Group photo. 2019-20 Alumni Calendar of Events 

Our Peacock family, made up of over 41,000 individuals, is located all over the world. The Alumni Office organizes events throughout the year to build relationships with alums and offer networking opportunities for them to utilize. Feel free to send event suggestions our way — we’re always looking for new cities to visit, venues to explore and experiences for you to enjoy.

Please contact us if you’ve relocated, so we can update our records and make sure you receive your event invites. We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming event soon!

If you have suggestions, questions or issues using our RSVP system, please don't hesitate to contact our office at or 563-425-5388. 



September 4

Indiana Social
Liter House  |  5301 Winthrop Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46220  |  5-8 p.m.

Join UIU President Bill Duffy and First Lady Sharon Duffy for a social you won't want to miss. Alumni events are a perfect way to reconnect with old friends and make new ones, all while enjoying food, drinks, updates and UIU Giveaways! This complimentary come-and-go social is from 5 - 8 p.m., with a light supper served at 6. Your response is appreciated by Monday, August 26.


September 13-14

Hall of Fame Weekend
Fayette, Iowa 

You're invited to attend the Hall of Fame Weekend set for September 13-14, 2019. We could not be more excited to celebrate the induction of the newest members!

Steve Harms '73 (Special Recognition)
Diane (Kinkead) Harms '73 (Special Recognition)
Bill Neal '72 (Coach)
Kevin Stahle '97 (Athlete)
Dr. Angela (Baldrige) Thompson '04 (Athlete)

As a member of the Hall of Fame, we request the honor of your company at the Hall of Fame Banquet. The induction ceremony begins with a social at 5:30 p.m., with a dinner program to follow. Tickets for the ceremony and buffet meal are $25 per person.


September 14

Softball Alumni Reunion Game
Eischeid Softball Complex  |  Fayette, Iowa  |  11 a.m. - first pitch

Join your Peacock family for some fun on the field during the Annual Alumni Softball Game. Guests have the opportunity to hit, catch and play ball with fellow former and current UIU players at the respective field. This is a family-friendly event, so bring the whole gang with you! We will be hosting a seven inning game with the current players and alumni mixed for two teams. Following the game, we will be hosting a potluck and home run derby.

To RSVP for the Peacock Softball Alumni Game, please contact Head Coach, Ashley Hickman at 563-425-5174 or


September 15

Baseball Alumni Reunion Game
Robertson Woods Field  |  Fayette, Iowa  |  11 a.m. - first pitch

Calling all baseball players, both UIU Alumni and current UIU players! We are excited to be hosting our annual Baseball Alumni Reunion Game at Robertson Woods Field. There's no better time to reconnect with fellow players, coaches and hear what the current Peacocks have been up to. We will be hosting a seven inning game as the current players take on the alumni. 

To RSVP for the Peacock Baseball Alumni Game, please contact Head Coach, Jeremy Ische at 563-425-5219 or


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 




October 3-5

UIU Homecoming
Fayette, Iowa

Each year we are excited to involve UIU students, faculty and staff, the Fayette community and especially welcome alumni back to campus. The Homecoming Committee is working diligently year-round to make this a special Homecoming celebration for you. If you have suggestions or want to volunteer please contact the Alumni Office at or 563-425-5388. For more information and a schedule of events, visit

 homecomiing RSVP

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; Mike Knickrehm at 563-320-3039 or or, Jon Miller at 319-361-3512 or


October 10

Employer Panel
Fayette Campus

Career Development is hosting an employee panel for students to gather insights about their future careers! More details coming soon. 


October 12

California Alumni Social
San Mateo, California

More details coming soon!


October 25

Minnesota Social
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Join us in Minneapolis on October 25, for an alumni social and then follow us to Duluth on October 26, to cheer on the UIU Football team as they take on University of Minnesota Duluth. 

More details coming soon! 




November 8

Kansas City Social
Bar Louie Power & Light District  |  101 E 14th St., Kansas City, MO 64106  |  6:30 p.m.

The Alumni Office is teaming up with the men's basketball team for a social and game! The basketball team will be playing Pittsburg State University at 4:30 p.m. at Municipal Auditorium. Following the game, join us all at Bar Louie in Kansas City for an alumni social. Chat with the Vice President of Athletics, Rick Hartzell, get updates, enjoy food and UIU giveaways! 

The next day, Saturday, November 9, cheer on the men's basketball team as they take on Lincoln University of Missouri at Municipal Auditorium. 

Stay tuned for your chance to RSVP! 


November 9

Texas Social
San Antonio, Texas

We are excited to announce the UIU Alumni Office is heading to Texas for an alumni social and we hope to see you there! This is a great opportunity to get updates from your alma mater and connect with fellow Peacocks during the casual, come-and-go event.

We will also be live-streaming the UIU Football game as they take on Wayne State College. Your RSVP is greatly appreciated. 



November 9

Peacock Football Watch Party
Various Locations around the United States

We are working to plan a watch party in various locations across the country. This special event will correspond with the November 9, Texas Social and live stream of the UIU Football Game. Stay tuned for more details and event locations!





December 3

Giving Tuesday
Virtual Event + Donuts for Donors  |  Fayette, Iowa

December 12

Ugly Sweater Tour: Milwaukee
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

December 13

Ugly Sweater Tour: Madison
Madison, Wisconsin

December 14

Ugly Sweater Tour: Rockford
Rockford, Illinois



January 21

Arizona Social
Location TBD



February 20

Internship & Career Fair
Fayette, Iowa

February 27

Des Moines Alumni Social
Holiday Inn Downtown Mercy Campus  |  1050 6th Ave., Des Moines, IA



March 19

Senior Social - Des Moines
Des Moines, IA  |  5 p.m.

March 20

Senior Social - Waterloo
Waterloo, IA  |  5 p.m.

March 24

Senior Social - Wausau
Wausau, WI  |  5 p.m.

March 25

Senior Social - Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI  |  5 p.m.

March 26

Senior Social - Madison
Madison, WI  |  5 p.m.

March 27

Senior Social - Prairie Du Chien
Prairie Du Chien, WI  |  5 p.m.

March 31

Senior Social - Blackhawk
Janesville, WI  |  5 p.m.




April 1

Senior Social - Rockford
Rockford, IL  |  5 p.m.

April 2

Senior Social - Quad Cities
Bettendorf, IA |  5 p.m.


April 3

Senior Social - Cedar Rapids
Cedar Rapids, IA  |  5 p.m.

April 4

Honors and Awards Banquet
Fayette, Iowa

April 16-17

UIU Giving Day!
Save the date for UIU Giving Day - help make this year GRAND. 

April 17

UIU Carnival
Fayette, Iowa



May 9

Senior Social - Rockford
Rockford, IL  |  5 p.m.



June 5

Peacock Classic Golf Tournament
Big Rock Country Club  |  Fayette, IA