• Friday, August 18, 2017

    Big Red Welcome
    17 August:

    RHA Welcome Back Event6:00 PM

    Willa Cather Dining Center- 1st Floor

    Residence Hall Association

    RHA will be hosting a Welcome Back social event for all students living on campus. There will be snacks and entertainment at no cost to students. There will also be prize giveaways throughout the event.

    All-Learning Community Welcome Event7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Mabel Lee Fields

    Learning Communities

    This is a chance for students within the Learning Community to begin connecting with their peers and mentor(s). All students are invited to participate in an event to kick-off the school year. There will be many activities at the event. Before the event, each Learning Community will have dinner together in one of the Housing Dining Halls.

    Target Shuttle7:15 PM

    "R" street side of the Nebraska Union

    New Student Enrollment

    Free transportation will be provided to Target for students to purchase essential items. The shuttles will load on a first-come, first-served basis, so it is recommended that students arrive at 7:15 p.m. Please bring your NCard to check in upon arrival.

    18 August

    Movies at The GrandAll Day

    Marcus Lincoln Grand Cinema 1101 P St. Lincoln, NE

    Student Involvement

    Walk over to The Grand and check out the latest movie releases for only $5 with a student ID.

    Welcome Luau11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

    East Campus Recreation & Wellness Center


    Welcome to the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources! We'd like to kick the semester off with hosting a luau at the Recreation & Wellness Center for CASNR Students. We will have lunch, a photo booth, motivational speaker, and student spot lights.

    Eclipses and Phases of the Moon12:00 PM

    Mueller Planetarium-Morrill Hall

    Solar Eclipse Committee

    Movie on how eclipses and phases of the moon occur.

    Transfer Student Welcome2:00 PM

    Hall Learning Commons (NE Corner)

    First-Year Experience & Transition Programs

    2-3 PM: Welcome Program--meet other transfers, the Transfer Peer Mentors, and campus staff that work with transfer students. 3-4 PM: Optional tours of the library and campus

    Commuter Student Welcome3:45 PM

    Southeast corner of The Village at 1055 N 16th Street

    New Student Enrollment

    Students not living in a residence hall or Greek House have the opportunity to connect with other new commuter students, attend Big Red Welcome activities together and get answers to your questions about getting involved on campus as a commuter student. It is an expectation that new students attend New Student Convocation. The program includes: • Commuter student meet and greet • New Student Convocation • Commuter information session • Dinner with commuter students • Tunnel Walk at Memorial Stadium Meet at the southeast corner of The Village at 1055 N 16th Street at 3:45-4:00 p.m. We'll walk to several locations on campus and conclude activities at Memorial Stadium at approximately 9 p.m. If you have a commuter parking pass you may park in the Commuter C Lot at 16th and W streets

    New Student Convocation5:00 PM

    Devaney Center

    New Student Enrollment

    We look forward to seeing all new students at New Student Convocation! Chancellor Green will welcome the incoming class of 2021. If you live in a residence hall your Resident Assistant will walk you over to the event. Commuter students you can meet at 4:00pm at the parking lot at 16th and W Street directly east of the Outdoor Recreation Building and West of Nebraska Hall. A New Student Enrollment staff member will walk you to Devaney.

    Tunnel Walk8:45 PM

    Memorial Stadium

    New Student Enrollment

    The Tunnel Walk is not just for the Husker football team! All new students will get to have their own game day experience as they walk the tunnels of Memorial Stadium and run out onto the field. The incoming class will partake in creating the Nebraska "N" in Memorial Stadium following the Tunnel Walk. Lining up outside of Gate 15 will begin at 8:15 PM.

    HuskerMania Tie Dye9:15 PM - 11:30 PM

    Mabel Lee Hall Playfields

    Campus Recreation

    Following the annual Tunnel Walk make your way to Mabel Lee Play fields and check out all the great experiences that Campus Recreation has to offer. Free food, vendors, games, prizes, and of course your own one of a kind HuskerMania Tie Dye t-shirt await.

  • Thursday, August 24, 2017

    Veterans' Town Hall Meeting

    On Thursday, August 24 at 6:30 pm -  Senior leadership and subject-matter experts from the local VA health system will be present to improve communication with and hear directly from veterans and their families at a Veterans' Town Hall at  Gianna's Java and Gelato, 2241 O Street, Lincoln, Neb.

    The Nebraska Veterans Resource Committee will provide a special presentation.

  • Saturday, August 26, 2017

    New Student Fall Welcome

    Calling all New incoming UNL Student Veterans (veterans, active duty, national guard, reserves & military dependents) to attend a fall welcome event that will provide an opportunity to meet other student veterans, staff, faculty and learn about many different academic resources on campus.  The Student Veteran Organization will provide a presenation, along with tours of Memorial Stadium.

    If you are interested in attending, contact: