Many ways you can volunteer and get involved.

University of Nebraska Office Personnel Association (UNOPA)

Provides seminars and workshops that promote professional development and high professional standards for educational office personnel with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Programs are usually held once per month during the academic year.


Multicultural Professionals Network (MPN)

Seeks to advocate for an inclusive campus and foster personal and professional growth for our members. Members are entry- to mid-level staff and faculty at Nebraska.


Young Professionals at Nebraska (YPN)

Provides an opportunity for any faculty, staff, or administrator to grow professionally alongside other young professionals in all areas of the institution.


First Generation Nebraska (First-Gen)

Working to make our campus more "first generation friendly" by developing links between first-generation college students and faculty and staff who share a similar academic experience.


Faculty & Staff Accessibility Resource Group

People with various disabilities and conditions that affect how we do our jobs and how we live our lives as a part of the community at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln as well as the city of Lincoln and the state of Nebraska. We also count among our members people without disabilities who have worked in the disability arena and bring a wealth of experience regarding working at the university.


Chancellor’s Commission on the Status of Gender and Sexual Identities (CCSGSI)

The general purpose of the Chancellor’s Commission on the Status of Gender and Sexual identities is to enhance the status of LGBTQA+ identified people at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln.


Chancellor's Commission on the Status of People of Color (CCSPC)

Advises the chancellor on issues pertaining to the specific concerns of faculty, staff and students who are people of color at the university.


Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women (CCSW)

The purpose is to enhance the status of all women at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, by advising the Chancellor on issues pertaining to gender equity and on specific concerns of women faculty, staff and students at the university.


Chancellor's University Safety Committee (CUSC)

Develop, review, and maintain lines of safety communication with the purpose of engaging the campus community, by encouraging all to recognize and report "near misses" or potentially unsafe practices with this information to be used for educational purposes university wide.


Chancellor's Environment, Sustainability and Resilience Commission (CESRC)

Provides strategic recommendations and ongoing advice to the Chancellor related to the environmental, social, and economic well-being of University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL) and its stakeholders. The CESRC promotes the socially responsible stewardship of resources and the creation of resilient systems that are adaptable and recoverable to short- and long-term environmental and technological changes.


Chancellor's Commission to Prevent Sexual Misconduct

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is committed to preventing sexual misconduct, responding when it occurs, and supporting any person who has been subjected to sexual misconduct. The commission is a campuswide coalition charged with the role of expanding efforts to improve education, training, and policy development to address sexual misconduct.

Prevent Sexual Misconduct

Academic Advising Association (AAA)

The Academic Advising Association (AAA) is home to a variety of student services professionals on the university's campus. The organization exists to bring staff and faculty advisors and student services professionals together to focus on best practices, enhance professional development opportunities, and advocate for the needs of our community.


Faculty Senate

The governing agency for dealing with matters of interest to more than one college and acts as the official voice of the faculty of UNL. The Faculty Senate also advises and consults with student, staff, and administrative groups on matters of general concern which include, but are not necessarily limited to, the budget, institutional planning, library and computer operations, student academic conduct in the classroom, and the selection of academic-administrative personnel.

Faculty Senate

Staff Senate 

An advisory body on issues, institutional policies, and practices that relate to the staff, to serve as a forum for the exchange of ideas, to promote common interests among the staff, to advocate for staff welfare and development, to suggest revisions and initiatives to improve staff policies, and to participate in the formulation of institutional policy and governance.

Staff Senate