First Husker

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 on campus Sunday, August 13, 2023.

Submit your Immunization Records & Power of Attorney Form

Want to avoid delays with class registration and medical care? Submit your required health forms before you arrive! Here's how:

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
  • 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
    • 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)

Order your textbooks

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

  • Log onto
  • 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, call 402-472-2030, or email for more information.