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As we try to keep our campus and community safe, please strictly follow your assigned move in day/time. We are working hard to offer a safe learning and living environment, but you won’t have to miss out on the fun as a result. When you are all moved in, we encourage you to attend as many of these events as possible.

2020 Calendar of Events

Event times and locations subject to change.

Friday, August 28, 2020

ALL DAY EVERY DAY – Take What You Need Wall

Move-in at your designated time 

12:00 p.m., Lunch in Servery
Student Center

1:00 p.m., Tie Dye
Outside the Student Center
Get a free T-Shirt to tie dye when you come out to the Student Center

3:00 p.m., Grocery Bingo
Student Center
Come join your fellow students and P.E.E.P.S. leaders on Friday August 28th at 3 p.m. in the Student Center for an afternoon of winning free groceries for your dorm room!

5:00 p.m., Dinner in Servery 
Student Center

6:00 p.m., Free Time to Settle in

8:00 p.m., Outdoor Movie
Grace Meyer Square
Relax with your new friends and enjoy some free popcorn while watching Michael Jordan dunk on the Monstars in the 1997 movie “Space Jam”.

9:00 p.m., Free Ice Cream Sundae
Outside Student Center
Free Ice Cream Sundae in Grace Meyer Square at 9 p.m.

Saturday, August 29, 2020

ALL DAY EVERY DAY – Take What You Need Wall

Move in at your designated time 

10:00 a.m., Yoga
All skill levels welcome. Please click on the Rec Center Facebook page for yoga sessions in your own space.

11:00 a.m., Paper Airplane Contest
Grace Meyer Square
Come to Grace Meyer Square at 11 a.m. on Saturday August 29th to challenge your fellow Peacocks and leaders of P.E.E.P.S. into attempting to throw paper airplanes as far as you can!

12:00 p.m., Lunch in Servery
Student Center

1:00 p.m., Walmart Pickup Meeting
Student Game Room

2:00 p.m., Spin Art
Outside the Student Center
Come meet your fellow Peacock community and P.E.E.P.S. leaders at 2 p.m. outside the Student Center for an afternoon of creating your own spectacular spin art masterpieces!

4:00 p.m., Yard Golf
South Village Lawn
Enjoy an afternoon of golf competition on the lawn between South Village 2 and 3.

5:00 p.m., Dinner in Servery
Student Center

6:00 p.m., Grocery Bingo
Student Center
Be in the Student Center at 6:00pm for an evening of winning free groceries for your dorm room!

8:00 p.m., Outdoor Movie
Grace Meyer Square
Enjoy free popcorn from UIU Student Activities as you enjoy the 2019 film “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”.

9:00 p.m., Chilax Around the Campfire, FREE S’Mores
Grace Meyer Square
Enjoy standing around a bonfire and roasting a marshmallow with your new classmates.

Sunday, August 30, 2020

ALL DAY EVERY DAY – Take What You Need Wall

Returning students move in  

ALL DAY, Social Media Interaction Challenge
(# for TikTok, Facebook or Instagram)  #PeacockWelcomeWeek

9:00 a.m., Yoga and Nutrition Bar – Fresh foods to give you energy for the day!
All skill levels welcome. Please click on the Rec Center Facebook page for yoga sessions in your own space. Enjoy a parfait in front of the Rec Center at 10am.

11:00 a.m., Caricature Artist 
Student Center
Get a FREE personalized caricature drawing of yourself for your dorm room.

12:00 p.m., Lunch in Servery 
Student Center

1:00 p.m., TED Talk
Student Center Ballrooms
Enjoy Bobby Audley’s TED Talk “The 50 Cups of Coffee Challenge”

2:00 p.m., Tech Tricks Panel
Student Center Ballrooms

3:00 p.m., Trivia with Kahoot!
Outside of Student Center
Come out for random trivia topics and win some prizes hosted by Student Activities

5:00 p.m., Welcome Back Picnic – Where are my classes?
Grace Meyer Square
Join all the students that a back on campus and ask PEEPS to show you where your classes are located. The Student Government Association will give out prizes for student attendance. Drawing will be happening at 6 pm.

7:00 p.m., Hypnotist
Grace Meyer Square
Enjoy a laugh with your new friends during the Jeff Michaels Hypnosis show.

8:00 p.m., Cookie Sandwich

Hours Offices Are Open

Registrar/Student Accounts/Financial Aid (Ballrooms)
Friday – 8-5
Saturday – 9-12
Sunday – 9-12

IT
Friday – 8-5 (IT)
Saturday – 9-12 (IT)
Sunday – 9-12 (Ballrooms)

Parking Passes and Facilities (Facilities)
Friday – 8-3
Saturday – 8-5
Sunday – 8-12

Library
Friday – 8-3
Saturday – Closed
Sunday – Closed

UIU Campus Store
Friday – 10:30-1:30 & 5-7
Saturday – 9-12
Sunday – 4:30-7

Rec Center
Friday – 6-9 & 11-1:30 & 3-6
Saturday – 7-12
Sunday – 1-9

Student Life
Friday – 8-5
Saturday – 8-5
Sunday – 9-5