Big Red Welcome

A Week of Welcome For New Students

New and returning students are invited to kick off the academic year by attending Big Red Welcome events. There will be weeks of FREE events for you to attend. There's bound to be something for EVERYONE!

Some of the events include:

  • New Student Welcome
  • Tunnel Walk
  • HuskerMania at Campus Recreation
  • Party at the Union
  • College Welcome Programs
  • Street Festival presented by Nebraska Army National Guard
  • Wellness Fair

Information & Registration

Street Festival presented by Nebraska Army National Guard Booth Info & Registration

Space is available in 12'x12' blocks (you may purchase up to 3 booth spaces). We provide one 8'x30" table and 2 chairs per booth space. We WILL NOT provide dividers, backdrops or table coverings.

This is an outside event, so there will be limited electrical hookups available.

Set up is from 3:30–6 p.m.

Register A Booth

Deadline is on or before August 9: $25 late fee is applied to registrations received after the deadline.

Businesses $500
Non-profit organizations $250
University departments $50
Recognized Student Organizations $20
Booth Registration Info
Department & Office Event Registration

Registering Your Big Red Welcome Event

For Departments and offices across campus: Big Red Welcome will provide you with a variety of opportunities to connect with students. Submit your event details to the UNL Events calendar and click 'Consider for main UNL Calendar.' All UNL staff/students will have access to this.

Register Your Event