All events are in Central time unless specified.

Thursday, August 19

Move-in: Abel North (floors 2-7), Schramm, Eastside Suites (floors LL, 1, 2), University Suites (floors 2, 3)

Date: Time: 8:00 am–5:00 pm Location: Residence Halls
Move-in appointment times for the residence halls will be assigned between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. (CST). Students will receive an email with the assigned appointment time before August 2.

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 …
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.

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 …
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.

Block Parties at Courtyards and Village

Date: Time: 8:00 pm Location: Residence Halls
It’s a welcome party! Courtyards and Village residence halls will host events to kick off the fall semester. Village’s activities will be in the HSS courtyard and at Harper Dining. Courtyards activities are in the University Suites multipurpose …

Block Parties at Harper, Schramm and Smith Halls

Date: Time: 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Location: Smith Hall
It’s a welcome party! Harper, Schramm and Smith Halls will host events to kick off the fall semester. Scheduled events:

Block Parties at Selleck and Kauffman

Date: Time: 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Location: Residence Halls
It’s a welcome party! Selleck and Kauffman residence halls will host events to kick off the fall semester. Scheduled activities:

Block Parties at the Suites

Date: Time: 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Location: University Suites
It’s a welcome party! Eastside Suites, University Suites, and Knoll Residential Center will host events to kick off the fall semester.

Block Party at Abel Hall

Date: Time: 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Location: Abel Hall
It’s a welcome party! Abel Hall will host events to kick off the fall semester. Activities in the Welcome Center and Mari’s Lounge.

Block Party at Massengale Residential Center

Date: Time: 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Location: Massengale Residential Center
It’s a welcome party! Massengale Residential Center will host events to kick off the fall semester. Scheduled activities:

Be Mesmerized & Amazed by Hypnotist Larry Volz

9 p.m. Show

Date: Time: 9:00 pm Location: Willa Cather Dining Complex
Have you ever been completely entranced by a man who looks deeply into your eyes…and then tells you things about yourself that no one could possibly know? What if that man could cause objects to fall over, fall across the room, or even shatter a …

Be Mesmerized & Amazed by Hypnotist Larry Volz

10:30 p.m. Show

Date: Time: 10:30 pm Location: Willa Cather Dining Complex
Have you ever been completely entranced by a man who looks deeply into your eyes…and then tells you things about yourself that no one could possibly know? What if that man could cause objects to fall over, fall across the room, or even shatter a …