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UNI Now Schedule 2019

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UNI Now is a welcome week program that helps new students make connections with other new students, current students, and faculty, take care of business, become acquainted with campus and Cedar Falls, discover University of Northern Iowa traditions, attend fun events, and find out what it means to be a UNI Panther!

 


 

Students are encouraged to download the app used for UNI Now by searching Orientation App in their app store. The app allows students to view a full schedule and locations dependent on their housing, both on and off campus. 

 

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Morning                  New Student Move-In

7:00 - 8:00 p.m.     Welcome Meeting/Activity with Cat Crew @ Residence Halls  

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.      Off-Campus Student Check-In @ Maucker Union

8:30 - 11:00 p.m.     Late-Night Bingo @ Maucker Union Ballrooms

  • 8:30 - 9:30 p.m. 
    • Bender, Campbell, Lawther, Roth, Off Campus 
  • 10:00 - 11:00 p.m.
    • Rider, Shull, Noehren, Hagemann, PVL, Off Campus

 

Thursday, August 22, 2019

7:15 - 8:30 a.m.        Breakfast On Your Own

9:00 - 10:15 a.m.     Off-Campus Check-In @ McLeod Center

10:30 a.m - 11:30 a.m.     Panther Kick Off and Class Photo @ McLeod Center and UNI Dome

11:30 - 12:45 p.m.    Panther Picnic/Wellness, Safety & Advocacy Fair @ Lawther Field

  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Counseling Center
  • Active Minds
  • UNI Police
  • Student Wellness Services
  • BIEDA (Body Image & Eating Disorder Awareness)
  • Suicide Prevention
  • To Write Love on Her Arms
  • Waypoint Services
  • Riverview Center

1:00 - 3:15 p.m.     College Connections and UNIty Matters Rotations

  • 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
    • UNIty Matters @ Maucker Union Ballrooms: College of Education & College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences
    • College Connections:
      • College of Business Administration @ Curris Business Building 109
      • College of Social and Behavioral Sciences @ Sabin 2
      • Exploratory @ Seerley 115
  • 2:15 - 3:15 p.m.
    • UNIty Matters @ Maucker Union Ballrooms: College of Business Administration, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences & Exploratory 

    • College Connections:
      • College of Education @ Schindler Education Center 220/216
      • College of Humanities, Arts, and Science @ McCollum Science Hall 137

3:30 - 5:30 p.m.     Taking Care of Business (drop in)

  • UNI Bookstore, 1009 West 23rd St
  • Admissions/Transcript Questions, 002 Gilchrist Hall 
  • Financial Aid, 105 Gilchrist Hall
  • Student Employment, 102 Gilchrist Hall
  • Find your classes/visit academic buildings
  • Print posters of your photos to decorate your room, ITC 25

5:00 - 6:30 p.m.      Dinner @ Dining Centers, Piazza and Rialto

9:00 p.m. - Midnight     Maucker Union Live​


 

Friday, August 23, 2019

7:15 - 9:45 a.m:        Breakfast On Your Own

10:00 - 11:30 a.m.    Transfer 101 @ Rod Library ScholarSpace (3rd floor)

11:15 - 1:15 p.m.    Lunch Rotations @ Dining Centers, Piazza and Rialto

  • 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
    • Rialto: Bender
    • Piazza: Hagemann, Noehren 
  • 11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. 
    • Transfer lunch with TAIG in Rialto private dining room 
  • 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.
    • Rialto: Campbell, Lawther, Off Campus
    • Piazza: PVL, Rider, Shull, Roth

1:30 - 3:45 p.m.     Your Learning Commons and Know More: Creating a Safe Campus and Healthy Relationships...Together Rotations 

  • 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. 
    • Your Learning Commons @ Rod Library: 
      • Rider, Shull, Noehren, Hagemann, PVL
    • Know More @ Commons Ballroom: 
      • Bender, Campbell, Lawther, Roth, Off Campus
  • 2:45 - 3:45 p.m.
    • Your Learning Commons @ Rod Library:
      • Bender, Campbell, Lawther, Roth, Off Campus
    • Know More @ Commons Ballroom: 
      • Rider, Shull, Noehren, Hagemann, PVL

4:00 - 7:00 p.m.     Panther Block Party with College Hill Partnership and Main Street

  • Meet at 23rd and College to join in College Hill activities or be shuttled to Main! 

7:00 - 10:00 p.m.      S.H.A.D.E Carnival @ Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center

8:00 & 10:00 p.m.    Hypnotist @ Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center


 

Saturday, August 24, 2019

8:00 - 9:00 a.m.        Campus Run hosted by Panther Pacers @ Campanile 

8:30 - 9:30 a.m.        Zumba Fun @ WRC North Gym

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.      College Hill Clean Up - West 23rd & College Street

10:30 - 11:15 a.m.     Yoga Cool Down - lawn between Honors Cottage and President's House

11:30  - 1:00 p.m.      UNI Bookstore Open House

1:00 - 3:00 p.m.         Explore the Cedar Valley Trails via Bike or Walking Tour *

  • Walking tour leaves from the WRC North parking lot (near the pond) at 1:00 p.m. 
  • Bike tour leaves from the cannons near Lang Hall facing College Street at 1:00 p.m. Bring your own bike!

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.         Paddle on the Pond - meet in the WRC North parking lot near the pond

4:00 - 5:30 p.m.         Transfer 101, Round Two @ Threehouse: A Wesley Foundation

5:30 - 7:00 p.m.          Transfer Social @ Threehouse: A Wesley Foundation

7:00 - 10:00 p.m        Wellness Recreation Center (WRC) Open House


 

Sunday, August 25, 2019

2:30 - 4:00 p.m.    College of Education Ice Cream Social @ Schindler Education Center Great Room 

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.     Honors Program Activity @ Honors Cottage Lawn

7:00 - 9:00 p.m.    Words of Wisdom @ Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center 


Panther Kick-Off

 

CHECK HERE FOR PARKING AND CONSTRUCTION UPDATES DURING MOVE IN

 

Questions?

See Frequently Asked Questions or contact us at uni-now@uni.edu

 

Thank you to our 2019 UNI Now sponsors!

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