Diversity Open House

Friday, April 7, 2017, 8:30 a.m.

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You are invited to join us for the Diversity Open House, a campus visit opportunity where you can learn more about the admissions process, requirements and deadlines, and get a preview of campus life.

Hosted by the Office of Admissions and Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services (OASIS), come experience how you can find your fit at NEBRASKA. There is community of support here for all students—no matter your identity or ethnic background. See how our faculty and staff will help you seek your success. Learn how you can find a find a home away from home at NEBRASKA.

Best of all, by attending, you’ll be eligible for an Emerging Leaders Scholarship worth $8,000 over four years.

Space for this event is limited. Please register by March 31, 2017.

Cost: $10/person

If you have any questions about this event, please contact the Visitor's Center at 402.472.4887.

OASIS and Gaughan Multicultural Center:

OASIS enhances student success by promoting academic excellence, diversity awareness, and social engagement. OASIS strives to transform the lives of students through culturally sensitive academic support and retention services. Together with the Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center, they provide a home away from home for underrepresented students, while welcoming all University students, faculty, staff, alumni, and guests.

Learn more about OASIS

Sample Schedule

Time Activity
8:30 a.m.

Check-in Begins

Check in at the University Bookstore in the Nebraska Union.

9:00 a.m.

Welcome Session: You Belong Here

Get a “big picture” introduction to the University of Nebraska. You’ll hear from the Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services and gain a better understanding of diversity and leadership opportunities at NEBRASKA.

9:35 a.m.

Academic Session 1

Choose from a variety of academic disciplines and learn more about your fields of interest in these break-out sessions, hosted by our academic colleges and departments.

10:05 a.m.

Academic Session 2

Choose from a variety of academic disciplines and learn more about your fields of interest in these break-out sessions, hosted by our academic colleges and departments.

10:35 a.m.

Campus Tour

Experience what life is like as a student at NEBRASKA. We'll walk the tour, so we recommend wearing comfortable shoes.

11:45 a.m.

Lunch and Residence Hall Tour

Enjoy lunch in one of our on-campus dining halls—the cost will be covered in your $10 registration fee. Following lunch, visit one of NEBRASKA’s traditional style residence halls and see for yourself where you could be living.

12:45 p.m.

Student Engagement Session 1

Every college experience includes time spent outside of the classroom. We encourage students at NEBRASKA to live out their passions. During these engaging and interactive sessions, learn more about: Student government, Greek life, Intramural sports, Clubs/Organizations, Honors Programs, and more.

1:15 p.m.

Student Engagement Session 2

Every college experience includes time spent outside of the classroom. We encourage students at NEBRASKA to live out their passions. During these engaging and interactive sessions, learn more about: Student government, Greek life, Intramural sports, Clubs/Organizations, Honors Programs, and more.

1:45 p.m.

Browsing Fair

Hosted by the Office of Admissions and OASIS (The Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services). Meet faculty and students from all academic colleges represented at NEBRASKA. Admissions staff are also available to help you navigate through the admissions process while addressing any other questions you may have.

Parking & Check-in

No need to pay for parking—we’ll validate before you leave.