All events are in Central time unless specified.

Tuesday, August 18

Fitness Class Free Weeks

Date: Time: 6:00 am–10:00 pm Location: Campus Recreation Center
Try any group fitness class for free. Pre-registration is required for all classes and programs, walk-in registrations are not accepted at this time.

Take & Make

Date: Time: 9:00 am–5:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Feeling crafty? Looking for an easy-going activity to do with your pals? Swing by the Student Involvement office for a Take & Make activity! For this Take & Make activity you will have your choice between:
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Biking Your Class Routes Tour

Date: Time: 10:00 am–12:00 pm Location: Outdoor Adventures Center
Enjoy a free scoop of ice cream from the East Campus Dairy Store after you test out the quickest biking routes between City and East Campuses and check out your class locations along the way. Bring a copy of your class schedule so you know which …
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Mapping Your Class Routes

Date: Time: 10:00 am–12:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
It’s been a while since you’ve been able to explore campus, so carpe diem! Join your Orientation Leaders for a fun tour through City Campus to begin feeling at-home on campus. You’ll familiarize yourself with campus buildings and resources …
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First-Generation Student Meet & Greet

Date: Time: 10:30 am–12:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Are you the first in your family to attend college? You’re not alone! Join us at the First-Gen Meet & Greet to connect with other first-generation students, faculty, and staff to learn about campus resources, talk to others who know what it feels …
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Virtual Huskers Abroad 101 Session

Date: Time: 10:30 am Location: Virtual Session
Interested in going abroad but don’t know where to start? Attend a Huskers Abroad 101 session to take the first step toward going abroad!
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Beyond the Sun

In Search of a New Earth

Date: Time: 11:00 am–11:45 am Location: Morrill Hall
While Celeste is fighting off sleep in her room, she receives an unexpected visit from an entity called Moon. Together, they go on a journey through the galaxy to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected!
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Black Holes

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–12:45 pm Location: Morrill Hall
The immensity and power of black holes inspire wonder and curiosity. As we consider these stellar enigmas, the very nature of space time is warped as we approach. The mass of a large star has collapsed and compressed into an area so small that space …
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Dish It Up – Virtual Edition

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Zoom Meeting
Join a lively weekly discussion about current and hot topics affecting students’ lives, the campus, and society in the United States and globally. Dish It Up is a safe space for students, staff, and faculty to share their personal views, engage in …
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Calf Health Management on Arrival Webinar Series

Date: Time: 12:30 pm–1:30 pm Location: Online
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension will host the 2020 Calf Health Management on Arrival Webinar Series. The webinars will take place weekly beginning on Aug. 18. The webinar series is designed to highlight management strategies relative …
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TLTE Doctoral Programs Orientation

Department of Teaching Learning and Teacher Education

Date: Time: 1:25 pm–4:00 pm Location: Via Zoom
Unlike our graduate orientations of past years, we’ve decided to make it a zoom orientation this year to accommodate those who cannot meet in person, including international graduate students who are not able to travel in time to be on campus. …
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Virtual Office Hours – School of Criminology & Criminal Justice

Date: Time: 2:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: Virtual – Zoom
In an effort to de-densify campus, we are offering virtual office hours for the Fall 2020 semester. Our virtual office hours are as follows:
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YellowDig Orientation Group Meet-up

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Remember connecting with your Orientation Leader on the YellowDig platform in Canvas this summer? You read your groups’ profiles on YellowDig—now this is your opportunity to get to know your Orientation Leader and group members in real life …
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Downtown Walking Tour

Date: Time: 6:30 pm–8:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Explore your new college town with a great tour guide—our Orientation Leaders. Meet at the Nebraska Union Crib to embark on a walking tour of downtown Lincoln. You’ll discover coffee shops, restaurants and local businesses. You’ll also learn …
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GROBigRed Virtual Learning Series

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–8:00 pm Location: Zoom
Join experts from Nebraska Extension to learn and ask questions about gardening. Each Tuesday through the end of September, Nebraska Extension will host the GROBigRed Virtual Learning Series with information on two of our favorite hot topics— …
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Out-of-State Student Welcome: Eastern U.S.

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–8:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Out-of-state students from eastern and northeastern U.S.: join us to connect with other students from your state and/or region! Meet your out-of-state student Orientation Leader and participate in fun activities to get to know your peers.
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