Graduate Student Orientation and Grad Fair


Seaton Hall

The Office of Graduate Studies welcomes all new graduate students to Nebraska at these annual events.

This is an opportunity to learn about the culture of graduate education, meet fellow graduate students, and collect information about campus and community services and resources.


Events for August 2018

Register to Attend

Graduate Student Orientation

Thursday, August 16, 2018 • 9 AM - 12 PM
Nebraska Union with live stream
9:00AMWelcome Session
Dr. Tim Carr, Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Graduate Education
Dr. Donde Plowman, Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer
9:30AMStudent Panel
Current UNL Graduate Students 
10:00AMYou’re here…now what? – Professional Code, Freedom of Expression, Expectations, Progress, Milestones
Dr. Tim Carr, Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Graduate Education
10:30AMGraduate Student Professional Development Opportunities
Dr. Lisa Rohde, Associate Director of Graduate Student Development
10:45AMBreak – Light Refreshments Served
11:00AMOUCH! Workshop
Dr. Karen Kassebaum, Director of Staff Diversity and Inclusion

Grad Fair

Friday, August 17, 2018 • 10 AM to 2 PM
Outside on the Seaton Hall Quad

Free lunch, live music and photography, and Nebraska giveaways, plus a community and campus resource fair where you can connect with groups like these:

Student Organizations
  • Black Graduate Student Association
  • Christian Graduate Fellowship
  • Graduate Student Assembly
  • International Student Fellowship (ISF)
Local Lincoln Resources
  • Downtown Lincoln Association
  • Union Bank
  • University of Nebraska Federal Credit Union
UNL Services and Campus Partners
  • ASUN Student Legal Services
  • Big Red Resilience
  • Environmental Health & Safety
  • Lied Center for Performing Arts
  • Print Services
  • Research Compliance Services
  • Student Involvement
  • Student Money Management Center
  • University Health Center
  • University Libraries
  • University Lutheran Chapel
  • UNL Campus Recreation
  • UNL Huskertech
  • UNL Outdoor Adventures
  • Women's Center
  • Writing Center


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