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2023 Night at the Black Hawks

Alumni Night at the Black Hawks | Friday, March 24

Guests may enjoy a private seating area to mingle with fellow Peacocks and have a front row to seat to all the ice hockey action as the Black Hawks battle the Des Moines Buccaneers. So grab a friend or plus one, and we’ll see you on the ice! UIU Spirit attire is encouraged. RSVP deadline is March 8th. 

Young Arena
125 Commercial St.
Waterloo, IA 50703


Honors & Awards Banquet | Saturday, April 1

We look forward to recognizing our student scholarship recipients and thanking donors who made these awards possible. Registration begins at 4:15 pm with dinner and program at 5 p.m. RSVP is required.

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Wrestling Legends Dinner | Saturday, April 22

Peacock Wrestling is slated to host their annual Legends Dinner on Saturday, April 22, 2023 with the social hour kicking off @ 5:30 p.m. The Dinner Program will follow @ 6:30 p.m. Join us as we celebrate the 2022-23 wrestling season!

UIU Student Center
Fayette Campus


Men's & Women's Soccer Alumni Weekend | April 21-22

Soccer alumni and guests are invited back to Fayette Campus for a reunion you won’t want to miss! On Friday enjoy Happy Hour at Pete’s Bar & Grill. Saturday morning kicks off with alumni matches at 10 and 11:15 a.m. Click below for the complete schedule and to sign up!


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Alumni Tailgate | Tuesday, April 25

Peacock Baseball is taking on the University of Iowa. Don’t miss this exciting match-up against Hawkeye’s Head Coach, Rick Heller ’86 (former UIU Baseball Head Coach.) Tailgate will take place at 1:30 p.m., prior to the 4 p.m. game.

Vine Tavern & Eatery
39 2nd Ave
Coralville, IA 52241


Softball Alumni Weekend | April 29-30

Softball Alumni – save the date for this special weekend. Many more details coming soon, but it would be our pleasure for you to make your way “home” to Fayette Campus.

Fayette Campus

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"Second Chance" Commencement | Saturday, May 6

The Alumni Association is proud to offer Second Chance Commencement to any alumni who were
unable to attend their own commencement ceremony—no matter the reason! Respective “graduates” will be recognized alongside the Class of ’23 during UIU Commencement on May 6 at the 2 p.m. ceremony.

Registration is required by Friday, March 10. Cost is $50 and includes regalia and a diploma cover to keep.


New Alumni Graduate Reception | Friday, May 5

All alumni, soon-to-be graduates, and Second Chance participants are invited to our reception. Enjoy refreshments learn about the best ways to stay connected to UIU long after Commencement day.

Alumni House
513 Union Street
Fayette, IA 52142


UIU Commencement | Saturday, May 6

We are looking forward to congratulating our newest alumni! Two ceremonies will be held at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and all are invited to attend this momentous events at Harms-Eischeid Stadium, Fayette Campus. Rain location is Dorman Gymnasium.

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Peacock Classic Golf Outing | Friday, June 9

Save the date for the Annual Peacock Classic! All are welcome to golf and/or sponsor this awesome event.

Many more details will be shared soon.

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Alumni Night at the Kernels | Tuesday, June 20

This event has become an alumni favorite! Baseball, food, drinks, sunshine and all of your Peacock friends – what’s not to love? Cost is $20 per person and includes VIP seating plus all you can eat and drink. RSVP deadline is June 6.  (*Please note this date has moved from June 15 to June 20.)

Veterans Memorial Stadium
950 Rockford Rd. SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

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Team Peacock rides RAGBRAI | July 22-29

The Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) is the oldest, largest, and longest bicycle touring event in the world. Team Peacock will be making this historic trek across the state of Iowa July 22-29, in celebration of RAGBRAI’s 50th anniversary.

Registration deadline is February 28th!


UIU at Iowa State Fair | August 10-20

Upper Iowa University is proud to have a booth at the Iowa State Fair. It’s a great way to connect with potential students, say hello to alumni and promote the University to all fair-goers. Alumni – be sure to stop by for your free gift!

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Hall of Fame | Saturday, September 9

Don’t miss this special day as our newest Peacocks are inducted into the UIU Hall of Fame. Festivities being with the HOF morning brunch, followed by recognition in the downtown Watermelon Days parade, tailgating for all new and past Hall of Famers (and their families), and on-field recognition during the home football game. Stay tuned for more details!

UIU Fayette Campus
Fayette, Iowa


UIU Homecoming 2023 | October 9-15

Make your way to Fayette Campus for this incredible week. Fun-filled events and activities will be announced soon. For now – save the dates and reserve your lodging.


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