Tom Osborne to address Nebraska graduates

Tom Osborne at a 2011 home Husker football game.

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Tom Osborne will be addressing Nebraska graduates this May.

The former University of Nebraska – Lincoln (UNL) football coach will be back on campus to deliver the keynote address, “Begin with the End in Mind,” at 10 am and 4 pm for the undergraduate commencement ceremonies.

According to UNL, more than 3,500 degrees will be handed out between May 7 and 8. The ceremonies will take place at Memorial Stadium, One Memorial Stadium Dr.

This will be the first time since December 2019 that the university has held a full-fledged graduation ceremony, in-person.

UNL is partnering with the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department for the event to minimize the risk of COVID-19 spread.

Graduates must be signed up in order to attend commencement. Your vaccination status is not a factor, however all attendees must have a negative COVID test one to three days prior to the ceremony. For more information, visit

Tickets will be required for all guests. Each student can request up to eight guests.

A clear bag policy does still apply at Memorial Stadium.

The ceremonies will be streamed on and broadcast live on Spectrum channel 1303, Allo channel 23, and Kinetic channel 1080.

For more information about May commencement, click here or email

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