Special Events

Students standing on the court of the Devaney center in front of a large audience

The Office of New Student Enrollment (NSE) coordinates programs for new students and families to become familiar with the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and Husker life.

  • Power Up Weekend

    June 21–23, 2024

    Power Up Weekend is an optional extended orientation experience where you can stay in the residence halls, participate in activities and meet new Huskers.

    A group of students standing outside listening to an orientation leader speak
  • Big Red Welcome Street Festival

    August 25, 2024

    At the Street Festival, hundreds of student organizations, sports clubs, non-profits and local businesses host booths to welcome you to campus with freebies, food and opportunities to get connected.

    Ariel view of the Big Red Welcome Street Festival
  • International Welcome Week

    August 18–25, 2024

    International Welcome Week is a week-long series of events dedicated to international students to help transition to life in Nebraska, including walking tours and a welcome party.

    A group of international students posing for a photo on the field of Memorial Stadium