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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July 28, 2018

Twin Cities IOWA Club - Big Ten Alumni Volleyball Tournament

When: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (CDT)
Where: Mama G's
9705 Brockton Lane (County Road 101)
Maple Grove, Minnesota 55311

The Twin Cities Iowa Club is looking for seven to 10 players to fill out its roster for the first-ever Big Ten Alumni Volleyball Tournament. The club is paying for one team, so it's free to join. All experience levels are welcome. Teams are co-ed, and games will be played on sand volleyball courts.

Mama G's is family friendly and offers both food and drink. No outside food can be brought in. The morning will have one to two scrimmages, and the afternoon will consist of a single elimination bracket. Each team is guaranteed at least two matches.

If you are interested or have questions, email alumni-twincities@uiowa.edu.


July 28, 2018

Los Angeles IOWA Club - Student Send-Off Beach Party

When: 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (PDT)
Where: Barney's Beanery Redondo Beach
100 Fisherman's Wharf, Suite H
Redondo Beach, California 90277

Join the Los Angeles IOWA Club for the Student Send-Off Beach Party, our summer celebration of area students departing for the University of Iowa. This is a free event to enjoy fun in the sun and to connect with your fellow Hawkeyes.

All are invited—students, parents, families, friends, IOWA Club members, fans, and supporters of all things Hawkeye. The party’s happening on Barney’s outdoor patio on the Redondo Beach Pier, with easy access to the ocean if you want to take a dip.

There will be a free finger food buffet compliments of our LA IOWA Club partner, Barney’s Beanery. Beverages and food from Barney’s menu will be available for purchase. Pay parking is available in parking ramps and at street parking meters.

Please RSVP to laiowaclub@gmail.com.


July 28, 2018

Las Vegas IOWA Club - Student Send-Off Party

When: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (PDT)
Where: Hooters
7155 S. Rainbow Blvd.
Las Vegas, Nevada 89118

Join the Las Vegas IOWA Club as it sends off local students who will attend the University of Iowa in the fall. Pork tenderloins, sliders, appetizers, and soda will be provided.

RSVP here: tinyurl.com/vegassendoff


July 28, 2018

Houston IOWA Club - Student Send-Off Party

When: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Buffalo Wild Wings
3939 Washington Ave.
Houston, Texas 77007

The Houston IOWA Club will host a send-off for UI students before their journey northward for the fall semester. Join us in welcoming these new Hawkeyes to the family and wishing them luck. For more information, visit here.


August 3, 2018

Hawkeye Happy Hour - Louisville

When: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Where: Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
400 South 4th Street
Louisville, Kentucky 40202

Come join your fellow Hawkeyes for a special networking event and a chance to meet with Ryan Brennan, president of the UI Student Advancement Network, and Jacinta Jargo, the student engagement coordinator at the UI Center for Advancement. Ryan and Jacinta look forward to chatting with you about Iowa! Appetizers will be provided, and we encourage you to wear your black and gold. We hope to see you there!

Please RSVP by July 31.


August 4, 2018

Austin Hawkeyes Networking Event

When: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (CDT)
Where: Tillery Kitchen and Bar
3201 E. Cesar Chavez St.
Austin, Texas 78702

Join fellow University of Iowa alumni and friends for a networking event open to both recent graduates and established professionals in the Austin area. Make connections, enjoy delicious appetizers, and hear from successful businessmen Henry B. Tippie (49BSC) and Carl Stuart (69BA) as they reflect on their UI experiences. Attendees will have an opportunity to meet Tippie and Stuart after the event.

Please RSVP by August 2.


August 11, 2018

Kansas City IOWA Club - Fifth Annual Iowa Day at The K

When: 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (CDT)
Where: Kauffman Stadium "The K"
1 Royal Way
Kansas City, Missouri 64129

Time is running out to RSVP for this year’s Day at the K.

The Greater Kansas City IOWA Club invites current or past club members, friends, and family to the annual Iowa Day at the K. The Royals will host their cross-state rivals, the St. Louis Cardinals, for the second game of a three-game series. The club will host a pregame barbecue starting at 3 p.m., followed by first pitch at 6:15 p.m. The tailgate will be catered by Slaps BBQ (www.slapsbbqkc.com).

Tickets are $60 for the tailgate and game, or $15 for the tailgate only. To purchase tickets online, please visit kciowaclub.com/events/2018-iowa-day-at-the-k/.  To RSVP and pay via check or in person, please email hawkeyes@kciowaclub.com

Please RSVP before July 27 so we can verify that we will have sufficient tickets, food, etc. for the game.


August 11, 2018

118th Annual Iowa by the Sea Picnic

When: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (PDT)
Where: Battleship Iowa, Port of Los Angeles, Berth 87
250 Harbor Blvd.
San Pedro, California 90731

Iowans and friends are invited to attend this family-oriented, alcohol-free picnic. The event will feature a catered barbecue, entertainment, door prizes, Iowa memorabilia, a silent auction, and giveaways.

Tickets are $35 ($5 discount if purchased by Aug. 1), or $12 for children ages 6-12 ($2 discount if purchased by Aug. 1). Children 5 and younger are free.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.iowabytheseapicnic.com

For questions, contact Don Swenson at 678-896-6327 or iowabythesea@gmail.com


August 16, 2018

Johnson County I-Club Hawk Party

When: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (CDT)
Where: Bella Sala Reception and Banquet Facility
205 S. Park Road
Tiffin, Iowa 52340

The cost is $125 for two tickets, register online.

Contact iclub@foriowa.org with questions.


August 18, 2018

Big Ten Kickoff Party - Tampa Bay IOWA Club

When: 6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. (EDT)
Where: Ferg's Sports Bar & Grill
1320 Central Ave.
St. Petersburg, Florida 33705

All 14 Big Ten alumni clubs are invited, and the Tampa Bay IOWA Club is aiming for the largest crowd for the eighth year in a row. The free event will include prizes, games, and music.


August 23, 2018

Orlando IOWA Club - Organizational Meeting

When: 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (EDT)
Where: Bar Louie
7015 S. Semoran Blvd.
Orlando, Florida 32822

For more information, or to RSVP, please contact Orlando IOWA Club President DJ Muehlstedt at 407-340-2023 or orlandoiowahawkeyeclub@gmail.com.


August 24, 2018

Miami IOWA Club - Hawkeye Social

When: 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. (EDT)
Where: The Home of Brad and Susana Houser - The Kenilworth
10205 Collins Ave. Unit 808
Bal Harbour, Florida 33154

Before our Florida Hawkeyes cheer on the Miami Dolphins against the Baltimore Ravens, we'll kick things off with a pregame Hawkeye social hosted by a UI alumnus. Hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be provided. All are welcome to attend. Please RSVP here: foriowa.org/emails/aa1902/


August 24, 2018

Hawkeye Night at the Cedar Rapids Kernels

When: 6:35 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. (CDT)
Where: Veterans Memorial Stadium
950 Rockford Road S.W.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404

More details to come.


August 25, 2018

Miami IOWA Club - Miami Dolphins vs. Baltimore Ravens

When: 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. (EDT)
Where: Hard Rock Stadium
347 Don Shula Drive
Miami, Florida 33056

You and your fellow Florida Hawkeyes are invited to cheer on the Miami Dolphins as they take on the Baltimore Ravens. The Miami IOWA Club has reserved a block of tickets for University of Iowa alumni and friends you at Hard Rock Stadium, and you can buy them online ahead of time.


August 25, 2018

Miami IOWA Club - Organizational Meeting

When: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (EDT)
Where: American Social
690 S.W. First Court
Miami, Florida 33130

For more information, or to RSVP, please contact Miami IOWA Club representative Jim O'Connor, at 305-793-9485 or alumni-miami@uiowa.edu.


August 26, 2018

Quad Cities Outreach Event - Water Ski Show

When: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (CDT)
Where: Ben Williamson Park
5000 44th Street
Rock Island, Illinois 61201

Bring the family, wear your black and gold, and enjoy free admission to the Backwater Gamblers Water Ski Show. Bleacher seating is available for all patrons, but you may also bring lawn chairs. Food and refreshments are available for purchase.


August 29, 2018

Quad Cities Outreach Event - University of Iowa Reception

When: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (CDT)
Where: Modern Woodmen Park
209 S Gaines St.
Davenport, Iowa 52802

Connect with fellow Hawkeyes and get a brief campus update from university leadership at 6:15 p.m. Appetizers will be provided and a cash bar will be available. Guests should arrive through the suite entrance next to the box office windows and proceed to the third level.

RSVP by Wednesday August 22, at foriowa.org/outreach-events/quadcities or call 800-648-6973.


August 30, 2018

Quad Cities Outreach Event - The Mad Potter

When: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (CDT)
Where: The Mad Potter
2326 Spruce Hills Dr.
Bettendorf, Iowa 52722

Join your fellow Hawkeyes for a special black and gold pottery painting class. Cost for this unique night is $8 per person. Space is limited.

RSVP by Wednesday August 22, at foriowa.org/outreach-events/quadcities or call 800-648-6973.


September 25, 2018

Chicago IOWA Club: Big Ten Night at Wrigley Field

When: 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. (CDT)
Where: Wrigley Field
1060 W. Addison St.
Chicago, Illinois 60613

Our Chicago Hawkeyes will swarm the Friendly Confines when the Chicago Cubs host Big Ten Night at Wrigley Field. Let's paint the bleachers black and gold as the Cubs take on the Pittsburgh Pirates.

To purchase tickets, click here.


October 6, 2018

Hawkeye Huddle: Minnesota

When: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (CDT)
Where: Graduate Hotel (formerly the Commons Hotel)
615 Washington Ave. S.E.
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414

Game Time: TBD

The National I-Club hosts free pregame receptions before all road football games. Hawkeye Huddles are open to all Hawkeye fans and include cash refreshments, snacks, door prizes, and appearances by Herky and the Iowa cheerleaders.


October 13, 2018

Hawkeye Huddle: Indiana

When: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (EDT)
Where: Indiana Memorial Union
900 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, Indiana 47405

Game Time: Noon (EDT)

The National I-Club hosts free pregame receptions before all road football games. Hawkeye Huddles are open to all Hawkeye fans and include cash refreshments, snacks, door prizes, and appearances by Herky and the Iowa cheerleaders.


October 14, 2018

Big Ten Club Tailgate and Chicago Bears vs. Miami Dolphins Game

When: 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (EDT)
Where: Hard Rock Stadium
347 Don Shula Drive
Miami Gardens, Florida 33056

11 a.m. Tailgate
1 p.m. Kickoff

For the first time in eight years, the Chicago Bears are returning to Florida to play the Miami Dolphins at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens. The Big Ten Club will host a pre-game tailgate for alumni, friends, and family. More details about parking will be announced by early June.

Seats are in Section 313, on the Bears side in the northwest corner of the stadium. Tickets are $78 and can be purchased via PayPal by directing funds to illinoisalumni@yahoo.com ($80.57), or send a check for $78 to Illinois Alumni Club,1201 S.W. 141 Ave. No. 104, Pembroke Pines, FL 33027.


October 27, 2018

Hawkeye Huddle: Penn State

When: TBD
Where: Nittany Lion Inn
200 W. Park Ave.
State College, Pennsylvania 16803

Game Time: TBD

The National I-Club hosts free pregame receptions before all road football games. Hawkeye Huddles are open to all Hawkeye fans and include cash refreshments, snacks, door prizes, and appearances by Herky and the Iowa cheerleaders. The events usually begin three hours before kickoff (but no earlier than 9 a.m.) and last for two hours.


November 3, 2018

Hawkeye Huddle: Purdue

When: TBD
Where: TBD

Game Time: TBD

The National I-Club hosts free pregame receptions before all road football games. Hawkeye Huddles are open to all Hawkeye fans and include cash refreshments, snacks, door prizes, and appearances by Herky and the Iowa cheerleaders. The events usually begin three hours before kickoff (but no earlier than 9 a.m.) and last for two hours.


November 17, 2018

Hawkeye Huddle: Illinois

When: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (CST)
Where: Illinois Activities and Recreation Center
201 E. Peabody Dr.
Champaign, Illinois 61820

Game Time: 3 p.m. (CST)

The National I-Club hosts free pregame receptions before all road football games. Hawkeye Huddles are open to all Hawkeye fans and include cash refreshments, snacks, door prizes, and appearances by Herky and the Iowa cheerleaders.


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