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As it has done throughout the pandemic, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln continues to follow the most recent guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department.

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department has issued a directed health measure requiring face masks in all indoor spaces. Face masks are required in all indoor spaces on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln campus in accordance with the measure. This policy will remain in effect for the duration of the county’s directed health measure, which currently extends to September 30.

Big Red Experience

Half Day | Open House

The Big Red Experience is an open house visit with morning and afternoon options designed to help you experience the best of Nebraska while exploring your future academic path. You’ll tour campus, attend an academic session of your choice, discuss how to prepare for Nebraska and more.

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Husker Weekdays

Individual Visit | Half Day | Most Weekdays

Experience Nebraska in person during a Husker Weekday visit. Get more info on admission requirements, academics, student life and value at Nebraska. You and your guests will tour campus with a current student as your guide. Space is limited.

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Husker Saturdays

Open House | Select Saturdays

Husker Saturdays is an open house visit designed to help you experience the best of Nebraska in a short amount time while giving you a convenient weekend option. During your visit, you’ll tour campus with a current Nebraska student as your guide, explore your academic interests, learn more about student involvement opportunities and discuss your next steps to Nebraska.

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Nebraska Info Sessions

All sessions are offered on a recurring basis every week.

Learn more about how Nebraska can help you move your future forward. Topics include information about your academic area of interest, value at Nebraska, and specific sessions for juniors, seniors and transfer students.

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Request 1-to-1 Appointment

Request an appointment with the Office of Admissions and your academic college.

High School Students

At Nebraska, we believe some of the most meaningful connections are made 1-to-1. Click the button below to request a phone or video appointment with a representative from admissions and your area of academic interest. These virtual 1-to-1 sessions are your opportunity to take the next step toward becoming a Husker! Get registered today to schedule an individual session with your recruitment specialist and request a meeting with your college advisor.

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Transfer Students

At Nebraska, we believe some of the most meaningful connections are made 1-to-1. Click the button below to request a phone or video appointment with a representative from admissions or your area of academic interest or to schedule a 1-to-1 virtual campus tour.

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Large Group Visits

Extracurricular Visit

for Community Groups & Organizations

Inspire student-members of your organization to pursue higher education with a group visit that includes a campus tour, information on academic programs and a look at what life is like at Nebraska.

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Plan Your Trip to Lincoln

Important Locations & Parking

Check this map for important locations on campus, highlighted in red, and the closest parking garages, noted in black. Don't worry about paying for parking—just bring your ticket with you from the Que Place, Market Place, Larson or Haymarket parking garages and we’ll validate it when you check in for your event.

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Husker Preferred Hotels

Husker Preferred Hotels

The Office of Admissions recommends these Husker Preferred Hotels for your stay in Lincoln. The hotels below offer special discounts (*) to Office of Admissions campus visitors. All rates are subject to hotel availability.

**Upon arrival, make sure to show the hotel clerk your campus visit confirmation letter to confirm your special rate.


The Cornhusker, A Marriott Hotel

The Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel

Map - The Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel

We are located in the heart of downtown Lincoln, just four blocks from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln City Campus. If flying into Lincoln, please call for information regarding our complimentary airport shuttle. The University of Nebraska–Lincoln rate includes one self-parking card per guest room.

*University of Nebraska–Lincoln rates start at $99, when available.

thecornhuskerhotel.com (Use "YNL" in the "Corporate/Promo/SET#" special rates field)

The Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel
333 South 13th St.
Lincoln, NE 68508
402-474-7474—ask for the university rate


Graduate Lincoln

Graduate Lincoln

Map - Graduate Lincoln

The smartest place to stay in Lincoln! Located downtown amid the Historic Haymarket, Graduate Lincoln is just a short stroll from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln campus, Memorial Stadium and Pinnacle Bank Arena. Our one-of-a-kind hotel is the perfect spot for visiting students and families (including your furry friend- we’re pet friendly!). Take one of our complimentary bikes to cruise through campus or hop on our shuttle to explore all that downtown Lincoln has to offer. Enjoy a complimentary welcome bag with Graduate swag, a map of the area and information on the University by booking through our special Visitor rate below.

Featured on property: Full service Steakhouse & Bourbon bar, Topgolf Swing Suites, Vintage arcade games, Indoor heated pool and a 24 hour fitness center with a Peloton bike.

Rates from $89 *Use promo code UNIV or click here.

graduatehotels.com/lincoln

Graduate Lincoln
141 North 9th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
402-475-4011


Hyatt Place

Hyatt Place

Map - Hyatt Place Haymarket

Here at Hyatt Place "We Care for People So They Can Be Their Best." Stay with us to truly enjoy what Lincoln has to offer and ensure that you and your family are your best while traveling to the state of "The Good Life." In addition to being within walking distance of the university and Pinnacle Bank Arena, we’re also steps away from dozens of restaurants, shopping, entertainment and much, much more!

You will enjoy our elevated hot breakfast buffet experience, with our farm-to-table charm, as well as a shuttle to/from the Lincoln Airport and the University of Nebraska–Lincoln campuses (prior arrangements requested).

*Book with us online by using the group code 34035.

hyattplacelincoln.com

Hyatt Place Lincoln
600 Q Street
Lincoln, NE 68508
402-742-6007


The New Victorian Suites

The New Victorian Suites

Map - The New Victorian Suites

Welcome to the unbeatable combination of comfort, value and service you will enjoy while staying at the New Victorian Suites in Lincoln, Neb. Our Nebraska-owned hotel includes free parking, free breakfast each morning, an indoor heated pool, fitness room and free wireless internet. We are conveniently located in mid-town Lincoln at 50th and O streets, extremely close to the university’s East Campus and a short drive to City Campus with easy access to any location in Lincoln.

*University of Nebraska–Lincoln rates start at $74.99; use promo code UNL

newvictorianinn.com

The New Victorian Suites
225 N 50th St (50th & O St.)
Lincoln, NE 68504
402-464-4400


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Getting to Lincoln

Getting to Lincoln

Fly

Destination: Lincoln Municipal Airport (LNK)

Destination: Omaha Municipal Airport (OMA)

About 65 miles from campus or around an hour drive. Here are some options for getting from OMA to your visit in Lincoln:

  • Car Rental
  • OMALiNK: Arrange for a shuttle van to pick you up when you arrive at the airport and take you directly to campus. Prices vary.

Train

There is an Amtrak station in downtown Lincoln. It’s about a 1-mile walk to campus, or you can call a Lyft or Uber to pick you up. Visit amtrak.com for booking information.

Drive

When you drive to Lincoln, you’ll have many options for parking near campus. See the nearby garages in the map and don’t worry about the cost—simply bring your parking stub with you to your visit and we’ll validate it for you.

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Experience Lincoln

Experience Lincoln

Getting around Lincoln

  • Rideshare: Lyft and Uber are both active in Lincoln and are typically available within 5-10 minutes of a ride request.
  • Walking: Downtown is very walkable and Lincoln has over 130 miles of trails throughout the city, many of them paved.
  • Bike rental: You can find bike-share units, called BikeLNK, throughout downtown Lincoln. Simply find a kiosk, pay a small fee to check out a bike and explore the city. Learn more at go.unl.edu/bike-lnk.

Things to Do, Places to See

  • A tour of the capitol building is a must-do for history and architecture gurus. Visit capitol.nebraska.gov/visit to plan yours.
  • Sheldon Museum of Art, located right next to City Campus, is a free-admission museum featuring plenty of eye candy and interesting artifacts.
  • Grab lunch and head to the Sunken Gardens for the perfect floral setting.

Shopping

Where to Eat

Downtown Lincoln boasts 105+ restaurants, coffee bars, and dessert vendors. Find everything from Indian dishes to American fast food by visiting go.unl.edu/downtown-dining and using the filters to find the fare you want.

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