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6 Week Calendar of Events

08/18/16

All Learning Communities Welcome Event7:00 PM

Mabel Lee Fields

Learning Communities

08/19/16

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.

CASNR Luau11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Nebraska East Union, 3rd Floor

CASNR Dean's Office

College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources invites all CASNR first year students and their families to join us for a Luau on East Campus!

Transfer Student Welcome4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Hall Learning Commons-Love Library North

Transfer Students (FYETP)

New Student Convocation4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Devaney Center

Academic Affairs

Join your fellow Huskers at New Student Convocation where administrators, faculty and staff will formally welcome you to UNL.

Tunnel Walk8:30 PM - 9:00 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.

Pep Rally8:45 PM

Memorial Stadium

Husker Athletics

Following the Tunnel Walk, new freshmen will be treated to a pep rally by current student athletes.

08/20/16

Party at the Union9:30 PM - 12:00 AM

Nebraska Union

Student Involvement

Free
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Pancake Feed11:59 PM - 1:30 AM

Nebraska Union Plaza

Student Involvement

A free pancake breakfast served by the staff from Student Affairs. DJ and other fun events will also be taking place on the Plaza. You don't want to miss this event!

08/22/16

Class Schedule Tours8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Union Plaza, Oldfather Hall, 14 & Vine

New Student Enrollment

Questions about where your classes are? Let UNL staff help you find your way! Stop by the various UNL Guides tents on campus and ask for help!

08/23/16

Class Schedule Tours8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Union Plaza, Oldfather Hall, 14 & Vine

New Student Enrollment

Questions about where your classes are? Let UNL staff help you find your way! Stop by the various UNL Guides tents on campus and ask for help!

08/25/16

East Campus Welcome4:30 PM

North side Nebraska East Union

East Campus Programs

FREE

Meet and Greet5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Wick Alumni Center

Scarlet Guard

FREE with membership!

LGBTQA+ Welcome Back Picnic5:30 PM

Regency Suite, Nebraska Union

LGBTQA+ Resource Center-Student Involvement

This is a picnic that welcomes students back to campus. This is a time for incoming LGBTQA+ freshmen, returning LGBTQA+ students, and any other students who are interested to come, eat free food, and socialize.

08/26/16

Neon Nights9:30 PM

North side Love Library (Coryell Hall Commons and Green Space)

Campus NightLife

FREE

Downtown 1015:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Tower Square (13th & P)

Lincoln Downtown Association

A free festival welcoming students to downtown with an outdoor concert and giveaways from their favorite downtown businesses.

Downtown 101 is a free concert and introduction to the many businesses downtown. Restaurants, retail, arts, housing, entertainment and more will all be in one place on one night. The event is to encourage students to cross R Street into the heart of downtown and explore all that it has to offer.

Besides a free night of music, each booth at Downtown 101 will be giving away free stuff! There will be free food, coupons, movie tickets, gift cards and plenty of branded swag.

Students can stop by anytime between five and eight PM to get their Downtown Lincoln goodie bag and learn about specials going on this school year straight from the business owners themselves. Booths will have information specific to their business as well fun interactive games.

08/28/16

Big Red Ruckus5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Adele Hall Learning Commons

UNL Libraries and First Year Experience & Transition Programs

New to UNL and looking for something fun to do to kick off the semester? Make some noise with us at the Big Red Ruckus, Sunday, August 28, from 5-7 pm in the Adele Hall Learning Commons! Challenge your friends to a game of Jumbo Jenga or Four Square, test your music knowledge with Name That Tune and grab a free traveling coffee cup. Pick your dream destination, meet famous professors, and enjoy the free pizza! Gift card and prize giveaways will also be happening throughout the night so don’t miss out! Sponsored by UNL Libraries and First Year Experience & Transition Programs.
FREE

08/29/16

Welcome to the College of Education and Human Sciences (CEHS)9:00 AM

Henzlik Hall Lobby

College of Education and Human Sciences

Stop by the CEHS Hub in front of the Pixel Lab for a free t-shirt and snack to kick off the week.

08/30/16

LGBTQA+ Workshop: How to Get Involved on Campus 3. Event Date :11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Green Room, Nebraska Union

LGBTQA+ Resource Center-Student Involvement

Stop by the CEHS Hub in front of the Pixel Lab for a free t-shirt and snack to kick off the week.

08/31/16

1st Pre-OT Club Meeting of the Year7:00 PM

Student Union - Colonial B

Pre-Occupational Therapy Club

Everyone interested in OT is welcome! The dues are $5 for the entire year. It is very educational, as you learn so much information but also participate in some fun volunteer activities!

CEHS Movie Night7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center

College of Education and Human Sciences

Join us for a free movie at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center on City Campus.

First Meeting of the School Year7:30 PM

Food Court A-B

NU Meds

09/01/16

CEHS Free Lunch11:00 AM

CEHS Hub, Barkley Center, Home Economic Building

College of Education and Human Sciences

Come to the CEHS Hub, Barkley Center, or Home Economics Building for free hot dogs and chips along with ice cream from the UNL Dairy Store.

09/02/16

CEHS Gives Back11:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Downtown Chipotle (1317 Q St)

College of Education and Human Sciences

Mention our CEHS fundraiser with you purchase at the downtown Chipotle on Q Street and 50 percent of the proceeds will go to the Lincoln Literacy Program.

09/03/16

Husker Football vs. Fresno State7:00 PM

Memorial Stadium

Nebraska Athletics Department

Student must buy student tickets or obtain guest tickets

09/04/16

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.

09/05/16

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.

09/06/16

LGBTQA+ Workshop: LGBTQA+ 10111:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Green Room, Nebraska Union

LGBTQA+ Resource Center-Student Involvement

09/07/16

Mid-Week Majors Booth11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

CBA North Atrium

Career Services at CBA and CBA Undergraduate Programs Office

Arts and Sciences New Student Fall Kick Off Ice Cream Social3:30 to 5:00 PM

Walkway between Oldfather Hall and Avery Hall

College of Arts and Sciences Academic and Career Advising Center

New students in the College of Arts and Sciences are invited to join us for a welcome back kick off event. Students will receive free Dairy Store ice cream and their official College of Arts and Sciences t-shirt. College advisors, dean's office staff, student ambassadors and advisory board members will be present to visit with new students and welcome you to the college!

09/10/16

Husker Football vs. Wyoming11:00 AM

Memorial Stadium

Nebraska Athletics Department

Student must buy student season tickets or obtain a guest ticket

09/13/16

Husker Dialogues5:30 PM - 7:00 PM And 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Lied Center

Academic Affairs

At Husker Dialogues new students will be placed into small groups and engage in discussions about inclusion and identity and faculty, staff, and upper class students will serve as conversation guides. Husker Dialogues is designed to demonstrate to incoming students that faculty, staff and returning students are committed to practicing and engaging in respectful dialogue.

LGBTQA+ Workshop: Intro to Volunteering11:00 AM - 1:00 PM And 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Green Room, Nebraska Union

LGBTQA+ Resource Center-Student Involvement

The first hour will be how to volunteer on campus, and the second hour will be how to volunteer for the LGBTQA+ Resource Center.

09/15/16

LGBTQA+ Resource Fair12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Colonial Room, Nebraska Union

LGBTQA+ Resource Center-Student Involvement

This is an event that brings together resources from the community and campus that benefit LGBTQA+ students.

09/16/16

Social Justice Workshop10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Colonial Room, Nebraska Union

LGBTQA+ Resource Center-Student Involvement

09/17/16

Husker Football vs. Oregon2:30 PM

Memorial Stadium

Nebraska Athletics Department

Student must buy student season tickets or obtain a guest ticket

09/20/16

LGBTQA+ Workshop: Navigating Lincoln - LGBTQA Friendly Resources11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Green Room, Nebraska Union

LGBTQA+ Resource Center-Student Involvement

09/21/16

QPR: Suicide Prevention Workshop3:30 PM

Heritage Room, Nebraska Union

LGBTQA+ Resource Center-Student Involvement

09/27/16

LGBTQA+ Workshop: Time Management11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Green Room, Nebraska Union

LGBTQA+ Resource Center-Student Involvement

09/29/16

How to Do Drag Workshop6:00 PM

Unity Room, Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center

LGBTQA+ Resource Center-Student Involvement

This is a workshop to give people who are interested in drag an idea of what drag is and give them the foundation of drag basics.

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