While the start of the school year means fall is on the way, it is still summer for several more weeks. And, with every summer there is a chance of extreme temperatures that can sometimes pose health risks and impact personal wellness.
It is important to remember the wide array of campus resources available to students, faculty and staff, throughout the year. NOTE: Please double check each resource's website to verify any restrictions or virtual meeting requirements as a result of COVID-19.
The Nebraska Medicine - UNO Health Center
The Nebraska Medicine - UNO Health Center - The UNO Health Center offers a variety of services to help keep Mavericks healthy. Any Nebraska Medicine patients experiencing financial hardship are encouraged to discuss their individual situation with financial counselors at Nebraska Medicine. Contact: 402.554.2374 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Injury Prevention and Care (IPC)
Injury Prevention and Care (IPC) - The IPC serves those who are injured in wellness programs and facilities. The IPC is a valuable resource to those who are recovering from injuries by providing answers to questions and concerns. Contact IPC at 402.554.3187 or by emailing email@example.com.
UNO Public Safety
UNO Public Safety - UNO Public Safety provides services ranging from emergeny first-aid response to motorist assistance and personal safety checks. If you have an on-campus emergency, call 402.554.2911, otherwise you can contact Public Safety at 402.554.2648 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)
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.
Maverick Food Pantry
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.
Accessibility Services Center
Accessibility Services Center - The Accessibility Services Center collaborates with students, faculty, and staff to ensure that students with disabilities have equal access to all UNO programs and activities. Contact the Accessibility Services Center by calling 402.554.2872 or emailing email@example.com.
Faculty Employee Assistance Program (FEAP)
Faculty Employee Assistance Program (FEAP) - UNO's FEAP provides benefits-eligible employees and their eligible dependents with confidential counseling and referral services, including assistance with personal wellness, stress and family/parenting concerns. Contact Human Resources at 402.554.3660 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional details.
The National Weather Service
The National Weather Service (NWS) provides an important list of tips for staying safe in the summer heat.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides information about symptoms of heat-related illness and tips to stay safe in extreme heat.
About the University of Nebraska at Omaha
Located in one of America’s best cities to live, work and learn, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s premier metropolitan university. With more than 15,000 students enrolled in 200-plus programs of study, UNO is recognized nationally for its online education, graduate education, military friendliness and community engagement efforts. Founded in 1908, UNO has served learners of all backgrounds for more than 100 years and is dedicated to another century of excellence both in the classroom and in the community.