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.

Updated Jul 17, 2020

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has announced guidelines for employees who need to request alternative work arrangements due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Updated May 22, 2020

Below are the changes to access to campus, facilities and health measures. Read the complete message from the chancellor dated May 21, 2020.

Access to Campus

Starting June 1, we will no longer limit access to campus buildings to only those individuals whose physical presence has been designated as necessary. Individuals will no longer be required to possess a letter authorizing a campus presence.

Updated Aug 19, 2020

As you may know, Congress recently passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). Under the FFCRA, most U.S. workers are eligible for up to 80 hours of emergency paid sick leave for reasons related to the coronavirus, plus an additional 10 weeks of paid Family and Medical Leave for childcare because of school closures tied to COVID-19.

Updated Apr 03, 2020

The Employee Assistance Program administers a loan fund designed to assist non-probationary, regular university employees in financial crisis.

Financial hardships caused by the spread of COVID-19 can be helped with the EAP's Employee Emergency Loan Fund.

Employees may apply for up to $750. All money borrowed is interest free and is paid back into the fund by payroll deduction. The Employee Loan Fund was established and funded by donations from university employees, employee group, and friends. No state or other university funds are used by this fund.

Updated Mar 23, 2020

Beginning Monday, March 23, the University Health Center medical clinic will offer immediate care services to UNL faculty, staff and their spouses/partners enrolled in the university employer-based insurance plan. Dependents are ineligible for care at this time.

Updated Nov 09, 2020

The university and our health insurers have taken actions to assist our employees and their families during this time. Some of these changes are highlighted below. Please contact UMR (1-844-659-5059) or CVS (888-202-1654) to assist with any specific questions or concerns you may have.

Updated Mar 24, 2020

The EAP is offering assistance during the changes of COVID-19. Schedule a Zoom or phone session with an EAP counselor by calling or emailing their office. 402-472-3107 | Toll Free: 888-445-9881 | eap@unl.edu