UNO recognizes some students, faculty and staff may be in need of additional support due to the uncertainty of the ongoing partial government shutdown. Please take time to read through the following resources, which are available throughout the year at UNO:
Maverick Food Pantry - The Maverick Food Pantry offers food and personal hygiene products to all members of the UNO community by providing healthy, organic and culturally sensitive items. Contact: 402.554.4083 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) - CAPS provides programs and confidential services by licensed mental health professionals that assist students in maximizing their potential while at UNO. Contact: 402.554.2409 or email@example.com.
Housing Insecurity - Through the generosity of a private donor, limited funds are available to assist students who, due to unexpected or exceptional circumstances, need housing assistance to continue their education. Contact: 402.554.3523 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Nebraska Medicine - UNO Health Center - The UNO Health Center offers a variety of services to help keep Mavericks healthy. Any Nebraska Medicine patient experiencing financial hardship, including those affected by the ongoing partial government shutdown, are encouraged to discuss their individual situation with financial counselors at Nebraska Medicine. Contact: 402.554.2374 or email@example.com.
Hardship Funds - Through the generosity of donor partners, limited funds exist to assist students who, because of crisis, hardship, or unusual circumstances, cannot enroll or cover education-related costs. Applications for support must come from faculty or staff who are acquainted with the student and can verify the accuracy of the information. Contact: 402.554.3523 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Military and Veteran Services - UNO is committed to supporting its military-affiliated students and provides a wealth of support services, including advice and processing of veterans' benefits. Contact: 402.554.2349 or email@example.com.
Faculty Employee Assistance Program (FEAP) - UNO FEAP provides the campus with confidential counseling and referral services to benefit-eligible faculty and staff, as well as their eligible dependents. This also includes an Emergency Loan Fund for unexpected financial emergencies.
Contact: 402.554.2321 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Financial Planning Consultations - UNO Human Resources works closely with retirement advisors from Fidelity and TIAA-CREF to provide hands-on financial planning through personal on-campus visits. Contact: 402.554.2321 or email@example.com.
Faculty Senate and Staff Advisory Council - The UNO Faculty Senate and Staff Advisory Council are the representative bodies elected to promote and facilitate communication between employees of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and the Chancellor. All meetings held by Faculty Senate and the Staff Advisory Council are open to the public. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org (Faculty Senate) or email@example.com (Staff Advisory Council).
Students requesting additional information or assistance, please contact UNO Dean of Students Cathy Pettid at firstname.lastname@example.org or 402.554.3523.
Faculty requesting additional information or assistance, please contact Regina Toman, assistant to the senior vice chancellor for academic human resources, at email@example.com or 402.554.2262.
Staff requesting additional information or assistance, please contact UNO Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or 402.554.2321.
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