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Recently Admitted Students

New Student Orientation Registration

All new international students MUST FILL OUT THE BELOW ORIENTATION REGISTRATION FORM so that UNK can reserve your space at New International Student Orientation.

New international students are allowed to move into their residence halls early in order to attend mandatory orientation activities.  There is no additional charge to live in the residence hall during orientation but food costs will be the student's responsibility.

Students enrolled in the Summer 2015 session should arrive on Tuesday, May 26, 2015.  New International Student Orientation activities will begin at 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 27 and continue through Friday, May 29. Classes will begin Monday, June 1.

The date the residence halls will open for NEW international students is Monday, August 17, 2015 for the fall semester.  However, in order to move in on this date, a signed housing contract must have been received by the Office of Residence Life and the Orientation Registration (completion of the below form) have been received by International Student Services.

Arranging Travel to Kearney for on time arrival to New International Student Orientation

Here is the best way to travel to Kearney:

  • Fly from your home country to Dallas, Texas. This is the Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport (DFW).
  • Fly from Dallas directly to Grand Island, Nebraska. This is the Grand Island Central Nebraska Regional Airport (GRI).
    • There are only two flights daily from Dallas to Grand Island. The earlier you make your flight arrangements, the easier it will be to get into Grand Island.
  • There will be a bus at the Grand Island airport that will take you from the airport to UNK. Please use the following link to complete your bus reservation.  You will need a credit card to pay for the reservation. http://www.navigatorairportexpress.com/reservations.php
    • Click HERE for Navigator Reservation Instructions
    • Cost for the bus is $37.  This will need to be charged to the credit card you use for your reservation.

Once your flight details have been arranged, you will need to notify the International Student Services Office of your arrival date by completing the Orientation Registration Form.

If any information/arrival details on the Orientation Registration form change, please contact the International Center IMMEDIATELY by e-mail intnlserv@unk.edu, fax (308-865-8947) or telephone (308-865-8953).

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