Orientation Resources for Students and Their Families
Browse through the sections below to view presentations and slides featured at on-campus orientation sessions.
To help new students and their families/guardians become familiar with all Nebraska has to offer, we've compiled every session presented during on-campus orientation for you to review or explore further. Toggle the section tabs to select the areas and sessions you'd like to watch or view.
- Campus Life
- Fraternity & Sorority Life
- Special Programs
- Student Involvement
- Student Resources
How Students Can Be an #ActiveHuskerCampus 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!
Activities | Intramural Sports | Club Sports
Campus SafetyUniversity 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.
Safety at UNL | UNL Alerts
Internship & Study Opportunities AbroadGlobal 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.
Programs & Application | Funding | Parents Supporting Students Abroad
Life as a Commuter StudentNew Student Enrollment
Lincoln for Out-of-State StudentsNew Student Enrollment
Learn about common challenges and concerns and get familiar with resources and organizations that support students from outside Nebraska. Hear from an out-of-state orientation leader about how they made campus home.
Move-In Info | Clubs and Organizations | Omalink Shuttle
Parking & Bus Services for StudentsParking & 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.
Student Parking Permit Guide | Parking Maps | Bus Rider's Guide
Learn about degrees, opportunities, advising and support in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.
Learn about degrees, opportunities, advising and support in the College of Architecture.
Learn about degrees, opportunities, advising and support in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Learn about degrees, opportunities, advising and support in the College of Business.
Learn about degrees, opportunities, advising and support in the College of Education and Human Sciences.
Learn about degrees, opportunities, advising and support in the College of Engineering.
Learn about degrees, opportunities, advising and support in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts.
Learn about degrees, opportunities, advising and support in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications.
Learn about degrees, opportunities, advising and support in the College of Public Affairs and Community Service.
First-Year Fraternity LivingFraternity & 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.
Interfraternity Council (IFC) | Approved Chapter Houses
Joining a Culturally-Based OrganizationFraternity & 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.
Multicultural Greek Council | National Pan-Hellenic Council | How to Join
Joining a Panhellenic SororityFraternity & 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.
Panhellenic Sororities | How to Join
Joining an IFC FraternityFraternity & 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.
IFC Fraternities | How to Join
Learn about eligibility, opportunities and expectations for Air Force ROTC.
Center for Academic Success & Transition (CAST) Power Program supports students who qualify for Nebraska Promise.
Learn about eligibility, opportunities and expectations for the Emerging Leaders Program, which supports recipients of the Nebraska Emerging Leaders Scholarship. .
Nebraska's First Husker Program is designed to offer first-generation students the support and guidance they need to succeed their first semester and beyond.
Learn about eligibility, opportunities and expectations for Navy ROTC.
Peer Connections at Nebraska offers first-year students the opportunity to get connected on campus and interact with peers.
The Peter Kiewit Foundation Engineering Academy seeks to recruit and retain students committed to supporting and advancing women in engineering in the state of Nebraska, providing students who have financial need with the resources and support to pursue careers in engineering, computing and construction.
About | Eligibility | Scholarship Benefits
Finding Community at the Multicultural CenterOffice 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.
Student Success Programs | Events
Getting Involved With Clubs & Volunteer OpportunitiesStudent 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.
Clubs and Organizations | Events
Academic SuccessCenter 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.
Academic Coaching | Success Workshops | Free Tutoring
First-Generation Student SupportCenter 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.
First Husker Program | OASIS Student Success Programs
Paying for CollegeHusker Hub
Jobs, Internships, Careers & the New Career Development Tuition ChallengeCareer Services
What sets students up for career success? Learn about gaining experience through campus jobs and more, especially internships; connecting with employers; finding local/national/international opportunities; developing search skills with Career Coaches and winning through the Career Development Tuition Challenge!
Jobs and Internships | Handshake
Mental Health Support & Disability Services at UNLCAPS & SSD
On-Campus BankingUnion 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.
Student Bank Account | Parent Info
Support & Services at the University Health CenterUniversity 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.
Services | Student Insurance | New Student Health Requirement