Join us September 27 - October 2 for Homecoming 2021! Check out our calendar of virtual and in-person events below.

In-Person Events

Homecoming Parade
Saturday, October 2  /  11 a.m.

Join us for a purple and gold parade in Cedar Falls! The parade starts at 11 a.m. at 9th and Main Street and will end at 2nd and Main Street. Make sure to stop by our welcome tent at 4th & Main Street along the parade route! 

Hy-Vee Fan Zone Tailgate
Saturday, October 2  /  1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

It's tailgate time! Join us at the west UNI Dome lot from 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. for the Hy-Vee Fan Zone Tailgate before the Homecoming game. 

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

Cheer the football team on to victory as the Panthers take on Youngstown State. Get your tickets online.

If you can't be there in person, log in to ESPN+ to watch the game. 

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