Friday, August 18

Residence Hall Move-in: EVEN-numbered floors

8:00 am–4:00 pm Residence Halls
All students assigned to EVEN-numbered floors may start moving into their rooms.

Eclipses and Phases of the Moon

12:00 pm Morrill Hall
Movie about how eclipses and phases of the moon occur. Sponsored by the Solar Eclipse Committee at Mueller Planetarium at Morrill Hall

Transfer Student Welcome

2:00 pm Adele Hall Learning Commons
Welcome Program—meet other transfers, the Transfer Peer Mentors and campus staff that work with transfer students; 3 pm-4 pm—Optional tours of Library and campus.

Canvas Essentials Webinar

3:00 pm–4:00 pm Online Webinar
This webinar will demonstrate the basic functions and user interface of Canvas. In this workshop you will learn:

Open for Business: Ribbon Cutting and Back to School Bash

3:00 pm–5:00 pm College of Business (NEW)
Join us as we celebrate the opening of the new University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business (14th & Vine Streets). The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will take place at 4 p.m. during the fifth annual Back to School Bash (held from 3-5 p.m.) in the …

New Student Convocation

5:00 pm Devaney Sports Center
Start the new school year off right with New Student Convocation. Doors open at 4:15 for seating.

Cornhusker Marching Band Performance

7:00 pm Memorial Stadium
There’s no better way to get “into the game” for the upcoming season! You’ll see highlights of what the Cornhusker Marching Band has been working on during their pre-season Band Camp, including the famous “drill down,” a preview of the …

Ongoing Events

Alexander Girard and Textile Design at Mid-Century

8:00 am–5:00 pm Home Economics Building
The exhibition “Alexander Girard and Textile Design at Mid-Century” runs May 22 through September 1, 2017. The exhibition features Girard’s designs from the department’s historic textiles collection alongside fashion of the period, to examine …

Nebraska Touring 2017 – Grand Island

12:00 pm–12:00 am Studio K
A traveling show of student work from the School of Art, Art History and Design at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

NanoArt Display

7:00 am–7:00 pm Nebraska East Union
NanoArt will be displayed in August.

Sacred Scraps: Quilt and Patchwork Traditions of Central Asia

10:00 am–4:00 pm International Quilt Study Center & Museum
The patchwork and quilts of Central Asia mark every aspect of traditional life from birth to death—touching each segment of society in vibrant and meaningful ways. “Sacred Scraps” moves the viewer into and through a cycle of life via the region …

Carnival of Contagion

8:00 am–5:00 pm Love Library 2nd Floor
University Libraries is excited to announce the exhibition of comic book artist Bob Hall’s educational graphic novel, “Carnival of Contagion.” Created to raise awareness about the measles virus, a leading cause of death among children around …