International Welcome Week

International Welcome Week

We'll help you transition to the U.S., Lincoln, and the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

International Welcome Week includes an exciting week of events designed to help undergraduate international students become better acquainted with the University campus and city of Lincoln while connecting with other Nebraska students.

Fall 2017 Schedule

Sunday, August 13—Sunday, August 20

Sunday, August 13
Time Event
All day

Airport Welcome at LNK

The International Welcome Team will greet you when you arrive at the Lincoln (LNK) airport.

12:00–1:00 p.m.

Lunch downtown

Bring $10 for food. Meet at Selleck Quadrangle.

4:30–6:00 p.m.

Visit Museums

Visit the University of Nebraska State Museum and Sheldon Museum of Art. Both are free. Meet at Selleck Quadrangle.

6:00–7:00 p.m.

Dinner in the Historic Haymarket

Bring $10–15 for food. Meet at Selleck Quadrangle.

Monday, August 14
Time Event
All day

Airport Welcome at LNK

The International Welcome Team will greet you when you arrive at the Lincoln (LNK) airport.

10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Nebraska State Capitol Tour

Free admission. Meet at Selleck Quadrangle.

12:30–1:30 p.m.

Lunch downtown

Bring $10 for your meal. Meet at Selleck Quadrangle.

3:00–5:00 p.m.

Campus Treasure Hunt

Meet at Selleck Quadrangle.

5:30–6:30 p.m.

Dinner in the Historic Haymarket

Bring $10–15 for food. Meet at Selleck Quadrangle.

6:15–8:00 p.m.

Bike Ride to Ivanna Cone Ice Cream Shop

Meet at Selleck Quadrangle.

Tuesday, August 15
Time Event
All day

Airport Welcome at LNK

The International Welcome Team will greet you when you arrive at the Lincoln (LNK) airport.

12:00–1:00 p.m.

Lunch downtown

Bring $10 for your meal. Meet at Selleck Quadrangle.

1:45–3:00 p.m.

Tour of Memorial Stadium

Memorial Stadium is one of the largest American football stadiums in the U.S. Free admission. Meet at Selleck Quadrangle.

6:00–7:00 p.m.

Welcome dinner

For University Housing residents. Meet at Selleck Quadrangle.

6:00–7:00 p.m.

Dinner in the Historic Haymarket

For students living off campus. Bring $10–15. Meet at New Student Enrollment Office (312 North 14th Street).

8:00 p.m. (approximate)

Movie at the Grand Cinema

Bring $5 for the movie. Meet at Selleck Quadrangle.

Wednesday, August 16
Time Event
8:00–11:30 a.m.

English Language Test (ELT)

For Intensive English Program (IEP) students only and will take place at Jorgensen Hall 110.

9:45 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Undergraduate International Orientation Session 1

This session is required and will take place at the Nebraska Union (1400 R Street).

6:30–10:00 p.m.

International Welcome Party

Meet at Selleck Quadrangle.

Thursday, August 17
Time Event
10:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Undergraduate International Orientation Session 2

This session is required and will take place at the Nebraska Union (1400 R Street).

3:00–4:00 p.m.

Ice Cream on East Campus

Meet at the Nebraska Union (1400 R Street).

6:00–7:00 p.m.

Welcome Picnic

This event will take place on the green space outside Selleck Quadrangle.

7:15 p.m.

Shuttle to Target store

Meet on the “R street” side of the Nebraska Union (south side).

Friday, August 18
Time Event
10:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Undergraduate International Orientation Session 3

This session is required and will take place at the Nebraska Union (1400 R Street).

4:30–5:30 p.m.

Freshmen Convocation

This is the official university welcome for first-year students and takes place at the Devaney Center.

8:15–9:00 p.m.

Tunnel Walk

Walk onto the field at Memorial Stadium.

After Tunnel Walk

Husker Mania

Free event at the Campus Recreation Center.

Saturday, August 19
Time Event
10:00 a.m.

Haymarket Farmer’s Market

Meet at Selleck Quadrangle.

2:30–3:15 p.m.

“How to Get an On-Campus Job” info session

This session is optional. Location to be determined.

9:00 p.m.–12:00 a.m.

Party at the Union

This event takes place at the Nebraska Union (1400 R Street).

Sunday, August 20
Time Event
11:00–11:45 a.m.

“Driving in the U.S.” info session

This session is optional. Location to be determined.

6:30–8:30 p.m.

Street Fair

This event takes place at the Stadium Loop.

Saturday, August 26
Time Event
10:00 a.m.

Trip to Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo

Bring $5. Register at Selleck Quadrangle.

2:00–5:00 p.m.

Chinese student welcome hosted by CSSA

This event takes place in the Nebraska Union Auditorium.

Sunday, August 27
Time Event
3:00 p.m.

International Sports Day

This event will take place on the Green Space outside Selleck Quadrangle.