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What's Happening

Prispa Espinosa from University Housing was honored by Chancellor Ronnie Green for her 45 years of service to the university.
Monday, October 16, 2017
81 Student Affairs employees honored for service
Student Affairs is honored to have 81 individuals receiving Service Awards in 2017.

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6 Weeks of Welcome Infographic - Big Red Welcome at University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Monday, October 16, 2017
Six Weeks of Welcome and countless activities
As students enjoy Fall Break, it's worth noting the number of activities and accomplishments from the beginning of the semester.

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Friday, October 13, 2017
‘Check Up From the Neck Up’ raises awareness, fights stigma
More than 100 students received free screenings for depression, anxiety, stress and other mood conditions at Nebraska Medicine–University Health Center’s annual Check Up From the Neck Up event on Oct. 5.

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Students discuss Latinx culture at Dish It Up
On Tuesday, Oct. 3, Office of Academic Success and Intercultural Services (OASIS) co-sponsored a late night Dish It Up session facilitated by the Mexican-American Student Association (MASA).

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Students and UNL Family Weekend attendees on the field at the Husker Watch Party inside Memorial Stadium.
Thursday, October 5, 2017
Students take to the field at the Husker Watch Party
Over one thousand students and UNL Family Weekend attendees walked onto the field to cheer for the Huskers on the big screen on Friday, Sept. 29.

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Sexual Misconduct

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We foster social and learning environments that enhance students' lives, preparing them for lifelong success.

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We create an environment where students feel they matter.

Welcome to the Division of Student Affairs.

A Division which fosters student success by creating an environment in which every student matters. We strive to ensure that every student not only succeeds but thrives. With programs that provide for safety, security, dining, shelter, and physical and emotional well-being, we try to provide for the basic needs of students to prepare them for the rigor of college life.

We also strive to develop the whole person with special emphasis on leadership, character, integrity, caring for others and becoming civic-minded citizens. At UNL, we want students to become globally engaged citizens who are prepared to live, work and thrive in increasingly interdependent societies. We encourage students to take advantage of the many opportunities available to them. We foster personal growth, skill development, and broad-based experimental learning in a diverse community which contributes significantly to students’ overall success at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and prepares them for life-long personal and professional enrichment.

Juan N. FrancoPast Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

Chancellor outlines new 'Not Here, Not Now, Not Ever' proposals

In the fall of 2014 a few incidents suggesting racial bigotry or insensitivity occurred at UNL. These incidents were very unfortunate and very disappointing. They provoked an understandable response from students, faculty, and staff and demands for further efforts on the part of the university. The resulting conversation revolved around a broader set of concerns about perceived barriers to success for diverse students of all kinds and proposals for ameliorating those barriers.  [Updated — click here for more information on the Chancellor's recommendations as published in UNL Today on Feb. 9, 2016.]

Student Affairs Assessment

Assessment Report Form
2016 Assessment Report
Results from Student Affairs research that shows "What Matters"
Student Affairs Assessment Training Series - Spring 2017

Student Affairs Priorities