College can be a part of your future.

Get a real feel of what it’s like to be a student at an historic black college or university with our tours.

Choosing where to attend college is a major life decision. A college tour can give you first-hand experience of what it’s like to be a student on campus and help connect you with valuable resources. From sitting in on a college class or visiting a dorm room, you can get a real feel of what it’s like to be a college student.

That’s why Urban League of Nebraska is offering you a chance to be on an historic black college campus. Each year, the Urban League of Nebraska takes 80 or more students to visit both in-state and out-of-state institutions, including historic black colleges or universities. During this experience, you’ll see why historic black colleges and universities are so widely regarded for their ability to support and elevate minority students.

Upcoming Tours & Events

Urban League of Nebraska holds college tours throughout the year, including a large tour during spring break called the Cultural & Leadership College Tour.

The 2022 tour dates are March 13-18. The tour is scheduled to visit the following schools:

  • Paul Quinn College
  • Grambling State University
  • Jackson State University
  • Alabama State University
  • Alabama A&M
  • Tennessee State University

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College Tour Expectations

On your Urban League of Nebraska-sponsored campus visit, you can expect to meet current students (some of whom were past Urban League of Nebraska program participants), faculty, and admissions and financial aid officers. To get a feel for life outside the classroom, you can attend concerts and visit companies and centers that are culturally significant to the rich history of African-Americans.

Tour Costs

The cost of the tour is $800 per student and covers the following:

  1. Round trip transportation
  2. Room Accommodations
  3. Guided School Tours
  4. Cultural Enrichment Activities

The entire $800 must be paid in full by Tuesday, February 15, 2022. Payment must be made by money order and/or cashier check payable to: Black College Enrichment Tour (Note: In the memo section please write “BCT – “Student’s Name”). No personal checks.

Tour Application

Please submit your application for the 2022 College Tour using the form below. Slots are limited.


If you have questions regarding college tours by Urban League of Nebraska or want to sponsor a tour, contact the Youth & Education Department at 402-453-9730 x129. Or fill out this form to receive additional information.

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