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Once a Peacock, Always a Peacock!

The Office of Institutional Advancement & Alumni Development is proud to serve the more than 41,000 Peacock alumni. Our goal is to continue building a mutually beneficial relationship with you, starting as a UIU student and extending long after commencement. We strive to keep you informed of University events, reach out with alumni news, help connect you with former classmates, take advantage of exclusive alumni perks and make you aware of volunteer opportunities, fundraising initiatives, leadership opportunities and more! 

Please keep us informed so we can keep you informed. Use the alumni update form to let us know how to contact you. Twice a year, we publish The Bridge magazine and mail to all alumni. We encourage you to send us updates on your career status, exciting milestones in your life, or other exciting news so we may recognize your achievements in our popular “Class Notes.”  Also, add a bookmark to The Bridge Online so you can stay up-to-date with the latest UIU happenings.  

Contact Us

As always, feedback from our alumni is appreciated. We value your ideas and suggestions and look forward to hearing from you. We will listen attentively and take action accordingly to ensure UIU is doing everything possible for you to continue being proud of your alma mater. 

View the Office of Institutional Advancement and Alumni Development staff directory. Better yet, stop by and say hello; an alumni gift awaits! UIU Advancement & Alumni Office is located in Parker-Fox Hall. Contact us ahead of time for a campus tour. 

Phone: 563.425.5388
Email: alumni@uiu.edu 

Office of Institutional Advancement & Alumni Development
Upper Iowa University

605 Washington St.
P.O. Box 1857
Fayette, IA 52142

Alumni Resources

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FY 2017 Donor Report

We encourage you to view the Fiscal Year 2017 UIU Donor Report. This document is created to demonstrate accountability to those who have chosen to support UIU with their charitable giving, and we hope it inspires others to consider a contribution and recognize the difference a donation can have on the lives of those connected to the University. Enjoy!
 Endowed Scholarships

Endowed Scholarships 

View the full list of endowed scholarships at Upper Iowa University. 
 Fundraising Campaigns

Fundraising Campaigns

View the full list of fundraising campaigns at Upper Iowa University. 
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Heritage Society

Become an elite member of the Heritage Society by considering Upper Iowa University in your estate plan. Several mutually beneficial gift options are available for you to review. 
 Matching Company

Matching Gift Company

Is your employer a Matching Gift Company? Do a search to see about the possibility of doubling your UIU contribution!
 Homecoming 2016


All the latest and greatest on Homecoming 2018 will be posted here!
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Classroom Pride

Show your Peacock Pride with a UIU pennant! To receive a pennant in the mail, simply complete our online form. 
 License Plates

License Plates 

UIU and Iowa Department of Transportation have partnered to create attractive UIU license plates. The offer is available only to Iowa residents.

Peacock Walk Brick Program

A personalized brick is not only a unique memento, it's a wonderful way to support the University. Download and print the Peacock Walk order form here. Payment may be made with cash, check or online at uiu.edu/give.  (Select the Peacock Walk Brick Program designation.) 
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The Bridge Online

Alumni and friends of Upper Iowa University are reminded you don’t have to wait until the next published issue of The Bridge magazine to catch up on all the happenings across Peacock nation. The most recent UIU-related news items, feature stories, and sports updates can be viewed on The Bridge Online throughout the year.

Transcript Requests

Order your UIU transcript through the registrar office. 
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Are you an online shopper? Why not shop and support UIU at the same time! Shop at AmazonSmile.com and Amazon will make a donation to Upper Iowa University. Set UIU as your preferred charity today!
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Team Peacock

Each year Upper Iowa University’s Team Peacock participates in the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI)—the oldest, largest and longest bicycle touring event in the world!  Since 2005, our team has raised more than one million dollars to support students and University projects.
class gift cord Class Gift  The growth and prosperity of Upper Iowa University is supported by generous donors and alumni who value and cherish this great institution. The Class Gift campaign at UIU provides you with an opportunity to show support for your alma mater and begin leaving their legacy immediately after graduation.

Class of '13

Kathy VanAmburg '13 was presented the 2016 Terri Lynne Lokoff/Children's TYLENOL® National Child Care Teacher Award. An early child care/education teacher in West Des Moines, Iowa, VanAmburg graduated from UIU with a bachelor's degree in prekindergarten-grade three education.

Class of ‘10

Dano Grayson ’10 of Phoenix, Ariz., has successfully utilized his skills as a freelance wildlife/nature photographer since earning his life science degree. Grayson was an Amazon Aid Foundation’s Artist of the Month and National Geographic has featured his works.

Class of '89

Recently retired Brig. Gen. Jennifer Walter was the first female to serve as Iowa Air National Guard brigadier general, Iowa Air National Guard group commander, squadron commander and non-medical colonel. 

Bridge Online 

Alumni and friends of Upper Iowa University are reminded you don’t have to wait until the next published issue of The Bridge magazine to catch up on all the happenings across Peacock nation. The most recent UIU-related news items, feature stories, and sports updates can be viewed on The Bridge Online at uiubridge.com throughout the year.

While everyone is encouraged to visit the website on a regular basis, the entire UIU family can receive notices of new postings via their personal email and smart phone if your phone is synced to your email. To do so, begin by logging on to  http://uiubridge.com via a computer (not on a smart phone). Note: The “Follow” message does not always appear on some browsers, such as Internet Explorer.

Everyone is encouraged to visit The Bridge Online and celebrate the ongoing achievements of students, faculty, staff, alumni and everything UIU. Feathers Up!