All events are in Central time unless specified.

Saturday, August 20

Haymarket Farmer’s Market Tour

Date: Time: 10:00 am–12:00 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Meet other students and join in on a tour of the Haymarket Farmer’s Market. We’ll will meet by the Union Plaza.
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.

Mapping Your Class Routes Tours

Date: Time: 10:00 am Location: Nebraska Union
Come join us and have current orientation leaders help you find your classes across campus! We will be meeting by the Union Plaza!
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.

Wellness Fest

Date: Time: 10:00 am–12:00 pm Location: Meier Commons
Start your morning with snuggly goats and yoga on Meier Commons. A Campus Recreation Yoga Instructor will guide you through a gentle yoga class while goats are led by their trainers to interact with you. Afterward, you’re welcome to pose for …
This event originated in Student Affairs.

Black Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC) Welcome Reception

Date: Time: 7:30 pm–9:00 pm Location: Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center
Welcome to the 2nd Annual Black Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC) Welcome Reception. During the reception you’ll be able to meet current and incoming students, faculty, and staff to build community with during your time here at the university. …
This event originated in Fraternity and Sorority Life.

Party at the Union

Date: Time: 9:00 pm–11:55 pm Location: Nebraska Union
The can’t-miss Saturday event of Big Red Welcome. Join thousands of your Husker friends for a memorable night of music, dancing, comedy, and other performances for ONE BIG BLOWOUT before fall semester.

Ongoing Events

Paryushana Parva

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.