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Upcoming Events:

April 24, 2015

Spring Shooting Social: The UNIVA will be holding a social at the Black Hawk Park range at 5:00 pm. This event is open to everyone, whether you are a member, non-member, gun owner or not. If you wish to participate, stop by the Vet Center in Maucker and sign up. There will be a $10 fee to cover costs of materials and resources.

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The Military and Veteran Student Service Center, in conjunction with the UNI Veteran's Associaton, is always looking for new ideas for events. If you have a suggestion please Contact Us or come to one of the UNIVA's monthly meetings.

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Past Events:



March 13, 2013

UNIVA St. Patricks Day Bakesale: The UNIVA held a bakesale the week before spring break. The theme was St. Patrick's Day and we collected over $300 that will go towards future events hosted by the UNIVA.

Veterans Ball

January 23, 2014

Dinner with the President: The UNIVA and members of the ROTC were invited to dine with the President at his house.

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Veterans Ball  



November 11, 2013

Veterans Ball: The UNIVA is hosting a formal ball for Military sevice members and Veterans at UNI

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Veterans Ball

October 28, 2013

Bake Sale Fundraiser: A bake sale will be held at Maucker Union around noon to raise money for the upcoming ball on Veteran's Day.

Bake Sale

October 23, 2013

Military and Veteran Service Center: Grand opening of the new center in Maucker Union.

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Sept 23, 2013

Iowa's Statewide Military and Veterans ConferenceUNI hosted Iowa's 4th Annual Military and Veterans Conference.

Military and Veteran Conference 

July 27, 2013

Camping Trip: UNI Veterans camped out at George Wyth State Park.

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 Camping Trip

June 15, 2013

Hiking Trip: UNIVA hosted a summer day hike at Bakebone state park.

 Day Hike

May 18, 2013

Bike Ride: Veterans and their family members enjoyed a leisurely ride on the Cedar Valley Nature Trail.

 Bike Ride

April 3, 2013

Jonathan Hopkins: Speaker- Repeal of DADT. Jonathan is one of the founders of OutServe, the first LGBT service organization. Jonathan is a former US Army Captain who experienced discrimination when he was discharged under Don't Ask, Don't Tell. During his service, he earned three Bronze Stars, one with valor, and served multiple combat deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan.

High Ground: The documentary follows a group of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans as they climb Mt. Lobuche in the Himalayas, attempting to heal their emotional and physical wounds. Q&A with Chad Jukes and UNIVA members.


March 13, 2013

Pizza Lunch: Free Pizza at the Vet Center! 


February 18, 2013

Open House: Veterans Center celebrated opening with food and raffle prizes.




November 9, 2012

Veterans Flag Day Ceremony and Reception: Celebrating Veterans Day at UNI with a flag ceremony, musicians and guest speakers. Cupcakes and punch served following the ceremony.


November 7, 2012

Ask a Veteran Panel: As part of our recognition of Veterans Day, the University of Northern Iowa Veteran's Association (UNI VA) will host an "Ask a Veteran" Panel on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. in Ballroom C, Maucker Union.


October 24, 2012

The Invisible War: The University of Northern Iowa Military and Veteran Student Services Committee, UNI Veterans Association and the Master of Social Work Student Association are bringing awareness to the issues of sexual assault and rape in the U.S. Military with a showing of the film "The Invisible War."

 Invisible War