All events are in Central time unless specified.

Tuesday, August 18

Activity

Take & Make

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Time:
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Nebraska Union Room: Student Involvement, Suite 200
Feeling crafty? Looking for an easy-going activity to do with your pals? Swing by the Student Involvement office for a Take & Make activity! For this Take & Make activity you will have your choice between:
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.
Activity

Biking Your Class Routes Tour

Recurring Date Info:
Daily:
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10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Outdoor Adventures Center
Enjoy a free scoop of ice cream from the East Campus Dairy Store after you test out the quickest biking routes between City and East Campuses and check out your class locations along the way. Bring a copy of your class schedule so you know which …
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.
Tour/Open House

Mapping Your Class Routes

Recurring Date Info:
Daily:
Date:
Time:
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Nebraska Union Room: Crib
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.
Tour/Open House

Mapping Your Class Routes

Date:
Time:
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Nebraska Union Crib
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 …
Activity

Wenninghoff’s Farm

Recurring Date Info:
Daily:
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10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Wenninghoff’s Farm
This event originated in Buy Fresh Buy Local.
Social Event

First-Generation Student Meet & Greet

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Time:
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Nebraska Union Room: Regency Suite
Are you the first in your family to attend college? You’re not alone! Join us at the First-Gen Meet & Greet to connect with other first-generation students, faculty, and staff to learn about campus resources, talk to others who know what it feels …
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.
Activity

Dish It Up – Virtual Edition

Recurring Date Info:
Weekly:
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12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location: Zoom Meeting
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 …
Activity

YellowDig Orientation Group Meet-up

Date:
Time:
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Nebraska Union Room: Crib
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 …
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.
Other

F St. Neighborhood Farmer’s Market

Recurring Date Info:
Weekly:
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4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: F Street Neighborhood Farmer’s Market
This event originated in Buy Fresh Buy Local.
Tour/Open House

Downtown Walking Tour

Recurring Date Info:
Daily:
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6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Nebraska Union Room: Crib
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.
Program

Herbs

GROBig Red Virtual Learning Series

Date:
Time:
7:00 pm
Location: Online
Join the experts from Nebraska Extension to learn and ask questions about your herb garden.
This event originated in Community Environment.
Activity

Out-of-State Student Welcome: Eastern U.S.

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Time:
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Nebraska Union Room: Second Floor
Out-of-state students from eastern and northeastern U.S.: join us to connect with other students from your state and/or region! Meet your out-of-state student Orientation Leader and participate in fun activities to get to know your peers.
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.

Ongoing Events

Other

Fall 2020 Regular Academic Session

Date:
Time:
All Day
Location: Academic Calendar
This event originated in Academic Calendar.
Other

Paryushana Parva

Recurring Date Info:
Annually:
Date:
Time:
All Day
Location: This is in observance and not an event on campus.
A Jain festival lasting about 8-10 days, and is observed through meditation and fasting. Its main focus is spiritual upliftment, pursuit of salvation and gaining a deeper understanding of the religion.
This event originated in Diversity at UNL.