9 apps you need for the fall semester
Chances are you’ll never go anywhere without your smartphone and use apps for everything from managing your money to listening to music and ordering meals. Here’s a list of the apps every Husker needs right now to navigate campus and start the semester off right.
Download all of these apps (except Event Pass) from the App Store or Google Play.
In this UNL-specific application, you have a lot of essential campus information at your fingertips.
- Plans: Search buildings on campus and find walking directions; track campus buses and their estimated arrival times; look for parking lots and bike racks.
- Program: Log in with your UNL credentials to see your class schedule.
- Welcome to Big Red: Under the “More” tab, explore the full list of over 85 Big Red Welcome events to connect with other Huskers.
- Notifications and alerts: Receive weather notifications and general campus announcements.
- After: Easily access Canvas, MyRed and the campus directory.
Husker can enter to win great prizes at Big Red Welcome by entering four challenge contests through the GooseChase app. You will submit photos and check in via your location in the app.
Download the app, create your account and join each competition with a specific game code.
The first competition begins on September 14; the remaining matches will start on August 17, August 21 and August 28, 2022 respectively.
UNL provides this two-factor authentication (2FA) technology as an additional layer of protection for the University of Nebraska’s online systems. You will need this app to verify your identity when accessing Canvas and other college-related systems.
This is the cloud-based learning management system (LMS) used at the University of Nebraska. In Canvas, you’ll manage digital assignments and lessons, view lesson plans, and communicate with instructors. You can also access your Canvas portal online.
Enjoy the convenience of food and dining on the go. Use this app to order, pay for, and pick up your favorite meals and beverages at campus food centers as well as food court vendors at Nebraska Union and Nebraska East Union (including Starbucks). Dollars and credit cards can be used as payment.
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For Huskers living in campus halls of residence, this is the app you need to stream 100+ high quality IPTV channels to your device. Select “University of Nebraska Lincoln” as the institution and log in using your university credentials.
Find and apply for campus jobs at your fingertips and interact with employers and search/apply for internships, co-ops, part-time and full-time jobs, and work-study programs – all through the Handshake app.
No application ? Receive exactly the same benefits through the desktop portal.
Find all popular group fitness classes at the Campus Recreation Center and Recreation & Wellness Center with this mobile app. View the many daily classes, then lock in your place in a class – from anywhere.
August 22-28, 2022 is the annual Free Fall Fitness Week for every Husker student to try out the many classes and formats. Each class has limited space available, so use the app to secure your spot. .
Technically, it’s not an app, it’s a unique QR code that allows Huskers to quickly check in at campus events, especially those hosted by Student Leadership, Involvement, & Community Engagement and UPC Nebraska . After entering your personalized Event Pass code, add it to your Apple Wallet, Google Pay, or Photo Library for easy access when attending events. You must be prepared to show your Event Pass at Big Red Welcome events.
Follow these instructions or watch this video to successfully acquire the Event Pass.