The University of Northern Iowa Connecting Alumni to Students (CATS) is the official student volunteer group of the UNI Alumni Association. CATS represent the University of Northern Iowa student body to alumni and friends. CATS create and promote the lasting connections between past, present and future Panthers.

Mission: CATS members foster meaningful student-alumni relationships, serve as the official tradition keepers and are the student philanthropic educators of the University of Northern Iowa.

Vision: CATS create a campus culture of deeply committed students and alumni working together to benefit the university through traditions, connections and philanthropy.