Employee Services and Discounts

Employee Services and Discounts Provided by UNL Departments/Programs

Other UNL Services, Activities and Places of Interest



Program/Service

ARBORETUM & BOTANICAL GARDEN

Open to community at large with no charge. (Top)
Visit: http://www.unl.edu/bga/

ATHLETIC TICKETS

Full-time regular employees of UNL get approximately 20% discount on two season tickets (with availability), when they purchase season tickets for Men's & Women's basketball, volleyball, and baseball. There may be a waiting list for football tickets. For more information, please contact the Athletic Department Ticket Office at 472-3111. (Top)
Visit: http://www.huskers.com

BARKLEY CENTER

Barkley Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic extend the following services to employees and community at large:
- hearing evaluations
- dispensing a wide variety of hearing aids
- assistive listening device evaluations
- habilitation and rehabilitation for persons who are deaf and hard of hearing.

The Clinic provides team assessment for speech-language and educational challenges and treatment services for individuals with speech, language, and hearing disorders ranging in age from infant to geriatric. Assessment and community-based program consultation are available for children and adults with special needs. Participating disciplines include Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology, Special Education, and Psychology. When needed, medical consultants are available.

Language-Learning Groups provide treatment for children who display language-based learning disorders and experience difficulties achieving in the classroom.

The Scottish Rite Program provides intensive specialized treatment for selected children with language disorders.

Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) evaluation and treatment services are for persons who are unable to use speech to meet all of their communication needs. The AAC clinical program works closely with other agencies to ensure that needs are met across environments. The program uses state-of-the-art AAC computer and other technology with the Barkley AAC training laboratory. Services include:
- assessment and implementation of computer access options for writing, vocational, and leisure needs,
- speech intelligibility assessment and monitoring,
- and communication systems.

There is not an employee discount program for services at this center due to insurance, Medicare and Medicaid regulations. However, reduced fee based upon need is made available to individual employees. The Barkley Center is located at 42nd & Holdrege (0738). (Top)
Visit: http://www.unl.edu/barkley/Barkley.shtml

BEHLEN OBSERVATORY

Open to community at large on "Open Observatory Night" at no charge. (Top)
Visit: http://astro.unl.edu/observatory/

LANES 'N GAMES BOWLING AT EAST CAMPUS

Open to community at large with special rate exclusively for students. (Top)
Visit: http://union.unl.edu/east/services/recreation.php

CAMPUS RECREATION

Campus Recreation memberships are available for employees in three options; 3 month, Academic Year (9 months), and Annual Year (12 months). Payroll deduction is available for Academic and Annual options. The Campus Recreation accepts cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, and NU Express Card. A payroll deduction option is also available. Memberships are also made available to spouse and dependents of employees.

Membership provides access to the Campus Recreation Center at City Campus and East Campus Activities Building which include the following benefits and privileges:
· Weight Training/Cardiovascular/Conditioning Equipment & Rooms
· Multipurpose sport courts, including basketball, volleyball, badminton, racquetball,
handball, and squash.
· Cook Pavilion Indoor Turf Field
· Indoor running track
· Swimming pool
· Super Circuit Training Room
· Injury Prevention and Care services
· Free fitness classes
· Equipment check-out
· Locker Rooms, Showers, Saunas
· Towel service
· Facility and equipment-use orientations
· Locker Rentals and childcare services are also available to members for nominal fees.

Programs and Services
The following programs and services are available to all members and guests (nonmembers) for additional fees. NU EMPLOYEES, SPOUSES, AND DEPENDENTS DO NOT HAVE TO BE MEMBERS OF CAMPUS RECREATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THESE SERVICES, however they will incur higher fee prices.

Fitness and Wellness Services
Fitness and Aerobic Classes
Personal Trainers
Reach Your Peak Fitness Program
ClubFit

Outdoor Recreation
Indoor Climbing Wall
Equipment Rentals
Adventure Trips
Challenge Course

Massage Therapy
Swedish Massage (30-, 45-, 60-minute sessions)
Therapeutic Massage (30-, 45-, 60-minute sessions)
Sports Massage
Hand & Foot Treatments
Executive Chair Massage

Instructional Classes
Yoga
Tai Chi
Golf Lessons
CPR/First Aid
Karate
Fly Fishing
Country & Western Dance
and more!

Intramural Sports
Faculty/Staff sport activities, including Tennis, Golf, Volleyball, Basketball, and Racquetball

Youth Programs
Youth Swim Lessons
Jr. Blackshirts
Husker Kids Summer Camp
Husker Adventure Summer Camp


Informational tours and visits are available for all guests to become better acquainted with all Campus Recreation facilities and programs. For more information, please contact the Campus Recreation Office at 472-3467. (Top)
Visit: http://www.unl.edu/crec/

UNIVERSITY COMPUTER LABS
No restrictions for general service, some services are restricted to students/employees with valid UNL ID. (Top)
UNIVERSITY COMPUTER SHOP

Employees/students with UNL ID receive academic pricing on various computer hardware/software and products.You can reach the Computer Shop at (402) 472-5785. (Top)
Visit: http://sales.unl.edu/catalog/

COPY SERVICES (University Services)
Open to community at large. Complete copy and bindery services. Large format printing. Everyday low prices! For more information, please contact Copy Centers at 472-7828 or visit our website: http://printing.unl.edu/(Top)
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION

University of Nebraska employees, students and their families are all eligible to join and receive access to many financial services such as free financial education seminars, loans, free checking accounts, savings accounts, credit cards, notary services and more. To join, simply call or stop by the credit union at 1720 P Street or 301 N. 52nd Street and fill out a membership application to open a Share Savings Account with a minimum opening balance of $5.00. Once you join, you can remain a member as you keep your account open, even if you leave the University. The University of Nebraska Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit banking alternative that was founded in 1937 by several faculty members, today the credit union serves almost 10,000 members and offers almost any financial service you might need. The advantage of using a not-for-profit credit union is that earnings are returned to the members in the form of higher savings rates, lower loan rates and lower / less fees. For more information about the proud tradition of the University of Nebraska Credit Union please call (402) 472-2087 or visit our website. (Top)
Visit: http://www.nufcu.org

DAILY NEBRASKAN

Daily Nebraskan is published as a daily during regular semesters and as a weekly during summer sessions. Distributed free to students, faculty and staff, the newspaper can be picked up at newsstands all around campus. (Top)
Visit: http://DailyNebraskan.com

DAIRY STORE

Open to community at large. No special discounts for employees. See the special offerings at the Dairy Store web site. (Top)
Visit: http://dairystore.unl.edu/

UNIVERSITY DINING SERVICES

Staff, faculty and community at large are welcome to dine at any of the UNL residence hall dining rooms. UNL residence halls serve breakfast, lunch and dinner, Monday through Friday, and brunch and dinner on Saturday and Sunday each day the dining rooms are open. Special rates for dining service employees only.(Top)
Visit: http://housing.unl.edu/dining/

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Confidential free counseling to employees and related family members living in the same household for assistance with work/personal problems. (Top)
Visit: eap/

EMPLOYEE & DEPENDENT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Full-time, regular employees are eligible for a tuition waiver for up to 15 credit hours per academic year (Aug-July). Transferable to spouse and/or dependent. For more information, please contact the Department of Human Resources at 472-3101. (Top)
Visit: general/dependentscholarship.shtml

FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER

Counseling service available at sliding scale for community/employees inclusive of domestic partners. (Top)
Visit: http://cehs.unl.edu/cyaf/outreach/frc.shtml

GREAT PLAINS ART COLLECTION

Open to community at large. No charge. (Top)
Visit: http://www.unl.edu/plains/gallery/gallery.shtml

UNIVERSITY HEALTH CENTER

Pharmacy - Open to all UNL faculty/staff & their families. CAREMARK preferred provider. Low prices. Free delivery to City Campus departments and East Campus Clinic (316 ECU). Over the counter medicines. Call ahead refills. Hours: 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Friday. 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturdays (academic year) Call 472-7457 for more information.

Dental - Open to all UNL faculty/staff and their spouses. A full array of dental care including: complete examinations, cleanings (prophylaxis), fillings (restorations), crown & bridgework, root canals (endodontics), extractions, gum (periodontal) treatment, cosmetic dentistry (bonding & veneers), and emergency care. Hours: 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Friday. To schedule an appointment call (402) 472-7495 or stop by the office.

Convenient location: University Health Center at 15th & U Streets (Top)
Visit: http://www.unl.edu/health

INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN CENTER

Services primarily extended to students and departmental needs; services occasionally extended to employees with personal needs. (Top)
Visit: http://cehs.unl.edu/designcenter

International Quilt Study Center & Museum

The International Quilt Study Center at 33rd and Holdrege was formed in 1997 as a result of the generous gift of nearly 950 quilts from the Ardis & Robert James Collection. Today the International Quilt Study Center at UNL collection totals over 2300 quilts and the center is an international leader in quilt studies. (Top)
Visit: http://www.quiltstudy.org/

LANGUAGE LAB

Primarily for enrolled students. Employees are welcome to use services at no charge. (Top)
Visit: http://www.unl.edu/langlab/

LARSEN TRACTOR MUSEUM

Open to community at large. No charge, but donations are appreciated. (Top)
Visit: http://tractormuseum.unl.edu/

LENTZ CENTER

Asian culture. Open to community at large with no charge. (Top)
Visit: http://www.unl.edu/lentz/

UNL LIBRARIES

Services extended to community at large (over the age of 18 with valid NE ID). Check out books, use electronic resources, and many other services available. (Top)
Visit: http://iris.unl.edu

LIED CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS

The Lied Center for Performing Arts serves students & residents of this entire region by bringing the world's finest arts & entertainment to its stage. Discounted tickets available to students only. (Top)
Visit: http://www.liedcenter.org/

LUTHERAN CENTER (E.L.C.A.)

Open to community at large. Charges depend on events. Located at 535 North 16th Street. Phone: (402) 435-3697 (Top)

MEAT SALES STORE
The Animal Science Department at UNL operates the MEATS SALES STORE at the Loeffel Meat Laboratory, 38th and Fair St. on the East Campus. The Store is open from 1-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Store has beef, pork, lamb, and poultry products, cured and smoked ham and bacon, sausage and sliced meats and other processed meats for sale. Fresh bulk eggs are also available. Open to University employees and the public, the Store accepts cash or checks, but no credit card purchases. (Top)
MUELLER PLANETARIUM

Discounted rates for employees (not extended to family members).Attractions include: Planetarium, Astronomy and Laser Shows. (Top)
Visit: http://www.museum.unl.edu/museum_info/planetarium.html

NCARD

Designed to be UNL employees' permanent photo identification card. Employees may also activate the card as a charge card for use at designated University operated services. Employees may also apply at the Ncard Office to use the card as a Wells Fargo debit card. For further information, please contact the Ncard Office at 472-7331. (Top)
Visit: http://ncard.unl.edu/

NEBRASKA UNIONS

Premises open to community at large. Selected areas are restricted to valid UNL ID holders. (Top)
http://www.unl.edu/neunion/

NOTARIES PUBLIC

Services extended to community at large with appropriate documents. No Charge. See list of Notaries Public in the UNL Directory. (Top)

OSHER LIFELONG LEARNING INSTITUTE
The UNL Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) is part of a nationwide network of Osher Institutes with members who have an ongoing interest in learning. The program is open to the community. There is no employee discount. For further information, please contact the OLLI office at 472-6265 or via email at olli@unl.edu
Visit: http://olli.unl.edu/ (Top)
PARKING/TRANSIT

Employees get a pre-tax benefit when they pay for their permit or bus pass through payroll deduction instead of single cash payments. Receive a free Star Tran bus pass with your UNL ID and purchase of parking permit. For more information on this benefit, employees can contact Parking & Transit Services at 472-1800. (Top)
Visit: http://parking.unl.edu/

PASSPORTS (NCARD OFFICE)

The NCard Office is now an Authorized Passport Application Center. UNL employees and family members/domestic partners can get their photos taken and apply for their passport in Room 121 of the Nebraska Union. For more info: http://ncard.unl.edu/passport/(Top)

PRINTING SERVICES
Primarily for students and UNL departmental needs. From quick print jobs to complete project management - Let us help with all of your printing needs. For more information, please contact Print Services at 472-2146 or visit our website: http://printing.unl.edu/ (Top)
PSYCHOLOGICAL CONSULTATION CENTER

Services available at sliding scale for community and employees. No discounts. (Top)
Visit: http://www.unl.edu/psypage/dept/pcc.shtml

PUBLICATIONS AND PHOTOGRAPHY (PR)

UNL employees and family members can get portraits and photos taken at the department of Publications and Photography. Interested employees can contact 472-7022 to set up time. The department of Publications & Photography is located at 420 Nebraska Hall (0524). (Top)

SUPPLEMENTARY RETIREMENT PLAN
Plan is available to employees as a way to tax-shelter additional funds in addition to the required retirement plan. There are no eligibility requirements, so everyone can start the plan immediately. (Top)
ROSS MEDIA ARTS CENTER

The Mary Riepma Ross Film Theater is committed to screening a wide selection of high quality films and videos encompassing innovative American independent work including non-narrative, experimental films and video; classic foreign and American cinema illustrative of traditional and historical perspectives; documentaries which examine a wide variety of issues of concern; and contemporary foreign cinema of substance. The program plays a vital role in the education of the University's Academic community at large, offering Nebraskans a stimulating alternative to commercial film and television fare by presenting works not ordinarily offered in this area.Individual and family memberships are available to staff with discounted rates. Admission is $6.50 for adults and $4.50 for students, senior citizens, children, and members of the Friends of the Mary Riepma Ross Film Theater. (Top)
Visit: http://www.rossfilmtheater.org

SERVICE AWARD PROGRAM

All regular employees who have reached service milestones of 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40+ years, are recognized and honored in an annual award presentation ceremony. Employees achieving designated milestones are given the opportunity to select from a variety of awards. For further information, please contact the Department of Human Resources at 472-3101. (Top)
Visit: er/serviceawards/

SHELDON ART GALLERY

Open to community at large with no charge. (Top)
Visit: http://www.sheldonartgallery.org/

SHUTTLE SERVICE

Unlimited service to employees with UNL ID and Bus Pass. Bus passes are issued at no charge to employees who purchase an annual, semester or nine month parking permit. There will be a charge for those who do not purchase a parking permit. For more information, please contact Parking and Transit Services at 472-1800.(Top)
Visit: http://parking.unl.edu/

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA STATE MUSEUM

Open to community at large. No charges for employees and accompanying family members. (Top)
Visit: http://www.museum.unl.edu/

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

The Information Services Department of Telecommunications offers all UNL employees and family members reduced pricing for Internet access and cell phone program (Verizon, Sprint PCS and Cellular One). Interested employees can sign up for the special deals at 211 Nebraska Hall.(Top)
Visit: http://telecom.unl.edu/

TRAILSIDE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

Open to community at large. No charges for employees and accompanying family members. (Top)
Visit: http://www.trailside.unl.edu/

UNIVERSITY BOOKSTORE

UNL Bookstore offers employees with UNL ID a 10 % discount on purchases in the general, textbook and supply areas. The discount does not apply to software, items on sale or marked down prices and purchases at the Convenience Store. The University Bookstore is located in the lower level of the Nebraska Union. (Top)
Visit: http://www.unebraska.bkstr.com

UNIVERSITY THEATRE

UNL employees receive discounted rate (10-17%) for admission to University Theatre and Nebraska Repertory Theatre productions. Information on their productions and employee admission rates can be accessed by logging on to their websites: (Top)
Visit: http://www.unl.edu/rep OR http://www.unl.edu/TheatreArts

UAAD

A representative body of the managerial/professional employees on campus, UAAD (University Association for Administrative Development) operates with the primary objectives of improving operations in managerial/professional areas and promoting professional development among participating members. UAAD is frequently called upon to provide input on issues affecting University employees and to provide representatives to serve on numerous important campus committees. Dues are $10 per year, and general membership meetings are held monthly during the academic year.(Top)
Visit: http://uaad.unl.edu/

UNOPA

University of Nebraska Office Personnel Association (UNOPA) provides professional growth activities and promotes high professional standards for educational office personnel with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. UNOPA offers seminars and workshops that promote professional development to members and nonmembers. UNOPA meets monthly from September through May with speakers or programs scheduled for each meeting representing topics of interest to the members.

UNOPA's goals include encouraging professional growth of the membership through the National Professional Standards Program (PSP); identifying employee concerns and work within the University system to address those concerns; encouraging members to learn from one another through mentoring programs, classes, workshops and serving on University or UNOPA committees; to enhance leadership skills by serving as officers and committee directors; broaden understanding of the University of Nebraska, its goals and functions, and the relationship between the university and the community. (Top)
Visit: http://unopa.unl.edu/

UNIVERSITY PROGRAM COUNCIL

The University Program Council (UPC) is a volunteer student organization designed to address the co-curricular, social, recreational, cultural, and educational needs of the campus. The University Program Council acts as the executive body responsible for the implementation of program activities funded by University Programs and Facilities Fees (UPFF) granted to the UPC. Events are either restricted to students only or open to the community at large. No discounts for employees. For more detailed information, contact UPC at 472-8146 or 472-2454. (Top)
Visit: http://www.unl.edu/upc

UNIVERSITY TRAVEL SERVICES

The university travel contract allows employees, spouse and children to take discounts from 10% to 25% on domestic air travel. These discounts apply whether you are traveling for university business or vacation. Contact the University Travel Services for all University of Nebraska speakers, consultants and/or applicants. You can access any of these discounts by going on line at http://transport.tandt.com/ or by calling UNL Travel Services at (402) 486-4111. (Top)