All events are in Central time unless specified.

Thursday, August 20

Nebraska Extension Crop Management Training – Soil Health Clinic

Date: Time: All Day Location: Virtual - sessions will be taped, edited and brought online at a later date - watch for details!
***NOTICE: Update on University of Nebraska Crop Management Diagnostic Clinics for summer 2020.**
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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.

Level Up with OASIS

Date: Time: 10:00 am–12:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Students will have an opportunity to engage with OASIS staff, meet other like-minded students, and kick off your academic year at Nebraska with some fun icebreakers and team building activities!
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Tik Tok Takeover

Date: Time: 10:00 am–12:00 pm Location: Mabel Lee Fields
We know a large part of 2020 was dedicated to learning your favorite TikTok dances and trends; now it’s time to let your hard work shine and make new friends along the way. During the TikTok Takeover, you’ll work in small groups to learn a TikTok …
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Women Leaders in Water for Food: Empowering Youth Entrepreneurs

DAUGHERTY WATER FOR FOOD INSTITUTE CONFERENCE SERIES

Date: Time: 10:00 am–11:00 am Location: Online
Creating a supportive environment for women in agriculture and water leadership is important for ensuring future water food security around the globe. Water and agriculture are closely tied and in the first two sessions of our webinar series, we’ll …
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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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College of Arts and Sciences Kick-off

Date: Time: 11:00 am–4:00 pm Location: Oldfather Hall
New students in the College of Arts and Sciences can stop by our stations outside of Oldfather and Avery Halls to get your official CAS t-shirt and learn more about advising, career coaching and our student organizations.
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Genealogy over Lunch: Cemeteries and Genealogy

Date: Time: 11:30 am–12:30 pm Location: Online
Sheila Orth, Library Associate at the University of Kansas Libraries, will share a virtual presentation on “Cemeteries and Genealogy” at the monthly Genealogy over Lunch session. Discover what cemeteries can show us about our own ancestors using …

Nebraska Community of Learners – Understanding Diversity through Education (#NCLUDE)

Date: Time: 11:30 am–1:00 pm Location: Zoom
A community of learners dedicated to understanding diversity through education. The series of virtual conversations are intended to help students, faculty, staff, alum and the greater community understand and embrace the opportunities we have to …
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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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CEHS New Student Welcome (In-person)

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–3:00 pm Location: Henzlik Hall
New students in the College of Education and Human Sciences: Stop by the Pixel Lab in Henzlik Hall to meet your CEHS academic advisor in person!
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Grab Bag Trivia

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–2:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Grab Bag Trivia will test your knowledge on a random assortment of topics, maybe including but probably not limited to: UNL facts and traditions, 2020 pop culture, memes, and more! You’ll work in small groups to answer the most trivial of questions …
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Huskers Abroad 101

Date: Time: 2:00 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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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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College Welcome Programs

Date: Time: 2:30 pm–6:00 pm Location: Multiple Locations
Jumpstart your connections within your academic college! Plan to attend your respective advising unit or college’s welcome program. Most academic colleges will host a live welcome during this timeframe—either virtually, in-person, or a …
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New Business In-Person Kickoff

College of Business

Date: Time: 2:30 pm–6:00 pm Location: College of Business - Howard L. Hawks Hall
The second stage of the two-part welcome includes a socially distanced tour of Howard L. Hawks Hall during the New Business Student In-Person Kickoff. Visit notable places, locate student resources around the building and discover how to navigate the …
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Rock the Block + Engineering Student Org Fair

Date: Time: 2:30 pm–6:00 pm Location: Vine Street Fields
Celebrate the start of a new academic year at the College of Engineering’s biggest welcome event! Meet and socialize with other students, browse hands-free booths for engineering student organizations, and grab food to-go. Sponsored by the …
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CASNR Launch

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–4:30 pm Location: East Campus Mall
Come and connect with your CASNR peers, dean, faculty, and staff by connecting with people and places important to East Campus. The CASNR Dean’s Office launches you into your time with CASNR with a message from Dean Heng-Moss, ice cream from the …
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Drive-Thru Food Distribution

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: Nebraska Innovation Campus
The Food Bank of Lincoln’s distribution center will be set up in the parking lot north of Transformation Drive.
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CEHS New Student Welcome (Virtual)

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Virtual Venue
New students in the College of Education and Human Sciences: Drop in to the Zoom link provided by your CEHS advisor to chat before the school year begins.
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Explore Center Kick-off

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–5:00 pm Location: Virtual Venue
Are you an Explore Center student? Come and join the Explore Center Kickoff to learn more about major and career exploration, professional school preparation, and meet your academic advisor.
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Backyard Farmer

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–8:00 pm Location: NET, Nebraska’s PBS Stations
Backyard Farmer is a co-production between Nebraska Extension and NET, Nebraska’s PBS Stations. Join the expert panelists every Thursday as they answer all of your gardening questions.
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Virtual Out-of-State Student Welcome

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–8:00 pm Location: Virtual Venue
Calling all out-of-state students from across the U.S.: join us to connect virtually with other non-Nebraskan students. Meet various out-of-state Orientation Leaders and participate in fun activities to get to know other students from your state or …
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Outdoor Movie

Date: Time: 9:00 pm Location: Neihardt Residential Center
On the big screen under the stars! Bring a blanket or lawn chair to enjoy ‘Irresistible,’ a movie written/directed by Jon Stewart.
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