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University of Nebraska Medical Center

About the Division of Student Success

Our mission is to lead the world in supporting and transforming student lives so that they may fully participate in the UNMC mission of creating a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care.

Student Success staff can assist in answering general questions from prospective students related to Admissions. For detailed information, please refer to college-specific information on academic programs. Our offices are located on the second and third floors of Williams Science Hall, as well as the first and second floors of the Student Life Center. See the unit descriptions below for specific locations.

Student Success Units

The Division of Student Success provides a variety of services for students and for UNMC. Current units of the division are listed below. Students who are unable to identify the appropriate office to meet their needs, who have general questions, or who have problems/concerns are invited to contact the Division of Student Success at studentsuccess@unmc.edu.

Office of Academic Records

The Office of Academic Records is located on the second level of Williams Science Hall and includes the areas of registration and records. The office's services include:

  • Creating and maintaining permanent records for current and previous students.
  • Processing transcript requests and state licensure forms.
  • Coordinating graduation ceremonies.
  • Evaluating transfer credit and credit by exam.

Williams Science Hall, second floor
academicrecords@unmc.edu

Office of Academic Success

The Office of Academic Success seeks to enhance the educational journey of UNMC students and coordinate resources and develop tools to enhance university-wide student learning objectives, retention and student academic performance.

Our office assures that all new UNMC students can effectively fulfill the onboarding requirements necessary to continue their academic journey by providing information and tools designed to maximize the student experience.

Williams Science Hall 2.0.103
academicsuccess@unmc.edu

Accessibility Services Center

The Accessibility Services Center (ASC) collaborates with students, administrators, faculty, and staff to ensure access to reasonable and appropriate student disability accommodations for academic programs and student involvement. ASC offers multiple service modalities to students. This includes office correspondence via email, fax, or telephone, as well as scheduled appointments via Zoom, telephone, or in-person.

Williams Science Hall 3.0.031C
unmcasc@unmc.edu

Center for Healthy Living

Whether you would like information on memberships, are interested in joining a fitness class, or want to get involved with intramural sports, the staff at the Center for Healthy Living can assist you on your wellness journey. Various indoor and outdoor intramural leagues are held throughout the year and are divided into fall, winter, spring, and summer seasons.

Student Life Center
402-559-5254
CFHLcampusrec@unmc.edu

Central Scheduling Office

The mission of the Central Scheduling Office (CSO) is to coordinate with UNMC and community partners to optimize the scheduled use of facilities across all UNMC campuses in the promotion of its mission of transforming lives through premier education, innovative research, and extraordinary care.

Williams Science Hall 2.0.105
roomscheduling@unmc.edu

Counseling & Psychological Services

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) shares counseling resources between UNMC and UNO to provide enhanced support for all students as they pursue their academic and career goals. UNMC students have full access to enhanced and expanded mental wellness services, which remain confidential and free of charge.

  • Call 402-559-7276 during regular office hours to speak with our professional staff for crisis support and consultation. 
  • If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest hospital emergency department. 

Student Life Center 2031

Office of Financial Aid

The Office of Financial Aid distributes important information regarding financial aid and scholarships. Visit our GetAnswers portal 24/7 to find dozens of videos on the FAFSA application, financial aid eligibility, Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), and more.

Williams Science Hall, second floor
finaid@unmc.edu
Gender and Sexuality Resource Center

The mission of the Gender and Sexuality Resource Center is to foster and promote equity, access, and inclusion for all genders and sexualities through education, resources, advocacy, and activism. This office provides specific programs and services for women, lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer spectrum, trans spectrum, intersex, asexual, two-spirit, non-straight, and gender non-conforming (LGBTQIA2S+) peoples, and survivors of interpersonal violence.

Student Life Center 2031, room 2042

Student Life, Inclusion, and Diversity Office (SLIDO)

The mission of the Student Life Inclusion and Diversity Office (SLIDO) is to advocate for the diversity, equity and inclusive excellence through the development and implementation of best practices and programs that foster student’s success.

Williams Science Hall 2.0.101

Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP)

The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) is a free summer enrichment program focused on improving access to information and resources for college students interested in the health professions. SHPEP’s goal is to strengthen the academic proficiency and career development of students underrepresented in the health professions and prepare them for a successful application and matriculation to health professions schools. 

SHPEP at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) provides scholars with an interest in Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, and Pharmacy with academic enrichment in the basic sciences and math, clinical experiences, career development activities, learning and study skills seminars, and a financial planning workshop. 

Williams Science Hall 2.0.102

Wellness

At UNMC, we make Wellness a priority for our students, faculty and staff.

Through programs, talks and activities, UNMC keeps a constant focus on living healthfully and performing to the best of our ability. From our on-site fitness facility to professional development and campus events, UNMC encompasses wellness in every way, emphasizing that it is defined as "a dynamic process of learning new life skills and becoming aware of and making conscious choices toward a more balanced and healthy lifestyle."

Poynter Hall 6003