Upcoming Events


The University of Iowa has been part of your life's journey, and we're still with you along the way. Your Hawkeye connection extends beyond campus and that's why we're hitting the road for a visit in your neck of the woods. We're bringing the best of Iowa back to you, so that you can reconnect with old friends, and meet new ones, while learning about our latest breakthroughs.

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May 20, 2019

Seattle Iowa Days - Starbucks Innovation Lab Tour

When: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Where: Starbucks Tryer Innovation Center
2401 Utah Ave. S.
Seattle, Washington 98134

Take an exclusive tour—led by Iowa engineering alumnus Matt House (10BSE)—of where Starbucks employees test new concepts. Space is limited.


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May 21, 2019

Seattle Iowa Days - Iowa Reception

When: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Where: Newport Yacht Club
81 Skagit Key
Bellevue, Washington 98006

Get a behind-the-scenes look at what is happening on the University of Iowa campus from UI leadership. This is a great opportunity for you to reconnect with old friends, meet new ones, and celebrate our remarkable university!

Remarks will begin at 6:45 p.m. Appetizers will be provided, and a hosted bar will be available.


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May 22, 2019

Los Angeles Iowa Days - Iowa Presidential Reception

When: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Where: Mr. C Beverly Hills, 12th Level Starlight Ballroom
1224 Beverwil Drive
Los Angeles, California 90035

Get a behind-the-scenes look at what is happening on the University of Iowa campus from UI leadership. This is a great opportunity for you to reconnect with old friends, meet new ones, and celebrate our remarkable university!

Remarks will begin at 6:45 p.m. Appetizers will be provided, and a hosted bar will be available.


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May 22, 2019

Iowa Voyagers Tour Preview Event

When: 10:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. (CDT)
Where: Levitt Center
One West Park Road
Iowa City, Iowa 52242

Mark your calendar for the University of Iowa's annual Voyagers travel preview event.

Learn about our exciting 2020 travel collection, reunite with fellow travelers and friends, register for great door prizes by gaining boarding pass stamps from tour operators, and enjoy refreshments and treats.

To RSVP, visit foriowa.org/voyagers/tourshow.

Iowa Voyagers is an alumni engagement service that brings the Hawkeye spirit to the world.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the UI Center for Advancement in advance at 800-648-6973.


May 23, 2019

Los Angeles Iowa Days - Hawkeye Happy Hour with Austin Blythe

When: 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Where: The Dudes' Brewing Company
395 Santa Monica Place, #304
Santa Monica, California 90401

Join us at the Dudes' Brewing Company, owned by former Iowa baseball player Toby Humes (00BBA, 01MAC), for an evening of food, drinks, and networking. Hear from former Hawkeye football player and current Los Angeles Ram Austin Blythe (15BA). Cost is $15 per person.


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May 24, 2019

Los Angeles Iowa Days - Iowa Ice Cream Social

When: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Where: Scoops Ice Cream
380 Santa Monica Pier Suite 6
Santa Monica, California 90401

Bring your family to the Santa Monica pier for free ice cream and Hawkeye giveaways at this family-friendly social. Take in the California sunset, strike up a conversation with new friends, and enjoy a cool treat.


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June 5, 2019

Des Moines Hawkeye Happy Hour

When: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Where: Iowa Taproom
215 E 3rd St #100
Des Moines, Iowa 50309

You and your friends are invited to join us for an evening with the Hawkeyes. This is your chance to grab a drink and get to know Hawkeye Coaches, Staff and Letterwinners. This Hawkeye Happy Hour is $20 and includes appetizers and refreshments.

Reserve your Hawkeye Happy Hour spot today!


June 7, 2019

UI Stanley Museum of Art Ceremonial Groundbreaking

When: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (CST)
Where: Gibson Square Park
Downtown
Iowa City, Iowa 52240

The University of Iowa will host a ceremonial groundbreaking for a new UI Stanley Museum of Art at 3 p.m. June 7 in Gibson Square Park.


June 11, 2019

Decorah Hawkeye Happy Hour

When: 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Where: Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
1600 Prosperity Road
Decorah, Iowa 52101

You and your friends are invited to join us for an evening with the Hawkeyes. This is your chance to grab a drink and get to know Hawkeye Coaches, Staff and Letterwinners. This Hawkeye Happy Hour is $20 and includes appetizers and refreshments.

Reserve your Hawkeye Happy Hour spot today!


June 11, 2019

Chicago Iowa Days - FYI from the UI: Navigating Your Early Career Years

When: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (CST)
Where: WeWork
515 N State St
Chicago, Illinois 60654

If you're a recent UI graduate, you're likely experiencing a series of firsts, but Chicagoland is filled with Hawkeyes who can help you navigate these milestones. Join established experts in real estate, wealth management, career planning, and networking for a conversation about staying on track in your early career years.

Appetizers and beverages will be provided. Please register by June 7.

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June 12, 2019

West Des Moines Hawkeye Happy Hour

When: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Where: Embassy Club West
520 Market Street
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

You and your friends are invited to join us for an evening with the Hawkeyes. This is your chance to grab a drink and get to know Hawkeye Coaches, Staff and Letterwinners. This Hawkeye Happy Hour is $20 and includes appetizers and refreshments.

Reserve your Hawkeye Happy Hour spot today!


June 12, 2019

Chicago Iowa Days - Iowa Presidential Reception

When: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (CST)
Where: The Art Institute of Chicago
111 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60603

Get a behind-the-scenes look at what is happening on the University of Iowa campus from UI President Bruce Harreld. This is a great opportunity for you to reconnect with old friends, meet new ones, and celebrate our remarkable university! Remarks will begin at 6:45 p.m. Appetizers will be provided, and a hosted bar will be available.

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June 15, 2019

Chicago Iowa Days - Hit the Links with the Hawkeyes

When: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (CST)
Where: Topgolf Naperville
3211 Odyssey Ct
Naperville, Illinois 60563

Join your fellow Hawkeyes for a morning of fun at Topgolf Naperville. Bring the entire family, and we will provide breakfast, golf clubs, and non-alcoholic beverages. Diane Thomason, former Iowa women's golf coach, will also be in attendance and can provide you with a few tips to set you up for success.

Cost is $15 per person. Please register by June 7.

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June 19, 2019

Des Moines Hawkeye Happy Hour

When: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Where: Iowa Tap Room
215 E 3rd St #100
Des Moines, Iowa 50309

You and your friends are invited to join us for an evening with the Hawkeyes. This is your chance to grab a drink and get to know Hawkeye Coaches, Staff and Letterwinners. This Hawkeye Happy Hour is $20 and includes appetizers and refreshments.

Reserve your Hawkeye Happy Hour spot today!


June 26, 2019

West Des Moines Hawkeye Happy Hour

When: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Where: Embassy Club West
520 Market Street
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

You and your friends are invited to join us for an evening with the Hawkeyes. This is your chance to grab a drink and get to know Men's Basketball Assistant Coach, Kirk Speraw and other Hawkeye coaches, staff and lettewinners. This Hawkeye Happy Hour is $20 and includes appetizers and refreshments.

Reserve your Hawkeye Happy Hour spot today!


July 5, 2019

Fargo UI Alumni and Friends Reception

When: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Where: Hotel Donaldson
101 Broadway N.
Fargo, North Dakota 58102

Join us for a special gathering of University of Iowa alumni and friends in Fargo. This will be a great opportunity to meet your fellow Hawkeyes in the area and learn more about connecting with Iowa. We will provide appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages, and a cash bar will be available.

Please RSVP online, contact Heather Wilensky at heather.wilensky@foriowa.org or at 800-648-6973.


August 11, 2019

BTN Big 10K Race

When: 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Where: Grant Park
337 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, Illinois 60601

The eighth annual BTN Big 10K celebrates the best conference in college sports by bringing Big Ten fans together. Wear your black and gold and represent the Hawkeyes in the 10K race or 5K run/walk. Afterward, kick off the college football season in style with thousands of Big Ten fans at the ultimate post-race tailgate party. The event will feature Big Ten mascots, cheerleaders, food, live music, beer, interactive games, exciting prizes, BTN talent, and much more. Register here.


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