Students will have the opportunity to participate in a scavenger hunt, play outdoor games, and enjoy goodies from local businesses. TC and TK will be on hand to help welcome new students to downtown Cedar Falls...their new home away from home! Panthers on Main is sponsored by Cedar Falls Community Credit Union and UNI Credit Union. Note: Free bus transportation to and from campus and Main Street departing approximately every 15 minutes. The first bus leaves campus at 10:45am and the last bus leaves Main Street at 2:15pm.
Dean of Students
Walk, run, or bike – you choose! Walk: enjoy a leisurely guided walk led by Tallgrass Prairie Center staff which will explore the Campus Preserves and trail system near campus. Run: the Panther Pacers Running Club will lead a run along trails east and northeast of campus. Bike: let UNI staff members who enjoy cycling lead you along trails east and north of campus, through Black Hawk Park and around Big Woods Lake – must bring your own bike and helmet to participate. Note: the Run and Bike tours will stop at Panthers on Main before returning to campus.
Zumba is the fitness craze that fuses Latin-based rhythms with motivating music, unique moves, and challenging combinations.
Participate in a large group community service project alongside other new Panthers, guided by the Volunteer Center Cedar Valley
Transportation will be provided from campus to Target, where the store will be open especially for UNI students to experience promotions, giveaways, prizes, and entertainment.
The film will be shown on the video screen in the UNI-Dome.
Join the UNI community for an outdoor picnic, interactive games and activities, and music.
Kick off your UNI experience with the whole first-year class, coaches and student athletes from Panther athletics, and academic community leaders