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Fort Polk Center

UIU Alert (Fort Polk): Fort Polk center will be closed until 11 a.m. on Sept 29. Students may call Alexandria center 318-484-2304 for assistance.

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U.S. News & World Report recognition

The online undergraduate programs at Upper Iowa University (UIU) are once again ranked among the top online bachelor degree programs nationwide by U.S. News and World Report. The recognition also includes being ranked among the best online programs for veterans. “UIU is honored that our online programs are continually recognized at the national level,” UIU President…

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Alumni speaker January 19

The Upper Iowa University Alumni Speaker Series resumes tonight (Wednesday, January 19), with “Failing Forward” presented by Kim Karr ‘01. The program begins at 6 p.m. CST. Participants, who join the virtual session on Upper Iowa University’s Facebook page, will have an opportunity to ask questions during the event. Leveraging mistakes and taking realistic risks…

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MLK Day programs January 17

Upper Iowa University joins the nation in commemorating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January 17. In lieu of classes throughout the day, UIU will host “Dr. Martin Luther King: Lessons he taught us in a world that didn’t listen.” To ensure accessibility to the entire UIU community, most in-person events…

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Biwer-Stewart exhibit to open

The works of Osage, Iowa, artist Lori Biwer-Stewart will be featured at Bing-Davis Memorial Gallery at Upper Iowa University’s Fayette Campus January 10-February 18. The solo exhibit, titled “Red Winged Blackbirds and Talking Trees,” opens with an artist talk and reception from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Monday, January 10. “Many of my pieces encourage interpretation and have…

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Camping World CAP agreement

Camping World of Cedar Falls employees will soon have the opportunity to reap the benefits of Upper Iowa University’s (UIU) Corporate Advantage Partnership (CAP) program. As CAP partners, the employees and their spouses and dependent children (up to age 26) will be eligible to receive set tuition grants for courses taken at any of UIU’s…

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A new ‘Peacock Promise’

A new “Peacock Promise” tuition award at Upper Iowa University will make college free for many Iowa resident students. Beginning with the 2022-2023 academic year, the Peacock Promise will eliminate tuition for any eligible student for the Iowa Tuition Grant. The Peacock Promise turns the $6,800 Iowa Tuition Grant into a $32,589 tuition award for…

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New active military graduate student tuition rate

Active military personnel wishing to pursue a master’s degree at Upper Iowa University will soon benefit from a $250 per credit hour tuition rate. The new course rate for graduate students begins with Session 3 courses January 10.  UIU undergraduates, who are active in the military, continue to also receive a $250 per credit hour…

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Military Family Grant extended to graduate studies

One year after unveiling its Military Family Grant to benefit undergraduates of the entire military family, Upper Iowa University has extended the tuition assistance to graduate students. The grant now provides a $250 per credit hour tuition rate for undergraduate courses and a $325 per credit hour tuition rate for graduate courses to all eligible…

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Alumni Speaker Series resumes

The Upper Iowa University Alumni Speaker Series resumes Wednesday, November 17, with “Your Foundation is Key” presented by La Cena Jones ‘05. The program begins at 6 p.m. CST. A dual doctoral student who is a licensed marriage family therapist in both Texas and California, La Cena credits much of her perseverance and success on…

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M.Ed. tuition savings

Upper Iowa University Master of Education (M.Ed.) students will soon benefit from a lower tuition rate. Beginning with Session 3 on January 10, 2022, graduate students of the UIU program will pay $333 per credit hour, a savings of nearly $200 per credit. “Upper Iowa University is extremely happy to pass this enormous savings onto…

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