New Student Enrollment

New Student Enrollment

The Office of New Student Enrollment (NSE) helps new first-year, transfer and international undergraduate students prepare for life as a Husker through academic advising, course enrollment, orientation and welcome week events.

An orientation leader walking across the street followed by a large group of students
An orientation leader taking a group of students on a tour of the UNL campus


Prepares you for college at Nebraska by introducing you to peers and university resources that will help you succeed.

Learn More About Orientation
An academic advisor sitting with two students


An appointment with an academic advisor to plan and enroll in first-semester courses.

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New Student Events

  • Power Up Weekend

    June 21–23, 2024

    Power Up Weekend is an optional extended orientation experience where you can stay in the residence halls, participate in activities and meet new Huskers.

    A group of students standing outside listening to an orientation leader speak
  • Big Red Welcome Street Festival

    August 25, 2024

    At the Street Festival, hundreds of student organizations, sports clubs and local businesses host booths to welcome you to campus with freebies, food and opportunities to get connected.

    Ariel view of the Big Red Welcome Street Festival
  • International Welcome Week

    August 18–25, 2024

    International Welcome Week is a week-long series of events dedicated to international students to help transition to life in Nebraska, including walking tours and a welcome party.

    A group of international students posing for a photo on the field of Memorial Stadium