Accurate and up to date emergency contact information is critical for every employee. In the event of an accident/injury or sudden illness, your Department, Division and/or Human Resource Services will use this information to inform your contact(s). To keep this information current, all University of Northern Iowa employees are urged to update their contact information each year or when a change occurs. To add and/or update your emergency contacts please access UNI e-Business Suite. Login and click on “UNI Employee Self Service” then click the “Emergency Contact Info” link. On the Emergency Contact Info: Extra Information page, please carefully read the instructions to guide your effort. For questions, contact the HRS office via email or call 273-2422.
Faculty & Staff Announcements
The UNI Online Directory is a source for current faculty and staff office contact information. To verify or make changes to your office and/or home (confidential) contact information, login to MyUNIverse > My Page > Update My Personal Information. This information is sent directly to Human Resource Services via e-mail and will be updated within four working days.
Have you ever wished that you knew how to play the piano? Join the beginning piano class for adults who always wanted to learn to play the piano. This is the perfect starter course to give you basic piano skills. Register online at the Community Music School webpage.
The UNI Children's Choir provides a program of music education and choral performance that seeks to fulfill each child's potential, while striving to create a model of artistic excellence and diversity that represents, enriches, and gives back to the community. The choir is open to students in grades 3-7. For more information visit the Community Music School webpage.
The January 2021 OBO newsletter is available.
The Research and Sponsored Programs 2021 spring calendar is now available. To find downloadable copies of the calendar, individual event flyers, or to explore resources offered by RSP, visit the training and events webpage.
Due to the low campus populations related to the ongoing pandemic, UNI Dining will be closing a couple of the retail locations and reducing hours and operations at others. Maucker Union Food Court and Schindigs will not be open for the spring semester; hours at Chats and Essentials will be reduced; and 23rd Street Market will be offering fewer menu options. Thank you to the campus community for their understanding, patience and professionalism with these changes.
The Theatre Department's directing class is holding auditions for the Spring 2021 Directing Scenes. Auditions are being held by video submission. Actors of all types and levels of experience are needed to fill many roles. You don’t need to be affiliated with the theatre department to audition. Disabled and Non-Disabled Black, Asian, Native, Latino, Arab, White, and Multi-Racial Actors who identify as non-binary, female, or male are encouraged to audition. For more information visit the Spring 2021 Directing Scene Auditions webpage. All submissions are due by 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, February 9. Email Amy Osatinski with questions.
UNI Study Abroad will offer the Virtual Study Abroad Fair on both on Tuesday, January 26 and Wednesday, January 27 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This is the "one stop shop" event to learn about study abroad opportunities. Participants can explore the various study abroad options for a summer, semester, academic year or winter break abroad. There will also be a variety of rooms staffed with individuals to answer questions about credit transfer, health concerns, international travel and others. Individuals can attend both sessions if they choose to. Please register in advance.
The University of Northern Iowa Women and Gender Studies Department, Gender and Sexuality Services, Northern Iowa Feminists, Black Hawk County NOW, and UNI Proud welcomes the community to the 2nd Annual Cedar Valley Women’s March. Due to Covid-19, it will be held as a virtual discussion that will explore the intersections of feminism in the United States and Cedar Valley. The event will be from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, January 30 including keynote speaker Belinda Creighton-Smith. Registration is required. For more information email the UNI Women’s and Gender Studies.