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SERVICES SPECIFIC TO UNMC STUDENTS IN LINCOLN

UNMC students at the Lincoln campus (nursing and dental students) pay the University Program and Facilities Fee (UPFF) of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The complete description of these campus services and activities is contained in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) Undergraduate Bulletin, and other appropriate UNL informational literature. A brief description of major services and activities for UNMC nursing and dental students at the Lincoln campus is provided in this catalog.
    
Academic or Physical Disability Accommodations 
Students who require academic or physical accommodations should present documentation of the disability and need for accommodation to the Student Services Coordinator on the Lincoln campus who will assist in arranging contact with the UNL Services for Students with Disabilities office. The Lincoln College of Nursing contact person is Amy Frizzell, 402-472-7343 or amy.fellhoelter@unmc.edu and the College of Dentistry contact person is Dr. Yun Saksena, 402-472-2365 or yun.saksena@unmc.edu

Bookstore
Dental and dental hygiene students pay for instruments through an assessed fee and these items are distributed at the beginning of the term at the College of Dentistry. Dental and dental hygiene students are responsible for obtaining assigned books. Nursing students obtain books at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Bookstore. Uniforms and supplies are purchased at the UNMC Bookstore – information is provided during New Student Orientation at the beginning of each academic year.

Recreational Facilities
UNMC students can use any of the UNL Campus Recreation facilities. A variety of fitness and wellness programs and resources are available. More information: https://crec.unl.edu.

Libraries
UNMC students at Lincoln have library privileges at any branch of the UNL campus as well as the McGoogan Library at the UNMC campus. The College of Dentistry library is located in the Dinsdale Family Learning Commons. More information: https://libraries.unl.edu.

Reporting Criminal Actions, Sex Offenses and Other Emergencies
Potential criminal actions, sex offenses and other emergencies on UNMC Lincoln sites can be reported directly to the UNL Campus Police402-472-2222. 

Student Health
Health services for nursing students in the Lincoln Division and College of Dentistry students are provided by the University Health Center located at the University Health Center/College of Nursing building located at 19th and Antelope Valley. The University Health Center offers a wide variety of medical services, including primary care, physical therapy, immunizations, nutrition counselingpharmacy and more. Some services are covered bthe University Program and Facilities Fee and are offered at no additional cost. More information: 402-472-5000 or http://health.unl.edu.

Student Counseling Services
In addition to counseling services provided by the College of Dentistry and College of Nursing, UNMC students at the Lincoln campus are eligible to use Counseling and Psychological Services located on the second floor of the University Health Center. Available services include crisis care appointments, individual counseling, couples/partner counseling, groups, workshops and eating disorders treatment. More information: 402-472-7450 or https://caps.unl.edu.

SERVICES SPECIFIC TO UNMC STUDENTS IN KEARNEY

UNMC College of Nursing Student Services in Kearney will provide nursing students with assistance in processing application materials, course registrations, course changes, grade reporting and financial aid application materials. Information such as financial aid advice and payment of bills may also be obtained from UNMC Student Success

UNMC College of Allied Health Professions students are served by the Office of Enrollment Management & Student Affairs. The Enrollment Management & Student Affairs team, located on both the Kearney and Omaha campuses, provides students with assistance in the areas of pre-admissions advising, processing applications, program interview days, course registration, student involvement and student wellness.

Campus Fees
College of Nursing and College of Allied Health Professions students on the Kearney campus pay the University Program and Facilities Fees (UPFF) of the University of Nebraska-Kearney campus. The complete description of these campus services and activities can be found in the University of Nebraska-Kearney (UNK) Student Handbook and college catalogs.

  • A brief description of major services and activities for UNMC nursing students at Kearney Campus is provided in this catalog and on the UNMC Student Blackboard – Kearney Student Information.
  • For College of Allied Health Professions students, campus services and involvement opportunities are located on the Current Students webpage. 

Academic or Physical Disability Accommodations
Students who require academic or physical accommodations should present documentation of the disability and need for accommodation to the Student Services Coordinator on campus who will assist in arranging contact with the UNMC Accessibility Services Center. 

  • The UNMC College of Nursing Kearney Division contact person is Sarah Jones (sjones1@unmc.edu)
  • The UNMC College of Allied Health Professions can be reached at 402-559-6673 or cahpadmissions@unmc.edu.

Bookstores
UNMC College of Nursing textbooks will be made available for purchase through The Antelope Bookstore located on the University of Nebraska Kearney campus (308-865-8555) and UNMC Bookstore located on the Omaha campus. UNMC College of Allied Health Professions textbooks will be made available for purchase through the UNMC Bookstore online and on the Omaha campus.

Housing
On campus housing may be available through the UNK Office of Residence Life.  Interested students should contact them at (308) 865-8519 or housing@unk.edu.

Recreational Facilities
UNMC Kearney students have access to recreational facilities at the Wellness Center at the UNK.

Libraries
UNMC Kearney students have library privileges at Calvin T. Ryan Library on the UNK campus as well as the UNMC McGoogan Health Sciences Library online and on the Omaha campus.

Reporting Criminal Actions, Sex Offenses and Other Emergencies
Potential criminal actions, sex offenses and other emergencies on UNMC Kearney sites can be reported directly by any student, faculty member or employee to the agencies listed below:

UNK Police (308-865-8911) or call 911 – Kearney Police (for emergency assistance).

Student Health & Counseling Services
UNK Student Health & Counseling provides health and counseling services for UNMC Kearney students. For UNK Student Health & Counseling Clinic Hours and additional information on services provided, please visit https://www.unk.edu/offices/counseling_healthcare/index.php.

  • UNK Student Health: 308-865-8218
  • UNK Student Counseling: 308-865-8248

UNMC Kearney students are also able to access counseling services through CAPS (Counseling and Psychological Services) located on the UNMC Omaha campus via Zoom technology.  To connect with a CAPS therapist, students should call 402-559-7276 to make an appointment. Walk-in appointments available daily.

SERVICES SPECIFIC TO UNMC STUDENTS IN SCOTTSBLUFF 

The Western Division of the College of Nursing is located in the Harms Building on the Western Nebraska Community College campus. This general office will provide nursing students with assistance in processing application materials, course registration, course changes, grade reporting and financial aid application materials. UNMC students at the West Nebraska campus pay the UNMC University Program and Facilities Fees (UPFF Funds A and B). All students are assessed Fund A. Undergraduate and professional students enrolled for 7 or more credit hours (*4 hours for graduate students) are assessed Fund B. 

Academic or Physical Disability Accommodations  
Students who require academic or physical accommodations should present documentation of the disability and need for accommodation to the Student Services Coordinator on campus who will assist in arranging contact with the UNMC Accessibility Services Center.   

Bookstore 
Nursing students obtain books at the UNMC Bookstore or on Amazon.com. Uniforms and supplies are purchased at the UNMC Bookstore – information is provided during New Student Orientation at the beginning of each academic year.  

Recreational Facilities 
The Scottsbluff community has recreational facilities at their local YMCA and several other privately owned gyms. Some local gyms give special rates for nursing students. 

Libraries 
The Lockwood Memorial Library is located on the main floor of Regional West Medical Center, St Mary’s Plaza. Students also have access to the Western Nebraska Community College library. 

Reporting Criminal Actions, Sex Offenses and Other Emergencies 
Potential criminal actions, sex offenses and other emergencies on UNMC Scottsbluff sites can be reported directly by any student, faculty member or employee at the College of Nursing law enforcement at 308-632-7176 (to report crimes of non-emergent nature) or 911 – Scottsbluff Police Department (for emergency assistance). 

Student Health and Counseling Services 
Health and counseling services for UNMC students in the West Nebraska Division, Scottsbluff, are provided by RWPC-Urgent Care during the following hours. 

    Monday – Friday    8 a.m. – 6 p.m. 
    Saturday                  9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
    Sunday                     9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

If RWPC-Urgent Care is closed during one of the above scheduled times, students may be seen at the RWPC Gering Clinic (308-436-2101) during their regular hours Monday through Friday 8am-5pm. Students may also be directed to the answering service by calling RWPC-Urgent Care at 308-632-2215. 

Physician office services will be provided by RWPC-Urgent Care for routine illness and minor accidents. This service is limited to an initial visit and one follow-up visit for the same ailment. Emergency health care, non-illness health care (e.g., health check-ups, pap smears, etc.), accidents not typically treated in a physician’s office, diagnostic tests, and/or medications are all excluded from this service. 

RWPC-Urgent Care will provide the required 2-step PPD or a QuanteFERON gold text, if indicated at no cost to each new student. TB skin testing will be repeated each year for enrolled students. Students who become skin test reactive during enrollment or who are reactive at enrollment will be evaluated and managed as deemed appropriate by RWMC. Hepatitis immunizations as required by UNMC may be obtained through RWMC for cost. These immunizations will be given through the Infection Control Department or Occupational Health of RWMC. 

Counseling services will be limited to three sessions per student per event and a maximum of 10 hours of service.  The outpatient service is to be provided by the professional staff of the Psychological Services of RWMC. Students can contact Regional West Medical Center, Behavioral Health (308-630-1500) for chemical dependency information and referral resources. 

Domestic, Dating or Sexual Violence victims can contact DOVES through their 24-hour help line at  866-95-DOVES (866-953-6837), 24-hour text line 515-599-6620 or 308-436-HELP or via e-mail through their website at www.DOVESProgram.com.  During most office hours, the Doves on-line chatline is also available through their website.  DOVES additionally provides a safe house for Domestic, Dating or Sexual Violence victims in the Nebraska Panhandle area. 

  • 24-Hour helplines: 866-95-DOVES or 308-436-HELP 
  • 24-Hour text line: 515-599-6620 

SERVICES SPECIFIC TO UNMC STUDENTS IN NORFOLK

The Northern Division of the College of Nursing is located in the J. Paul and Eleanor McIntosh College of Nursing building on the Northeast Community College campus at 801 East Benjamin Avenue. This general office will provide nursing students with assistance in processing application materials, course registration, course changes, grade reporting and accessing student services.

UNMC students at the Northern Division campus pay the UNMC University Program and Facilities Fees (UPFF Funds A and B). All students are assessed Fund A. Undergraduate and professional students enrolled for 7 or more credit hours (5 hours for graduate students) are assessed Fund B.

Academic or Physical Disability Accommodations
Students who require academic or physical accommodations should present documentation of the disability and need for accommodation to the Student Services Coordinator at the Northern Division campus, who will assist in arranging contact with the UNMC Accessibility Services Center. The Northern Division contact person is Diana Rizzo, 402-844-7890 or diana.rizzo@unmc.edu. The Accessibility Services Center staff will coordinate provision of services with staff at Northeast.  

Bookstore
Both nursing and non-nursing textbooks will be made available through the Northeast Community College Bookstore for nursing students to purchase.

Building Access
All UNMC Northern Division students are issued a key card by Northeast, providing the student with 24/7 access to the J. Paul and Eleanor McIntosh College of Nursing building. Students are responsible for the use of the facility and its equipment whenever they are in the building during regular hours or after hours. Students should not allow others to enter the building or allow anyone else to use their key card. The fee for replacement key cards is the responsibility of the student. 

ID Cards
All UNMC Northern Division students are issued a UNMC student identification card from the UNMC Photo ID office. UNMC CON ID cards can be obtained from the CON Northern Division. The card must be returned upon withdrawal or graduation from UNMC. Fees for replacement vary based on the reason for replacement.

Libraries
UNMC students at Norfolk have public access to the library on the Northeast Community College campus and library privileges at the McGoogan Library at the UNMC campus and online at http://www.unmc.edu/library/.

Nursing Student Association
UNMC CON Northern Division has a National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA) chapter. UNMC nursing students are encouraged to become active in the UNMC NSNA as a means of building a network of nursing colleagues and becoming active in the professional community.

Parking
UNMC students at Norfolk must comply with Northeast Community College parking and traffic regulations. All vehicles must be registered with Northeast Community College Student Services if parked on campus. There is no fee for registration. The registration is valid from July 1 to June 30. Parking lots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Reporting Criminal Actions, Sex Offenses and Other Emergencies
Potential criminal actions, sex offenses and other emergencies on UNMC Norfolk sites can be reported directly by any student, faculty member or employee to the agencies listed below:

College of Nursing Northern Division Security – Call 402-841-5163. 
If using a campus phone dial 402-841-5163 or call 911 – Norfolk Police Department for emergency assistance.

Student Health Services
UNMC Northern Division students have access to student health services through Faith Regional Health Services. Details regarding this plan will be made available to students during orientation.

Student Counseling Services
UNMC CON Northern Division students may access a wide variety of counseling services through Northeast Community College, including personal counseling and/or chemical dependency counseling. To schedule an appointment or initial consultation for personal counseling, call 402-844-7277.

Study Skills/Academic Assistance
The CON Northern Division supports the Academic Success programs at UNMC. Specific programs exist to meet student needs, which can be accessed by contacting Student Success Coach Kaycee Kube at kkube@unmc.edu.

Recreational Facilities
UNMC students at Norfolk will have access to specified recreational facilities.  Please check http://northeast.edu/Fitness-Center/ or http://www.northeast.edu/Health-and-Wellness/ for details.