Group photo. 2020 Alumni & Friends Calendar of Events 

Our Peacock family, made up of over 42,000 individuals, is located all over the world. The Alumni Office organizes events throughout the year to build relationships with alums and friends of the University. Plus, it's a great way for you to have some fun and network with fellow Peacocks.

Feel free to send event suggestions our way — we’re always looking for new cities to visit, venues to explore and experiences for you to enjoy.

Please contact us if you’ve relocated or changed e-mail addresses, so we can update our records and make sure you receive your event invites. We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming event soon!

If you have suggestions, questions or issues using our RSVP system, please don't hesitate to contact our office at or 563-425-5388. 



February 2

Mike Olson Alumni Dual + Wrestling Alumni Reunion
Dorman Gym  |  Fayette, Iowa  | UIU Wrestling takes on Augustana  |  12 p.m.

Join fellow teammates and wrestling alumni during the Mike Olson Alumni Dual + Wrestling Alumni Reunion. All former wrestlers are welcomed back to Fayette for a day of reminiscing and remembrance.

12 p.m. – Wrestling Alumni Social, Dorman Suite
2 p.m. – Peacock Wrestling vs. Augustana University

All wrestling alumnus who RSVP will receive complimentary admission to the dual for yourself and one guest, as well as access to the suite. Start your afternoon with the pre-dual alumni social in Dorman Gymnasium and enjoy refreshments, compliments of UIU. Prior to the start of the dual, alumni in attendance will be recognized and a moment of remembrance for former head coach, Mike Olson, will take place. This special event is one you won’t want to miss.


February 14

Kiss Under The Arch
President's Office  |  Fayette, Iowa  |  3:30 -5:30 p.m.

Bring your Valentine to Fayette Campus and participate in the Peacock tradition of kissing under the arch! Guests may enjoy complimentary refreshments.


February 20

Internship & Career Fair
Fayette, Iowa

February 27

Peacock Alumni Social
Holiday Inn Downtown Mercy Campus  |  1050 6th Ave., Des Moines, IA

Join your Peacock family for an evening of fun! Upper Iowa University alumni are invited to our winter networking social, complete with complimentary hors d' oeuvres and a cash bar. 

UIU hopes to continue building relationships with you and provide a fun opportunity to stay connected to your alma mater. President Duffy and his wife, Sharon, along with the UIU Board of Trustees look forward to the pleasure of your company!




March 14

Alumni Night at Young Arena
Young Arena  |  125 Commercial St, Waterloo, IA 50701  |  7:05 p.m.

Join your Peacock family at Young Arena to help cheer on the Waterloo Blackhawks as they take on the Sioux Fall Stampede!


March 19

Senior Reception: Des Moines
Des Moines, Iowa

March 20

Senior Reception: Waterloo
Waterloo, Iowa

March 24

Senior Reception: Wausau
Wausau, Wisconsin

March 25

Senior Reception: Milwaukee
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

March 26

Senior Reception: Madison
Madison, Wisconsin

March 27

Senior Reception: Prairie du Chien
Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin

March 31

Senior Reception: Blackhawk
Janesville, Wisconsin



April 1

Senior Reception: Rockford
Rockford, Illinois

April 2

Senior Reception: Cedar Rapids
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

April 3

Senior Reception: Quad Cities
Bettendorf, Iowa

April 4

Honors and Awards Banquet
Fayette, Iowa

April 16-17

UIU Giving Day!
Save the date for UIU Giving Day - help make this year GRAND. 

April 17

UIU Carnival
Fayette, Iowa

April 24

Wrestling Legends Dinner
Student Center Ballrooms  |  Fayette, Iowa

April 28

Fayette Senior Social
Student Center Ballrooms  |  Fayette, Iowa



May 9

UIU Commencement Ceremony
Fayette, IA



June 5

Peacock Classic Golf Tournament
Big Rock Country Club  |  Fayette, IA









October 1-3

Fayette, IA

October 16-17

Hall of Fame Weekend
Fayette, IA