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UNI Homecoming 2014

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Homecoming schedule


Monday, September 15

Kickoff/Pride Cry

5:30 p.m. Lawther Field

Outdoor Movie

9 p.m., Bender Field

Tuesday, September 16

Royalty Competition

8 p.m.

Wednesday, September 17


11 a.m.-1 p.m. Campanile Plaza

Amazing Race Traditions Challenge

6 p.m.


6:30 & 9 p.m., GBPAC

Thursday, September 18

Homecoming Special Dinner

5 p.m., Piazza and Rialto Dining Centers


8 p.m., Maucker Union Ballroom
* Students only. Must show student ID to participate

Friday, September 19

UNI Alumni Association Board of Directors Meeting

7:45 a.m.-5 p.m.

UNI Foundation Board of Trustees Meeting

7:45 a.m.-5 p.m.

Jersey Jermier Golf Invitational


Women’s Soccer vs. Grandview

7 p.m.

Women's Volleyball vs. Loyola

7 p.m.

Pep Rally

Following UNI Women's Volleyball match, McLeod Center

Saturday, September 20

Panther Pacers 5K - click here to register

8 a.m., intramural fields

Homecoming Parade

11 a.m.

Physics Alumni Picnic

12 p.m., following parade

Alumni Tailgate

12:30 - 3:30 p.m.

UNI Football vs. No. Colorado

4 p.m.

Women's Volleyball vs. Bradley

7 p.m.

Sunday, September 21

Women's Soccer vs. South Dakota

1 p.m.

Homecoming Parade


Homecoming Parade

UNI is bringing one of its treasured traditions, the Homecoming Parade, back to campus on Sept. 20, 2014! The parade is a great way to bring together the university and its alumni and community to celebrate the past, present and future of UNI. If you’d like to participate in this year’s parade, please fill out the forms noted below and submit by Sept. 5, 2014. Please contact Connie Hansen at with any questions.

To view the parade route map, please click here.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Parade Entry Form Downloads

Please complete an entry form for EACH individual entry.

Example golf cart float
   Example golf cart float constructed using cardboard, paint, tape and zip ties.

Parade Entry Form (all participants must fill out this online form)

Parade Regulations and Liability Waiver (all participants must print, complete and return to the UNI Alumni Association)

Golf Cart Usage Agreement (UNI student groups/orgs only must print, complete and return to the UNI Alumni Association)

Entry Description/Emcee Information (all participants must fill out this form)

Supplies that will be provided and available to student organizations building floats: tag board, zip ties, painter’s tape, cardboard, TempraPaint, foam paint brushes, scissors, tape measure, yard stick, string, staple guns and duct tape (for cardboard), paper rotary rack (20 rolls), permanent markers, wire cutters, rubber cement, markers, exacto knife and blades, plastic tarps.

Supplies that student organizations may want to bring: streamers, chicken wire, tissue paper, colored napkins, fringe, pipe cleaners, battery operated lights, wrapping paper, yarn, balloons, foil, stencils, floral, garland.

NOTE: Duct tape cannot be used to tape anything to the golf carts. No painting the actual golf cart. Items can be pre-painted and attached to cart.




Jess Betts
University Relations
Communications and Website

Eric Boisen
RA, NISG and Residence Hall Liaison

Dianna Briggs
Faculty Representative

Allison Cruthis

Connie Hansen
Advancement Division

Sarah Harms
Athletics Liaison

Bill Henninger
Faculty Representative

Sammy Kaster

Doug Johnson
College Hill Partnership
College Hill Partnership Liaison

Ashley Minshall
Student Affairs
Student Activities

Amy Mohr
Advancement Division
Reunions, Colleges Liaison, Alumni Tailgate

Nicole Nesset
Student Activities

Carol Petersen
Dining Services
Dining Services Liaison

Leslie Prideaux
Advancement Division
Homecoming Chair

Nicholas Rafanello
Residence Hall
Residence Activities

Susan Reinart
Advancement Division
Advancement Activities

Katlyne Schweig
Student Activities

Officer Gary Robinson
Public Safety
Public Safety Officer