Fine and Performing Arts

New Student Enrollment

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The path to a successful start in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts.

Before the advising appointment


Check your email throughout the summer for instructions on scheduling your advising appointment. You will meet with someone who specializes in your major.


Complete your:

(all can be found in your MyRED account)


Watch this video about FPA degree program requirements.


Prepare questions and gather other information for your appointment.

After the Advising Appointment

  • Set up your Huskers email account when you receive the prompt. This will come shortly after notification that your enrollment has been processed. Check your Huskers email daily for updates; this is your official address for all university communication. You may sync your Huskers account to your smart phone with these instructions.
  • Send any remaining college transcripts or AP/IB scores if applicable to
  • Begin your FPA Start Smart course (CFPA30) in Canvas on July 25.

Orientation Day

We look forward to meeting you in person when you attend the Orientation Day on campus. To sign up for an Orientation Day, go to your MyRed account. There will be a presentation from College staff at 10:20–11:10 on Orientation Day where you can learn more about the academic programs in the college and ask additional questions.

Stop by the Carson Center building (13th and Q) for the Quick Connect session anytime between 3:30 to 5:00 to see the space, say hello to our staff, and ask any other questions you may have.

An online orientation experience is also available. Content will be offered through Canvas modules, which should be completed within two weeks of your Orientation date.

Monthly E-Newsletter

All students will automatically receive the newsletter beginning in the fall. If you would like to be added to our monthly e-newsletter list too, please sign up!

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