Fraternity & Sorority Life
19 fraternities and sororities are active on campus. Being in a fraternity or sorority is a great opportunity to work on philanthropy projects, plan social events, compete in intramural sports, and lead the way in academics and student involvement.
79% of UNO’s December 2012 graduates reported some kind of career-related experience through campus involvement prior to graduation. The Academic and Career Development Center helps students wth all areas of career development including resume building, interview skills, career opportunities, and internship opportunities.
FREE concerts, comedians, athletics games, theatre productions, music concerts, art exhibits, Durango Days & Nights, Homecoming, Earth Week…there is always something happening at UNO. Maverick Productions host the ever-popular Midnight Mojo events that are great late-night student activity. Here at UNO, you are guaranteed to find activities that are social, educational, entertaining and recreational.
250 student-athletes proudly represent UNO throughout the school year. The Mavericks compete at the NCAA Division I level in 15 intercollegiate sports. They are members of the Summit League for 14 sports including basketball, volleyball, and baseball, while the hockey program competes in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference.
Volunteerism, Service Learning, & Community Engagement
7 Days of service is just one of the numerous ways that students can get invovled by offering their time and talents to local community organizations. Additional volunteer opportunities are offered at various times during the year and through many student groups. Some courses at UNO will include service learning activities.
Service learning is an experiential and collaborative way for students to work on projects that incorporate what they’re learning in the classroom to meet the needs of community partners.. Through engagement activities, UNO promotes partnerships that transform and improve urban, regional, national and global life.
87 students involved in student government strive to make lasting, positive contributions to the campus. They provide representation, leadership, guidance, and support with resprect, honesty, and open-mindedness to promote memorable experiences on UNO’s campus.
Clubs & Organizations
125 recognized clubs and organizations make their home on UNO’s campus. Students can become involved in groups that range from social clubs to professional organizations. MavSYNC is a platform designed to assist you on your journey to discovering everything that UNO has to offer. MavSYNC will allow you to browse all student organizations and sports clubs.
1,700 international students call UNO their home. In 2012, UNO had the most diverse university campus in Nebraska, representing 131 countries. The Office of Multicultural Affairs also provides scholarship aid, academic and personal support so studetns are empowered to attain their educational and professional goals.