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Durango Days – UNO Events – Omaha, Nebraska

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Sunday, August 21st

mabfest

6:00pm – 8:00pm | Baxter Car Park 26

MavFest is back to start the semester in style! Come meet student bodies, UNO departments and community sponsors. Complimentary food, goodies and fun will be provided.

convocation

8:30pm – 9:00pm | Tal Anderson Field

After checking out MavFEST, head to the Convocation of Tal Anderson Field, home of Omaha’s baseball and softball teams. Listen to Prime Minister Lee’s opening remarks and get ready for his week of fun.

Monday, August 22nd

PKI Pancake Man

9-10:30 am | PKI

Come to PKI and enjoy complimentary pancakes, sausage links and orange juice.

library welcome table

8am – Noon | Outside the Library

The UNO Library has a welcome table in the walkway outside the library to answer general questions about the campus, library, etc. Information items such as maps, how-to sheets, pens and pencils are available. Please stop by and say hello.

free lunch

11am-1pm | MBSC Plaza

Head out into the square to pick up a complimentary lunch. A hamburger is served. Vegetarian and vegan options are also available.

pep bowl and jams

11am-1pm | Pep Bowl

Grab lunch, come to the Pep Bowl, meet Omaha community sponsors, win prizes, and listen to music powered by Power 106.9.

Kickback on the first day of class

6:00pm – 8:00pm | University Village

Join Housing and Residence Life for a night of fun! Kona ice, yard games, music, and inflatables are available outside the University Village Clubhouse. Relax and socialize after the first day of classes!

August 23 (Tue)

library welcome table

8am – Noon | Outside the Library

The UNO Library has a welcome table in the walkway outside the library to answer general questions about the campus, library, etc. Information items such as maps, how-to sheets, pens and pencils are available. Please stop by and say hello.

free lunch

11am-1pm | MBSC Plaza

Head out into the square to pick up a complimentary lunch. Walking tacos are served. Vegetarian and vegan options are also available.

pep bowl and jams

11am-1pm | Pep Bowl

Grab lunch, come to the Pep Bowl, meet Omaha community sponsors, win prizes, and listen to music powered by Power 106.9.

maverick food pantry snack cart

Noon – 1pm | CEC & MBSC Plaza

Stop by the mobile snack cart provided by Maverick Food Pantry for a quick bite.

Maverick Student Employment/Interview Fair

1:00pm – 2:00pm | Milovail Student Center

The UNO Academic and Career Development Center (ACDC) hosts a student job search and interview fair at the Milo Vail Student Center. Check out our wide range of on-campus employment opportunities!

Durango Clothing Drive

2:00pm – 6:00pm | H&K Building

Do you have training clothes? Campus Recreation has you covered! Stop by the Athletic Clothing Drive to pick up some gym-ready clothes.

MavPro Movie Night in the Courtyard

8:30 PM | Maverick Landing/Scott Crossing Courtyard

Bring your friends to Scott Crossing Courtyard for an outdoor movie! The first 200 students will receive ice cream and sweets from the E-Creamery Truck. This event is sponsored by Maverick Productions (MavPro).

Wednesday, August 24th

free lunch

11am-1pm | MBSC Plaza

A free lunch will be served from the Student Support Office! Vegan and vegetarian options will be available.

student participation fair

11am-1pm | H&K Building Gym

Thinking about joining a student body or want to see how students are getting involved on campus? Check out the annual Student Engagement Fair at H&K Gym.

pep bowl and jams

11am-1pm | Pep Bowl

Grab lunch, come to the Pep Bowl, meet Omaha community sponsors, win prizes, and jam along to the music.

Encounter with CEC

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM | Henningson Memorial Campanile (Bell Tower)

Find community connections with local nonprofits outside the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center.

PKI Resource Fair

3-5pm | PKI

Please take this opportunity to meet with representatives of the University of Information Science and Technology and UNL Engineering Student Organizations and resource offices throughout the campus. Free Dippin’ Dots will be provided!

Chris library games

5-7 PM | Chris Library

Head to the Chris Library for some fun games, including a 4-player Mario Kart Playoff with prizes! Light refreshments will be provided.

Maverick Food Pantry Open House

5-7 PM | Maverick Food Pantry (CEC)

Tour the Maverick Food Pantry and learn about our services. There will be opportunities to participate in the food pantry, volunteer opportunities, and talk about food insecurity on campus and the stigma around it.

Durango Days BBQ at JPII Newman Center

6:00pm – 9:00pm | JPII Newman Center 1221 S. 71st st.

A welcome back barbecue is held at the St. John Paul II Newman Center in Axalven village. Grab your friends and have some fun together! There are free meals, garden games, music, and opportunities to socialize with other new and current students. Meals are served from 6-7:30 PM. Stay as long as you like.

Thursday, August 25th

free lunch

11am-1pm | MBSC Plaza

Complimentary lunch provided by the Office of Student Involvement. Vegan and vegetarian options will be available.

maverick food pantry snack cart

Noon – 1pm | CEC & MBSC Plaza

Stop by the mobile snack cart provided by Maverick Food Pantry for a quick bite.

American Multicultural Student Event

Noon – 2pm | Pep Bowl

Come meet AMS, OMAHA GREEKS and the Multicultural Enrollment Student Organization! Host free swag, information and yard games.

MCRC challenge and chill

1:00pm – 4:00pm | Pep Bowl

Show off your archery prowess and pick up free snow cones and goodies from the Military Connected Resource Center (MCRC).

Student Government Hall

5:30 PM | CPACS101

Join UNO’s Student Union and join us for our first Town Hall of the year! This event will introduce you to the SGA, its role, people, how to get involved, and how you can support students on campus. Ice cream will be provided to all participants.

soccer pre-match party

6:00pm – 7:00pm | Pep Bowl

Come hang out with the Omaha Athletics before the first men’s soccer game of the regular season! Attendees will receive free food and free merchandise!

Men’s Soccer vs. Rutgers

7:00 PM | Canalia Fields

After the pre-game party, head to Canillia Field to cheer on the Omaha men’s soccer team against Rutgers! Students can attend home regular season Mavericks games for free with their MavCARD.

Mav REC at night

9 11pm | H&K Building

Your night of fun isn’t over yet! On the night after the soccer game, we stop by the H&K building for Mavs REC. Free fun and activities are provided. You will also have the opportunity to learn more about campus recreation and wellness.

Friday, August 26th

dance marathon block party

7 9pm | MBSC Plaza

Join us for a dance marathon to kick off the fall semester! Find your ‘why’ by voting on the 2023 OMathon theme.

GLO with MavPro

9 11:00 PM | Pep Bowl

Join Maverick Productions (MavPro)’s annual Operation GLO event. Get ready to dance in our signature white GLO with MavPro T-shirt. We provide the DJ and paint and you bring the party!



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