Pre-Arrival Preparations

To ensure nothing gets overlooked, we've translated the lists of what you'll need before you arrive, and the steps you need to take to start your first class.

Be Prepared For Your Arrival

Attending Orientation

Spring Semester Campus Arrival Date: NO later than Thursday, January 8, 2015

International Orientation Weekend is a mandatory event for all new international students.

What to expect from International Orientation

  • Learn about the requirements for your college
  • Prepare yourself for living and studying in Lincoln
  • Meet with an academic adviser and register for classes (bring your Advising Inventory with you)
  • Opportunities to learn more about campus resources
  • Learn about issues related to success at UNL
  • Meet your fellow students
  • We also understand you may be tired from traveling so we will allow you time to rest as well

Getting to Campus

We have two airport options for you to fly into:

Shuttle Service

We partner with OMALiNK airport shuttle service. 

OMALink will pick you up at either airport and bring you to your Lincoln destination. 

Reserve a Shuttle:

You must use a promo code to get the following pricing:

  • Lincoln Airport- Promo Code 9251 ($11/one way)
  • Omaha Airport- Promo Code 9632 ($45/one way)

Pricing for zip codes: 68501, 68503, 68508, 68510, 68521 ($10 fee applies to zip codes outside this area.)

International Welcome Week Schedule

Fall Schedule Details
Day & Time Event Location
Friday, January 9
8:00 am-12:30 pm
English Placement Exam (IEP only) TBD
12:50–5:00 pm Welcome Reception, Essentials Fair, and Academic Triage Centennial Room – Nebraska Union
Saturday, January, 10
9:00 am–1:00 pm
Academic Success, Campus Tour, & International Activities Fair Auditorium - Nebraska Union
Sunday, January, 11
12:00–4:00 pm
Shuttle to Walmart / Target Arriving and departing from the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center