All events are in Central time unless specified.

Thursday, August 18

Commuter Student Connect for Class Routes Tours

Date: Time: 10:00 am Location: Nebraska Union
If you are a commuter student and planning to attend class routes tours, come meet up with us and attend with fellow commuter students. We’ll meet by the Nebraska Union Starbucks on City Campus.

Downtown Walking Tour

Date: Time: 10:00 am Location: Nebraska Union
Join in on a walking tour of downtown Lincoln led by current students. We’ll meet by the Nebraska Union Starbucks on City Campus.

Mapping Your Class Routes Tours

Date: Time: 10:00 am–11:00 am Location: Nebraska Union
Join 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 while getting to know classmates. Be sure to bring an electronic version of your fall- …

Transfer Student Connect for Downtown Walking Tour

Date: Time: 10:00 am Location: Nebraska Union
If you’re a transfer student looking to learn more about your new community, come join us for a walking tour of downtown Lincoln. See all that downtown has to offer while getting to know other transfer students.

Ice Cream Bike Ride

Date: Time: 12:30 pm–2:30 pm Location: Campus Recreation Center
Take a bike ride from City Campus to East Campus, meet some fellow students, and get an ice cream cone at the UNL Dairy Store. All rides begin at the Outdoor Adventures Center.
This event originated in Campus Recreation.

Stop by and Say Hi

Advisor Meet and Greet

Date: Time: 2:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Andersen Hall
Come to Andersen Hall and meet your first-year course instructors and JOMC 100 peer mentors, and get acquainted with your advisors. Our ambassadors will be happy to give you a tour of Andersen so you can feel at home when you arrive in the fall! …

New CEHS Student Kickoff

Big Red Welcome

Date: Time: 2:30 pm–5:00 pm Location: Henzlik Hall
A special event just for new students in the College of Education and Human Sciences!
This event originated in CEHS.

CAS Kickoff

Part of Big Red Welcome

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–4:30 pm Location: West Side Oldfather Hall
New College of Arts and Sciences students are welcome to join us at our annual CAS Kickoff!
This event originated in College of Arts and Sciences.

College Welcome Programs

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Various locations
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.
This event originated in BRW Signature.

Explore Center Kickoff

College Welcome Event

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–4:30 pm Location: Love Library North & Link
Are you an incoming Explore Center student? Come and join the Explore Center Kickoff to grab a t-shirt, see where the Explore Center is located, and learn more about our workshops and events.

Hixson-Lied College Student Welcome Back Picnic

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–8:00 pm Location: Kimball Hall Greenspace
Join us for food, fun and a film as we get ready to kick off the start the fall semester. The Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts Student Welcome Back Picnic events are on Thursday, Aug. 18. Join us for these events:
This event originated in Fine and Performing Arts.

New Business Student Kickoff

Date: Time: 3:00 pm–4:00 pm Location: College of Business - Howard L. Hawks Hall
SPECIAL EVENT JUST FOR NEW COLLEGE OF BUSINESS STUDENTS
This event originated in College of Business.

This is CASNR

CASNR New Student Welcome

Date: Time: 3:00 pm Location: Nebraska East Union
The College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources (CASNR) is excited to welcome you to our CASNR community. We will start at 3:00PM sharp, so don’t be late! Come to connect with students, staff, and faculty in your major. Receive a CASNR metal …

Residence Hall Block Parties

Date: Time: 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Location: Various locations
Get to know other members of your residential community through activities, entertainment, and camaraderie at Block Parties, hosted within each residence hall complex. Locations vary, as each building complex is hosting a different activity or event …
This event originated in BRW Signature.