Homecoming

October 3-8, 2022

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


UNI Homecoming parade float on Main Street, Cedar Falls

Parade

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

‌Parade Details


UNI alumni gathered at an Alumni Club event

Alumni

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

‌Alumni Events


UNI Football Players in the UNI-Dome

Athletics

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)
Post a picture of your decorated office, dorm, apartment or classroom for a chance to be voted The Grooviest using #That70sHoco or The Most Panther Proud using #1UNI on Twitter and Instagram. Voting will begin Friday, Oct. 7. The winner will be announced Saturday, Oct. 8, before kickoff. Be sure to follow UNI on Instagram and Twitter to know if you're the winner!



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

Tuesday, Oct. 4

Traditions Challenge Amazing Race (UNI Students/Faculty & Staff)
4:30 - 6 p.m.  |  Maucker Union Rooftop
Register  >>

Wednesday, Oct. 5

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

 

Thursday, Oct. 6

University Picnic (UNI Students, Faculty & Staff)
11:30 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

#PantherFriday
Post a picture in your favorite shade of Panther Purple using #PantherFriday! 



Carillon Performance
10 a.m.  |  Campanile Plaza



Our Tomorrow Exhibition
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.  |  Rod Library Learning Commons



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



Anthropology Dig Open House
12 - 2 p.m.  |  South part of campus, in the field south of the creek and east of the observatory



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
With Special Guests Kurt and Brenda Warner
RSVP >>



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



Homecoming Dance Party
9 - 11:45 p.m.  |  Campanile Plaza



Campaniling
Midnight  |  Campanile Plaza

Saturday, Oct. 8

Homecoming 5k Run/Walk
8 a.m.  |  2700 Campus Street
Packet pickup is Friday, October 7th from 5:00 - 6:00pm on the SW side of Maucker Union or Saturday morning from 7:00 - 7:45am at the race start line
Register Here >>



Homecoming Parade
10 a.m.  |  Cedar Falls Main Street
With VIPs Kurt and Brenda Warner
Register Your Parade Entry >>



Women's Rugby Club vs. Iowa State
10 a.m.  |  West of the Dome



Wrestling Open Practice
10:30 a.m.  |  West Gym
Lunch/Tailgate begins at 12:30 p.m. and program to follow



Men's Soccer Club vs. St. Thomas
1 p.m.  |  West of the Dome



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



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



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

Community Information

Cedar Falls

 

College Hill Partnership

Cedar Falls Community MainStreet

Experience Waterloo

 

KWWL

MainStreet Waterloo

Homecoming Contacts


Mike Bobeldyk

Student Life


Leslie Prideaux

Alumni Association


Sara Kies

University Relations