First Husker Checklist

First Husker Program

Checklist

First Husker Checklist

The First Husker Checklist is your golden ticket to arriving on campus fully-prepared and ready to hit the ground running. Complete each item before you arrive for the First Husker Welcoming Ceremony (Sunday, August 13, 2017).

Purchase your Parking Pass

Don’t stress about feeding the meters and getting tickets when you arrive on campus! Order your parking pass now. It’s easy!

  • Log onto parking.unl.edu
  • Under the “Parking” tab, find Student Permit Purchase Guide
  • Determine whether you are a Commuter or Resident student, pick your lot, and purchase
  • Your official parking pass will be mailed to you (and you can print a temporary pass to use until it arrives)

Get your NCard

What do you need an NCard for? EVERYTHING! Here are two easy ways to get your NCard before you arrive for First Husker in August:

  • Apply for your NCard at NSE, or
  • Apply for your NCard online
    • Log onto https://scsapps.unl.edu/NCardOnlineApplication/
    • Choose a photo that meets the requirements
    • Fill in all information on the online form
    • Click “Submit”
    • You will be notified when your NCard is ready for pickup (you must bring a photo ID such as a driver’s license, passport, military ID, or state issued photo ID)

Register for the First Husker Seminar: CEHS 010

The First Husker fun doesn’t end in August. Make sure to sign up for the First Husker Seminar to continue the collaboration and learn all the skills and strategies you’ll need to be successful in college and the big world beyond.

Choose a FH Seminar section that fits in your schedule:

  • CEHS 010-970 (NE Hall W130) – Mondays 3:00-3:50 pm
  • CEHS 010-971 (NE Hall W196) – Tuesdays 3:00-3:50 pm
  • CEHS 010-972 (NE Hall W130) – Tuesdays 4:00-4:50 pm
  • CEHS 010-973 (NE Hall W130) – Wednesdays 3:00-3:50 pm
  • CEHS 010-974 (NE Hall W130) – Wednesdays 4:00-4:50 pm
  • CEHS 010-975 (NE Hall W193) – Thursdays 3:00-3:50 pm
  • CEHS 010-976 (NE Hall W130) – Thursdays 4:00-4:50 pm
  • CEHS 010-977 (NE Hall W130) – Fridays 10:00-10:50 am

Log onto myred.unl.edu to complete your registration

Order your textbooks

Don’t waste time hunting for your books when classes start. Ordering online is easy!

  • Log onto unlbookstore.com
  • Under the “Books” tab, click “Textbooks and Course Materials”
  • Search for books by course number and select the books you want
  • Complete the purchase and pick your books up in the bookstore (lower level of the Union)

Finalize Your Financial Aid

Want to take some of the stress out of paying for college? Finalize your financial aid package before you arrive on campus to make sure there are no last-minute issues.

Log onto financialaid.unl.edu, call 402-472-2030, or email financialaid@unl.edu for more information.