First Husker

First Husker Workshop

November 19

The application process for college can feel overwhelming, but the First Husker Workshop is designed to relieve some of that stress. During this virtual event, you'll have the chance to explore your next steps to Nebraska with the guidance of admissions staff, including applying if you have not already. After the welcome session, you'll be able to attend sessions that will prepare you for success with information on academics, support and resources available to you at Nebraska.

By attending this event, you’ll be considered for the Emerging Leaders tuition scholarship worth $2,000 per year ($8,000 total), if requirements are met.

Students who attend this event, and complete an application, will have the $45 application fee waived.

We'll bring you the sessions listed below live via Zoom (if you haven't used Zoom before, click to download Zoom for your computer or mobile device).

How to Join a Session

On the event day, Zoom rooms will open 10 minutes before each session starts. To join a session, simply click the red button below the session's description and enter the Zoom password we sent you by email.


10–11 a.m.

Welcome & Apply to Nebraska (Join this session if you have not yet applied.)

During this time students will receive a welcome and begin their application to Nebraska.

Session Available November 19

Welcome & Next Steps to Nebraska (Join this session if you have already applied.)

During this time students will receive a welcome and learn their Next Steps to enrolling at Nebraska.

Session Available November 19
11–11:30 a.m.

FAFSA Information Session

A representative will guide students through the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) application with all students.

Session Available November 19
11:30 a.m.–12 p.m.

Lunch Break

Use this break to refresh and enjoy your lunch.

12–12:30 p.m.

Exploring Academics

Attend the college session of your choice to learn more about your major interest.

Session Available November 19
12:30–1 p.m.

Center for Academic Success & Transition (CAST) Session

Hear from the CAST team about the resources they have available to support you during your transition to college.

Session Available November 19
1:30–2 p.m.

Student Success Sessions

You can decide to attend various sessions during this time. Hear from Office of Academic Success and Intracultural Services (OASIS) and a first-generation student panel, learn more about scholarships or participate in a self-empowerment session.

Session Available November 19