University of Nebraska Medical Center

Getting Started

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What to Do On Your First-Day on Campus

If you're new to campus, here are some things you'll need to know on day one.

Campus Resources

New Employee Orientation

New Employee Orientation is hosted by the Human Resources Department at UNMC. While attendance is not mandatory for faculty, new faculty members are welcome to attend. The orientation provides valuable knowledge about resources available at the university. The orientation is available virtually to accommodate as many individual schedules as possible. Click for more information and orientation dates/times.

Please contact Melissa Solar if you have any further questions regarding orientation.

Maps – Find Your Way Around

Find your way around campus by viewing maps and directions.


To park at UNMC, you need to join the parking program. Simply visit UNMC Parking Services to get your parking sticker. Their offices are located in the Student Life Center, Room 2002 (enter through the bookstore). Read the parking handbook

Business Cards

You can order business cards online through Printing Services.

ID Cards

Your UNMC ID card provides access to buildings and secured areas and may be used as an ATM/debit card. To receive your card, bring your driver's license, government-issued ID, military ID or passport with you.

Policies & Procedures

Before you start at UNMC, make sure to review and understand the university's policies and procedures:

Technology & Online Portals


Canvas is a portal to your courses, announcements, syllabi and recordings.

Employee Services

eServ allows you to register for events, review personnel information, and move your parking.

IRB Online

The Research Support System (RSS) allows you to schedule lab services, see instrument calendars and view invoices.


UNMC Help Desk (ITS) is your first stop for all technology-related questions.

Email on Mobile Devices

Stay connected to your e-mail with your personal mobile device. See setup instructions.


Firefly is your portal for personnel topics such as vacation, sick time, and other benefits.

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Campus Profiles

UNMC has 5 different campuses across the state – Omaha, Lincoln, Kearney, Norfolk and Scottsbluff-Gering. Learn more about your campus.