Updated Dec 11, 2014

As a result of an Executive Order signed by President Obama on December 5, 2014, Gov. Heineman has announced that Nebraska state government agencies will be closed on Friday, December 26, 2014. State law provides that whenever the President gives federal employees paid time off, the State of Nebraska shall grant the same benefit to state employees. The majority of University of Nebraska Lincoln employees will not be working on December 26, 2014, because of the annual holiday closedown.

Updated Nov 18, 2014
Annual NUFlex enrollment began on Monday, November 17, and will run through Friday, December 5 at 5:00 PM. The first live NUFlex benefits informational meeting was held on Monday, November 17 from 1:30-2:30 PM. If you would like to listen to that session, please click here

The next informational meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 25 at 1:30 PM. To view the meeting online, visit

Updated Nov 18, 2014
As seen in UNL Today on November 17, for the seventh time in nine years, health care premiums for medical and dental benefits will not increase for full-time employees. Brian Schlichting, assistant director of university-wide benefits for the University of Nebraska system, said deductibles and prescription drug copays also will not increase in 2015.

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Updated Sep 12, 2014

The Employee Assistance Program is offering a seven week parenting class based on the program “Love and Logic.”  “Becoming a Love and Logic Parent” is a program that offers ways to raise a responsible child that learns from the consequences of their own mistakes.  Participants will learn about preparing children for the real world and avoiding power struggles by letting empathy and consequences do the teaching.  Classes will begin on September 30th from 12-1:15pm, at the EAP, 501 Stadium Dr., Room 128.

Updated Sep 10, 2014
In our ongoing commitment to campus safety, UNL is introducing TIPS Incident Reporting. This service allows students, parents, faculty and staff to confidentially and anonymously report campus incidents or positive experiences. The link is located in the site’s footer, available on all UNL web pages. Please have a look.
Updated Sep 09, 2014

The 2014 Fall Pre-Retirement Seminar will be held on Tuesday, October 7, 2014, in the Centennial Room at the Nebraska Union on city campus.  This program is for faculty and staff, age 50 and older with at least 10 years of service and faculty and staff age 65 and older.  The seminar will be offered twice; a morning session and then again the same presentation in the afternoon.

Updated Jun 18, 2014

The recent Nebraska Legislative Session included the passage of LB 907, a bill that takes effect in July 2014. LB 907 prescribes when a public employer may review and access the criminal history background of an applicant. The criminal history background of an applicant now may only be reviewed once you have determined that an applicant meets minimum employment qualifications.

Updated Jun 10, 2013

The University of Nebraska has limited the accrual of vacation leave, based on a cap of 280 hours, since 2007. As the system currently records vacation accrual, if your vacation balance is less than 280 hours you receive a full month’s vacation accrual; typically 16 hours for many employees. This allowed those with balances less than 280 hours to earn a full accrual and actually reach a leave balance greater than the 280 hours allowed by University policy.

Updated Aug 27, 2014

Effective October 1, 2009, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will conduct employment verification on all new hires through E-Verify in compliance with Nebraska state law LB 403. E-Verify is an Internet-based system operated by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in partnership with the Social Security Administration. E-Verify is used by employers to verify employment eligibility of new hires.

Is E-Verify required?

Effective October 1, 2009, E-Verification is required for all new hires at UNL.