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Group photo. 2016-17 Alumni Calendar of Events 

The Alumni Office organizes events all over the country! Not only are these socials great for networking, it’s a perfect way for you to reconnect with your alma mater. Scroll down for a complete list of upcoming events.

Alumni events which require registration will offer a convenient online RSVP button below. If you have issues utilizing Eventbrite, our registration program, don't hesitate to contact our office at 563-425-5388. 

If you would like to help us plan an event in your area, please pitch the idea to or call 563-425-5388. We will gladly explore the possibility. 



August 25

Alumni Night at the Ballpark
Veterans Memorial Stadium  |  950 Rockford Rd. SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404  |  6:35 p.m.

Upper Iowa University invites you to our VIP Alumni Deck to cheer on the Cedar Rapids Kernels while they play the Quad Cities River Bandits. You and a guest may enjoy free baseball tickets, a BBQ and beverages, all on UIU. 

UPDATE: Parking is available west of the stadium and gates open at 5:30 p.m. A BBQ meal will be served from 6 - 9 p.m. Your reserved tickets will be available at the UIU table outside of the main gates. Once you receive your tickets, proceed to the left-field Pavilion. Our group will be located on deck #4.

 Eventbrite - Cedar Rapids Kernels Baseball Game

August 26

Des Moines Alumni Social
The Exchange  |  216 Court Ave., Des Moines, Iowa 50309  |  5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Join your Peacock family for an evening of socializing in downtown Des Moines. The alumni socials are the perfect opportunity to reconnect and network. The Exchange is a fun, upbeat bar where you determine the price of drinks, similar to the supply and demand of the stock market. Be sure to mark your calendars and come check it out with us! 

 Eventbrite - Des Moines Alumni Social

August 27

Alumni Night at the Ballpark
Principal Park  |  1 Line Dr., Des Moines, Iowa 50309  |  7:08 p.m.

On August 27, watch the Iowa Cubs take on Omaha at their home field with fellow UIU Alumni! Guests may enjoy free tickets, a BBQ and a t-shirt or ball cap, all compliments of your alma mater. 

UPDATE: Gates will open 5:40 p.m. and the BBQ picnic will be available until the start of the game. Please park near the Cub Club entrance located on the northwest side of the stadium. Your reserved tickets will be available at the UIU table outside of GATE A. Once you receive your tickets, proceed to the Register Media Veranda in left field. 

 Eventbrite - Iowa Cubs Baseball Game

 August 28

Fall Peacock Preview Party 
Harms-Eischeid Stadium  |  Fayette Campus 

Join us for the Fall Sports Peacock Preview Party at Harms-Eischeid Stadium on the Upper Iowa University campus on Sunday, August 28. Start the social gathering by watching the UIU football team practice in the stadium. Following the open practice, join us for a social at Sid's Place Stadium Pub.

This event is the perfect opportunity to network with fellow Peacock supporters and get a first hand look into the upcoming sports seasons.

Eventbrite - Fall Peacock Preview Party



September 8

California Sip & Socialize
Porterhouse Restaurant  |  60 E Third Ave., San Mateo, California 94401  |  5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

You're invited for an evening with your alma mater at Porterhouse in the Sky Room. We look forward to building relationships with the local alumni, while providing you with the opportunity to network. Don't miss out on the food, drinks and great company at this come-and-go social. 

RSVP to this free event by Friday, September 2.

 Eventbrite - California Sip & Socialize

September 10

Do the Zoo with UIU 
Sacramento Zoo  |  3930 West Land Park Dr., Sacramento, California 95822  |  9 - 11 a.m.

Join your Peacock family for our morning alumni social at the Sacramento Zoo in Sacramento, California. Guests may enjoy admission to the zoo, plus drinks and muffins! Be sure to mark your calendar for fun, food and socializing!

Please RSVP for this free event by Friday, September 2.

 Eventbrite - California - Do the Zoo with UIU

September 10

Wrestling Golf Outing
Big Rock Country Club  |  9684 146th St., Fayette, Iowa 52142  | 9 a.m.

The golf outing will begin at 9 a.m. with registration at Big Rock Country Club followed by a shotgun start at 10 a.m. After a day of golfing, join your Peacock family for dinner and awards ceremony at 4 p.m. hosted at Cabo Blue. Hole sponsorship opportunities include $250 (does not included golf) and $500 (includes lunch). Please RSVP to Nate Skaar at or 563.425.5317. 

 Eventbrite - 4th Annual UIU Wrestling Golf Classic

September 10

Educator Appreciation & Youth Day
UIU Fayette Campus  |  Harms-Eischeid Stadium  |  1:05 p.m. 

UIU Peacocks take on St. Cloud State University.


September 24

Ag Day
UIU Fayette Campus  |  Harms-Eischeid Stadium  |  3:05 p.m. 

UIU Peacocks take on Minot State University




October 1

Alumni Social
Kansas City Zoo  |  6800 Zoo Drive, Kansas City, Missouri (Polar Bear Picnic Area)  |  11 a.m. - 3 p.m. 

Experience the zoo with your Peacock family! Join us for a light lunch, reconnect with fellow alumni and see the Kansas City Zoo, all compliments of your alma mater! 

Lunch from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Tour the zoo from 1 - 3 p.m.

Your response is appreciated by Friday, Sept. 23. 

 Eventbrite - Kansas - Do the Zoo with UIU

October 6

1971-1981 Reunion Dinner 
Cabo Blue Sports Bar  |  128 S Main Street, Fayette, IA 52142  |  6 p.m.

Make your way back to Fayette, Iowa, this fall for a reunion you won't want to miss! Alumni from the classes of 1971-1981 are invited to attend this special event Thursday, Oct. 6. Guest will enjoy a special Peacock welcome, a complimentary reception and a dinner buffet. Tickets are $45 per person. 

Eventbrite - 1971 - 1981 Reunion Dinner

October 6-9

2016 Homecoming
UIU Fayete Campus  |  Fayette, IA

Many more details coming soon. To view a tentative schedule, visit!

 Eventbrite - Homecoming 2016 RSVP

October 7

4th Annual President's Ball
UIU Fayette Campus  |  Student Center Ballrooms  |  6 p.m. 

The President's Ball is becoming a Homecoming favorite! Guests may enjoy a cocktail reception, dinner program and dancing! Ticket information and sponsorship for this fundraising event will be posted soon. For now, save the date for Friday, October 7. 

October 22

Alumni Social
Denver, Colorado

More details coming soon!


October 22

 Salute to Service Day
UIU Fayette Campus  |  Harms-Eischeid Stadium  |  3:05 p.m. 

UIU Peacocks take on Augustana University. 


October 25

Winter Peacock Preview Party
Fayette Campus


October 26

Alumni Social
Houston, Texas

More details coming soon!


October 28

Alumni Social
Dallas, Texas

More details coming soon!



November 4-5 Alumni Social
Madison and Milwaukee, WI

More details coming soon!

November 11

Veteran's Day Challenge


November 18-21

Florida Alumni Social and Recruitment Day


November 29

Giving Tuesday  



December 10

Chicago New Alumni Event and Alumni Mixer
Naperville, IL


December 11-13

CASE Conference  



January 20-21

Arizona Alumni Socials

Stay tuned for more details!


January 27-28

Basketball Alumni Weekend
Fayette, Iowa

On Friday, January 27, gather in downtown Fayette to reconnect with fellow Peacocks. On Saturday, January 28, join UIU basketball alumni for a reunion. 


January 28

Tri-State Chapter Meeting + Social
Tri-State Region

More information coming!




February 9

 Des Moines Alumni Social 
Des Moines, Iowa

Stay tuned for more details!


February 17-24 

Beach Week

More information coming soon!






 Senior Reception
All centers



March 17-18

Minnesota Alumni Social
Stay tuned for more details!


March 24-25

 Quad Cities Alumni Social
More details to come!




March 31 - April 1 

 New Alumni Weekend
Fayette, Iowa


April 21-22

 Denver Alumni Social 
More details coming soon! 




May 5

New Alumni Reception
Parker-Fox Hall  |  605 Washington St., Fayette, Iowa 52142



May 6

Upper Iowa University Commencement 
Fayette Campus  |  605 Washington St., Fayette, Iowa 52142



May 19-20


More details coming!


May 20

Tri-State Chapter Meeting + Social
Gettysburg, PA

For more information about the Tri-State Chapter and their fund, visit




June 2

Peacock Golf Classic
Big Rock Country Club  |  9684 146th St., Fayette, Iowa 52142