Power Up Weekend

Power Up Weekend

June 23–25, 2023

Power Up is an optional extended Orientation experience for incoming first-year students. Throughout the weekend, you will stay on campus in the residence halls, participate in fun activities and build a support network central to your success as a new Husker.

At Power Up, you will:

  • Meet incoming first-year students and Nebraska student leaders.
  • Spend two nights in a residence hall and eat at campus dining facilities.
  • Experience student life and engage in fun, informative campus activities.
  • Learn Husker traditions.

Registration Instructions

  • 1 Log in to MyRED to register starting April 25, 2023.
  • 2 Use the "Admissions" drop-down menu in the top navigation, select "Undergraduate" and click on "Power Up Weekend reservations" (under the "Prepare for New Student Enrollment" section). Complete the online registration form.
  • 3 Pay the $210 fee via credit card or check. There are a limited number of $90 scholarships for Pell Grant-eligible students. Upon registration, the system will verify if you qualify for the Power Up Weekend scholarship and automatically award the scholarship.
  • 4 Complete the required waiver forms. (If you are under the age of 19, you will need a parent/guardian to complete the forms with you and submit the forms using the email address they provided to the university.)
  • 5 Register for Online Orientation or In-Person Orientation starting May 2. Power Up students are encouraged to register to attend In-Person Orientation on June 23.
  • In order to comply with program guidelines, Power Up participants are expected to be enrolled in fall-semester classes prior to June 23. Learn more about course enrollment.
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Note: If you decide to cancel your Power Up Weekend reservation, we must receive the cancellation notice by June 9, 2023 to refund the Power Up Weekend fee.

Questions? Please contact New Student Enrollment at nse@unl.edu.