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First-Year Dates & Deadlines

First-Year In-State and Out-of-State Fall 2024 Admission

Note: Dates are subject to change.

2024

2024 Important Dates and Deadlines
Date Description
January 12 First-year student Housing Contract and Roommate Finder opens in MyRED for deposited students. For those who pay or defer the enrollment deposit after this date, access is granted within 24 hours after payment or deferral.
February 1
  • Scholarship notification in MyRED for students who applied for admission by Nov. 1. Offers may be viewed in the "Financial Aid" tab in MyRED after 5 p.m. CST.
  • For those who applied for admission after November 1 (and by February 1 if in-state; May 1 if out-of-state), scholarship notifications and updates will be sent out on a rolling basis starting on February 15. Students can view scholarships in the "Financial Aid" tab in MyRED any day after February 15.
  • Deadline All application materials, including the supplemental Scholarship Application, must be submitted by this date to be considered for in-state departmental, leadership and service scholarships. If you applied for admission by November 1 and wish to receive a full comprehensive scholarship notification on February 1, we encourage you to submit the supplemental Scholarship Application well in advance of the February 1 deadline.
February 15 Deadline University Honors Program application.
Late March/April

Financial aid notifications sent to students who submitted the FAFSA Form.

In the first half of March, the U.S. Department of Education will begin sending institutions batches of FAFSA information. Once the information is received, Nebraska is committed to quickly processing aid and notifying students and families to assist in financial planning.
April 1

Priority Deadline Students submitting the housing contract by April 1 will be in room assignment priority group 1.* This provides the best opportunity to be placed in one of your preferred halls.

*Access to the Housing Contract and Roommate Finder is granted in MyRED within 24 hours after payment or deferral of the enrollment deposit.
May 1
  • Deadline Fall application for admission and enrollment deposit. All application materials for out-of-state students must be submitted by this date to be considered for out-of-state scholarships.
  • Priority Deadline Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form.
  • Priority Deadline Students submitting the Housing Contract by May 1 will be in room assignment priority group 2.
May 2 New Student Enrollment (NSE) orientation, advising and course registration processes become available to deposited students.
May 13 Panhellenic (Sorority) Primary Recruitment registration open.
May 19 Interfraternity Council chapters may begin offering bids.
May 22 Room assignment notification for students who submit the Housing Contract on or before May 1. Students who submit the Housing Contract May 2 and beyond will be notified on a weekly basis throughout the remainder of the summer.
May 29-July 11 First-Year In-Person Orientation dates. Course advising and registration late May-July.
July 15 On-campus housing move-in dates and times notification.
August 18-21 On-Campus Housing Move-In.
August 18-24 Panhellenic (Sorority) Move-In and Primary Recruitment is August 18-24.
August 21-25 Big Red Welcome campus events kick off your Husker experience, including a Tunnel Walk, class photo and Street Festival.
August 26 First day of fall courses (projected).

2023 Past Dates and Deadlines

2023 Important Dates and Deadlines
Date Description
August 1 Nebraska's fall 2024 application for admission opens. View admission requirements.
November 1 Priority Deadline Apply for admission by Nov. 1 to be notified of scholarship awards on Feb. 1.
November 15
December File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form to apply for financial aid.