New Employee Onboarding Steps

  1. Your department will provide you with your NUID. The NUID is a unique 8 digit number we created for you.
  2. Online claim of your My.UNL account and username (ex: jdoe2) to access the services provided by the UNL campus.
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    • Enter your name as shown on your Social Security Card, birthdate and NUID. Set your password and create your security questions, which will enable you reset your password if you forget it.
    • View this visual guide on how to claim your employee account for more detailed instructions
    • Note: If you have difficulty claiming your My.UNL account please contact the UNL Information Technology Services Help Desk at 402-472-3970.
  3. Online activation of your Outlook email (Office 365).
  4. Online Claim of your TrueYou account and username (username = NUID) to access services provided by Central Administration.
  5. Get your physical ID card (NCard) at the NCard Office in the Nebraska Union.
  6. Talk to your department representative about what other services you may need:
  7. Attend a New Employee Orientation session.

Onboarding Steps, Bubble Chart

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