The Office of Research and Creative Activity (ORCA) supports faculty, staff, and students in their ongoing scholarly activities at UNO. We provide leadership in the development of future research programs, creative collaborations, efforts in community engagement and securing grants and partnerships that will further knowledge, help realize the economic and human potential, as well as serve the interests of society. 

Learn more about Our Mission.


Learn more about internal funding opportunities, access forms and other resources designed specifically for faculty.


Learn about the internal funding opportunities available for students and how you can participate in the annual Student Research and Creative Activity Fair.

Sponsored Programs and Research (SPR)

Sponsored Programs and Research supports and guides faculty, staff, and students in their pursuit of external funding.

Compliance and Policies

Access the resources that guide responsible conduct of scholarship in compliance with University, state, and federal policies.

Centers and Institutes

Discover the campus and system-wide entities organized fro a specific mission-critical purpose.

Maverick Innovations

Get professional assistance securing state and federal funding, or guidance in your entrepreneurial endeavors.

Contact Us

Office of Research and Creative Activity (ORCA)
6001 Dodge Street
Eppley Administration Building 203
Omaha, NE 68182

Phone: 402.554.2286

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