Support We Provide

Help With Your Degree Program

From the very beginning, you’ll find advisers willing to help you with anything from course selection or transferring credits to selecting an exam location.

Technical Help

We provide a variety of services and support including:

  • Internet services
  • online course registration
  • email accounts
  • instructional technology support for students

Find self-help resources at our technology help center.

Or contact us for technical assistance at:
toll-free: 866.472.3970
local: 402.472.3970

Transfer & Military

Every year 100’s of transfer and military students are welcomed to UNL. Whether you’re on campus, or miles away, it’s important to us you feel like you’re part of a community of learners.

Assistance for Students With Special Disabilities (SSD)

We provide a range of services, ensuring equal access to curricular opportunities and working with you to provide the accommodations you need if you have a documented disability.

To request assistance, contact:
Services for Students with Disabilities
132 Canfield Administration Building
Lincoln, NE 68588-0401
Phone: (402) 472-3787, TDD (402) 472-0053

Library Assistance

Through University Libraries, you’ll have full remote access to electronic and print resources, liaison librarian instruction, reference assistance and delivery of materials to your home or desktop.

For library assistance, contact Andrew Cano, Virtual Learning Librarian, phone 402.472.3991.

Your ID Number

All admitted University of Nebraska–Lincoln students are assigned an NU ID number, used for library services.

Although your ID number is enough to use the library, if you find yourself needing an ID card, you have 2 options:

Live In The Area: Go to the NCard office in the lower level of the Nebraska Union on the UNL campus. You may schedule an appointment for after hours with the NCard office by calling 402.472.7331.

Live Out Of The Area: Fill out and return the distance student NCard application.

If you lose your NUID number, contact the Office of Online & Distance Education at 402.472.5515.

Career Services

If you’re enrolled as a degree seeking student in a UNL program you’ll have access to the same career services as on-campus students. Don’t live in the immediate area? We’ll come to you by providing phone or Skype consultations.

After you graduate, the Nebraska Alumni Association will continue to help with resources and events for job seekers.

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What Our Students Say

No matter the reason, our students say distance courses satisfy their longing to learn:

  • Classes fit your schedule.
  • It's convenient.
  • You can work full-time, balance your life and still earn a degree.

Don’t just take our word, read what military students say about our online and distance education classes.