Senior Checklist

Class of 2023 Senior Meeting Slideshow
Who is your counselor?

Mrs. Ludwig (A-CG)
Ms. Wenz (CH-GA)
Mr. Schnell (GB-J)
Mr. Carothers (K-MA)
Ms. Dole (MB-PI)
Mrs. Potthoff (PJ-SR)
Mrs. Murphy (SS-Z)

Important Dates and Deadlines

October 1: FAFSA opens
October 6: EHS College Fair @ East (9-11AM)
October 20 & 21:  Apply2College Days
October 31:  Senior Pictures DUE to Yearbook Sponsor – Ms. Staswick
February 1: Last day to order your cap and gown before late fee is added to your order.
May 17:  Last day to order your cap and gown
May 27: GRADUATION DAY – 8:30AM at Pinnacle Bank Arena


Fall 2022

  • Meet with your counselor to discuss post-secondary plans
  • If you haven’t already – create and use a professional email address for applications
  • Follow EHS Counseling Instagram for deadlines & updates @lincolneastcounseling 
  • Sign up for college rep visits (2023 Google Classroom → College/Military Visits)
  • Attend the EHS College Fair on October 6, 2022 (9-11AM)
  • Take the ACT/SAT ( (
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) – opens October 1 (
  • APPLY to college/s
    • Apply2College Days @ East High are October 20 and 21
  • Review Graduation Status in StudentVue → Course History
  • Meet with counselor, teachers, coaches, etc. for application and recommendation letter requests
  • Apply for Scholarships
  • If you are planning on playing college sports – create a profile on the NCAA/NAIA portal and talk with your coach and counselor
  • Ordering Cap and Gown – East Counseling website → quick links 
  • To request a CURRENT transcript: → jump code YZOW

Spring 2023

  • February 1 is the last day to order your cap and gown without added late fee
  • Finalize your college selection and check your college portal for upcoming deadlines
  • Check your Class of 2023 Google Classroom regularly
  • Continue to apply for scholarships
  • Seniors should request FINAL transcript at the end of the school year – →  jump code YEBE

Lincoln East High School

Counseling Center
1000 South 70th Street
Lincoln, NE 68510

Phone: 402-436-1302, option 3
Fax: 402-436-1329

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