All events are in Central time unless specified.

First day of meals served for the 2019 fall semester

Date: Time: 6:45 am Location: UNL Dining Centers
Dining centers serve meals for residents with a contract/meal plan beginning Wednesday, August 21.

Move-in Day #1

Date: Time: 8:00 am–4:00 pm Location: UNL Residence Halls
Students assigned to ODD numbered floors can move in.

Husker Dialogues – Conversation Guide Training

Date: Time: 10:30 am Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
This Conversation Guide training session will help participants volunteering as a facilitator:

Chillin’ with the Chancellor – City Campus All-University faculty and staff event

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:30 pm Location: Love Library North & Link
Chancellor Ronnie Green invites you to join him in celebrating the work of employees at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln by enjoying some free Nifty-One-Fifty ice cream from the Dairy Store and visiting one-on-one with the chancellor.
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Husker Dialogues – Conversation Guide Training

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
This Conversation Guide training session will help participants volunteering as a facilitator:

Parent-to-Parent Reception

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–2:00 pm Location: Wick Alumni Center
As your student settles into the residence hall, come mingle with other parents and meet administrators. Stop by to ask questions and enjoy free ice cream!

Husker Dialogues – Conversation Guide Training

Date: Time: 1:30 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
This Conversation Guide training session will help participants volunteering as a facilitator:

Mary Weakland presents “Having Important Conversations About Mental Health” For Parents

Date: Time: 2:00 pm–3:00 pm Location: Wick Alumni Center
Parents can attend to learn firsthand from another parent how important it is to have difficult, supportive conversations with your student around hard topics such as mental health, managing competing expectations, and alcohol and drug use. Two …
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Mary Weakland presents “Having Important Conversations About Mental Health” For Parents

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Wick Alumni Center
Parents can attend to learn firsthand from another parent how important it is to have difficult, supportive conversations with your student around hard topics such as mental health, managing competing expectations, and alcohol and drug use. Two …
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Dining Hall Connections Big Red Welcome

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–7:00 pm Location: Dining Centers
The tables in the dining halls will have green cards that can be placed in a stand. Placing the green card in the stand signals to others that your table is interested in meeting other students. Think of it as an invitation to pull up a chair and …

Parent-to-Parent Reception

Date: Time: 5:00 pm–6:00 pm Location: Wick Alumni Center
As your student settles into the residence hall, come mingle with other parents and meet administrators. Stop by to ask questions and enjoy free ice cream!

Playfair: The Ultimate Icebreaker

Date: Time: 8:00 pm–9:30 pm Location: Vine Street Fields
Kick off Big Red Welcome with this high-energy activity that allows you to meet your classmates. PLAYFAIR is the #1 first-year orientation program on college campuses today. PLAYFAIR uses fun games and activities to celebrate the diversity of each …

Ongoing Events

Melodies in Wood, An Art Exhibition

Date: Time: 7:00 am–10:00 pm Location: Nebraska Innovation Campus
Work on display was created at Nebraska Innovation Studio by an artist that uses the name Punionate. Made from Baltic birch plywood using CO2 lasers, the designs in these wall or window plaques are inspired by intricate biological and geometric …
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Shelley Thornton – Textile Art Dolls

Date: Time: 8:30 am–4:00 pm Location: Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery
In 1992, Shelley Thornton, a lifelong artist, turned to the medium of textiles, creating one-of-a-kind cloth art dolls with embroidered, needle-sculpted faces, wooden ball joints, and her unique, signature-style stuffed cloth hair. Her 28” figures …
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