All events are in Central time unless specified.

Wednesday, August 19

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.

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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VIRTUAL Business Office Hours with Invest Nebraska

Date: Time: 10:30 am–11:30 am Location: Virtually via Zoom
Staff from Invest Nebraska will hold virtual office hours every Wednesday via Zoom: https://unl.zoom.us/j/98952249502
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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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Professional Development Group

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Staff and faculty are invited to join a monthly campus group focused on sharing key ways to bring your best self to work and build more rewarding relationships at work. This unique platform will help attendees develop practical tools to enhance work …

TLTE Masters Programs Welcome/Informational w/ Q&A Meeting

Department of Teaching Learning & Teacher Education

Date: Time: 4:10 pm–5:15 pm Location: Via Zoom
Please plan to attend if possible, or Zoom in to say hello, and meet new and currently enrolled students from far and wide.
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Virtual Huskers Abroad 101 Session

Date: Time: 4:30 pm 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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YellowDig Orientation Group Meet-up

Date: Time: 6:00 pm–8:00 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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Mat-Ball with RC3

Date: Time: 6:30 pm Location: Mabel Lee Hall
Come out and play some mat-ball (a better version of kick-ball), connect with new friends, and have some fun!
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Sylly Party!

Date: Time: 6:30 pm–8:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Start your semester feeling organized and empowered by attending a Sylly Party with the Center for Academic Success and Transition (CAST)! Bring the syllabi from all of your classes and get support as you organize your first semester. This is a drop- …
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PLAYFAIR Online: The Ultimate Icebreaker

Date: Time: 8:00 pm–9:30 pm Location: Virtual Venue
Playfair Online is a high-spirited, high-energy event for new students to safely engage and laugh with one another in a large group, as well as in many quick-changing breakout rooms. First-year Huskers will feel a part of an exciting new campus …
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