All events are in Central time unless specified.

Tuesday, August 17

Move-in: Massengale, Love Memorial, Smith, Knoll Residential Center

Date: Time: 8:00 am–5:00 pm Location: Residence Halls
Move-in appointment times for the residence halls will be assigned between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. (CST). Students will receive an email with the assigned appointment time before August 2.
This event originated in University Housing.

OLLI Registration for Fall Term Begins

Date: Time: 8:00 am Location: Online
Courses offered in-person, on Zoom and recorded on the online platform Canvas. Over 65 courses and events from which to choose.

Walk-Up COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

Date: Time: 8:00 am–4:00 pm Location: Devaney Sports Center
These clinics are welcome to any member of the UNL community and are being held in conjunction with the moving check-in for residence halls and sororities.

Downtown Walking Tour

Date: Time: 10:00 am–11:30 am Location: Nebraska Union Plaza
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 …
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.

Mapping Your Class Routes

Date: Time: 10:00 am–11:00 am Location: Nebraska Union Plaza
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 …
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.

Moving Forward with Equity

This interactive workshop is designed to help you incorporate the ‘best of both worlds’

Date: Time: 10:00 am–11:30 am Location: Brace Laboratory
Over the last year and a half, many of our practices and traditions were forced to change almost overnight. This fall, there is a strong urge to return to the ‘normalcy’ we used to have, but it is important to recognize that some changes had good …
This event originated in Center for Transformative Teaching.

Huskers Abroad 101

Date: Time: 10:30 am Location: Virtual Session
Attend a Huskers Abroad 101 session to take the first step toward going abroad. This session will cover researching program options, selecting a program, funding and the timeline for the process.
This event originated in Education Abroad .

Dish It Up!

Presented by the Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
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 …

Husker GROW Coach Training

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Zoom
Through the Husker GROW program, Nebraska students benefit from connecting on-the-job experiences to coursework and career aspirations. GROW—which stands for Guided Reflection on Work—takes learning to the next level through reflective …

Language Matters: Lunch and Learn

For consumers, families, and the public

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Zoom
Stigma plays a crucial role in recovery from mental health and substance use disorders. Language Matters, with Dr. Kate Speck, provides a review and refinement of the nature of language used now and offers an alternative way of thinking for providers …
This event originated in Public Policy Center.

Big Red Bike Ride

Date: Time: 12:30 pm–2:30 pm Location: Outdoor Adventures Center
Enjoy a free scoop of famous ice cream from the East Campus Dairy Store as you test out the quickest routes between City and East Campuses to save time on your commute. Rides with Outdoor Adventures staff begin at 12:30 PM each day during Big Red …
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.

Americans with Disabilities Act/Section 504 for Supervisors

Date: Time: 2:30 pm–4:30 pm Location: Available via Zoom — Register for Details.
Institutional Equity and Compliance is offering a professional development opportunity for supervisors on campus on the Americans with Disabilities Act and other laws and policies related to creating an accessible work environment for current …
This event originated in Institutional Equity and Compliance.

Pandemic Resilience Drop-In Group

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–4:30 pm Location: Zoom
Pandemic Resilience helps students acknowledge that the persisting stress of COVID (both in terms of fears of illness, restriction of activities and loss of the sense of normalcy) produces real symptoms in all of us. This stress can also exacerbate …
This event originated in Counseling and Psychological Services.

Downtown Bike Tour

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–5:30 pm Location: Outdoor Adventures Center
Want to meet other students while learning the best spots and ways to cycle around downtown Lincoln? Then join us for a Downtown LNK Bike Tour! Rides with Outdoor Adventures Staff begin at 3:30 PM everyday during Big Red Welcome.
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.

Try to… ‘Escape Lincoln’!

Date: Time: 6:45 pm Location: Escape Lincoln
This is your chance to join fellow Huskers in one of four different escape rooms at Escape Lincoln (815 O St #2) in the Haymarket (walking distance from City Campus)! Teams of six will work their way through various clues, puzzles, and problem …
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.

$5 Movie Night at the Lincoln Grand Cinema

Date: Time: 7:00 pm Location: Lincoln Grand Cinema
Take advantage of Lincoln Grand Cinema’s $5 Movie Tuesdays and see a movie at the downtown theater. Movie titles and start times vary; check the schedule online for full details: https://www.marcustheatres.com/theatre-locations/lincoln-grand-cinema
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.

Bowling at Husker Bowling Center

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–10:00 pm Location: Nebraska East Union
*Spare* yourself the stress of finding something to do after a big day of moving in, and join us for a round of FREE bowling at the Husker Bowling Center! Located on the 1st Floor of the Nebraska East Union, the Husker Bowling Center is a six-lane …
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.

Laser Tag!

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–10:00 pm Location: Lincoln Laser Tag
Join new friends for a friendly game of FREE laser tag at Lincoln Laser Tag.
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.

Mini Golf at Prehistoric Putt

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–10:00 pm Location: Prehistoric Putt
Put your putt-putt skills to the test at this miniature golf course unlike anything you’ve played before! Choose from two 18-hole courses that feature unique layouts and custom-made obstacles, including: two warped walls, a half-pipe, plinko, …
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.

Late-night History Tour

Date: Time: 8:30 pm–9:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union Plaza
Take a night-walking tour to learn about university history and the folklore behind some of oldest, most prominent buildings and places on campus, including Memorial Stadium, Morrill Hall, Neihardt, and more. Get here early—the first to attend will …
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.

Ongoing Events

Deadline: Apply for Career Expedition to Washington, D.C.

Date: Time: 12:00 am–11:55 pm Location: Online Application
Travel to Washington, D.C. with the Business Career Center over Fall Break, Saturday, October 16–Tuesday, October 19. Network with employers and alumni to see what career opportunities await in our nation’s capital. Open to undergraduate and …
This event originated in College of Business.