The UNO Golden Circle is comprised of retired faculty and staff and university graduates age 65+. The group was formed at a reunion in 1984 honoring the class of 1934.

Today, members meet monthly, ten months of the year, for Golden Circle Lunch Bunches at the Thompson Alumni Center.

Golden Circle Lunch Bunch

Join us for these upcoming opportunities to learn about university advancements and socialize with fellow Maverick graduates and former UNO faculty and staff! Golden Circle Lunch Bunches are open to UNO alumni and guests.

11:30 AM–1:00 PM
Thompson Alumni Center  |  6705 Dodge Street
$15 per guest  |  FREE PARKING

Register via the links below or by contacting Bianca O'Shaughnessy, Administrative Assistant II, at or 402-504-3342.


Melanie Bloom, Ph.D.
Interim Dean, UNO College of Arts and Sciences 


Get an inside look at the UNO College of Arts and Sciences. Interim Dean Melanie Bloom will provide updates and a peek into future projects.

Register by September 22

Ni (Phil) He, Ph.D.
UNO Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Dr. He provides leadership for UNO’s six colleges and the library; guides academic initiatives within the university’s strategic plan; advances global initiatives; and supports student success. Join us to learn more about Dr. He’s “suitcase story” about his journey from China to Australia to the U.S. and his history with UNO.  

Register by October 20


Golden Circle Annual Holiday Party

The best Golden Circle event of the year returns with the sounds of the season from the UNO Choir and, of course, eggnog!

Register by November 17



Senior Passport Program

The Senior Passport Program is available to individuals who are at least 65 years of age. Senior learners may attend and "sit in" on undergraduate courses (courses numbered 1000 - 4999) on a space-available basis and with the instructor's permission. Online courses are not available for Passport learners.

Passport learners may attend up to two classes per semester for a once-per-year, non-refundable $25 fee. Your year begins at the time your first class is attended.