Orientation Resources

A group of students cheering loudly in the rec center

As you prepare to attend the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, we want to provide you with the resources you'll need to succeed as a Husker.

Upcoming Webinars

Join us for one of our upcoming webinars to learn more about your next steps to Nebraska. Sessions will be hosted via Zoom. Pre-event registration is recommended but not necessary.

  1. Husker Home: Move In

    Time
    7–8 p.m. CDT
    Hosted By
    Student Affairs
    Audience
    High School Seniors, Parents/Guardians

    Learn more about the upcoming move-in process and how you can prepare for a smooth transition to Husker life.

  2. Husker Home: Move In

    Time
    7–8 p.m. CDT
    Hosted By
    Student Affairs
    Audience
    High School Seniors, Parents/Guardians

    Learn more about the upcoming move-in process and how you can prepare for a smooth transition to Husker life.

Orientation Presentations

To become familiar with all the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has to offer, we've compiled a list of the sessions presented during First-Year In-Person Orientation for you to review or explore further.

How Students Can Be an #ActiveHusker

Presented by: Campus Recreation

Offering three locations and countless opportunities, come learn about the experiences Campus Recreation has to offer! Staying active at the gym, adventure trips, sports clubs, intramurals and employment opportunities are all ways Campus Recreation could become a part of a student's story!

Husker Home

Presented by: University Housing

Learn about living on campus. This session includes info about University Housing processes, timelines, meal plans, move-in dates, life in the halls and more.

Internship & Study Opportunities Abroad

Presented by: Global Experiences

With programs in over 70 countries, students can enhance their academic experience by participating in study, internship, research or service-learning abroad. Learn about how students can find the perfect fit for their academic, personal and professional goals, as well as their budget.

Life as a Commuter Student

Presented by: New Student Enrollment

Learn about how to navigate and connect on campus as a commuter through info on parking, transportation, involvement opportunities and more.

Lincoln for Out-of-State Students

Presented by: New Student Enrollment

Learn about resources, organizations and logistics (like packing or bringing a car) that will help your student in their transition to Lincoln. Hear from an out-of-state orientation leader about how they made Nebraska home.

Parking & Bus Services for Students

Presented by: Parking & Transit

Learn about parking procedures, permits, bike share and bus routes in Lincoln. Students have permit options for various on-campus lots at different price points, and they can use city and intercampus bus routes to get around town without a car.

University Police and Student Safety

Presented by: University Police

Nebraska is one of the safest college campuses in the country. Learn about campus resources and safety procedures, the role of university police and safety tips for students to remember while on and off campus.

Related Links:  Safety at UNL| UNL Alerts

College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources

Presented by: CASNR Academic Advising

Learn about degrees, opportunities, advising and support in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.

Related Links:  casnr.unl.edu

College of Architecture

Presented by: CoA Academic Advising

Learn about degrees, opportunities, advising and support in the College of Architecture.

Related Links:  architecture.unl.edu

College of Arts and Sciences

Presented by: CAS Academic Advising

Learn about degrees, opportunities, advising and support in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Related Links:  cas.unl.edu

College of Business

Presented by: CoB Academic Advising

Learn about degrees, opportunities, advising and support in the College of Business.

Related Links:  business.unl.edu

College of Education and Human Sciences

Presented by: CEHS Academic Advising

Learn about degrees, opportunities, advising and support in the College of Education and Human Sciences.

Related Links:  cehs.unl.edu

College of Engineering

Presented by: CoE Academic Advising

Learn about degrees, opportunities, advising and support in the College of Engineering.

Related Links:  engineering.unl.edu

College of Journalism and Mass Communications

Presented by: CoJMC Academic Advising

Learn about degrees, opportunities, advising and support in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications.

Related Links:  journalism.unl.edu

College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Presented by: SCCJ Academic Advising

Learn about degrees, opportunities, advising and support in the College of Public Affairs and Community Service.

Related Links:  Criminal Justice

Explore Center

Presented by: Explore Center

Learn about program tracks, opportunities, advising and support in the Explore Center.

Related Links:  explorecenter.unl.edu

Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts

Presented by: FPA Academic Advising

Learn about degrees, opportunities, advising and support in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts.

Related Links:  arts.unl.edu

Fraternity Living

Presented by: Fraternity & Sorority Life

Learn more about fraternity move-in dates and processes, timelines, University Housing contract cancellations and other important details about living in a fraternity chapter.

Joining a Culturally Based Greek Organization

Presented by: Fraternity & Sorority Life

Culturally based fraternal organizations create a home away from home for multicultural students through focus on service, servant-leadership, brother/sisterhood and scholarship. Learn about membership and how students can find life-long friends and support in this community.

Joining a Panhellenic Sorority

Presented by: Fraternity & Sorority Life

Discover how membership in a Panhellenic sorority enriches the student college experience, as well as what to expect during August recruitment and what role parents/families can play in supporting their student throughout the process.

Joining an IFC Fraternity

Presented by: Fraternity & Sorority Life

Discover how membership in an Interfraternity Council (IFC) chapter enriches students' college experience, as well as what to expect during fraternity summer recruitment and what role parents/family can play in supporting students throughout the process.

Air & Space Force Officer Training

Presented by: Air Force ROTC

Learn about eligibility, opportunities and expectations for Air Force ROTC.

Army ROTC: Military Science Department

Presented by: Army ROTC

Learn about eligibility, opportunities and expectations for Army ROTC.

Related Links:  How to Join

Emerging Leaders

Presented by: Center for Academic Success & Transition

Learn about eligibility, opportunities, and expectations for Emerging Leaders.

Honors Program

Presented by: University Honors

Learn about eligibility, opportunities and expectations for the Honors Program.

Learning Communities

Presented by: Learning Communities

Learn about eligibility, opportunities and expectations for Learning Communities.

Military-Affiliated Programs

Presented by: Military & Veteran Success Center

Learn about eligibility, opportunities and expectations for students who are veterans, Active Duty, Guard, Reserve or military dependents.

Navy ROTC: Naval Science

Presented by: Navy ROTC

Learn about eligibility, opportunities and expectations for Navy ROTC.

Nebraska Achievement

Presented by: OASIS

Learn about eligibility, opportunities, and expectations for Nebraksa Achievement.

POWER

Presented by: Center for Academic Success and Transition

Learn about eligibility, opportunities, and expectations for POWER.

William H. Thompson Scholars Learning Community

Presented by: William H. Thompson Scholars

This is a Learning Community for recipients of the Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation Scholarship.

Related Links:  About

ENGAGE Beyond the Classroom

Presented by: Student Leadership, Involvement & Community Engagement

Learn how involvement can provide students with opportunities for personal and professional development. Hear about how students can get connected to campus organizations, leadership resources, volunteer opportunities and programs that match their interests and needs.

Related Links:  NvolveU| Events

Finding Community at the Multicultural Center

Presented by: Office of Academic Success & Intercultural Services (OASIS)

Learn about how students from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds can get connected and find a sense of belonging on campus through the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center, OASIS and various multicultural student organizations.

Academic Success

Presented by: Center for Academic Success & Transition

Learn about the academic transition from high school to college, time management strategies and on-campus resources that help students succeed in college coursework.

Campus Jobs and Career Support at UNL

Presented by: Career Services

Learn about what sets a student up for career success, gaining experience through campus jobs and more. Connect with Career Coaches about internships, connecting with employers, finding local/national/international opportunities and developing search skills.

First-Generation Student Support

Presented by: Center for Academic Success & Transition

A first-generation student is a student whose parents/guardians have not earned a 4-year degree. Learn why being a first-gen student matters and hear about programs on campus designed to help first-generation students get connected and transition to college life.

Related Links:  First Husker Program

Husker Hub Explains: Paying for College

Presented by: Husker Hub

Learn about the top 5 things students and parents need to know right now about financial aid, scholarships and paying the student bill.

Mental Health Support & Disability Services at UNL

Presented by: Counseling & Psychological Services

Presented by: Services for Students with Disabilities

Learn about on-campus services and resources that promote accessibility and support students' emotional, mental and academic well-being.

On-Campus Banking at Union Bank & Trust

Presented by: Union Bank & Trust

Learn about how banking on campus can alleviate financial stress for students. Hear about free services, easy ways to transfer money and tips for students. UBT is the official bank on campus.

Support & Services at the University Health Center

Presented by: University Health Center

Learn how students access care at the health center including the medical, dental and pharmacy services provided; cost of services, including those covered by student fees and practical ways students can prepare.