All events are in Central time unless specified.

Wednesday, August 18

Move-in: Abel South (floors 8-13), Harper, Eastside Suites (floors 3, 4), University Suites (floors LL, 1, 4, 5)

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.
This event originated in University Housing.

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 …
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.

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.

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!
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.

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.
This event originated in 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 …
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.

Huskers Abroad 101

Date: Time: 4:30 pm Location: Virtual Session
Attend a Huskers Abroad 101 session to take the first step toward going abroad. This session will cover researching program options, selecting a program, funding and the timeline for the process.
This event originated in Global Experiences.

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 …
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.