Spring Welcome Week

Spring Welcome Week

Whether you hail from near or far, we’re here to help you transition to life as a University of Nebraska–Lincoln student.

Spring 2020 Welcome Week includes an exciting week of events designed to help all new undergraduate students become better acquainted with the University campus and city of Lincoln while connecting with other Nebraska students. All new domestic and international undergraduate students are welcome and encouraged to participate in Spring Welcome Week.

Spring 2020 Schedule

Tuesday, January 7—Saturday, January 11

Note: All activities are open to domestic and international students. All activities are optional for all students except International Orientation, which is a required event for new international undergraduate students on January 10 and 11. In addition to the various social activities throughout the week, new domestic students are invited to attend the Domestic Student Welcome Program on Saturday, January 11. Activities are open to all new undergraduate students and their family members/guests.

Tuesday, January 7
Time Activity Cost Location Intended Audience
All day Airport Welcome at LNK Free Lincoln (LNK) Municipal Airport International Students
6–7 p.m. Dinner in the Historic Haymarket Bring $10-15 for food Meet at Selleck Quadrangle International and Domestic Students
Wednesday, January 8
Time Activity Cost Location Intended Audience
All Day Airport Welcome at LNK Free Lincoln (LNK) Municipal Airport International Students
12–1 p.m. Lunch Downtown Bring $10 for food Meet at Selleck Quadrangle International and Domestic Students
3:30–5 p.m. Nebraska State Capitol Tour Free Meet at Selleck Quadrangle International and Domestic Students
6–7 p.m. Dinner in the Historic Haymarket Bring $10-15 for food Meet at Selleck Quadrangle International and Domestic Students
Thursday, January 9
Time Activity Cost Location Intended Audience
All Day Airport Welcome at LNK Free Lincoln (LNK) Municipal Airport International Students
12–1 p.m. Lunch downtown Bring $10 for food Meet at Selleck Quadrangle International and Domestic Students
1:30–3 p.m. Outdoor Ice Skating Free Meet at Selleck Quadrangle International and Domestic Students
6–7 p.m. Dinner in the Historic Haymarket Bring $10-15 for food Meet at Selleck Quadrangle International and Domestic Students
7 p.m. Movie at the Grand Cinema Bring $6 (plus $.44 for tax) and NCard. Tickets are $11 plus tax without NCard. Meet at Selleck Quadrangle International and Domestic Students
Friday, January 10
Time Activity Cost Location Intended Audience
9 a.m.–12 p.m. English Language Test (ELT) for Intensive English Program (IEP) students only Free TBD International Students in IEP Program
10 a.m.–4 p.m. Undergraduate International Student Orientation Session 1 (Required) Free Nebraska Union (1400 R Street) International Students
10 a.m.–4 p.m. International Parent and Guest Orientation session 1 (optional; conducted in English) Free Nebraska Union (1400 R Street) Parents/Guests of International Students
4 p.m. Multilingual campus tour Free Meet at orientation check-in area, Nebraska Union International Students
6 p.m. Shuttle to Target Store Free Meet inside Nebraska Union on R Street Side, near the Crib International and Domestic Students
Saturday, January 11
Time Activity Cost Location Intended Audience
9:30 a.m. Connections Fair Free 2nd Floor, Nebraska Union (1400 R Street) International and Domestic Students
10 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Undergraduate International Orientation Session 2 (Required) Free Nebraska Union (1400 R Street) International Students
10:45 a.m.–1 p.m. Domestic Student Welcome Program (optional program open to all new domestic students) Free (includes lunch) 2nd Floor, Nebraska Union (1400 R Street) Domestic Students
3:30 p.m. Downtown Walking Tour Free Meet at Nebraska Union, 2nd Floor International and Domestic Students
7 p.m. Welcome Party (karaoke, dancing, free pizza, board games) Free 1st Floor, Nebraska Union (1400 R Street) International and Domestic Students