The Office of Graduate Studies welcomes all new graduate students to Nebraska.

Orientation and other annual events provide an opportunity to learn about the culture of graduate education, meet fellow graduate students, and collect information about campus and community services and resources.


Fall 2019 Welcome Events

International Student Eat and Greet

Date: August

This is a family-friendly event, and attendees are welcome to bring partners, spouses, and children.

Students at a table enjoying conversation outside.

Graduate Student Orientation

Date: August

Note: Pre-orientation information session for international students begins at 8:15. All-student orientation begins at 9:00.

8:15 Pre-Orientation: International Student Information Session
9:00 Introductory Remarks
9:30 Office of Graduate Studies Resources
9:45 Professional Development Opportunities
10:00 Student Discussion/Panel
10:30 Refreshment Break
10:45 Welcome Address
11:00 Diversity and Inclusion
12:00 Closing
New graduate students conversing at graduate student orientation.

Graduate Fair

Date: August

The Graduate Community Fair allows students to meet fellow graduate students and staff while connecting with campus and city resources. Come enjoy complimentary food and music at this family-friendly event.

Graduate student smiling while receiving a campus map at the Graduate Fair


Contact us at graduate@unl.edu.