Inclusive Campus Policies and Procedures
The University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) declares and affirms a policy of equal education and employment opportunities, and non-discrimination in providing services to the public. Therefore, the University of Nebraska Omaha shall not discriminate against anyone based upon:
- National origin
- Gender identity
- Sexual orientation
- Genetic information
- Veteran’s status
- Marital status
- Political affiliation
The University of Nebraska Omaha prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. This policy is applicable to all university administered programs including educational programs, financial aid, admission policies and employment policies.
Title IX is a comprehensive federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (including gender identity) in any federally funded education program or activity.
Inquiries regarding discrimination may be directed to:
Name and Gender Change Steps
For information on how to obtain a court order, change driver’s license, passport, social security number, and birth certificate, please visit TransEquality online.
Legal Name Change ProcessTo change your name at UNO, complete the Change of Personal Information Form and submit your new driver’s license with your chosen name in order to have your name or social security number changed by the Office of the University Registrar, 105 Eppley Administration Building.
To change your gender marker, you complete the same form and bring in your license to the Office of the Registrar as well.
Non-Legal Name Change ProcessIn MavLINK, change your "preferred name" to your chosen name without any legal documentation. If it is non-legal name change, the following will reflect chosen name versus legal name:
- Rosters (class, correction, grade)
- Official/unofficial transcripts
- Student clearinghouse
- 1098T documentation
- Scholarships/Financial Aid Processing
- Student Consolidated Bills
UNO email can only be changed after successfully changing one’s name through the Registrar. Go to is.unomaha.edu/namechange, enter your NETID for the NU system and password. Submit a new IT request for your email name to be changed.
Once your name has been changed at the Registrar’s office, you can go to MavCARD services, 2nd floor Milo Bail Student Center, and request a new MavCARD free of charge if it is a change for gender identity.
Please see Jessi Hitchins, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
To change your Canvas name, sign in using your NET ID and password at my.unomaha.edu. In the top right corner, click the down arrow next to your name. A menu will pop up - at the bottom of this menu click Settings. Scroll down to Personal Information and click "Edit Personal Information" then put in your new information.
To change your diploma, you can order a duplicate diploma with your new name for a $30.00 fee. Please complete the Duplicate Diploma Request Form, along with a Change of Personal Information form, and submit it to the Office of the University Registrar, 105 Eppley Administration Building. The new diploma should arrive within three to five weeks.
Your phone number and address can be updated in the profile section on Engage.