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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

President Bill Ruud addresses graduates at the 2015 fall commencement

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

Family Weekend to be held on October 17-19, 2014

Posted on Thursday, September 11th, 2014

On October 17-19, families of UNI students will come to campus to get a snapshot of their students’ new homes.  Each of the academic colleges will be sponsoring tours, picnics and interactive presentations for the students’ and families.  Additional activities include the Family Feast Tailgate at the dining centers, the Tony Award-winning musical “Camelot,” and UNI football versus South Dakota State.  For a full and complete schedule or further information, visit  Additionally, you may contact Kristin Woods a

UNI-National Coalition Building Institute launches "Controversial Issues"

Posted on Thursday, September 11th, 2014

In recognition of its 5th year on the UNI Campus, UNI-National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) is launching a new, shorter workshop entitled “Controversial Issues” on October 28, 2014 from 1-5 p.m. The workshop will apply NCBI principles to develop leadership skills to constructively navigate potentially divisive, tough situations and conflicts. I would encourage anyone available to participate. One need not have attended previous NCBI workshops to participate in this one.

Team attends national institute on learning communities

Posted on Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

A team comprised of ten UNI faculty and staff participated in the National Institute on Learning Communities at Evergreen State in Olympia, Washington. The goal of the team was to create a multi-year plan for the development of academic learning communities that will provide intentional, integrated and transformational experiences that are student-centered, faculty-led and administratively-supported. Team members consisted of:

- April Chatham-Carpenter, Interim Associate Provost & Dean, Graduate College

- Tony Smothers, Academic Advisor

Retirement reception set for Kathy Green and Christie Kangas

Posted on Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

On May 15 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM, a reception will be held in the Commons Georgian Lounge honoring the retirements of Kathy Green and Christie Kangas. There will be a brief program at 3:30 PM. The reception will provide an opportunity to thank them both for their many years of dedicated service to the UNI community. Please attend if you are able.


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