Homecoming

UNI students with TK at Homecoming

Homecoming

Monday, September 27

Check out the in-person and virtual event schedule below for Homecoming, September 27 - October 2.

In-Person Events

Homecoming Parade
Saturday, October 2  /  Time TBD

The parade is back! Join us for a purple and gold parade with a welcome tent in Cedar Falls. Route to be announced.

Homecoming Tailgate
Saturday, October 2  /  Time TBD

To round out the Homecoming festivities, attend the tailgate preceding the Homecoming game at the UNI-Dome.


Homecoming Football Game
Saturday, October 2  /  4 p.m.

Join us to cheer the football team on to victory as the Panthers host Youngstown State University. Buy tickets now!

If you are not able to attend in person, log in to ESPN+ to view the game. 


Can't join us in person? We'd love to see you at our virtual events.

Virtual Events

Individual Coloring Contest
All Week

Download one of our coloring pages for your artist and let their creativity take off! Then find our contest graphic on social media and post a photo of their masterpiece in the comments. Winners will be chosen at random and will receive a gift card to the UNI Bookstore or UNI swag. Deadline to enter is September 3.


Classroom Coloring Contest
All Week

Calling all teachers! Enter your students’ artwork into the classroom coloring contest by downloading one of our coloring pages. Then, submit a photo of all of your classroom masterpieces by emailing christina.danielsen@uni.edu. Winning classrooms will be chosen at random and will each win a $100 gift card to the UNI Bookstore for classroom supplies. Deadline to enter is September 3.


Wear It and Share It
All Week

Whether it’s a current photo of your Panther family, a throwback photo of you and your roommate, your future Panther or your pets decked out in purple and gold, show us how you're Purple for Life! Enter your photo in the comments under our Wear It and Share It graphic on social media for a chance to win a $25 gift card to the UNI Bookstore.


UNI Crossword Puzzle and Word Search
All Week

Put your UNI knowledge to the test with a UNI crossword and UNI word search. Answer keys are also available. 


Panther Family Bingo Night
Tuesday, September 28  /  6:30-7:30 p.m.

Grab your family, your roommates or anyone who is Purple for Life for a fun night of bingo with your Panther family. Winners will get their choice of Panther swag! Be sure to register and we'll send you directions on how download your cards and join us in the fun.


View more Homecoming information at homecoming.uni.edu.