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University of Nebraska-Kearney





Educational Resources

Libraries

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 608,638 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 1,270 current serial subscriptions.
  • 1,103,339 microforms.
  • 76,584 Audio/Visual items.
  • 2,374 e-books.

Museums & Art

Museum of Nebraska Art, Walker Art Gallery

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 630 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 15 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 25 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 92% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 1,800 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance

Remedial

math, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic

Career

on-campus job interviews, resume assistance, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 35% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • In total, there are 11 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 18% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 92% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Homecoming, Blue & Gold Day, Midwest Conference on World Affairs
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station
  • In total, there are about 144 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Psi Omega, Epsilon Pi Tau, Lambda Pi Eta, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Mortar Board, Gamma Theta Upsilon, Delta Omicron, Alpha Mu Gamma, Order of Omega, Phi Alpha, Alpha Kappa Upsilon Iota, Chi Sigma Iota, Honors Student Advisory Board Committee, Iota Iota Iota, Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Kappa Psi, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Kappa Pi, National Residence Hall Honorary, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Beta Delta, Phi Beta Lambda, Phi Eta Sigma, Pi Kappa Delta, Psi Chi, Rho Alpha Sigma, Rho Lambda, Sigma Tau Delta, Spurs, Tau Beta Sigma, Tau Mu Sigma
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Crusade for Christ, Campus Lutheran, Christian Challenge, Christian Student Fellowship, Cooperative Campus Ministries, Fellowship Christian Athletes, Navigators, Newman Center, Roger Williams Fellowship, United Campus Ministries, University Lutheran Chapel, Good Shepherd Campus Ministry, Gathering Place
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Tribunal Council of Black Students, Latin American Student Association, International Student Association, Japanese Association at Kearney, Hispanic Student Association, Student Council of Intertribal Nations, Hillel
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Student Activities Council, Instrumental Groups, Choral Groups, College Republicans, College Democrats, Ambassadors, Circle K, Friends, Alpha Phi Omega, Habitat for Humanity, Peer Health Educators, Leadership UNK, Student Alumni Foundation, Open Door, Rodeo Club, UNK Bowling Club, Dance Team, Resident Hall Association, Resident Advisory Council, Panhellenic Council, Inter-Fraternity Council, Student Government, Student Liaison Team, Students for Life, Forensics, Antelope Artillery, Greeks Advocating Mature Management of Alcohol, Collegians for Integration and Accessibility
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Antelope (weekly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Omaha (190), Denver (360)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Holdrege (35)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Kearney (2)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 7 fraternities
  • 5 fraternity houses
  • 10% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 5 sororities
  • 4 sorority houses
  • 8% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Not offered
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    hazing prohibited






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