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Special Events

Thursday, August 13, 2015 (All day) to Sunday, August 23, 2015 (All day)
Friday, August 14, 2015 (All day) to Sunday, August 16, 2015 (All day)

All newly admitted international students arrive at UNI for a week of orientation before classes start, including International Student Orientation and UNI NOW!

Monday, August 17, 2015 (All day) to Thursday, August 20, 2015 (All day)

ISO offers newly admitted international students the chance to attend informative sessions, meet UNI staff and professors, register for classes, go shopping, participate in evening activities and much more. All new international students should complete the New International Student Arrival Form by Aug. 1. All undergraduate students should also register for ISO via the Office of Admissions website to prepare for advising.

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Kick off your UNI experience with the whole first-year class, coaches and student athletes from Panther athletics, and academic community leaders

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Join the UNI community for an outdoor picnic, interactive games and activities, and music.

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 11:00 pm to Friday, August 21, 2015 - 1:00 am

Transportation will be provided from campus to Target, where the store will be open especially for UNI students to experience promotions, giveaways, prizes, and entertainment.

Friday, August 21, 2015 - 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Friday, August 21, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Friday, August 21, 2015 - 9:30 pm

Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 9:00 am to 10:30 am

Participate in a large group community service project alongside other new Panthers, guided by the Volunteer Center Cedar Valley

Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 9:00 am to 10:00 am

Zumba is the fitness craze that fuses Latin-based rhythms with motivating music, unique moves, and challenging combinations.

Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 10:45 am to 2:00 pm

Walk, run, or bike – you choose!  Walk:  enjoy a leisurely guided walk led by Tallgrass Prairie Center staff which will explore the Campus Preserves and trail system near campus.  Run:  the Panther Pacers Running Club will lead a run along trails east and northeast of campus.  Bike:  let UNI staff members who enjoy cycling lead you along trails east and north of campus, through Black Hawk Park and around Big Woods Lake – must bring your own bike and helmet to participate.  Note:  the Run and Bike tours will stop at Panthers on Main before returning to campus.

Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Students will have the opportunity to participate in a scavenger hunt, play outdoor games, and enjoy goodies from local businesses.  TC and TK will be on hand to help welcome new students to downtown Cedar Falls...their new home away from home!  Panthers on Main is sponsored by Cedar Falls Community Credit Union and UNI Credit Union.  Note:  Free bus transportation to and from campus and Main Street departing approximately every 15 minutes.  The first bus leaves campus at 10:45am and the last bus leaves Main Street at 2:15pm.

Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Join Outdoor Recreation for fun on the pond!  Canoes, kayaks and paddle boards will be available.

Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Spikeball is a team sport played by two teams of two players. The object of the game is to hit the ball into the net so that the opposing team cannot return it.  This is a high energy, fast moving game.  Participants are sure to love it

Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Join other new and current transfer students and UNI campus leaders for an ice cream social.

Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm

The West Intramural fields will be lit up and ready for sport clubs to show off their skills, recruit new members and Intramurals will also be ready for flag football.  Come out and play!

Sunday, August 23, 2015 - 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

International students will join UNI faculty and staff for dinner and conversation.

Monday, August 24, 2015 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

CME will host it's annual Welcome Back BBQ! Come out and enjoy games, music, food and fun! 


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