All events are in Central time unless specified.

Wednesday, October 5

Rootbeer & Ice Cream Floats

Residence Halls

Date: Time: All Day Location: Residence Halls
Enjoy rootbeer and ice cream floats for Resident Appreciation Week. Thank you for living on campus at NEBRASKA!
This event originated in Resident Appreciation Week.

Thank You Donuts

Harper, Schramm, Smith & Village

Date: Time: 7:45 am–10:30 am Location: Residence Halls
Enjoy donuts and beverages in the HSSV hall lobbies. Thank you for living on campus at NEBRASKA!
This event originated in Resident Appreciation Week.

From Out There, An Art Exhibition

Date: Time: 8:00 am–8:00 pm Location: Nebraska Innovation Campus, 2nd Floor Link
From Out There is a collection of work by artist Chuck Schroeder focused on people, places, critters and things from off the beaten path, stretching from rural western Nebraska to northern New Mexico, west Texas, Wyoming and Italy. This unique …
This event originated in NIC Events Calendar.

Grand Challenges RFP Launch

Date: Time: 8:00 am–10:00 am Location: Dinsdale Family Learning Commons
Join the Grand Challenges team for coffee and donuts to learn more about the seven thematic areas and informally discuss how your research, scholarship or creative activity intersects with the themes. This event also offers opportunities to network …

Nonprofit Financial Management Executive Certificate Program

Offered by the Nebraska Nonprofit Management Institute

Date: Time: 8:30 am–12:00 pm Location: Online
The Nebraska Center for Executive and Professional Development launches the new Nonprofit Management Institute this fall. Serving Nebraskan nonprofit professionals, the institute offers three executive certificate programs in management, finance and …
This event originated in College of Business.

Coffee with a Cop

Date: Time: 9:00 am–11:00 am Location: Nebraska East Union
National Coffee with a Cop Day is dedicated to encourage communication and positive interactions between law enforcement agencies and the public. The UNL Community is invited to stop by for a free cup of coffee and/or refreshment to meet University …
This event originated in University Police.

Drop-in Flu Shot Clinic for Students

Date: Time: 9:00 am–12:00 pm Location: University Health Center
Current UNL students can get their free flu shot by attending a drop-in flu shot clinic at the University Health Center.
This event originated in University Health Center.

African Poetry Book Fund + Prairie Schooner Book Fair

Date: Time: 10:00 am–3:00 pm Location: Andrews Hall
Join the African Poetry Book Fund and Prairie Schooner for a fall book fair on Wednesday, October 5 on UNL’s City Campus, featuring a book signing event by APBF chapbook authors Tryphena Yeboah and Rasaq Malik.
This event originated in Department of English.

Drug Take Back Day

Turn in your unused or expired prescription medications!

Date: Time: 10:00 am–4:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Students, staff, and faculty are encouraged to drop off expired or unused medications. Take a spin on the Wellness Wheel and answer a prescription drug trivia question to get an entry into the raffle!
This event originated in Big Red Resilience & Well-being.

FBI: Learn to Earn Over Lunch

Date: Time: 11:00 am–2:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Presented collaboratively by the Military & Veteran Success Center and Career Services, please join us on Wednesday, October 5 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the Military & Veteran Success Center located at 16 Nebraska Union for a Learn to Earn Over Lunch …
This event originated in CAS Career Development.

Federal policy and the protection of Indigenous Women: A discussion of the Violence Against Women Act

October Brown Bag

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Remote - Zoom
The 2013 VAWA reauthorization acknowledged colonization and was the federal government’s first step in the decolonization process. It restored tribal jurisdiction over some VAWA crimes, but there are still gaps regarding the protection of Native …
This event originated in Ethics.

Preparing your CV, resume and cover letter

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Zoom
This workshop will help you prepare your job documents (CV or resume, and cover letter). This session will serve as an introduction to these materials and help you understand what to include and how to format them.
This event originated in Graduate Studies Dates.

University Majors Fair

Date: Time: 12:30 pm–2:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Explore your options for academic majors through conversations with staff from each of the UNL colleges. Stop by during the event to gather information in an informal setting.

Drop-in Flu Shot Clinic for Students

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: University Health Center
Current UNL students can get their free flu shot by attending a drop-in flu shot clinic at the University Health Center.
This event originated in University Health Center.

Health Equity Grand Rounds - Laina Bay-Cheng

Minority Health Disparities Initiative

Date: Time: 1:00 pm–2:30 pm Location: Zoom
Join us at our October Health Equity Grand Rounds webinar on “Capable of Risk: Sexual Vulnerability and Dignity in the Sexual Lives of Marginalized Youth,” presented by Laina Bay-Cheng! The presentation will explore how concerns about youth …

Coffee with a Cop

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
National Coffee with a Cop Day is dedicated to encourage communication and positive interactions between law enforcement agencies and the public. The UNL Community is invited to stop by for a free cup of coffee and/or refreshment to meet University …
This event originated in University Police.

COI/COC Disclosure General Training Session

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: Virtual Session
Research Compliance Services is hosting two separate one (1) hour informational and Q&A sessions via zoom focused on UNL’s annual COI/COC Disclosure process. These training sessions will provide an overview of the COI/COC Disclosure submission …

Pride in the Workplace

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–6:00 pm Location: Wick Alumni Center
LGBTQA+ students, UNL faculty and staff, and all who value inclusion are invited to Pride in the Workplace, Wednesday, October 5, 3-6 p.m. at the Wick Alumni Center, 1520 R Street.
This event originated in College of Business.

Huskers Abroad 101

Take the first steps toward your global experience!

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–4:00 pm Location: Louise Pound Hall
This 30-minute interactive workshop will help you get started planning. We’ll discuss experience types, funding, timeline for planning your experience, and help you think through your goals. Sessions are offered every Wednesday and Thursday at 3: …
This event originated in Global Experiences.

Open REACH Training for Staff and Faculty

Suicide Prevention Training

Date: Time: 3:30 pm–5:00 pm Location: University Health Center
Suicide prevention is a shared campus responsibility. Join the REACH movement by attending suicide prevention training!
This event originated in Big Red Resilience & Well-being.

Unify Challenge: College Bowl

hosted by Huskers Vote Coalition

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Online
UNL students are joining thousands of students across 40+ college campus to show the nation how small conversations can make a big difference in our country.
This event originated in Huskers Vote Coalition.

Grace Bauer, reading from “Unholy Heart: New and Selected Poems”

Date: Time: 5:00 pm Location: Andrews Hall
Poet Grace Bauer taught poetry in the UNL Creative Writing Program for 26 years, and she was one of the most influential mentors in the English Department. We will celebrate Grace on Oct 5, and she will read from her most recent book: “Unholy Heart …
This event originated in Department of English.

Subterranean Homework Blues

Critical Thinking

Date: Time: 5:00 pm Location: Love Library South
Dig into concepts and learn how to ask deeper-level questions beyond names, dates, and places.

ASUN Senate Meeting

Date: Time: 6:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
The ASUN Senate meets weekly to discuss current happenings in ASUN, new legislation, and committee reports. All meetings are open to the public, and members of the UNL community are welcome to address the Senate during open forum.
This event originated in ASUN Student Government.

GrateFALL for Abel Residents

Abel Resident Appreciation Activities

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–9:00 pm Location: Abel Hall
GrateFALL for our residents event in the Welcome Center. Massage therapists, fall festive treats, games.
This event originated in Resident Appreciation Week.

Unify Challenge: College Bowl

hosted by Huskers Vote Coalition

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–8:00 pm Location: Online
UNL students are joining thousands of students across 40+ college campus to show the nation how small conversations can make a big difference in our country.
This event originated in Huskers Vote Coalition.

Third Coast Percussion- Perspective

Date: Time: 7:30 pm Location: Kimball Recital Hall
Hailed by The New Yorker as “vibrant” and “superb,” GRAMMY® Award-winning ensemble Third Coast Percussion explores and expands the extraordinary sonic possibilities of the percussion repertoire, delivering exciting performances for audiences …

Kicking Contest

Play begins

Date: Time: 8:00 pm Location: Mabel Lee Fields
Entry fee: FREE
This event originated in Intramural Sports.

Meal Kit Monday

Registration deadline

Date: Time: 11:55 pm Location: Recreation & Wellness Center
Available on select Mondays each month at the Rec & Wellness Center, the Meal Kit Monday packages include ingredients and a recipe card to prepare a full meal in less than an hour and serve up to four individuals. The $15 pre-packed kits make …
This event originated in Wellness & Nutrition.

Ongoing Events

Spin Challenge

Date: Time: All Day Location: Campus Recreation Center
How many miles can you spin during the month of October?
This event originated in Fitness.

Charting Our Path: Celebrating 50 Years of Black Studies Traveling Exhibit

The exhibit celebrates the 50 years of Black Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, sharing both the triumphs and turbulent history of one of the oldest Black Studies departments in the nation.

Date: Time: All Day Location: Love Library North & Link
This 4-panel traveling exhibit shares historical snapshots of one of the oldest Black Studies departments in the nation, highlighting debates over curriculum, attempts to downgrade the department to a program, and the mutual engagement between campus …
This event originated in Libraries.

Nonprofit Financial Management Executive Certificate Program

Offered by the Nebraska Nonprofit Management Institute

Date: Time: 8:30 am–12:00 pm Location: Online
The Nebraska Center for Executive and Professional Development launches the new Nonprofit Management Institute this fall. Serving Nebraskan nonprofit professionals, the institute offers three executive certificate programs in management, finance and …
This event originated in College of Business.