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Jul

7

The Texas Tenors, Let Freedom Sing

Jul 7, 2017 | 7:30 PM | John and Alice Butler Hall - Heritage Center

The Texas Tenors are America's favorite new tenors. Since their whirlwind debut six years ago on NBC's America's Got Talent, The Texas Tenors have accumulated a long list of awards, accolades and excited fans. They use breathtaking vocals, humor and a touch of cowboy charm to create an unforgettable live show.

Jul

31

Iowa Private College Week 2017

Jul 31, 2017 | 8:00 AM — 4:00 PM | Charles and Romona Myers Teaching Center - Steffens Hall

Iowa’s private colleges and universities invite you to come explore our campuses, visit with professors, meet coaches, hear what current students have to say, and learn about all our academic and social opportunities.

Aug

1

Iowa Private College Week 2017

Aug 1, 2017 | 8:00 AM — 4:00 PM | Charles and Romona Myers Teaching Center - Steffens Hall

Iowa’s private colleges and universities invite you to come explore our campuses, visit with professors, meet coaches, hear what current students have to say, and learn about all our academic and social opportunities.

Aug

2

Iowa Private College Week 2017

Aug 2, 2017 | 8:00 AM — 4:00 PM | Charles and Romona Myers Teaching Center - Steffens Hall

Iowa’s private colleges and universities invite you to come explore our campuses, visit with professors, meet coaches, hear what current students have to say, and learn about all our academic and social opportunities.

Aug

3

Iowa Private College Week 2017

Aug 3, 2017 | 8:00 AM — 4:00 PM | Charles and Romona Myers Teaching Center - Steffens Hall

Iowa’s private colleges and universities invite you to come explore our campuses, visit with professors, meet coaches, hear what current students have to say, and learn about all our academic and social opportunities.

Aug

4

Iowa Private College Week 2017

Aug 4, 2017 | 8:00 AM — 4:00 PM | Charles and Romona Myers Teaching Center - Steffens Hall

Iowa’s private colleges and universities invite you to come explore our campuses, visit with professors, meet coaches, hear what current students have to say, and learn about all our academic and social opportunities.

Aug

21

2017-2018 New Student Orientation

Aug 21, 2017 | 12:00 AM — 12:00 AM | University of Dubuque Campus

Welcome to the University of Dubuque! New Student Orientation is made up of various fun and exciting components to help you transition to University life.

Sep

2

Football

Sep 2, 2017 | 1:00 PM — 6:00 PM | St.Paul, Minn.

at Bethel Univ.

Sep

7

Opening Convocation 2017

Sep 7, 2017 | 10:30 AM — 12:00 PM | John and Alice Butler Hall - Heritage Center

Opening Convocation gives the University family the occasion to celebrate the beginning of a new academic year, and reaffirm our commitment to the academic work that calls us into being as a community of scholars.

Sep

7

Opening Convocation 2017

Sep 7, 2017 | 10:45 AM | Heritage Center – John and Alice Butler Hall

Opening Convocation is a unique opportunity for the entire UD campus to honor our Christian commitment, the diversity of our community, and the pursuit of academic excellence. All members of the University community are invited to attend this important event that celebrates the beginning of the new school year.

Sep

9

Football

Sep 9, 2017 | 6:00 PM — 11:00 PM | Dubuque, Iowa

vs Pacific Univ.

Sep

12

VITALY: An Evening of Wonders

Sep 12, 2017 | 8:00 PM | Heritage Center – John and Alice Butler Hall

Master illusionist Vitaly Beckman has mystified fans from all over the world, from bringing pictures to life to erasing people from their own driver’s licenses. Vitaly’s signature illusions leave even the most jaded audience awestruck!

Sep

16

Football

Sep 16, 2017 | 7:00 PM — 10:00 PM | Dubuque, Iowa

vs. Loras College

Sep

16

THE OFFICIAL BLUES BROTHERS REVUE

Sep 16, 2017 | 7:30 PM | Heritage Center – John and Alice Butler Hall

Dan Aykroyd, Judith Belushi, and Musical Director Paul Shaffer present "The Official Blues Brothers Revue". This live concert show combines comedy and hits from the original movie and pays homage to Chicago’s rich history of blues, gospel, and soul music. *Free Cybercafé Knapp Stage Pre-Show Concert 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Sep

21

Black Violin

Sep 21, 2017 | 7:30 PM | Heritage Center - John and Alice Butler Hall

Black Violin blends hip-hop, rock, R&B, and classical music. *Free Cybercafé Knapp Stage Pre-Show Concert 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Sep

23

Preview Days 2017-2018

Sep 23, 2017 | 9:00 AM | Charles and Romona Myers Teaching Center – Steffens Hall

Our Preview Day is a group visit day that allows you an opportunity to visit with an academic professor, coaches, tour the campus with current students, and learn more about admission and financial planning.

Sep

23

Football

Sep 23, 2017 | 1:00 PM — 6:00 PM | Decorah, Iowa

at Luther College

Sep

27

DAYLC Youth Salute Honors Convocation

Sep 27, 2017 | 6:30 PM | John and Alice Bulter Hall - Heritage Center

The Dubuque Area Youth Leadership Council was established in 1990 as the tri-state chapter of the National Council on Youth Leadership. DAYLC's vision is to make tomorrow’s world better by developing leaders today. We believe that investments of time, energy and resources in our local youth will pay enormous dividends in the future.

Oct

5

Cirque Zuma Zuma

Oct 5, 2017 | 7:30 PM | Heritage Center - John and Alice Butler Hall

America’s Got Talent finalist Cirque Zuma Zuma (CZZ) is known as the “ultimate African circus,” filled with non-stop action and African culture, including dance, acrobatics, tumbling, and music. *Free Cybercafé Knapp Stage Pre-Show Concert 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Oct

7

Football

Oct 7, 2017 | 1:00 PM — 6:00 PM | Dubuque, Iowa

vs. Buena Vista University

Oct

11

NIFA Competition 2017

Oct 11, 2017 | 9:00 AM — 6:00 PM | Charles and Romona Myers Teaching Center – Lower Level, room 130 and 146

The University of Dubuque Center for Aviation Studies hosts NIFA’s SAFECON 2017, a flight competition that brings the regional top collegiate pilots to the University to participate in flight and ground events that encourage aviation safety, as well as superior knowledge, skill, and professionalism. NIFA stands for National Intercollegiate Flying Association. SAFECON stands for Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference.

Oct

14

Football

Oct 14, 2017 | 1:00 PM — 7:00 PM | Lincoln, Neb.

at Nebraska Wesleyan Univ.

Oct

19

Homecoming 2017

Oct 19, 2017 | 12:00 AM — 12:00 AM | University of Dubuque Campus

Homecoming is the perfect time to show your Spartan Spirit! Participate in UD Homecoming activities to relive your days on campus, explore the many new features of campus, and connect with UD alumni and friends! Below you will find a wonderful array of events to be together and celebrate Homecoming 2017. We look forward to welcoming you back to your campus home!

Oct

20

Tony Danza Standards & Stories

Oct 20, 2017 | 7:30 PM | Heritage Center – John and Alice Butler Hall

Beloved alumnus Tony Danza (C’72) makes his debut appearance on the Heritage stage. *Free Cybercafé Knapp Stage Pre-Show Concert 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Oct

21

Preview Day 2017-2018

Oct 21, 2017 | 9:00 AM | Charles and Romona Myers Teaching Center – Steffens Hall

Our Preview Day is a group visit day that allows you an opportunity to visit with an academic professor, coaches, tour the campus with current students, and learn more about admission and financial planning.

Oct

21

Football

Oct 21, 2017 | 1:00 PM — 6:00 PM | Dubuque, Iowa

vs. Simpson College

Oct

27

Nursing and Aviation Preview Day 2017-2018

Oct 27, 2017 | 9:00 AM | Charles and Romona Myers Teaching Center – Steffens Hall

Our Preview Day is a group visit day that allows you an opportunity to visit with an academic professor, coaches, tour the campus with current students, and learn more about admission and financial planning.

Oct

28

Football

Oct 28, 2017 | 1:00 PM — 6:00 PM | Waverly, Iowa

at Wartburg College

Nov

1

JEFF DANIELS and the Ben Daniels Band

Nov 1, 2017 | 7:30 PM | Heritage Center – John and Alice Butler Hall

In 1976, Jeff Daniels bought a Guild D-40 from Herb David’s Guitar Studio in Ann Arbor, Michigan, threw it in the back of his old Buick, and moved to New York City. That guitar led to a creative outlet, became a solace, and was a road into the artist that he didn’t know existed. *Free Cybercafé Knapp Stage Pre-Show Concert 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Nov

4

Football

Nov 4, 2017 | 1:00 PM — 6:00 PM | Dubuque, Iowa

vs. Coe College

Nov

11

Preview Day 2017-2018

Nov 11, 2017 | 9:00 AM | Charles and Romona Myers Teaching Center – Steffens Hall

Our Preview Day is a group visit day that allows you an opportunity to visit with an academic professor, coaches, tour the campus with current students, and learn more about admission and financial planning.

Nov

11

Football

Nov 11, 2017 | 1:00 PM — 6:00 PM | Pella, Iowa

at Central College

Nov

11

SOFI & THE BALADIS - Presented in cooperation with the Dubuque Arts Council

Nov 11, 2017 | 7:30 PM | Heritage Center – John and Alice Butler Hall

Sofi and the Baladis, a five-member ensemble led by singer Sofi Tsedaka, features soulful and richly textured performances of an array of musical traditions that lie at the heart of Israel’s diverse and historic cultures. *Free 30-minute special lecture precedes performance at 6:30 p.m. in Babka Theatre.

Dec

1

Christmas at Heritage Center: A Little Child, God Before Time

Dec 1, 2017 | 7:30 PM | Heritage Center – John and Alice Butler Hall

Celebrating its fifth year, this UD tradition once again promises to bring renewed spiritual meaning to your Christmas season.

Dec

9

Preview Days 2017-2018

Dec 9, 2017 | 9:00 AM | Charles and Romona Myers Teaching Center – Steffens Hall

Our Preview Day is a group visit day that allows you an opportunity to visit with an academic professor, coaches, tour the campus with current students, and learn more about admission and financial planning.

Jan

13

Preview Day 2018

Jan 13, 2018 | 9:00 AM | Charles and Romona Myers Teaching Center – Steffens Hall

Our Preview Day is a group visit day that allows you an opportunity to visit with an academic professor, coaches, tour the campus with current students, and learn more about admission and financial planning.

Feb

3

Preview Day 2018

Feb 3, 2018 | 9:00 AM | Charles and Romona Myers Teaching Center – Steffens Hall

Our Preview Day is a group visit day that allows you an opportunity to visit with an academic professor, coaches, tour the campus with current students, and learn more about admission and financial planning.

Feb

13

Amazing Grace: A New Broadway Musical

Feb 13, 2018 | 7:30 PM | Heritage Center – John and Alice Butler Hall

Fresh off its Broadway run, Amazing Grace: A New Broadway Musical is a new original musical based on the awe-inspiring true story behind the world’s most beloved song. *Free 30-minute special lecture precedes performance at 6:30 p.m. in Babka Theatre.

Mar

3

Preview Days 2018

Mar 3, 2018 | 9:00 AM | Charles and Romona Myers Teaching Center – Steffens Hall

Our Preview Day is a group visit day that allows you an opportunity to visit with an academic professor, coaches, tour the campus with current students, and learn more about admission and financial planning.

Mar

6

Brian Henson presents Puppet Up: Uncensored

Mar 6, 2018 | 7:30 PM | Heritage Center – John and Alice Butler Hall

PUPPET UP! is an outrageous and spontaneous show featuring over 60 original Henson puppets - a motley group of characters brought to life by a cast of six world-class puppeteers of The Jim Henson Company in a night of off-the-cuff comedy. *Free Cybercafé Knapp Stage Pre-Show Concert 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Mar

23

Fly Dance Company: The Gentlemen of Hip-Hop

Mar 23, 2018 | 7:30 PM | Heritage Center – John and Alice Butler Hall

Labeled an artistic phenomenon, FLY Dance Company: Gentlemen of Hip-Hop crosses street dance with classical choreographic principles. *Free 30-minute special lecture precedes performance at 6:30 p.m. in Babka Theatre **FLY Dance is made possible, in part, by the William P. Woodward Visiting Artist-in-Residence Endowment.

Apr

4

TAKE 6

Apr 4, 2018 | 7:30 PM | Heritage Center – John and Alice Butler Hall

Grammy-winning a cappella gospel music sextet heralded by Quincy Jones as the “baddest vocal cats on the planet,” Take 6 is the quintessential a cappella group and the model for vocal genius. *Free Cybercafé Knapp Stage Pre-Show Concert 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. **Free UD student admission for Take 6 made possible by support from Christian Leadership Council and Seminary Student Council.

May

17

US ARMY ROTC COMMISSIONING 2018

May 17, 2018 | 10:00 AM | Charles and Romona Myers Teaching Center - Steffens Hall

U.S. Army ROTC cadets will be commissioned in this ceremony and will take an oath "to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States."

May

18

Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing 2018

May 18, 2018 | 11:00 AM | Charles and Romona Myers Teaching Center - Steffens Hall

Nurses Pinning Commencement Ceremony

May

18

College Baccalaureate 2018

May 18, 2018 | 5:00 PM | Heritage Center - John and Alice Butler Hall

A UD tradition! This worship service allows us to say farewell to our graduating seniors. To also celebrate their accomplishments, give thanks for those who have supported them in reaching this milestone, and to commission graduates for service to the church and world.

May

18

2018 Undergraduate Senior Dinner

May 18, 2018 | 6:00 PM | Grand River Center - Port of Dubuque 500 Bell St.

Students and their families are cordially invited to attend the University of Dubuque’s Senior Dinner. Graduate dinners are compliments of the Alumni Association, however advanced reservation is required. Faculty and Staff are also invited to attend and celebrate the class of 2018. A formal invitation with additional information and menu options will be mailed to graduates and their families.

May

19

2018 COMMENCEMENT

May 19, 2018 | 1:00 PM | Chlapaty Recreation and Wellness Center

GRADUATE AND UNDERGRADUATE

May

19

2018 Commencement Reception

May 19, 2018 | 3:00 PM | Heritage Center

All are welcome to come and celebrate with the graduating class of 2018!