All events are in Central time unless specified.

Thursday, August 19

Move-in: Abel North (floors 2-7), Schramm, Eastside Suites (floors LL, 1, 2), University Suites (floors 2, 3)

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.

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.

Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge

Date: Time: 9:30 am–10:30 am Location: Zoom
Content would cover Heightening Awareness of Women’s Issues and Challenges; Working to Create Equity for Women at Work; Exploring the LGBTQ+ Community in the Workforce; and Opportunities to Advocate for OUR LGBTQ+ Colleagues
This event originated in IANR Diversity & Inclusion.

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.

Military and Veteran Success Center Welcome/Open House

Date: Time: 11:00 am–2:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Stop by the Center located in the Nebraska Union to learn more about all the services for military-connected students. Free food, T-Shirts, and more. Do not miss the opportunity to connect with Military Dependents, Veterans, National Guard, Reserve, …
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.

Genealogy over Lunch: Tech & Apps!

Date: Time: 11:30 am–12:30 pm Location: Online Zoom, Registration required
Technology is now a big part of the family history research process—scanning, websites, databases, and DNA mapping. What technology do you use to record, preserve, and share your discoveries? What Apps are you using? Tom McFarland and Joan Barnes, …
This event originated in Libraries.

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.

Huskers Abroad 101

Date: Time: 2:00 pm 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 .

New Business Student Kickoff

Date: Time: 2:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: College of Business - Howard L. Hawks Hall
Join fellow new College of Business Students at the New Business Student Kickoff! Get an exclusive guided tour of Hawks Hall and meet college leaders, visit notable places, and find student resources throughout the building. Celebrate being a Husker …
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.

CAS Kick-off

Date: Time: 2:30 pm–4:00 pm Location: Oldfather Hall
The College of Arts and Sciences’s Student Success team will welcome all new CAS students this fall at our annual CAS Kick-off. We’ll have advisors, career coaches, recruitment, and student leaders there to greet new students and provide you with …
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.

College Welcome Programs

Date: Time: 2:30 pm–5:00 pm Location: Various Venues
Each college and advising center will be hosting an official welcome celebration during this timeframe. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with faculty, staff, and other new students within your academic college. Find your college or advising …
This event originated in BRW Signature.

FPA Welcome Picnic

Date: Time: 2:30 pm–5:00 pm Location: Sheldon Green Space
FPA will host a picnic to welcome all new and returning students to the college. The event will be in-person with food, games, and raffles. Students will have the opportunity to meet administrators, faculty, staff, and students from the entire …
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.

The NUBE Experience

Date: Time: 2:30 pm–5:00 pm Location: Various Venues
The Nebraska Undergraduates Becoming Engineers (NUBE) Experience is a welcome for first-year engineering students, designed to connect you to other engineering students, faculty, and your major before your first day of class. You’ll join fellow new …
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.

CEHS Welcome

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Henzlik Hall
Students will be able to meet advisors and faculty from their academic department within the College of Education and Human Sciences. CEHS ambassadors will be available as well. We’ll provide t-shirts and pre-packaged food. Sophomores will be …
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.

College of Architecture Welcome: The Role of Critique in Design

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: Architecture Hall
College of Architecture students come and learn more about the important role of “Critique” in your first-year design courses! Come meet our College of Architecture faculty panelists (who will also be the instructors in your first-year DSGN …
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.

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.
This event originated in NIC Events Calendar.

This is CASNR

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Nebraska East Union Green Space
East Campus, trees, drones, one-on-one connections, ICE CREAM, co-creating your educational experience, Rec Center, 4-H, SNR, Animal Science—This is CASNR! Come experience all of this (and more!!!) and get connected with students, staff, and …
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.

Explore Center Kick-off

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–5:30 pm Location: Love Library South
Are you an Explore Center student? Come and join the Explore Center Kick-off to grab a t-shirt, see where the Explore Center is located, and learn more about our workshops and events. Located on the Outside Lawn of Love Library South.
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.

Sound Bites & Samples

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Campus Recreation Center
Visit our Nutrition team at Campus Recreation for some healthy samples and advice on how to start eating better all fall semester.
This event originated in Wellness & Nutrition.

Soccer vs. Western Illinois

Date: Time: 7:05 pm Location: Barbara Hibner Soccer Stadium
Ending the season with a rivalry win over Iowa, the Huskers are returning with two players who received Big Ten Player of the Week accolades. Help create a home-field advantage by cheering on the Huskers as their season kicks off!
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.

Block Parties at Courtyards and Village

Date: Time: 8:00 pm Location: Residence Halls
It’s a welcome party! Courtyards and Village residence halls will host events to kick off the fall semester. Village’s activities will be in the HSS courtyard and at Harper Dining. Courtyards activities are in the University Suites multipurpose …
This event originated in University Housing.

Block Parties at Harper, Schramm and Smith Halls

Date: Time: 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Location: Smith Hall
It’s a welcome party! Harper, Schramm and Smith Halls will host events to kick off the fall semester. Scheduled events:
This event originated in University Housing.

Block Parties at Selleck and Kauffman

Date: Time: 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Location: Residence Halls
It’s a welcome party! Selleck and Kauffman residence halls will host events to kick off the fall semester. Scheduled activities:
This event originated in University Housing.

Block Parties at the Suites

Date: Time: 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Location: University Suites
It’s a welcome party! Eastside Suites, University Suites, and Knoll Residential Center will host events to kick off the fall semester.
This event originated in University Housing.

Block Party at Abel Hall

Date: Time: 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Location: Abel Hall
It’s a welcome party! Abel Hall will host events to kick off the fall semester. Activities in the Welcome Center and Mari’s Lounge.
This event originated in University Housing.

Block Party at Massengale Residential Center

Date: Time: 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Location: Massengale Residential Center
It’s a welcome party! Massengale Residential Center will host events to kick off the fall semester. Scheduled activities:
This event originated in University Housing.

Be Mesmerized & Amazed by Hypnotist Larry Volz

9 p.m. Show

Date: Time: 9:00 pm Location: Willa Cather Dining Complex
Have you ever been completely entranced by a man who looks deeply into your eyes…and then tells you things about yourself that no one could possibly know? What if that man could cause objects to fall over, fall across the room, or even shatter a …
This event originated in University Housing.

Be Mesmerized & Amazed by Hypnotist Larry Volz

10:30 p.m. Show

Date: Time: 10:30 pm Location: Willa Cather Dining Complex
Have you ever been completely entranced by a man who looks deeply into your eyes…and then tells you things about yourself that no one could possibly know? What if that man could cause objects to fall over, fall across the room, or even shatter a …
This event originated in University Housing.

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.

Goosechase Scavenger Hunt

Date: Time: 8:00 am–6:00 pm Location: Various Venues
Want to get to know campus and enter to win mega-sweet prizes in the process? Challenge accepted! Join the Goosechase Scavenger Hunt, a campus-wide game during which you’ll complete missions, earn points, and become eligible for prizes such as …
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.