Schedule of Events

Monday, Sept. 27

Window Painting   

4 - 6 p.m.

Sponsored by the College Hill Partnership

Grab your favorite student organization friends and get ready to paint the town purple! Well, not the whole town, but you can join us for window painting and jazz up the windows of College Hill businesses!

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Panther Pride Cry

6 p.m.

Sponsored by Fraternity & Sorority Life

Get ready to roar with your Panther Pride or cheer on your favorite group of pride criers! There’s no holding back as these Panthers sing, stomp, dance, chant or do whatever it takes to battle it out and take home the title of Pride Cry champion!  

Tuesday, Sept. 28

Office Decorating Contest

Sponsored by Campus Activities Board

It’s time to let the good times roar in your office! Let’s see who’s got what it takes to turn back time and jazz things up Panther-style celebrating the spirit of the Roaring ‘20s.

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Panther Family Bingo Night

6:30-7:30 p.m.

Sponsored by the UNI Alumni Association

Grab your family, your roommates or anyone who is Purple for Life for a fun night of virtual bingo with your Panther family. Winners will get their choice of Panther swag! Be sure to register and we'll send you directions on how to download your cards and join us in the fun.

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Maucker Movie “The Great Gatsby”

7 p.m.

Sponsored by Campus Activities Board

Come enjoy this classic movie, which follows the life and times of millionaire Jay Gatsby (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his neighbor Nick Carraway (Toby Maguire), who recounts his encounter with Gatsby at the height of the Roaring '20s on Long Island.

Wednesday, Sept. 29

UNI Blood Drive

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Sponsored by Sigma Alpha Epsilon

In the early 1920s, the American Red Cross developed a plan that involved having an always-at-the-ready bank of volunteers that were ready to share their blood with a patient in need.

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University Homecoming Picnic

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.  (or until meals remain)

Campanile Plaza

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to this FREE event, but attendees are asked to bring your UNI ID.

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Traditions Amazing Race

6:30 p.m.

Sponsored by Connecting Alumni To Students

This event has it all - trivia, traditions, challenges, racing against fellow panthers - it’s amazing and you won’t want to miss it! Let the good times ROAR!

Thursday, Sept. 30

The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show

7 p.m.

Sponsored by Campus Activities Board

Whodunnit? That’s the big question, and we’re all gonna figure it out togetha. We got’s some panther-sluethin’ to do, and are countin’ on you to help, capeesh? We’ll even throw in dinner for ya services. Cause we’re nice.

Friday, Oct. 1

UNI Volleyball

7 p.m.

Head to the McLeod Center and cheer on the UNI Volleyball team.

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UNI Pep Rally

8 p.m.

Sponsored by Campus Activities Board

Let’s get fired up! This is where the good times roar with excitement as Panther fans gather this Homecoming from across campus, across the state and across the nation to cheer on our teams to victory!

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Campaniling

Midnight

Sponsored by Connecting Alumni To Students

Alumni and students celebrate UNI's longest tradition at midnight at the Campanile. Come early and grab your Campaniling button.

Saturday, Oct. 2

Homecoming 5K Walk/Run   

8 a.m.

Sponsored by Panther Pacers

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Alumni Welcome Tent

10:30 a.m.

Downtown Cedar Falls
4th & Main St.
Stop by for Panther giveaways while supplies last

Sponsored by the UNI Alumni Association

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Homecoming Parade

11 a.m.

Sponsored by University Relations

Join us at 11 a.m. in downtown Cedar Falls to celebrate the past, present and future of UNI!

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Women's Rugby Club vs. Winona

11 a.m.

New rugby fields west of the UNI-Dome
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Men's Rugby Club vs Northwestern

1 p.m.

New rugby fields west of the UNI-Dome

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Men's Soccer Club vs Minnesota State

1 p.m.

New soccer fields west of the UNI-Dome

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UNI vs Youngstown State

4 p.m.

Join your fellow Panther fans as UNI Football takes the field and gives us all something to roar about!

Homecoming Parade

2021 Homecoming Parade

Join us Saturday, Oct. 2, in Downtown Cedar Falls!

The UNI Homecoming Parade is an exciting way to bring together the university, its alumni, students, employees and the community to celebrate the past, present and future of UNI!

Homecoming Contacts

Connie Hansen
Student Life
Campus Activities Board Advisor 

Amy Mohr
Alumni Association
​Reunions

Helen Beyer
Campus Activities Board
Homecoming Executive

Cassie Mathis
University Relations
Parade Director

Amelia Holden-McMurray
University Relations
Marketing and Communications

Community Information

Cedar Falls Cedar Main College Hill  Waterloo Main Main Street Waterloo