The Purpose of RodCon


To connect the UNI community to the public through the celebration of comics, heroes, and the arts.


Collaboration—with members of the UNI community, including staff, faculty, and students.  

Community—create a safe, welcoming space for all individuals.

Diversity—encouraging all members of the UNI and surrounding community to join in a day of celebration of our shared love of comics, superheroes, art, costume, and fun.

Engagement—we encourage active participation in lifelong learning for our UNI community and the community at large.

Excellence—this award-winning event brings intellectual, artistic, and scientific minded individual together for open dialog and a free exchange of ideas.

This event supports the university’s mission to provide a diverse, dynamic learning environment connecting liberal arts and sciences.