ago Upper Iowa University hosted its very first Homecoming. As we celebrate this historic centennial occasion, we are excited to involve UIU students, faculty and staff, the Fayette community and especially welcome back to campus our alumni. This year’s committee is working diligently to ensure this is the biggest and best Homecoming celebration yet. We hope to see you in October!

Homecoming favorites will include:

  • Pep Rally, bonfire & coronation
  • The class of 1966 will celebrate their 50-year reunion
  • Heritage Society recognition
  • Alumni receptions
  • Campus tours
  • 4th Annual President’s Ball is Friday, Oct. 7. Guests may enjoy a cocktail reception, dinner program, and dancing! 
  • Homecoming Parade
  • Art Gallery showcase
  • Hall of Fame Banquet
  • Homecoming football game plus soccer and volleyball throughout the weekend
  • Alumni Awards Banquet
  • Honor Class Brunch honoring the classes of '46, '56, '66, '76, '91 and '06

Additional Information & Resources:

Pavo Blue 

(coffee house, gifts and UIU apparel)

Located in downtown Fayette, Pavo Blue will be open: 
Thursday and Friday: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Peacock Connection

(on-campus gift shop)

Located in the UIU Student Center, Peacock Connection will be open:
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Harms-Eischeid Stadium Store on Saturday: 5-8 p.m.

Handicapped Parking Several designated parking areas are available on campus. Please refer to the Homecoming campus map for specific locations. 
Free shuttle service Saturday, rides will be available from the Victory Gate on Union Street. Please refer to the Homecoming campus map for specific locations. 

UIU is proud of our beautiful new facilities. During your Homecoming visit, we hope you make time to tour campus! For those of you who have not been to campus recently, you may need to access our Fayette Campus Map

For lodging, dining, directions and other travel information, click here

Please contact Upper Iowa University Office of Institutional Advancement & Alumni Development with questions or if you would like to volunteer during Homecoming. 563.425.5388 or 

 We look forward to seeing you at Homecoming 2016!