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Family Weekend Welcome

Family Weekend 

Explore UNI. See mini-sumo robots in action, marvel at the chemistry magic show and cheer on the football team. Many fun activities are planned for you and your family. Check back, we'll have the full schedule uploaded later this summer.

If you are a student or parent/guardian with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in Family Weekend, please contact or call 319-273-2815 at least one week prior.

Parking lots on campus are open on Family Weekend with the exception that some lots near the Dome are reserved for Panther Scholarship Club members for Saturday's game. If you plan to keep your car on campus overnight, use the C and R lots. 

Family Weekend schedule

Family Weekend Schedule

Saturday, Oct. 18

Welcome /check in 9:30 - 11 a.m., in the GBPAC lobby

Get a schedule of events, pick up your T-shirt and some fun giveaways. TC and TK will be on hand as well as the UNI spirit squads.

Open houses

College of Business Administration, Curris Business Building (CBB)
  • Global opportunities information sessions, 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., in CBB 125
  • Picnic lunch and student organization fair for UNIBusiness students and their families, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

College of Education, Schindler Education Center (SEC)
  • Open house and tours, 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., SEC Lobby
  • Welcome from Dwight C. Watson, dean 11 - 11:20 a.m., in 244-246 SEC
  • Camp Adventure Program, 11:30 a.m. - noon, in 244-246 SEC
  • Picnic lunch for UNI College of Education students and their families, 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m., in the SEC Lobby

College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Fun for all ages; stop by anytime between 11 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. Engage in hands-on activities in one of the following program labs.  

  • Archaeology-- Explore prehistoric and historic artifacts from the Midwest and see some of the field and lab equipment, Bartlett Hall 0111.
  • Interior Design-- Blend art and science to learn how spaces are designed to be functional, sustainable and attractive, Latham Hall 205.
  • Psychology-- Tour the new research labs in Psychology and see the results of a recent experiment, Bartlett Hall 0071.
  • Textiles and Apparel-- Discover the process of product development in the fashion industry and what it takes to design your own label, Latham Hall 251.
University Honors Program

Open house, 10 a.m. - noon, Honors Cottage


10 a.m. - 1 p.m., the Botanical Center greenhouses will be open for self-guided tours.  Stop in and wander through enjoying the very extensive and diverse collection of plants. Visitors can also tour the Hosta and perennial gardens outside the greenhouses.

10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., UNI Museum/Marshall Center School tour, west side SEC

See the Tony Award-winning musical "Camelot" Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m., GBPAC. Tickets, 319-273-7469

UNI Football vs South Dakota State, 4 p.m., UNI-Dome

Ticket Info

Ticket Information


See the Tony Award-winning musical "Camelot" Saturday, Oct. 18 at 3 and 8 p.m., in the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. For tickets, call 319-273-7469. Show details are available on the GBPAC website.

The Panthers take on South Dakota State, at 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 18, in the UNI-Dome. For tickets, call 319-273-7469.