Group photo. 2019 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 alumni@uiu.edu or call 563-425-5388. We will gladly explore the possibility. 


March

   

March 18

Des Moines Senior Social
Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel  |  1800 50th St., West Des Moines, IA, 50266  |  5:30 p.m.

To RSVP call 515-225-1800 or email desmoines@uiu.edu. Graduates are free; guest fees are ages 11 and up = $30.00 each, ages 5-10 = $15, ages 5 and under are free. Your response is appreciated by March 4. 

 

March 19

Waterloo Senior Social
Elks Club  |  407 East Park Ave., Waterloo, IA 50703  |  6 p.m.

To RSVP call 319-232-6980 or jonesv281@uiu.edu. Graduates are free; guest fees are ages 11 and up = $25 each, ages 5-10 = $13, ages 5 and under are free. Your response is appreciated by March 5. 

 

March 23

Peacock Caravan Cabin Fever Tour: Alumni Night at Young Arena
Young Arena  |  125 Commercial St., Waterloo, Iowa 50703  |  Puck drops at 6:05 p.m.

Join your Peacock family for an action-packed night in Party Town, while cheering on the Waterloo Black Hawks as they take on the Cedar Rapids Rough Riders! You and one guest are invited to enjoy the game from the Budweiser Hospitality Suite. Complimentary tickets, food and beverages will be provided by UIU -  Waterloo Center and the UIU Alumni Office. Space is limited. Please RSVP by Friday, March 15. *Please note - Due to space availability, each alum is limited to only 2 tickets. 

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March 25

Wausau Senior Social
Westwood Conference Center  |  1800 Westwood Center Blvd., Wausau, WI 54401  |  5:30 p.m.

To RSVP call 715-675-2775 or email tettingd@uiu.edu. Graduates are free; guest fees are ages 11 and up = $20 each, ages 5-10 = $10, ages 5 and under are free (limit 3 guests). Your response is appreciated by March 15. 

 

March 26

Milwaukee Senior Social
Hampton Inn & Suites Milwaukee West Conference Center  |  8201 W. Greenfield Ave., West Allis, WI 53214  |  5:30 p.m. 

To RSVP call 414-47-4848 or email milwaukee@uiu.edu. Graduates are free; guest fees are ages 11 and up = $20 each, ages 5-10 = $10, ages 5 and under are free (Limit three guests). your response is appreciated by March 5.

 

March 27

Madison Senior Social
Hilton Garden Inn Madison West Middleton  |  1801 Deming Way, Middleton, WI 53562  |  5:30 p.m.

To RSVP call 608-278-0350 or email madison@uiu.edu. Graduates are free; guest fees are ages 11 and up = $20 each, ages 5-10 = $10, ages 5 and under are free. Your response is appreciated by March 11. 

 

March 28

Prairie Du Chien Senior Social
The Barn Restaurant  |  32800 County Road K, Prairie Du Chien, WI  |  5:30 p.m.

To RSVP call 608-326-4292 or email prairie@uiu.edu. Graduates are free; guest fees are ages 11 and up = $15 each, ages 5-10 = $8, ages 5 and under are free. Your response is appreciated by March 9. 

 

April

   

April 1

Cedar Rapids Senior Social
The Hotel at Kirkwood Center  |  7725 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404  |  6 p.m.

To RSVP call 319-848-8488 or email huntm@uiu.edu. Graduates are free; guest fees are ages 11 and up = $30.00 each, ages 5-10 = $15, ages 5 and under are free. Your response is appreciated by March 25.

 

April 2

Quad Cities Senior Social
Tanglewood Hills Pavilion  |  4250 Middle Rd., Bettendorf, IA  |  6 p.m.

To RSVP call 319-848-8488 or email quadcities@uiu.edu. Graduates are free; guest fees are ages 11 and up = $20.00 each, ages 5-10 = $10, ages 5 and under are free. Your response is appreciated by March 19.

 

April 3

Rockford Senior Social
Lino's Restaurant  |  5611 E State St., Rockford, IL 61108  |  6 p.m.

To RSVP call 815-332-1414 or email timmonsp@uiu.edu. Graduates are free; guest fees are ages 11 and up = $20 each, ages 5-10 = $10, ages 5 and under are free. Your response is appreciated by March 22.

 

April 4

Blackhawk Senior Social
Domenico's Italian Restaurant  |  547 E. Grand Ave., Beloit, WI 53511  |  5:30 p.m.

To RSVP call 608-754-7490 or email blackhawk@uiu.edu. Graduates are free; guest fees are ages 11 and up = $16 each, ages 5-10 = $8, ages 5 and under are free. Your response is appreciated March 21. 

 

April 11-12

UIU Giving Day
 

April 13

Honors and Awards Banquet
Fayette, Iowa  |  5: 30 p.m.
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April 13

UIU Carnival
Fayette, Iowa  |  10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
 

May

   

May 4

UIU Fayette Commencement Ceremony
Fayette, Iowa  | Harms-Eischeid Stadium
 

May 4

Second Chance Graduation
Fayette, Iowa  | 2:30 p.m.  |  Harms-Eischeid Stadium

The Alumni Association is proud to offer a Second Chance Graduation to all alumni, who were unable to attend their original commencement ceremony. These respective “graduates” will be recognized alongside the Class of 2019 during the May 4, 2019, Commencement ceremony at 2:30 p.m. Registration deadline is February 28, 2019. 

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May 10

UIU Hong Kong Commencement Ceremony
 

May 12

UIU Malaysia Commencement Ceremony
 

June

   

June 7

24th Annual Peacock Classic Golf Outing
Big Rock Country Club  |  Fayette, Iowa

 

June 22

UIU Night at the Ballpark
Cost Cutters Field at Riverfront Stadium |  850 Park Rd., Waterloo, IA 50703  6:35

Join your Peacock family for a night out at the ball field, while cheering on the Waterloo Bucks as they take on Eau Claire Express!

 

June 29

Freedom Festival Parade
16th Avenue and 3rd Street SE  |  Cedar Rapids , IA 52401

The UIU Cedar Rapids will be in the Freedom Festival Parade. Join in the celebration by participating in the float with us! 

 

July

   

July 12-13

Peacock Summer Fest
Fayette, Iowa

Join us for a weekend of fun in the sun in Fayette! On Friday, guests may enjoy complimentary golf at Big Rock Country Club and an alumni ice cream social. On Saturday don't miss the downtown parade, bag tournament, and live entertainment. No doubt there's something for everyone to enjoy this weekend! Stay tuned for more details. 

 

July 21-27

Team Peacock Rides RAGBRAI
Various cities across Iowa

 

August

   

September

   

September 13-14

Hall of Fame Weekend
Fayette, Iowa 
 

September 15

Baseball Alumni Reunion Game
Fayette, Iowa 
 

September 27-28

EYE 50th Reunion
Fayette, Iowa

Come "home" and join in on a fun weekend reuniting with old friends. Guests may enjoy a Friday evening dinner, Saturday morning campus tours, lunch/tailgating and cheering on the Peacocks during a 6:05 p.m. home game. If you are interested in attending, please contact Marcia Andrews at 563-425-4291 or marciaandrews42751@gmail.com. 

 

October

   

October 3-5

UIU Homecoming
Fayette, Iowa
 

October 5

45th Acacia Fraternity Anniversary
Fayette, Iowa

Acacia Fraternity is planning a 2019 Homecoming reunion, celebrating the 45th anniversary of its charter. All Acacia alumni, their families and former chapter advisors are invited to attend. 

Further details will be forthcoming via email, Facebook and letter. Any questions, please contact Jeff Stavnes at 712-299-2199 or jstavnes1954@mediacombb.net; Mike Knickrehm at 563-320-3039 or iron_mike@mchsi.com or, Jon Miller at 319-361-3512 or jsmiller1978@hotmail.com.

 

November

   

December