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UIU at the Iowa State Fair | August 11-21

For countless years UIU has had a presence at the Iowa State Fair. We are proud to use this incredible event and venue to connect with alumni, potential students other UIU supporters and fans. Located within the Varied Industries Building, we are doing it big again this year with prizes, merchandise, classes and tuition giveaways. Be sure to stop by for your FREE alumni gift!

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Early 90's Alumni Reunion | Friday, August 12

We have a special early 90’s alum making his way back to Fayette! All are welcome to come to gather with your Peacock family and guests may enjoy complimentary appetizers and refreshments. For more details and to find out who the “mystery alum” is, contact Mark Danker at 563-880-5167.

THE NEW Pete’s Bar & Grill
128 S Main Street
Fayette, IA 52142

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Porch Fundraiser BBQ | Wednesday, August 17 @ 11 a.m. -1 p.m.

Stop by for free will BBQ meal including hamburgers, brats, baked beans, watermelon, chips and drink. All proceeds support the Alumni House Porch Renovation project. All are welcome!

Alumni House
513 Union Street
Fayette, IA 52142

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Peacock Parent Bon Voyage | Thursday, August 25 @ 1-2:30 p.m.

Parents and families are invited to our farewell gathering as part of the Peacock Experience move in days. Enjoy a tour of the President’s Residence, as well as complimentary refreshments.

President’s Residence
308 Washington Street
Fayette, IA 52142

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Hall of Fame Weekend | Friday & Saturday, September 9-10

You won’t want to miss this incredible weekend when our next set of Peacocks are inducted into the prestigious Hall of Fame.

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Football Alumni Reunion | Friday & Saturday, September 23-24

On Friday join us for walk-thru practice at 3:30 p.m.; a social will follow with coaching staff in the Harms-Eischeid Suites.  On Saturday the alumni tailgate starts at 11 a.m. and Peacock football will take on Bemidji State at 3 p.m. Post-game social will follow. See you there!


Welcome Home Dinner | Thursday, October 6 @ 5:30-8 p.m.

This all-class reunion dinner is complimentary, hosted by the Alumni Association and is a perfect way to start your Homecoming weekend. RSVP required.

Pete’s Bar & Grill
128 S. Main Street
Fayette, IA 52142

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Homecoming Week | October 3-8

“We feel the need…the need for speed!” Alumni and friends all across the globe are invited back to Fayette Campus for our upcoming Homecoming celebration. See you on the Fayette Campus, and don’t forget your wingman!

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10th Annual President's Ball | October 7 @ 5:30 p.m.

Guests may enjoy a cocktail reception, inspirational program, games and even a dueling pianos show, as a special treat for this 10th annual event! Don’t delay – purchase your tickets now. $85 in advance and $100 after September 16. For more details, visit

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Homecoming Golf Tournament | Friday, October 7

Hosted by members of SOB and FOXES, this tourney is open to all. Cost is $250 per person and all proceeds benefit the Peacock Athletic Fund. To sign up, contact Rick Knipper ’73 at 319-530-2343 or Bill Roths ’74 at 319-240-9411.

Big Rock Country Club
9684 146th St
Fayette, IA 52142

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Alumni Awards & Honor Class Brunch | Saturday, October 8 @ 9:30 a.m.

Alumni Award Honorees, Heritage Society Members and the 1972 Golden Anniversary classmates will be recognized. All alumni and guests are welcome to attend this complimentary brunch. RSVP required.

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Softball Alumni Reunion | Saturday, October 8

Save the date! More details will be shared soon!

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Porch Ribbon Cutting Ceremony + Alumni Tailgate | Saturday, October 8

Join the Alumni Staff in celebrating the official dedication of the renovated Alumni House Porch. Enjoy yard games with your Peacock family! Refreshments, snacks, and Bloody Mary bar will be available (freewill donation). All are welcome.

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Volleyball Alumni Reunion | Saturday, October 22

Save the date! More details coming soon!


Veteran's Day Ceremony | Friday, November 11

Save the date; more details coming soon.

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Holiday Open House | Tuesday, December 6 @ 4-6 p.m.

President Duffy and his wife, Sharon, welcome all to their Holiday Open House. Please wear your most “festive” holiday outfit! Complimentary refreshments will be served.

President’s Residence
308 Washington Street
Fayette, IA 52142

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UIU Giving Day | Thursday, February 9, 2023

Upper Iowa University is excited to host its  annual Giving Day – our largest online fundraiser of the year. Mark your calendars and lets make a BIG difference for UIU!


Honors & Awards Banquet | Saturday, April 1, 2023

Save the date; many more details coming soon!


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