Human Resources COVID-19 Updates:
Our Response How to Keep Working & Stay Safe Self-Care
Updated Jun 23, 2022

We are now offering workshops to create your professional development plan. As a part of the N2025 Strategic Plan, the sixth aim is "Prioritize participation and professional development for all Nebraska students, staff, and faculty." A part of the strategy is to ensure a means for all faculty, graduate and professional students, post-doctoral fellows, and staff to co-create an individualized professional development roadmap.

Updated Jun 14, 2022

Effective this year, the University of Nebraska system will observe Juneteenth as a floating holiday.

Juneteenth, which is June 19, commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. It was declared a federal holiday in 2021 by President Joe Biden.

The university will be open June 20 and the annual winter closedown will be extended by one day. Eligible employees wishing to take June 20 off may do so using the regular leave process.

Updated Apr 06, 2022

Congratulations to all the faculty and staff! Awards coordinated by the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor have been announced for 2022. These honor faculty and staff who advance the missions of the university in teaching, research and service. Recipients will be recognized at The Laurels award reception in the fall.

Read the full list of recipients

Updated Feb 22, 2022

As part of our goal to be an employer of choice, the University of Nebraska is committed to providing you with a competitive retirement program that helps you plan and invest for your future.

For the past eight months, a university-wide committee has been carefully reviewing our retirement program to identify improvements to help you achieve your retirement planning goals.

Updated Feb 11, 2022

Forbes ranking scores university at no. 2 in Nebraska, no. 13 in education nationally.

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is again counted among the best places to work in the Cornhusker State and across the nation.

Updated Jun 14, 2022

The Employee Assistance Program will continue to offer a professional development group for faculty and staff. The next session will be offered via Zoom at noon, Jan. 20.

The group is focused on sharing key ways to bring your best self to work. Topics vary from effective communication skills, professional boundaries, time and energy management, dealing with change and cultivating resilience. Each session is offered at noon on the third Thursday of the month.

The January session will explore positive coping strategies fo ;stress.

Updated Feb 09, 2022

The 2021 W-2 Wage and Tax Statement is now available via Firefly. 

Employees must be enrolled to receive the W-2 forms via the online service. Opting for electronic delivery allows employees to have early access to forms in mid-January and the ability to review W-2 forms from previous years. It also reduce printing and postage costs for the university. The enrollment process, available here, is quick and easy. Enrolling will automatically provide access to all future W-2 forms online.

Updated Dec 06, 2021

University leaders have updated policies that addresses employee pay and instructional continuity during inclement weather shutdowns.

Updated Jan 21, 2021

New COVID relief legislation allows you to maximize the use of amounts in your Health Care Flexible Spending Account and/or your Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account.

Effective immediately, here's what is happening:

Updated Sep 15, 2020

The University of Nebraska system has extended the deadline for a program that allows employees to voluntarily reduce work hours and pay, but maintain full-time benefits coverage. Announced in June, the program is intended to reduce labor costs and address budgetary impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.