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Why get involved?

  • Meet new people
  • Become part of the community
  • Build leadership and teamwork skills
  • Connect coursework with practical experience
  • Enhance your resume
  • De-stress
  • Have fun!

Ways to Engage

  • Join a club or organization
  • Be a part of the mentor program
  • Participate in Student Government
  • Take a trip
  • Join a fraternity or sorority
  • Participate in service opportunities
  • Create a new opportunity for students
  • Attend speakers and events
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Upcoming Events 

See the complete list of events on myUIU!


Greek Life

UIU has six sororities and five fraternities. Visit the Greek Life page to learn five benefits of being part of the Greek Life family.

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Student Clubs and Organizations

Have a particular interest or hobby, or want to try something new? UIU has a large variety of clubs and organizations to choose from – or form your own!

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UIU Homecoming

Homecoming is a time of celebration, camaraderie, and above all – fun! The following events are traditionally a part of the student schedule for Homecoming: BTQ Fashion Show, Class Attendants & Homecoming Court, Sidewalk Chalk Competition, Window Painting Competition, Pep Rally, Bonfire, Coronation of Homecoming King & Queen, and Homecoming Parade.

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UIU Student Activity Trips

Upper Iowa University’s Student Activity group provides various trips throughout the year, including trips to the mall, grocery stores and movie theaters. By visiting this page, you can also learn about a number of ways to get here and there if you don’t have a car.

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Peacock Entertainment Crew

Learn about the Peacock Entertainment Crew, a fantastic group of people who provide students with great entertainment options throughout the year.

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Leadership Opportunities

Leadership comes in many shapes and sizes, which is why there are dozens of opportunities for students to explore and develop their leadership potential at Upper Iowa University.

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Student Government Association

The Upper Iowa University Student Government Association exists to represent the collective voice of the student body while encompassing the spirit of the Upper Iowa community through service, programming and legislation.

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Campus Ministry

Learn about local worship services and styles, and view the campus ministry directory.