NISG Diversity Initiatives

ON-CAMPUS SERVICES

Office of the President

1 Seerley Hall - 319-273-2820

Vice President for Student Affairs

118 Gilchrist Hall – 319-273-2332

Dean of Students

118 Gilchrist Hall – 319-273-2332

Office of Admissions

002 Gilchrist Hall – 319-273-2281

Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships

105 Gilchrist Hall – 319-273-2700

Office of the Registrar

115 Gilchrist Hall – 319-273-2241

Assists students with schedule changes, enrollment certification, transcripts, scheduling of classes, etc.

Department of Residence

010 Redeker Center – 319-273-2333

Offers assistance with housing and dining questions and provides on-campus leadership opportunities.

The Learning Center

Rod 261, Learning Commons – 319-273-6023

Services include reading, study strategies and examination services.

Academic Advising

102 Gilchrist Hall – 319-273-3406

Connects students to possibilities in majors and careers, while facilitating their academic success through transitions and resources.

Student Support Services

007 ITTC – 319-273-2179

Offers supportive services to help students reach their goal of graduating from the University.

Office of Student Accessibility Services

103 Student Health Center – 319-273-2676

Dedicated to serving the special needs of students and employees with disabilities.

Counseling Center

103 Student Health Center – 319-273-2676

Provides a variety of services to UNI students. Services include personal, group and couples counseling.

Student Health Clinic

016 Student Health Center – 319-273-2009

On-campus health facility available to students in need of care.

Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice

Bias Incident/Climate Response Team Form: sas.uni.edu/ClimateResponseTeamForm​

Center for Multicultural Education

109 Maucker Union – 319-273-2250

Provides cultural, educational and social activities through programs promoting crosscultural​ awareness and support for students from diverse backgrounds.

Military and Veteran Services

111 Maucker Union – 319-273-2322

Gender and Sexuality Services

111 Maucker Union – 319-273-5428

Promotes healthy, engaged, successful LGBT* students and allies. The LGBT* Center provides a safe space, resources and educational opportunities to advocate for an inclusive community.

Jumpstart

118 Gilchrist Hall – 319-273-2332

An extended orientation program designed to facilitate the successful transition of underrepresented students to the University. The program offers participants early move-in, course registration, cluster housing in residence halls and social activities.

Recreation Services

WRC 101 – 319-273-6275

Offers recreation, fitness and personal training services to students, faculty and staff.

COLLEGES

College of Business Administration

321B Curris Business Building – 319-273-6240

College of Education

150 Schindler Education Center - 319-273-3014

College of Humanities, Arts & Sciences

266 Communications Arts Center - 319-273-2725

College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

319 Sabin Hall - 319-273-2221

OFF-CAMPUS SERVICES

UNI-CUE (Center for Urban Education)

800 Sycamore Street, Waterloo, IA 50703 - 319-433-1220

Offers scholarship workshops, tutoring services, and TRIO programs. TRIO programs include Upward Bound, Education Talent Search, and Educational Opportunity Center.

Other UNI resources include a variety of ethnic and cultural organizations such as:

  • African Union
  • Black Student Union
  • Chinese Students and Scholars Association
  • Ethnic Student Promoters
  • International Student Association
  • UNIdos (Hispanic/Latino Student Union)

Visit studentorgs.uni.edu for a full listing.

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

AIRPORTS

Waterloo Regional Airport
2790 Livingston Lane, Waterloo, IA 50703
319-291-4483

Eastern Iowa Airport
2121 Arthur Collins Pkwy. SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
319-362-8336

Des Moines International Airport
5800 Fleur Drive, Suite 207, Des Moines, IA 50321
515-256-5050

BARBER/BEAUTY SHOP

Brother’s Barber Shop
829 East 4th St., Waterloo, IA 50703
319-232-9995

Earth’s Beauty Supply
403 Franklin St., Waterloo, IA, 50703
319-433-0582

Grays’s Barber & Beauty Shop
211 Linn St., Waterloo, IA, 50703
319-234-0965

Hair Hut
1419 W. 3rd St., Waterloo, IA, 50701
319-233-1995

Salon Elite
521 Lafayette St., Waterloo, IA - 521B
319-429-4688

Signature Cuts & Styles
1010 East Mitchell Ave., Waterloo, IA 50702
319-433-0582

The Finishing Touch Barber & Tattoo Shop
2125 College Street, Suite B, Cedar Falls, IA 50613

The Hairport Barbershop
729 Mobile St., Waterloo, IA 50703
319-277-7464

TSPA
1350 College Square Mall, 6301 University Ave., Cedar Falls, IA 50613
319-260-9995

Voya Salon
2022 College St, Cedar Falls, IA 50613
319-277-1615

CHURCHES

Apostolic Pentecostal Church
1645 Downing Ave., Waterloo, IA 50701
319-234-2920
Pentecostal

Antioch Baptist Church
426 Sumner St., Waterloo, IA 50703
319-233-2587
Baptist

Christ Temple Apostolic
902 South St., Waterloo, IA 50703
319-234-0255
Pentecostal

Eastside Ministerial Alliance
205 Adams St., Waterloo, IA 50703
319-235-5580
Interdenominational

First Church of the Open Bible
928 Jefferson St., Waterloo, IA 50702
319-233-8189
Open Bible

Gift of Life Church
1650 Sycamore St., Waterloo, IA 50703
319-232-3428

Hope City Church
118 High St., Waterloo, IA 50703
319-252-4127

Jehovah’s Witness Virden Creek Congregation
55 Newell St., Waterloo, IA 50703
319-232-7626
Jehovah’s Witness; services in English & Spanish

Jubilee United Methodist Church
610 Allen St., Waterloo, IA 50703
319-236-0199
Methodist

Massjid Alnoor Islamic Community
2110 Sager Ave., Waterloo, IA 50701
319-233-6640

Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church
805 Adams St., Waterloo, IA 50703
319-233-9482
Baptist

New Hope Missionary Baptist Church
710 Broadway St., Waterloo, IA 50703
319-233-7664
Baptist

Payne Memorial AME Church
1044 Mobile St., Waterloo, IA 50703
319-233-8189
African Methodist

Prairie Lakes Church
1907 Viking Rd., Cedar Falls, IA 50613
319-266-2655
Interdenominational

Queen of Peace Hispanic Ministries
320 Mulberry St., Waterloo, IA 50703
319-234-6744
Catholic

Rose Hill Church of God in Christ
1926 Sager Ave., Waterloo, IA 50701
319-235-0422

Sacred Heart
627 West 4th St., Waterloo, IA 50702
319-234-4996
Catholic

Sons of Jacob Synagogue
411 East Mitchell Ave., Waterloo, IA 50702
319-235-9592
Synagogue

Union Missionary Baptist Church
209 Jackson St., Waterloo, IA 50703
319-235-1213
Baptist

University Campus Ministries
https://studentaffairs.uni.edu/campus-ministries

EDUCATION

Cedar Falls Schools Administration Office
1002 West 1st St., Cedar Falls, IA 50613

Hawkeye Community College
(www.hawkeye- college.edu)
1501 East Orange Rd., (50701) (P.O. Box 8015) Waterloo, IA 50704-8015

Offers transfer credit courses; Satellite centers in Waterloo and Cedar Falls

University of Northern Iowa Center for Urban Education (UNI-CUE)
800 Sycamore St., Waterloo, IA 50703

Evening credit courses, FAFSA assistance​

Waterloo Community Schools
1516 Washington St., Waterloo, IA 50702

ETHNIC GROCERY STORES

Iowa International Grocery
2302 W. 1st St., Suite #1, Cedar Falls, IA 50613
319-277-7649

La Michoacana
1221 Franklin St., Waterloo, IA 50703
319-236-9990

La Placita Mexican Store & Restaurant
322 West 4th St., Waterloo, IA 50702
319-232-4228

Lucky Brothers Market
200 E. 4th St., Waterloo, IA 50703
319-234-9000

Nana’s Oriental Grocery Store
521 Lafayette St., Waterloo, IA 50703
319-833-0737

ETHNIC RESTAURANTS

Amigos Mexican Restaurant
5809 University Ave., Cedar Falls, IA 50613
319-266-7771
Mexican

Boujee Berries
621 Sycamore Street, Suite B, Waterloo, IA 50703
319-529-2949

Chucksters
801 E 4th St., Waterloo, IA 50703
319-232-1359

Cottonwood Canyon
419 Washington St, Cedar Falls, IA 50613
319-215-2235

Hibachi Sushi Buffet
1535 Flammang Dr., Waterloo, IA 50702
319-232-6868
Japanese