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The DeRidder Center is temporarily closed. Please contact the Fort Polk Center for assistance at 337-537-4465 or [email protected].

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7/29/2021

OAR Day returns August 2

The summer OAR (Orientation, Advising, and Registration) Day season continues at Upper Iowa University’s Fayette Campus Monday, August 2. As the final step in the admission process, OAR Days not only allow incoming students to register for classes but also provide the students and their families to further explore different as­pects of UIU with the…

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7/28/2021

UIU joins COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge

With classrooms set to reopen for Session 1 on Monday, August 30, Upper Iowa University has accepted the COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge. The initiative, created by the White House and the U.S. Department of Education, invites colleges and universities across the country to join in furthering the efforts to end the pandemic. By participating, each…

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7/22/2021

It’s a Peacock Kid’s Day at the Fair

The Upper Iowa University-sponsored Kid’s Day at the Fayette County Fair has nearly arrived. The Friday, July 23, schedule begins with complimentary coffee and donuts from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. The entire Peacock family will have a chance to dunk UIU President William R. Duffy from 11 a.m.-noon in the dunk tank, provided by the…

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7/15/2021

New academic and networking opportunities

As part of its unwavering commitment to accessible higher education and lifelong learning, Upper Iowa University is always eager to introduce new academic and networking opportunities to students at an affordable price. This fall is no exception as UIU is prepared to offer students a SkillFlex Learning option, access to the UIU Connect online engagement…

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7/14/2021

Courses now offered at NAS Meridian

Upper Iowa University, an award-winning, military-friendly university founded in 1857 with multiple education locations at military installations, is now offering courses at the U.S. Naval Air Station (NAS) in Meridian, Mississippi. Students can earn a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in business administration and either an accounting or supply chain management emphasis. A…

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7/2/2021

Military Friendly Silver School

Upper Iowa University announced today that it has been named a Military Friendly® Silver School Award recipient in the private university, not offering a doctorate, category for 2021-22 by VIQTORY. Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. Over 1,200 schools participated in the…

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6/23/2021

UIU named ‘Best for Vets’

Upper Iowa University has once again been named a “Best for Vets” college by Military Times. UIU is ranked 48th nationally and 8th in the Midwest region among nonprofit four-year colleges and universities. “This repeated recognition is a testament to the wide variety of programming and services offered to our nation’s military personnel by Upper…

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6/20/2021

2021 Spring Dean’s List

Upper Iowa University is proud to announce the Dean’s List for the 2021 spring term. To be honored, a student must have earned a minimum 3.50 grade point average for the semester and be enrolled as a full-time student.

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5/27/2021

Criminal justice major is now part of Army history

The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) will conduct a change of responsibility ceremony at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Thursday, May 27. Command Sgt. Maj. Bryan Barker will relinquish responsibility as the senior enlisted advisor of the 101st Airborne Division to Upper Iowa University criminal justice major Command Sgt. Maj. Veronica Knapp. “Command Sgt. Maj. Knapp is…

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5/8/2021

Planning for fall in-person classes

Even before Upper Iowa University celebrated its 2020 and 2021 graduating classes on May 8, UIU students, faculty and staff were already anticipating the start of in-person classes this fall. With it are plans for offices and academic services to be available for in-person visits at all 21 U.S. education locations, pending state and local…

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