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University-Wide COVID-19 Information

University-Wide COVID-19 Information

This site contains official updates from the University of Nebraska President and the University of Nebraska Board of Regents. For campus-specific updates and messages from campus chancellors and leadership, please visit the campus COVID-19 sites below.

The University of Nebraska takes the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff very seriously. We encourage students, faculty and staff to be mindful of their health and wellness as concerns of coronavirus grow.

Global and US health officials continue to address the spread of the novel coronavirus and COVID-19 infection and relay guidance. NU leadership, in collaboration with the Governor of Nebraska and state health officials, are also monitoring the situation and will provide updates to our University-wide community as changes occur.

"As the spread of the coronavirus continues to disrupt many of our personal and professional lives, we find ourselves in a period of unique challenge and uncertainty. The chancellors and I, together with colleagues across the University of Nebraska system, are in daily communication about the impact of the virus on our community and what we can do to protect the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff."
ted carter

Ted Carter
President, University of Nebraska

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University of Nebraska Emergency Assistance Fund

The University of Nebraska is working to support the needs of students, faculty and staff affected by COVID-19. One of those ways is our Emergency Assistance Fund.

Apply for the NU Emergency Assistance Fund

The University of Nebraska Emergency Assistance Fund enables the university to help currently enrolled students and current university employees (faculty and staff) who face financial hardship resulting from emergency or crisis situations such as natural disasters, home displacement and food insecurity. These circumstances include the COVID-19 crisis that has affected people across the state.

Aid from the fund is awarded by the University of Nebraska president based on need. If you have any questions, contact the university at NUEmergencyFund@nebraska.edu or call 402-472-2111.

Emergency Assistance Fund Policy

Emergency Assistance Fund Application

Donate to the NU Emergency Assistance Fund

Many University of Nebraska faculty, staff and students are eager to help. There are several opportunities for employees to assist colleagues and students in need through the University of Nebraska Emergency Assistance Fund,which helps currently enrolled students and current university employees who face financial hardship resulting from emergency or crisis situations such the COVID-19 issue.

The University of Nebraska Emergency Assistance Fund relies on contributions from individuals, companies and organizations to help with this assistance program. Every gift helps, and when combined with the donations of others, will provide the help a student or employee needs when facing the unexpected.

Donate to the NU Emergency Assistance Fund

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