Get Ready for #PantherFriday

Don't forget: on Fridays, we wear purple. Celebrate the first #PantherFriday of the semester by donning your favorite purple Panther gear. Students, faculty, staff and alumni are encouraged to show their Panther Pride every day but especially on Fridays.

Call for entries

Our Tomorrow Exhibition: A Multidisciplinary Display of Creative Student Talent is a university-wide showcase demonstrating the talent and creative expression of current UNI scholars and artists of all majors. Share your vision for "Our Tomorrow!"

Organizing for the Semester

Join Active Minds for an organizing party to get ready for school. Located in the State College room (Basement of Maucker Union) Thursday, August 24 at 6 p.m., enjoy weekly organizers, de-stressing activities and a Q&A to learn more about campus.

Updating Online Directory Address Change Reminder

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.

Updating Employee Emergency Contact Information

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.

Reminder: Retirement Readiness: Retire from UNI

Human Resource Services will host two informational sessions on retiring from UNI, for faculty and staff planning to retire soon. The hour-long sessions will be presented by Therese Callaghan, Employee Well-being Coordinator, on Tuesday, September 6 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in Gilchrist 009. Please register in advance.

Wellness Kahoot

Are you ready to WIN BIG? Test your wellness knowledge for a chance to win PRIZES at our Wellness Kahoot event. Learn how to be well and be connected at UNI. Stop by the Maucker Union Ballroom A on Thursday, August 25 for session 1 at 7:00pm or session 2 at 7:30pm. For more information, visit the Welcome Week webpage or email

Back to School Workshops – Need Help with Dense Textbooks and Complex Lectures?

Join The Learning Center @ Rod Library Tuesdays and Wednesdays for free workshops. This month, get familiar with eLearning and Google Calendar. We’ll also help you manage note-taking and heavy reading assignments. Visit The Learning Center webpage for session times.