2018 Staff Retirement Reception and Dinner

Congratulations on your retirement from the University of Iowa! You have been invited to attend the 2018 Staff Retirement reception and dinner to honor you and other University of Iowa Staff Retirees.

The reception and dinner will be held in the Main Lounge of the Iowa Memorial Union, Iowa City, Iowa on May 17, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Schedule of Events:

5:00 PM A reception will be held before dinner in the Main Lounge, IMU.
5:15 PM All retirees will have the opportunity to take an individual photo with President Harreld. Your complimentary photo will be ready for you at the end of the program to take home with you that evening.
6:00 PM Dinner will begin and will be served buffet style including vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options.
7:00 PM The program will begin with opening remarks from Cheryl Reardon, Chief HR Officer & Associate Vice President followed by a special thank you message and individual recognition of retirees in attendance from President Harreld. 

Event FAQ's:

I can invite two guests to the dinner. Who specifically can I invite?
You may invite up to two guests of your choosing (i.e. spouse, partner, co-worker, family member or friend).

Where should I park?
You may part at no cost in the IMU Parking Ramp or the North Campus Ramp which is a short distance north of the Iowa Memorial Union. You will need to take a ticket to enter the ramp and the gate will be lifted when you exit. 

Where is the Main Lounge located in the IMU?
The IMU Main Lounge is on the first floor and on the northeast side of the building. You should enter the doors directly across from the IMU Parking Ramp. There will be signs outside directing you to the correct door to enter where you will sign in and receive your name tags.

Is there a dress code for the Reception and Dinner?
No, there is not a dress code. Please wear what is most comfortable to you! 

RSVP to the Event:

Please respond via the RSVP link below to accept or decline the invitation by April 23, 2018.

If you will be bringing a guest(s), please have their full name(s) when you RSVP as we will be providing name tags for them.


should you have other questions that are not answered from the information above, please do not hesitate to call University Benefits at 319-335-2680 or email julie-kasparek@uiowa.edu

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact University Benefits in advance at 319-335-2680.

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