Campus

The 340-hectare campus features more than 40 major buildings within a 10-minute walking distance of each other. Between buildings, our beautiful park-like campus allows plenty of space to relax between classes. Modern, comprehensive facilities give students knowledge of and experience with the latest technology and equipment. 

Some of these buildings include:

  • The Rod Library with more than 970,00 books and bound periodical volumes and a computerized catalog search system.
  • The Curris Business Building, which opened in 1990, houses the College of Administration.
  • $19 million state-of-the-art Wellness/Recreation Center with exercise equipment, recreational courts, a waterslide and the tallest rock climbing wall in the Midwest.
  • The $23 million Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center showcasing UNI School of Music students and world-renowned performers.
  • $16.9 million addition to McCollum Science Hall includes research facilities, laboratories and classrooms.
  • Maucker University Union, a recently expanded facility that is the principal campus meeting place for students, faculty, staff and alumni.
  • On-campus housing for single and married students.
  • Computers are everywhere at UNI. Throughout the campus there are large, well-equipped computer labs in classroom buildings, residence halls and in the library. Networked Internet access is also available for free in residence hall rooms for each student who brings a computer.
  • The UNI-Dome, a multi-purpose sports center that seats 16,000 people for sporting events, concerts and exhibitions.
  • The newly-opened McCleod Center is a performance venue for men's and women's basketball, volleyball, and wrestling; seating around 6000 spectators.
  • The Campanile, the central point of UNI's skyline, has a 47-bell carillon that rings out across campus. When you hear those bells, you’ll know you’ve arrived!!
  • Built in 1903, but renovated in 2006, the East Gymnasium was renamed the Innovative Teaching and Technology Center (ITTC).
  • Sabin Hall underwent an extensive renovation, making it the first LEED-certified facility at UNI and showcasing the university's commitment to sustainability.