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.
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.

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.
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.

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- …
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.

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.
This event originated in Big Red Welcome.

Military & Veteran Success Center Welcome/Open House

Welcome/Open House

Date: Time: 11:00 am–2:00 pm Location: Military & Veteran Success Center
Come discover the military connected network and the many awesome resources you have at your disposal!
This event originated in Military Veteran & Success Center.

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.

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.

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 …

Abel Block Party

Date: Time: 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Location: Abel Hall
Kick off the semester at the residence hall Block Parties. Extreme BINGO in the Welcome Center and crafts in Mari’s Lounge are highlights of the Abel Block Party. Block party locations vary, as each building complex is hosting a different activity or …
This event originated in University Housing.

HSS Block Party

Date: Time: 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Location: Harper-Schramm-Smith
The Harper-Schramm-Smith complex block party will feature board games in Harper Dining Conference Room, carnival foods from 8:30-10:30 p.m. in the Harper Dining Center, and inflatables in the HSS Courtyard. Visit other block party locations. Each …
This event originated in University Housing.

Massengale-Love Block Party

Date: Time: 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Location: Massengale Residential Center
At the Massengale block party, you’ll enjoy S’mores, fruit kabobs and other great snacks. Participate in the Gnome Hunt in the Arboretum or crafts in the Multipurpose room. Block party locations vary, as each building complex is hosting a …
This event originated in University Housing.

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.

Selleck-Kauffman Block Party

Date: Time: 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Location: Selleck Dining
Join in the fun! The Selleck & Kauffman Block Party features volleyball in the Selleck volleyball court and outdoor games on the Meier Commons. Block party locations vary, as each building complex is hosting a different activity or event—try one or …
This event originated in University Housing.

Suites-Courtyards Block Party

Date: Time: 8:00 pm–11:00 pm Location: University Suites
Activites at the Suites/Courtyards Block Party include volleyball and basketball on the courts north of the Suites, yard games (Kan Jam, Cornhole, Giant Jenga, Giant Yahtzee, ladder golf) – Cather/Pound Green Space, board games and coffee bar in …
This event originated in University Housing.

RHA Hypnotist

Michael C. Anthony

Date: Time: 8:30 pm–9:30 pm Location: Willa Cather Dining Complex
The Residence Hall Association (RHA) presents Michael C. Anthony, an award winning show Hypnotized is a critically acclaimed hypnotic masterpiece that is considered the best of it’s kind in the world. You will be amazed as volunteers will fall …

RHA Hypnotist

Michael C. Anthony

Date: Time: 10:00 pm–11:00 pm Location: Willa Cather Dining Complex
The Residence Hall Association (RHA) presents Michael C. Anthony, an award winning show Hypnotized is a critically acclaimed hypnotic masterpiece that is considered the best of it’s kind in the world. You will be amazed as volunteers will fall …