Homecoming at UNI

Homecoming at UNI

October 3-8, 2022

We’re excited to partner with Community Main Street and KWWL to celebrate the University of Northern Iowa's 2022 Homecoming Celebration. Join us for an exciting week filled with food, fun and philanthropy at various community and alumni events!

UNI Homecoming parade float on Main Street, Cedar Falls


Don't miss this community favorite! Saturday, October 8th at 10:00 a.m.

‌Parade Details

UNI alumni gathered at an Alumni Club event


Join us at the heart of campus with a Homecoming 2022 celebration.

‌Alumni Events

UNI Football Players in the UNI-Dome


Cheer on the Panthers as Football and Volleyball take on Illinois State.

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Full Calendar of Events

Monday, Oct. 3

HoCo Office/Dorm Decorating (Campus & Community)
Vote for the Best Dressed office on UNI social channels. 

Softball Hit-A-Thon
5:30 p.m.  |  Robinson-Dresser Sport Complex

Tuesday, Oct. 4

Traditions Challenge Amazing Race (UNI Students)
4:30 - 6 p.m.  |  Maucker Union Rooftop

Wednesday, Oct. 5

Homecoming Dinner Theater (UNI Students)
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.  |  Maucker Union Ballroom


Thursday, Oct. 6

University Picnic (UNI Students, Faculty & Staff)
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.  |  Campanile Area

Carillon Performance
12:30 p.m.  |  Campanile Plaza

Women's Soccer vs. Drake
3 p.m.  |  Campus Soccer Field


Friday, Oct. 7

Post a picture in your favorite shade of Panther Purple using #PantherFriday for a chance to win UNI swag! 

Carillon Performance
10 a.m.  |  Campanile Plaza

Golden Grad Luncheon (Invite Only)
11:30 - 1:30 p.m.  |  Commons

Student Org Golf Cart Decorating Party (UNI Students)
2 - 5 p.m.  |  Downtown Cedar Falls

UNI Swimming & Diving Meet
5 p.m.  |  WRC Pool

Campaign Celebration and Michael Cavanaugh Concert
5:30  - 9 p.m.  |  Campanile Plaza
Food trucks, beer & wine garden

UNI Volleyball vs. Bradley
6 p.m.  |  McLeod Center

Homecoming '70s Party/Pep Rally
9 - 11:45 p.m.  |  Campanile Plaza

Midnight  |  Campanile Plaza

Saturday, Oct. 8

Homecoming Parade
10 a.m.  |  Cedar Falls Main Street

Hy-Vee Tailgate
1 - 3:30 p.m.  |  West of the UNI-Dome

UNI Football vs. Illinois State
4 p.m.  |  UNI-Dome

UNI Volleyball vs. Illinois State
7 p.m.  |  McLeod Center

Community Information

Cedar Falls


College Hill Partnership

Cedar Falls Community MainStreet

Experience Waterloo



MainStreet Waterloo

Homecoming Contacts

Mike Bobeldyk

Student Life

Leslie Prideaux

Alumni Association

Sara Kies

University Relations