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Welcome from the Interim Vice President

Welcome to the Division of Student Affairs and the University of Northern Iowa. We have developed this website and the associated links in an effort to provide timely, accurate and clear information. Whether you are a prospective student, new student, returning student or anyone seeking information about services at UNI, we are hopeful this information can assist you. However, if you are having difficulty finding what you need or would like further assistance to address questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact our office. We will do our best to assist you and/or put you in contact with those who can best serve your needs.

Go Panthers!
Jan Hanish
Interim Vice President for Student Affairs

President Bill Ruud addresses graduates at the 2015 fall commencement

Staff and students pose after assisting in the Family Weekend opening event at GBPAC

Staff and students take the "It's on Us" pledge, part of a national campaign to stop sexual assault

Northern Iowa's intramural football champions Team UNIted recently qualified for nationals in Florida

The staff at Piazza pose with decorations as part of 2015's Halloween celebrations

Students look on as President Ruud speaks at the Rainbow Reception, an annual event to welcome back LGBT* students and their allies

TC and TK assist Rialto Cook, Nancy Klodt as she prepares pancakes for guests as part of an alumni breakfast at Homecoming

Participants celebrate 2015's American's with Disabilities 25th Anniversary Celebration Walk

Dr. Hogan welcomes Celeste Bembry on stage at the 2016 Student Affairs division luncheon to receive Helping Students Succeed award

Recipients of the Sue Follon Exemplary Service Award at this year’s annual division luncheon from L to R; Dr. Hogan, Cathy Wylam, Lynne Lemert, Kristi Marchesani, and Henderson Thomas

Woods promoted to assistant dean of students

Posted on Friday, December 14th, 2012

Dean of Students Leslie Williams has announced that Kristin Woods has been promoted to Assistant Dean of Students for New Student Programs.  Kristin’s work at the university in the areas of first year experience and retention has been unquestionably significant.  She has partnered with Academic Affairs to create new retention efforts, support the development of the Cornerstone program, and improve orientation for new students.  

Division luncheon set for January 10, 2013

Posted on Friday, December 14th, 2012

The division has a celebratory tradition of expressing appreciation to staff for their service and accomplishments at an annual recognition luncheon.  The next luncheon will be held on January 10, 2013, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Old Central Ballroom of Maucker Union.  Dr. Debra Derr, President of North Iowa Area Community College, will speak to staff about the importance of their roles in helping students succeed.  Staff will be recognized for their milestone years of service, and recipients of the Sue Follon Exemplary Service Award will be announced at this time.

LGBT activists provide awareness at UNI

Posted on Thursday, November 29th, 2012

NOH8 (No Hate) Campaign is a photographic silent protest which resulted from the Proposition 8 passed in California amending the state Constitution ban same-sex marriage. Photos feature subjects with duct tape over their mouths symbolizing their voices being silenced. The University of Northern Iowa, UNI Proud, ONE Iowa, UNI Feminist Action League,  and the Northern Iowa Democrats are joining together to provide a free NOH8 photo shoot at UNI. The photo shoot is set for December 6th from 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. in the Maucker Union Ballrooms.


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