Parents and student move-in

Peacock Experience 2020

Thursday | Friday | Saturday | Sunday

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Thursday, August 27

9-11:30 a.m. Student Move-in (Rain or Shine)
University staff and move-in crews are ready to help YOU! 

11 a.m. Campus Tour
Student Center Main Entrance

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch 
Student Center

Noon NICC Bridge to Success Program Orientation Begins
Student Life Conference Room

1-4 p.m. Education Built for Life*
Student Center Ballrooms

Matriculation Convocation*
Formal academic welcome.

Introduction to Academic Success*
Come learn about your free academic resources at UIU.

Academic School Socials (students only)*
Business majors - Andres Center for Business Education 2nd Floor
Education majors - Andres Center for Business Education 1st Floor
Liberal Arts and Undecided majors - Liberal Arts Building Lobby
Science majors - Baker-Hebron Auditorium
NICC Bridge to Success Program - Student Life Conference Room

2:30 p.m. Peacock Parent Bon Voyage
President's Home
Before your family sets sail, encourage them to stop by the UIU president’s home for complimentary refreshments and to learn how they can stay connected to UIU. Those who complete the parent/guardian survey at the mixer will receive a free gift!

4 p.m. Family Goodbyes

4:30 p.m. Meet the PEEPS – Peacock Experience: Encouraging a Positive Start* 
Student Center Ballrooms

5:30 p.m. Dinner
Student Center

6:30 p.m. VIP Party* 
Harms-Eischeid Stadium Bleachers (Open to all students)
Hosted by the Office of Institutional Advancement and Alumni Development, Athletics (Student Athlete Advisory Committee) and Archives.

9 p.m. Hypnotist Night 
Student Center Ballrooms

Friday, August 28

7–9 a.m. Breakfast
Student Center

11 a.m.–12 p.m. Resource Fair  
Recreation Center 
Learn what resources are available on Campus and in the Fayette community.

12–1 p.m. Lunch
Student Center

1 p.m. Residence Life Meetings – All Residents*
Student Center Ballrooms

Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP)* 
Student Center Ballrooms (Snacks provided)
Utilizing the unique bystander approach to prevention, the MVP program views all individuals as empowered bystanders who can recognize and confront harassment and abuse. This session will help you to become a part of the solution at UIU and beyond.

4 p.m. Puppy Therapy | Games & Tunes
South of Student Center Tennis Courts/Rec Center

5 p.m. Dinner - Exhibition Cooking
In front of Student Center

Laser Tag & Mechanical Bull
In front of Student Center

9 p.m. Kickin’ It on the Courts
Courts, South of the Student Center

Saturday, August 29

7–8 a.m. Breakfast
Student Center

10:30 a.m. Iowa's Creative Corridor Charter Bus Trip
Student Center Circle Drive
Enjoy a trip with your classmates and some PEEPS. 
- Ice Skating
- Coralville Mall
- Escape Rooms (must sign-up in SC Leadership Center in advance)
- Lunch provided and dinner on UIU for the bus – Pizza Ranch

9 p.m. PEEPS Party
Student Center

Sunday, August 30

7–9 a.m. Breakfast
Student Center

10 a.m. Choose your Adventure - Campus Recreation
Rec Center (All running levels welcome)
Yoga/Free Rec/Bike Trails

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch
Student Center

1 p.m. 1st Peacocks Intramural Tournaments* 
Rec Center
Compete to make it on the Rec Center Intramural Wall of Fame

4 p.m. Last Call for Class Locations 
Grace Meyer Square
Bring your class schedule and meet up with a PEEP to have a walking tour of where your classes will be located!

5 p.m. Welcome Back Picnic 
Student Center
Meet the Student Government Association officers and the rest of your University community!
5:30 p.m. - Prizes & meet your Student Government Association (SGA) officers.

7 p.m. Grocery Bingo
Student Center 

* REQUIRED EVENTS