Current Student Announcements

Monday, September 7, 2020
"The Social Network" screening

Celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, "The Social Network" follows the true story of Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg as he founds the social media site Facebook. Come see it this Friday, September 11 at 7:00 p.m. in KAB 111. For more information see the Film Appreciation Facebook site.

Friday, September 4, 2020
Academic Advising Workshops #2 is this week

Most first-year students are required to attend three mandatory workshops this semester. The second workshop is happening this week. Academic advisors and current students will talk about meeting your expectations and campus resources available to you. Check your email for information from your advisor or get more information at the Office of Academic Advising website.

Friday, September 4, 2020
Some passphrases expiring on September 23

Some UNI account passphrases were temporarily extended and will now expire on Wednesday, September 23, 2020. Emails will be sent on Tuesday, September 8 for the affected accounts. For more details, visit the Information Technology website.

Thursday, September 3, 2020
Interested in Law School?

The UNI Prelaw Club will meet at 4:00 p.m. via Zoom on Monday, September 14. The group will discuss activities for the year, and pre-law advisors will discuss preparing for and applying to law school. All students with an interest in law school are welcome, regardless of major. Freshmen and sophomores are especially encouraged to attend. Email Scott Peters or call 273-2727 for more information. Register at the Pre-Law Club registration link

Thursday, September 3, 2020
Career Readiness Day

Career Readiness Day will be on Friday, September 11 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Sign up for headshot appointments at the sign up link. No drop-ins allowed. Students are required to wear masks and socially distance.

Thursday, September 3, 2020
Join the Coca-Cola/Diversity Matters Fund Committee

If you would like to get involved with minimal time requirements and help student organizations get additional funding, be a part of the Coca-Cola/Diversity Matters Fund Committee. For more info, please reach out to our Director of Finance Cole Passick at

Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Security Awareness - Online Security for Kids

Kids' lives are online more than ever, from socializing with friends and interacting with family to online learning and education. As parents, we want to make sure they are online in a safe and secure manner. This can be hard as many of us never grew up in such an online environment like this. The Online Security for Kids article covers key steps on how you can help kids make the most of online technology safely and securely.

Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Virtual Study Abroad Fair

Plan your study abroad experience on Wednesday, September 16, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Explore programs and scholarships and meet past participants and course leaders. Enter a drawing to win a waived application fee. You must register HERE to attend the event.

Tuesday, September 1, 2020
IAF Application Deadline is Thursday, September 10

Completed IAF applications are due by 4:30 pm on Thursday, September 10 for any trips occurring between September 21 and November 30. The Intercollegiate Academics Fund (IAF) is a yearly allocation of Student Activity Fee monies that exists to promote and support intercollegiate academic experiences for University of Northern Iowa students. Specifically, the IAF supports students in two ways:1) through a travel fund for students who participate in intercollegiate academic competitions and presentations at professional conferences; and 2) through a research and creative activity fund which supports student research and creative activities. See the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs website for more details.

Monday, August 31, 2020
Apply to Join the UR Student Advisory Board

Help UNI improve its marketing and communication efforts by joining the University Relations Student Advisory Board. Students will be asked to participate in three group discussions giving opinions and feedback on university initiatives. Please complete the Student Advisory Board Application to apply.