Institutional Events Office

The Events Office serves as the centralized event planning office for Mount Mercy University.  We coordinate the scheduling of all University facilities for university and student events, meetings, conferences and public functions. 

Our goal is to partner with the students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends and community members to assist with creating the highest quality event to best promote the university’s initiatives. Our dedicated team collaborates with various campus departments and offices to assist and advise on event planning, logistical coordination, facility layout, implementation and audio visual support. For more information on how to start planning your event, click here. The Events Office reports to the Executive Assistant to the President’s Office.

The University Events Office is located in Warde Hall Room 104A and the staff is more than willing to assist you with the planning of your events.


Monday – Thursday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Additional hours varying depending on scheduled events. 



Clint Dietrich Clint Dietrich
Director of Institutional Events
319.363.1323 x:1839 

Dietrich joined the Mount Mercy community in 2008 after graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in elementary education. As director of institutional events, Dietrich assists in scheduling, booking, and organizing events on and off campus and spearheads training and overseeing the work-study program for Event Services. Prior to obtaining this position Dietrich worked as assistant director for institutional events, and four years in Event Services as a student at Mount Mercy.

Harville, Erin
Coordinator of Institutional Events
319.363.1323 x:1824

Harville graduated from Mount Mercy in May 2011 with a Bachelor’s of Art Degree in Public Relations and joined the Events team in November 2011.  As coordinator of institutional events, Harville assists in scheduling, booking, and organizing events on and off campus and works closely with other University departments and vendors to coordinate logistics for larger events.

The Events Office also has between 10-12 work study students that work for them throughout the year to assist with set-ups, tear-downs and hosting events.