First Year Program


To Do Checklist

  • Check out the Blue & Gold Welcome Week Schedule and plan to attend all events and activities listed.
  • Click here to find out the campus Building Abbreviations.
  • Prior to fall semester beginning, connect with your roommate and decide together on your basic residence hall room setup.
  • On move-in day find your assigned residence hall, check in, get your key and move your belongings into your room to begin your experience of living on campus.
  • Meet your Resident Assistant (RA)! They will be a valuable resource for you.
  • Go to Nebraska Student Union to get your UNK Card (ID) if you have not already done so.
  • Purchase your parking permit at the Police and Parking. Commuter parking permits may be purchased in the Finance Office in Founders Hall on Monday through Friday. Bring your vehicle registration with you.
  • Set up your meal plan at Residence Life if you have not already done so. Any Student who has a housing contract has a meal plan.
  • Rent or purchase your textbooks from the Antelope Bookstore.
  • Print a copy of your class schedule and put it in your planner.
  • Post a copy of your schedule near your door.
  • Spend time getting to know your roommate. During the first week talk about your individual interest and lifestyles. Discuss your schedules and how you can cooperate with each other.
  • Check your telephone numbers and email address in MyBLUE to be sure they are updated to receive emergency messages through UNKAlert!
  • Enjoy your years at UNK!