Student Success and Retention

decorative wall with University of Northern Iowa on it, campanile and Rod Library in the background
Students playing game at Orientation
Students blowing bubbles
Mother and daughter at Orientation
Orientation Student Staff
Students on campus tour
Student tour on campus
Students in front of Curris Hall



We are so glad you have chosen the University of Northern Iowa for the next chapter in your educational journey!


Orientation is an exciting time for you and your family. At orientation you will learn about academic requirements for your academic program, register for your courses, and meet other new students. We encourage you to engage with faculty and staff, ask questions and connect with other students and parents. We are all excited about helping you begin this new chapter at UNI. This is an exciting time to engage in discovery and new adventures!
UNI is a great place where your future begins!


Spring 2019 Orientation Dates

December 7, 2018 and January 11, 2019


Register Here


If you have questions regarding orientation please contact Bailey Jimmison, Orientation Coordinator at