Academic and Non-Academic Support

Academic Support

Academic Integrity

Plagiarism in any form, however minor, is a violation of the UNL Student Code of Conduct, section 4.2.a.3, which defines plagiarism as: "Presenting the work of another as one's own (i.e., without proper acknowledgment of the source) and submitting examinations, theses, reports, speeches, drawings, laboratory notes or other academic work in whole or in part as one's own when such work has been prepared by another person or copied from another person."


Need help with your writing? The UNL Writing Center provides one-with-one tutoring in writing to all members of the UNL community. They have special expertise in the needs of international students and work with writers at all stages of development and at every stage of the writing process.


The Mathematics Resource Center is the primary facility for undergraduate students who have questions related to any precalculus or calculus course offered by the Department of Mathematics. Students can ask for assistance with the following Math courses: 100A, 101, 102, 103, 104, 106, 107, and 108H. The Center also provides an excellent location for international and domestic students to meet and work together on assignments or group projects.

Graduate School

The Office of Graduate Studies is the most important source of information for graduate students at UNL. Be sure to check out the section for Current Students, which includes links to the Graduate Bulletin (a document that outlines the general academic policies and procedures governing Graduate Studies), as well as to required documentation that must be submitted by all masters and doctoral students during the course of their degree programs. The website also contains worthwhile academic and professional resources for students.

Post-Doctoral Study

To help you make the most of this pivotal stage in your career, the Office of Postdoctoral Studies serves as a centralized professional and career development resource for you and your faculty supervisor. We're here to add value to your UNL postdoctoral experience by providing the information, resources, and networking opportunities that enhance both your professional skills and career viability.

University Campus Recreation Center

The University Campus Recreation Centers on City Campus and East Campus offers various health and welleness programs, outdoor adventures, intramural sports, aquatic classes, and fitness classes. 

English Language

Programs in English as a Second Language (PIESL) serves the international community at UNL by providing specialized English language instruction in preparation for or in conjunction with academic study.

Academic Advising

Need to find information about your academic advisor? Your advisor can help you find the resources and tools you need to explore, define, and accomplish your academic and career goals. See your advisor to learn more about research opportunities, community involvement, study abroad, planning for graduation and post-graduate programs, and more. 

Academic Success

First-Year Experience and Transition Programs serve as students' first point of contact once they arrive on campus and begin coursework. Whether a first-year freshman or transfer student, this office can help students successfully transition to UNL. The office offers one-on-one sessions with an Academic Success Coach focused on developing the skills needed to be successful in and out of the classroom. Free academic workshops are open to all UNL students throughout the semester. Transfer peer mentors are available to support students’ academic and social transitions.

University Libraries

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has ten libraries located on City Campus and East Campus. For more information about University Libraries, please click here to find information on using the libraries, Research assistance, and the libraries locations.

Nebraska Unions

The Nebraska Unions on City Campus, and East Campus is home to many cultural, educational, recreational, social, dining, and service activities available to the University community. You'll find Wi-Fi access throughout the building in the meeting rooms and common areas. The NebraskaUnions are a great place to gather with friends, study, get involved with a student organization, learn a new skill, grab something to eat, or just relax in the lounge area. 

Non-Academic Support


The Information Technology Services Computer Help Center supports the computing needs of students (and faculty and staff) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. They can help you with questions and problems related to:

  • Campus network and Internet connections (new requests, configuration, access failure, etc.)
  • E-mail (Lotus Notes, directory listing change requests, etc.)
  • My.UNL Academic Portal (Blackboard)
  • UNL system-wide applications and servers
  • PC and Mac problems (operating system, virus eradication, etc.)


The UNL Student Money Management Center is a financial education program - a partnership between Student Affairs, ASUN, and Child, Youth & Family Studies in the College of Education & Human Sciences. The goal of the Student Money Management Center is to help students develop ways to better manage their finances and empower them to make good financial decisions. The Center seeks to reach that goal by offering UNL students opportunities to learn more about money management.


The multiculturally and professionally diverse staff at Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) consists of psychologists, social workers, counselors and psychiatrists who are available to respond to a broad spectrum of concerns and issues. In addition to individual, relationship, and group counseling, CAPS offers special workshops and support groups that help students relax; gain assertiveness skills; address homesickness; manage the demands of time, school and children; improve body image; complete theses and dissertations; manage anger; and handle other issues of concern.

Cell Phone and Plan

The UNL Phone Shop Marketplace offers UNL faculty, staff, and students discounted plans and equipment on cell phones. Contracts are shorter than local cell phone providers, locations are convenient and billing is easy. The Phone Shop offers Verizon and Sprint services.

Union Bank & Trust

Do you need assistance or information about banking at UNL? Union Bank & Trust (UBT) is the bank of UNL. Click below to find more information about banking with UBT. 

Union Bank & Trust

Career Services

Need help exploring internships or job opportunities after graduation? Career Services can help.

Finding Your Way

Find yourself lost? Online campus maps can help you get where you need to be.

Finding Others

International Students Organizations can provide you with opportunities to connect with other students from home or from dozens of other countries around the world.


Dial 2-2222 from any campus phone or 402-472-2222 for a cell phone to contact the UNL Police Department. Dial 911 from any phone in the United States to reach the local police department in case of an emergency. An emergency is any situation that requires immediate assistance from the police, fire department or ambulance. Examples include:

  • A fire
  • A crime, especially if in progress
  • A car crash, especially if someone is injured
  • A medical emergency, such as someone who is unconscious, gasping for air or not breathing, experiencing an allergic reaction, having chest pain, having uncontrollable bleeding, or any other symptoms that require immediate medical attention

When you call 911, be prepared to answer the call-taker’s questions, which may include:

  • The location of the emergency, including the street address
  • The phone number you are calling from
  • The nature of the emergency
  • Details about the emergency, such as a physical description of a person who may have committed a crime, a description of any fire that may be burning, or a description of injuries or symptoms being experienced by a person having a medical emergency

Remember, the call-taker’s questions are important to get the right kind of help to you quickly.

US Income Taxes

All international students and scholars are required to complete a tax return whether it is a 1040 or 1040 NR. Volunteers will help you prepare for US and State income tax forms—for free.

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