A night out on campus



The Botanical Center is the perfect spot to eat your grilled cheese sandwich from the Book Bistro; grab your partner and experience a snippet of the tropical life.


UNI’s most unique and romantic destinations for campus couples to enjoy

With a new school year comes new romance. Luckily, there are plenty of romantic destinations for you and your boo here at UNI. 

Those looking for a fun and outdoorsy activity with your significant other look no further than the classic college pastime of hammocking. Cuddle up under the stars with your honey in a hammock and enjoy some good music and warm weather. Have no hammock? Never fear! Rod Library has hammocks students can check out. 

Want a fun photoshoot with your special someone? UNI Greenhouse is a whimsical and beautiful destination for photos, and also to stroll along and enjoy the flowers. The greenhouse is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

What’s more romantic than a picnic? Grab some peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and a blanket and set up on Lawther Field under the sprawling oak trees. Enjoy each other’s company and the entertaining antics of UNI’s squirrels.

Check out the purple and gold bikes at Rod Library and parooze around campus with your biking buddy. 

Outdoors not your thing? Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts center offers various shows from string quartets to comedian Jay Leno. Students can use two free tickets to get into a GBPAC hosted performance – a perfect idea for a date night.

Meander over to Kamerick Art Building and explore the UNI Art Gallery with unique works from UNI students, faculty and famous artists like Salvidor Dali. The Art Gallery is open from Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m -7 p.m, Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.​​

Looking for a quiet and cozy way to spend Friday night? The UNI Film Club hosts a feature movie in Kamerick Art Building on Friday nights. Bring a blanket, your boo thang and snuggle up with a classic movie and snacks.