|Academic Advising||A partnership between the advisor and the student, where students learn more about themselves, the services UNO has to offer and develop a course of study that will help them achieve their academic and career goals.|
|ACDC||Academic & Career Development Center, which provides career development and academic success for UNO students. Services include resume reviews, major exploration, career coaching and more.|
An Omaha neighborhood located adjacent to UNO’s Scott Campus, which offers a variety of housing, restaurant, and entertainment options. It got its name by spelling Nebraska backwards.
|Ambassadors||Student leaders hired to assist new students and families with their transition to UNO. They do so by sharing all of the need-to-know information about policies and procedures, student services, and academic support programs. The goal of the Ambassadors is to make sure that students know all about what the University has to offer and inspire them to make the most of their college experience.|
|ASH||The abbreviation for Arts & Sciences Hall, located on the east end of Dodge campus.|
|B-Cycle||A bike-sharing program that allows anyone to easily ride a B-CYCLE bike from one station to another.|
|BlackBoard||An online system, which supports classroom instruction. Instructors may use the site to share syllabi, collect class assignments, make announcements, or display grades, amongst other options.|
|Canvas||Our new online system, which supports classroom instruction. Instructors may use the site to share syllabi, collect class assignments, make announcements, or display grades, amongst other options.|
|Cashiering & Student Accounts||The office responsible for billing, collecting, and answering questions regarding student charges and accounts. They also administer Perkins Loans and cash personal checks.|
|CEC||Refers to the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center, which is the home of the Service Learning Academy, Student Volunteer and Leadership Collaborative, the Maverick Food Pantry, and more.|
|The Collaborative||A student-led program, created to organize and coordinate university-wide community service and volunteering opportunities.|
Academic programs and departments fall within various colleges at UNO, based on topic and focus. UNO has six colleges housed on our campus, with an additional set of programs offered in partnership with the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.
|CPACS||The abbreviation for the building and the college named the College of Public Affairs and Community Service. CPACS is home to the Division of Continuing Studies, Aviation, Social Work, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Public Administration, and Gerontology.|
|DegreeWorks||Allows students to view their current progress towards their degree. It shows all courses taken or in progress and which courses still need to be completed.|
|Durango Days||A week of involvement opportunities, social activities, entertainment, and free food, which takes place during the first week of fall and spring semesters.|
|FERPA||The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act designated to protect the privacy of student education records. The Act provides students with the ability to limit disclosure of “personally identifiable information,” amongst other actions.|
|Financial Support & Scholarship||The office responsible for minimizing financial barriers for students by assisting them with the exploration of grants, scholarships, work aid, and federal or alternative loans.|
|General Education||Courses taken by student areas of study, such as English, Math, Public Speaking, and Fine Arts that are intended to give students general knowledge rather than to develop specific skills needed for a profession.|
|gmav||Provides students with access to UNO’s student email system and Google Apps for Education.|
|MavCARD||The official identification card at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. It is used to access many services on campus and can be used as a debit card to make purchases on campus and at select off-campus businesses.|
|Maverick Village (MV)||
One of five housing options available to students at UNO. Along with University Village, Maverick Village is located on Dodge Campus.
|MavLINK||The online student information system used for signing up for Orientation, reviewing financial aid awards, registering for classes, and more.|
|MavRIDE||Free Omaha Metro bus passes provided by Student Government|
|MavSYNC||The online campus hub for organizations. It provides students the ability to find, join, and follow organizations to keep up with the latest opportunities for involvement.|
|Milo Bail/MBSC||UNO’s student center that is located on Dodge Campus and houses the Food Court, Student Activities, the Bookstore, Multicultural Affairs, the Gateway student newspaper, Student Government, and more.|
|NetID||A student’s username for online services that are specific to UNO, such as BlackBoard, Box, and gmav.|
A unique 8-digit number assigned to all students during the admissions process. It is used to log into various UNO services, such as MavLINK.
|PKI||Peter Kiewit Institute, located on Scott campus, houses the College of Information Science & Technology (IS&T) and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Engineering.|
|Resident Assistant (RA)||Student leaders who act as resources for students living in University Housing by promoting a positive living and learning environment.|
|Scott Court, Village, Hall||All three buildings serve as housing options students on UNO’s Scott Campus.|
|University Village (UV)||One of five housing options available to students at UNO. Along with University Village, Maverick Village is located on Dodge Campus.|
A social rideshare program specifically designed for the University community, which allows students to share rides with others who travel along the same route.
|Zipcar||A car sharing service available to students over the age of 19.|
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