All events are in Central time unless specified.

Wednesday, August 18

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 …

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 …

Make Your Own Relaxation Garden

Date: Time: 10:30 am–12:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union Plaza
Come join the LGBTQA+ and Women’s Centers for a crafty time! Attendees will be making portable relaxation gardens perfect for a desk or residence hall room. These customizable gardens are a perfect stress relief when you need to take a break!

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 …

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.

Mapping Your Class Routes

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–5:00 pm 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 …

Consent is as easy as FRIES

Date: Time: 6:00 pm–7:30 pm Location: Nebraska Union
Come connect with the CARE team to learn more about consent. Everyone who visits the booth, takes a selfie, posts and tags the CARE office will be entered to win a gift card! Stop by and see how you can get involved and help make a difference today.

Playfair: The Ultimate Icebreaker

Date: Time: 8:00 pm–9:30 pm Location: Vine Street Fields
Playfair: The Ultimate Icebreaker is a powerful program for campus unity and school spirit that is unlike anything else you have ever experienced. It’s entertainment! It’s fun! It’s the perfect way to make new campus friendships! Playfair is a …
This event originated in BRW Signature.

Ongoing Events

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 …