Family Weekend collage

Family Weekend

It’s official! The dates for Family Weekend 2024 have been announced: Friday, October 4 - Sunday, October 6. We look forward to seeing you and your families for a fantastic weekend of fun, special time with your student(s), and enjoying what Cedar Falls and UNI have to offer. 

Schedule of Events

Keep coming back as we get closer to the event for a more updated schedule!

Visitor Information


Browse Places to Stay in the Cedar Valley

Buildings downtown Cedar Falls

Parking Options for Weekend

Family members visiting campus for Family Weekend on Friday, October 4th, Saturday, October 5th, and/or Sunday, October 6th, can park in any A, B, C, or R campus parking lot. Those planning to stay overnight on Friday or Saturday night need to park in a C or R parking lots. A parking fee may apply for some of the parking lots on Saturday. If you have any parking questions, contact Parking Operations at (319) 273-3179 or (319) 273-7093.

Families participating in the Welcome on Saturday morning at the Maucker Union are encouraged to park in the Gilchrist A lot, north of University Avenue.



Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all UNI-sponsored events.  If you are a person with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact as soon as possible to make arrangements. 

TC in front of Campanile