How can I stay healthy in college?
Here at UNO, wellness is how we incorporate the multiple elements of everyday health into one model. Across the 8 Dimensions of Wellness, you can find support for everything from physical wellness to intellectual wellness or spiritual wellness. Our Wellness Center is also here to support you on your journey towards living a healthy and balanced lifestyle while at UNO.
How can I get support with adjusting to college life?
There are a number of common concerns that college students experience. Counseling and Psychological Services has put together a short list of some of these common concerns along with some basic information to help you help yourself or help a friend. If you feel like you, or a friend, might be struggling in one of these areas then please call and set up an appointment to discuss it further with a counselor.
I am having trouble making ends meet. What support services are available to me?
If you find yourself struggling with food insecurity or homelessness, UNO has resource to support you. UNO’s Maverick Food Pantry contributes to UNO’s culture of caring by providing food to those in immediate need and connecting them with resources in the greater Omaha area for long-term support. You can confidentially request a food package on MavSYNC and pick up the package in 130 Weitz CEC.
What support is available for LGBTQIA+ students?
The Gender and Sexuality Resource Center (GSRC) provides specific programs and services for women, lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer spectrum, trans spectrum, intersex, asexual, non-straight, and gender non-conforming (LGBTQIA+) peoples, and survivors of interpersonal violence in the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) community.
Where can I go if I am looking for extra help with my classes?
Here at UNO we have a variety of learning centers that are here to provide you with support across your academic experience. These centers offer study spots, tutors, and coaching among other services to help you be successful. Beyond the learning centers, you could also reach out to your faculty member for some additional suggestions.
Who can I work with to resolve a student account balance?
UNO Cashiering and Student Accounts can assist you with resolving a student account balance. At the start of each semester, you can opt into our Maverick Payment Plan to break your total tuition and fees into three monthly payments with no interest. If you have a past due balance, you should connect with Cashiering and Student Accounts to identify all of the options available to you to resolve your past due balance.
What support is available to me as a veteran/active military or dependent?
The Office of Military and Veteran Services exists to foster and encourage our military community on campus, online, and overseas. This office provides military and veteran students and their dependents with resources and services such as tutoring for math courses, a VA work study program, and assistance with the processing of all veterans’ benefits.
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