International Students

Congratulations and welcome to UNMC’s College of Public Health.

Outlined below is some initial information and requirements to help you get on the right path before you arrive at UNMC and once you get on campus.

University Requirements:

1. To facilitate your international student visa materials, you must provide evidence of sufficient financial resources available to you for your first year of study. Based on current tuition and fees for your program, plus living expenses and insurance, the total amount needed is approximately $36,227. This can be demonstrated through personal bank statements (in English) or through affidavits of support from other sources such as family or friends. Affidavits of support should also be accompanied by bank statements in the provider’s name that show sufficient funds are available.

Please send this documentation to:

UNMC-College of Public Health
Attn: Tymaree Sing, Office of Educational Services
984359 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4359

Or scan via email to

Documents should be received no later than May 1, 2014.

2. The College of Public Health has a limited number of Non-Resident Tuition Scholarships available to award students who are not residents of Nebraska. The scholarships are awarded competitively on the basis of scholarship and academic performance. If you are an International student or not a resident of Nebraska, you are eligible to apply.

The application can be found at the link below under General Forms.
Non-resident tuition scholarship-New Student

Please complete the application and submit to:

UNMC-College of Public Health
Attn: Tymaree Sing-Office of Educational Services
984359 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4359

Please submit the application no later than May 1, 2014.
***This scholarship does not cover courses taken online***

3. Final certified true copies of your marksheets and degree statements from all previous college/universities attended must be received no later than September 12, 2014.

Please mail official marksheets and degree statements to:
 UNMC-College of Public Health
 Attn: Tymaree Sing-Office of Educational Services
 984359 Nebraska Medical Center
 Omaha, NE 68198-4359

 Failure to send may result in a hold being placed on your UNMC student account.

4. College of Public Health Fast Start Orientation begins June 2, 2014. More information will be sent from the COPH Office of Educational Services.

5. UNMC Outlook account. An email will be sent to the email address you provided on your application with your Outlook account information, as well, as provide you with a temporary password to access. Once you receive, please set up and change your password. Any issues please contact UNMC’s Help Desk at 402-559-7700

Logging onto Outlook off Campus:

How to:

Link to log in:

Note: Once you receive your Outlook account information, communications from UNMC personnel will be sent to your UNMC email account only. Please check daily, as important information is sent to you.

6. UNMC NU ID. With your Outlook account information you will receive an 8-digit NU ID number. This is your UNMC student ID number. Please memorize this number, as faculty, staff at UNMC may ask for this to pull up your student record/information. You will be asked to include this numbers on forms you submit.

7. You may be eligible for scholarships at UNMC. For more information on scholarships at UNMC, please visit the financial aid website.

8. Please submit your required immunizations to UNMC’s Student Health, no later than August 1, 2104. Complete and submit your required immunization form directly to UNMC Student Health. Further questions please contact Student Health at 402-559-5158 or 402-559-5691.

The link to the form, as well as additional information is:

Forms may be:

Faxed to: 402-559-8118

Mailed to:
UNMC Student Health
983075 Nebraska Medical Center
 Omaha, NE 68198-3075

You will not be able to register until Student Health has processed your form and all supporting documentation.

***ONLINE PROGRAM ONLY STUDENTS are NOT required to submit immunization records***

Important dates to remember:

1.Thursday, May 1, 2014: Affidavit of support due to COPH Office of Educational Services

2.Thursday May 1, 2014: Application for non-resident tuition scholarship due to Office of Educational Services.

3.Monday, June 2, 2014: College of Public Health FastStart Orientation begins

4.Tuesday, July 1, 2014: Immunizations due to UNMC’s Student Health

5.Tuesday, July 1, 2014: Registration for Fall 2014 opens. More information to follow.

6.Thursday/Friday August 21st & 22nd, 2014: College of Public Health New Student Orientation, attendance is required for all students admitted into campus programs. More information to follow.

7.Monday, August 25, 2014: Fall 2014 semester begins

8.Friday, September 12, 2014: Official final transcripts from all previously attended institutions are due to the Office of Educational Services.