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Campus Visits

Experience Nebraska’s campus, see the tools and resources that will fuel your future, and meet potential co-creators at one of these unique visits.

Red Letter Days

Open House | Full Day | Select Mondays & Fridays

Narrow your interests with an overview of your options at Nebraska—from academic programs and residence hall life to campus communities and financial aid—at this full-day, monthly open house event.

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Husker Weekdays

Individual Visit | Half Day | Most Weekdays

Get all the details on your program of interest at an academic session with a rep from your future college, along with a tour of campus and plenty of detailed info to help you prep for college at this half-day, daily event.

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Saturday Visits

Open House | Half Day | Select Saturdays

If weekdays don’t work, no worries! Pick a Saturday morning to scope out the campus with a student guide and get an overview of how you can succeed at Nebraska.

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Spanish Visit Days

Open House | Half Day | Select Saturdays

If Spanish is your or your family’s primary language, we invite you to sign up to tour campus, hear from Nebraska students with similar backgrounds and learn about financial aid opportunities—all completely in Spanish.

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Large Group Visits

College Access Days

for High School & Middle School Groups

Under the leadership of a school representative, middle and high school students get the tools they need to prepare for college by connecting with faculty, learning about academic and extracurricular opportunities, hearing from current students, and receiving tips on getting into college.

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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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Special Events

Special events connect students with inspirational keynote speakers and specialized info to promote their leadership and success in college.

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Event List

February

Lincoln Husker Welcome

Monday Feb 11, 2019

A reception for high school seniors admitted to Nebraska. Future Huskers can meet UNL alumni and staff. One of many welcomes held around the country.

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Red Letter Day

Friday Feb 15, 2019

Red Letter Days are an opportunity for you to explore college life at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln during your senior or junior year of high school.

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Chicago Husker Welcome

Sunday Feb 17, 2019

A reception for high school seniors admitted to Nebraska. Future Huskers can meet UNL alumni and staff. One of many welcomes held around the country.

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Dallas Husker Welcome

Sunday Feb 17, 2019

A reception for high school seniors admitted to Nebraska. Future Huskers can meet UNL alumni and staff. One of many welcomes held around the country.

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Kansas City Husker Welcome

Sunday Feb 17, 2019

A reception for high school seniors admitted to Nebraska. Future Huskers can meet UNL alumni and staff. One of many welcomes held around the country.

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St. Louis Husker Welcome

Sunday Feb 17, 2019

A reception for high school seniors admitted to Nebraska. Future Huskers can meet UNL alumni and staff. One of many welcomes held around the country.

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Chicago Junior Preview

Sunday Feb 17, 2019

A casual reception for high school juniors where they can meet with UNL alumni and staff and meet other students interested in attending UNL.

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Dallas Junior Preview

Sunday Feb 17, 2019

A casual reception for high school juniors where they can meet with UNL alumni and staff and meet other students interested in attending UNL.

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Kansas City Junior Preview

Sunday Feb 17, 2019

A casual reception for high school juniors where they can meet with UNL alumni and staff and meet other students interested in attending UNL.

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St. Louis Junior Preview

Sunday Feb 17, 2019

A casual reception for high school juniors where they can meet with UNL alumni and staff and meet other students interested in attending UNL.

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Red Letter Day

Monday Feb 18, 2019

Red Letter Days are an opportunity for you to explore college life at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln during your senior or junior year of high school.

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Saturday Visit

Saturday Feb 23, 2019

A free campus visit that includes a campus tour, a session about academics, and an optional lunch on campus.

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Chicago Husker Welcome

Sunday Feb 24, 2019

A reception for high school seniors admitted to Nebraska. Future Huskers can meet UNL alumni and staff. One of many welcomes held around the country.

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Detroit Husker Welcome

Sunday Feb 24, 2019

A reception for high school seniors admitted to Nebraska. Future Huskers can meet UNL alumni and staff. One of many welcomes held around the country.

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Twin Cities Husker Welcome

Sunday Feb 24, 2019

A reception for high school seniors admitted to Nebraska. Future Huskers can meet UNL alumni and staff. One of many welcomes held around the country.

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Chicago Junior Preview

Sunday Feb 24, 2019

A casual reception for high school juniors where they can meet with UNL alumni and staff and meet other students interested in attending UNL.

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Detroit Junior Preview

Sunday Feb 24, 2019

A casual reception for high school juniors where they can meet with UNL alumni and staff and meet other students interested in attending UNL.

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Twin Cities Junior Preview

Sunday Feb 24, 2019

A casual reception for high school juniors where they can meet with UNL alumni and staff and meet other students interested in attending UNL.

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Red Letter Day - Pre Health

Monday Feb 25, 2019

Red Letter Days are an opportunity for you to explore college life at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln during your senior or junior year of high school. The Pre-Health Red Letter Day is designed for students interested in pursuing a program in any health related field.

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Omaha Husker Welcome

Tuesday Feb 26, 2019

A reception for high school seniors admitted to Nebraska. Future Huskers can meet UNL alumni and staff. One of many welcomes held around the country.

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March

Red Letter Day

Friday Mar 1, 2019

Red Letter Days are an opportunity for you to explore college life at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln during your senior or junior year of high school.

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Kansas City Husker Welcome

Sunday Mar 3, 2019

A reception for high school seniors admitted to Nebraska. Future Huskers can meet UNL alumni and staff. One of many welcomes held around the country.

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Los Angeles Husker Welcome

Sunday Mar 3, 2019

A reception for high school seniors admitted to Nebraska. Future Huskers can meet UNL alumni and staff. One of many welcomes held around the country.

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Sioux Falls Husker Welcome

Sunday Mar 3, 2019

A reception for high school seniors admitted to Nebraska. Future Huskers can meet UNL alumni and staff. One of many welcomes held around the country.

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Kansas City Junior Preview

Sunday Mar 3, 2019

A casual reception for high school juniors where they can meet with UNL alumni and staff and meet other students interested in attending UNL.

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Los Angeles Junior Preview

Sunday Mar 3, 2019

A casual reception for high school juniors where they can meet with UNL alumni and staff and meet other students interested in attending UNL.

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Sioux Falls Junior Preview

Sunday Mar 3, 2019

A casual reception for high school juniors where they can meet with UNL alumni and staff and meet other students interested in attending UNL.

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College Access Day - High School

Wednesday Mar 6, 2019

A group visit designed to give high school and junior high school students a hands-on experience of what it's like to be a student at UNL.

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Saturday Visit

Saturday Mar 9, 2019

A free campus visit that includes a campus tour, a session about academics, and an optional lunch on campus.

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Spanish Visit Day

Saturday Mar 9, 2019

A free campus visit that includes a campus tour, a session on academics, and the opportunity to interact with current UNL students. All sessions and tour will be hosted in Spanish.

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Denver Husker Welcome

Sunday Mar 10, 2019

A reception for high school seniors admitted to Nebraska. Future Huskers can meet UNL alumni and staff. One of many welcomes held around the country.

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Twin Cities Husker Welcome

Sunday Mar 10, 2019

A reception for high school seniors admitted to Nebraska. Future Huskers can meet UNL alumni and staff. One of many welcomes held around the country.

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Denver Junior Preview

Sunday Mar 10, 2019

A casual reception for high school juniors where they can meet with UNL alumni and staff and meet other students interested in attending UNL.

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Twin Cities Junior Preview

Sunday Mar 10, 2019

A casual reception for high school juniors where they can meet with UNL alumni and staff and meet other students interested in attending UNL.

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Red Letter Day

Friday Mar 15, 2019

Red Letter Days are an opportunity for you to explore college life at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln during your senior or junior year of high school.

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Black Leadership Symposium - Spring

Tuesday Mar 26, 2019

At the Black Leadership Symposium, students will have the opportunity to attend sessions designed to address community issues and create a plan of action to address these issues. Students will be given tools to lead change and will leave this conference with a plan of action. All sessions will be hosted by current Nebraska faculty, students and community leaders. Attending this event will qualify your student to be considered for the Nebraska Emerging Leaders scholarship, worth $2,000 and renewable for four academic years.

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April

First Generation Symposium

Wednesday Apr 3, 2019

A special event for prospective college students to enhance college access and leadership development.

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Latino Leadership Symposium - Spring

Tuesday Apr 16, 2019

At the Latino Leadership Symposium, students will have the opportunity to attend sessions designed to address community issues and create a plan of action to address these issues. Students will be given tools to lead change and will leave this conference with a plan of action. All sessions will be hosted by current Nebraska faculty, students and community leaders. Attending this event will qualify your student to be considered for the Nebraska Emerging Leaders scholarship, worth $2,000 and renewable for four academic years.

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College Access Day - Middle School

Wednesday Apr 17, 2019

A group visit designed to give high school and junior high school students a hands-on experience of what it's like to be a student at UNL.

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Red Letter Day

Friday Apr 19, 2019

Red Letter Days are an opportunity for you to explore college life at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln during your senior or junior year of high school.

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Red Letter Day

Friday Apr 26, 2019

Red Letter Days are an opportunity for you to explore college life at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln during your senior or junior year of high school.

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Saturday Visit

Saturday Apr 27, 2019

A free campus visit that includes a campus tour, a session about academics, and an optional lunch on campus.

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Spanish Visit Day

Saturday Apr 27, 2019

A free campus visit that includes a campus tour, a session on academics, and the opportunity to interact with current UNL students. All sessions and tour will be hosted in Spanish.

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May

College Access Day - Middle School

Thursday May 2, 2019

A group visit designed to give high school and junior high school students a hands-on experience of what it's like to be a student at UNL.

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College Access Day - Middle School

Tuesday May 14, 2019

A group visit designed to give high school and junior high school students a hands-on experience of what it's like to be a student at UNL.

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College Access Day - Middle School

Thursday May 16, 2019

A group visit designed to give high school and junior high school students a hands-on experience of what it's like to be a student at UNL.

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Native Leadership Symposium

2018

Prospective Native American students are welcome to join other prospective students with similar backgrounds on campus to learn about relevant resources and hear from a keynote speaker who can speak to the experience of attending college as a Native student.

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Latino Leadership Symposium

2018–19

Students with Latino heritage are invited to meet other prospective students with similar ethnic and cultural backgrounds, be connected to relevant resources and hear from a keynote speaker who can speak to the Latino college experience.

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Black Leadership Symposium

2018–19

The university invites students who are of Black and African-American heritage to meet other prospective students with similar backgrounds, receive guidance on finding a campus community and hear from a special keynote speaker.

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Asian Leadership Symposium

2018

Prospective students, especially those who identify as Asian, are invited to join their high school peers and explore the college tools and resources that can establish your foundation for success.

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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.

hotel room 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.


Cloverleaf Suites

Cloverleaf Suites

Map - Cloverleaf Suites

Each dwelling at Cloverleaf Suites offers a kitchen, complete with full-size appliances and cooking/eating utensils, a large work desk, living area, sofa sleeper and designated sleeping area(s), wireless and hard-wired high-speed internet access and complimentary daily hot breakfast. Guests also have access to our business center with high-speed internet, a 24-hour fitness room, outdoor pool and hot tub, parking, guest laundry facility and transportation to and from the Lincoln Airport and within a 10-mile radius.

*Use promo code UNL (rates starting at $79)

*Rates based on availability and excludes Husker home football games

cloverleafsuites.com

Cloverleaf Suites
200 S. 68th Place
Lincoln, NE 68510
1-888-433-6183
402-483-4900


The Cornhusker, A Marriott Hotel

The Cornhusker

Map - The Cornhusker Marriott—Downtown

Experience a true icon of Midwestern hospitality, where upgrades combine to provide a historical, yet elegant lodging experience. 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.

*University of Nebraska–Lincoln rates start at $104, when available.

thecornhuskerhotel.com

The Cornhusker Hotel
333 South 13th St.
Lincoln, NE 68508
866-706-7706


Graduate Lincoln

Graduate Lincoln

Map - Graduate Lincoln

The smartest place to stay in Lincoln. Located downtown in the midst of the 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 features playful, Nebraska-inspired interiors and plenty of on-site entertainment, including a Topgolf Swing Suite, indoor swimming pool and vintage arcade games. Other amenities include a complimentary airport shuttle, bikes for exploring the city and a 24-hour fitness center. We're pet-friendly, too.

*Use promo code UNIVB

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 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 $69.99; use promo code UNL

newvictorianinn.com

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


airplane Getting to Lincoln

Getting to Lincoln

Fly

Destination: Lincoln Municipal Airport (LNK)

Destination: Omaha Municipal Airport (LNK)

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.

bicycles on a path 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.
  • Enjoy a tasty lunch followed by a fascinating cave tour at Robbers’ Cave, under Blue Bloods Brewery.
  • 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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