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Union Summer Bash | June 27-28

As restrictions ease across the country, we’re inviting you to our biggest summer event ever! Join us June 27 and 28 to experience what there is to love about Union College and our hometown of Lincoln, Nebraska. You'll meet professors, future classmates, and your life coach who will support you through your freshman year. We'll show you some of our favorites spots in Lincoln such as The Haymarket and Holmes Lake. You'll even get to scope out the dorm rooms while you're here.

Those who attend the Union Summer Bash will be eligible for an extra $500 scholarship. Plus, for this event only, we are increasing the travel reimbursement up to a combined $500 for prospective students and their parents! See the tentative schedule here.  

Online registration for this event has closed. If you are interested in still participating, please email visit@ucollege.edu directly.





Already have a date in mind? Check our visit calendar for availability.

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COVID-19 Safety

Union College has implemented the following policies for safer campus visits during the pandemic:

Self-Assessment—Please do a self-assessment before leaving your home ensuring you do not have a fever, sore throat, cough, or runny nose. If you have any of these symptoms, you will need to reschedule your visit.

Masks—Make sure you have a face mask with you, as you will be required to wear it at all times while visiting Union College. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided for you. In addition, please honor physical distancing of 6 feet when possible.

All campus visits are subject to change or cancellation due to changing COVID-19 safety protocols. We appreciate your understanding as we continue to prioritize the health and safety of our staff, students and visitors.

What to expect on your campus visit

Once you arrive on campus, a current student tour guide will take you on an hour walking tour of campus. Comfy shoes are encouraged! Please also check the weather for Lincoln, Nebraska, ahead of your visit. While you are on campus, we will schedule appointments for you to meet future professors, talk about the future with your life coach (freshman only), and find out what scholarships you are eligible for.

Our virtual visits via ZOOM include meeting a future professor, talking about the future with your life coach (freshman only), and discussing what scholarships you are eligible for!

When are tours

Virtual and in-person visits are available most Mondays-Thursdays between 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. and Fridays 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. We do not offer visits on the weekends and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.

Flying to Lincoln, Nebraska

If you fly into the Lincoln (LNK) or Omaha (OMA) airport, we provide complimentary pick-up/drop off to the airport. Just make sure to email (visit@ucollege.edu) us your itinerary and preferred cell phone number to schedule your pick up at your earliest convenience—at least five days before departure. 

Lodging and Food on Campus

We provide for up to two days on-campus meals and one-night lodging for a prospective student and parent. If you would like to stay longer, arrangements can be made at your own expense.

Apply ahead of time

To get the most out of your visit, we encourage you to complete our FREE application at www.ucollege.edu/apply. Don’t forget to self-report your GPA and test scores to receive the most accurate information about what scholarships you may be eligible for!

Plus you'll be eligible for travel reimbursement (see below).

Visit FAQ

You may be wondering where you'll be staying, what you need to pack, or if you can bring your pets, or any number of other things. We've compiled the most frequently asked questions and their answers here. 


We want to meet you so much, we'll pay up to $250 dollars for your travel expenses. Once you're on campus, you'll have three days and two nights of food and lodging⁠—all free! 

Read all the fine print in the visit FAQ.

Grad student?

Prospective master's students aren’t eligible for a free visit, but you're always welcome to come to campus. Call 402.486.2527 or click here to contact the Physician Assistant Program.


Have any questions? Please call Brienne Engelhart at 402.486.2563 or email visit@ucollege.edu