Specific Community Support

Student Leadership, Involvement, & Community Engagement

With 500+ Recognized Student Organizations, students can find leadership and community building opportunities that match their interests. From starting or leading an organization to helping peers register to vote, planning campus-wide events and engaging with the Lincoln community, they are here to help students explore their talents, interests, and passions.
Contact: 402-472-2454

Student Support Services (TRIO)

The Student Support Services Program provides TRIO Scholars (students who are income-qualified, first-generation, and/or have documented disability) with unique resources and a supportive community.
Contact: 402-472-2027

Nebraska College Preparatory Academy

The Nebraska College Preparatory Academy (NCPA) is an innovative college access program that prepares academically-talented, first-generation, income eligible students for college and their future careers.
Contact: ncpa@unl.edu; 402-472-2023

International Student and Scholar Office

The International Student and Scholar Office (ISSO) provides services to J- and F- international students and scholars. The services include providing holistic support through immigration advising and organizing cultural, social, and academic programs and events to support students and scholars' engagement at UNL.
Contact: isso@unl.edu; 402-472-0324

LGBTQA+ Center

The LGBTQA+ Center, along with the Women’s Center, at UNL serves students and the campus community through a focus on Gender, Sexuality, and Social Justice. They are dedicated to transforming campus climate for students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community members by developing and supporting a more inclusive understanding of gender and sexuality through education, advocacy, outreach, and development opportunities.
Contact: lgbtqa@unl.edu

Out in STEM

Anyone who wants to work toward expanding diversity within the STEM fields is welcome. oSTEM is not limited to the LGBTQA+ community; allies are welcome too.  
Contact: ostem@unl.edu

Mexican American Student Association

MASA has worked to spread an understanding of Latino culture and traditions to the UNL campus and the community. MASA strives to provide a home away from home for Latinos who are making the transition to life as a college student.  
Contact: unlmasapresident@gmail.com

Military & Veteran Success Center

The Military & Veteran Success Center provides students with opportunities that encourage engagement outside the classroom through advising, career decision-making, financial planning, health services, and other personal support resources.  
Contact: vetsuccess@unl.edu; 402-472-4130

University of Nebraska Inter-Tribal Exchange (UNITE)

UNITE helps promote the academic prowess, economic security, and professional development of Native American students at UNL, to aid in their personal growth and social well-being, and to facilitate their participation in UNL community life.
Contact: see webpage for contact

Services for Students with Disabilities

The mission of SSD is to facilitate equal and integrated access to the academic, social, cultural, and recreational programs offered at UNL and to foster independent decision making skills necessary to achieve personal and academic success. The University’s policy is that no qualified student with a disability will be excluded from participating in any university program or activity, denied the benefits of any university program or activity, or otherwise subjected to discrimination with regard to any university program or activity.
Contact: ssddocumentation@unl.edu; 402-472-3787

Students with Children

The purpose of Students with Children is to promote the interest of pregnant and parenting students at UNL. The group is devoted to lending support to student parents as well as to bringing awareness to the concerns and needs of student parents.
Contact: spa@unl.edu

Office of Academic Success & Intercultural Services (OASIS)

The Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services (OASIS) enhances student success by promoting academic excellence, diversity awareness, and social engagement. They work with all UNL students with an emphasis on meeting the needs of ethnic minority students and students receiving Diversity Enhancement Scholarships
Contact: oasis@unl.edu; 402-472-5500

WUGS- Women & Underrepresented Genders in the Sciences Club

The Women and Underrepresented Genders in the Sciences Club (WUGS) provides community building and professional development events for women, nonbinary, and gender non-conforming individuals interested in pursuing a STEM related career.
Contact: unlwugs@gmail.edu

Black Graduate Student Association

The Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA) is an interdisciplinary graduate student organization designed to support and meet the needs of under-represented graduate students at UNL.
Contact: bgsaunl@gmail.com

Vietnamese Student Association (VSA)

VSA is a recognized student organization with goals to promote and expand Vietnamese culture on campus and is a place for students to use as a resource to fit into college life.
Contact: vsaunl@unl.edu

Women's Center

The Women's Center provides support for women and also provides a Students with Children Support Group.
Contact: womenscenter@unl.edu; 402-472-2597

Biology Club (School of Biological Sciences)

The Biology Club helps students learn about UNL research, volunteer, network, engage in community outreach, and explore other biology opportunities.
Contact: see webpage listed.

Minority Pre-Health Association

The Minority Pre-Health Association provides a community for minority students aspiring to work in healthcare.
Contact: mpha.unl@gmail.com