Graduate Student Handbook

Please contact Patty Swanson with comments or updates (pswanson2@unl.edu)
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My.UNL Account, Email (Outlook) Activation, and TrueYou Account (Firefly, etc.)

Contact(s)

  • On-Boarding Services - Maria Hansen: mhansen5@unl.edu,  909 South HARH, EC 0989   Phone: 402-472-9873
  • E-mail Accounts - Tri Tran: ttran13@unl.edu,  226b South HARH, EC 0982   Phone: 402-472-8289

After you receive your UNL ID number mentioned above, go to https://hr.unl.edu/onboard/ and follow the detailed instructions. For consistency, when creating your email account please use this format: first initial, last name, and a number. For example, John Doe could be jdoe1@unl.edu.

After you have completed the accounts above, please send a notification email with "Last name, First Name: Accounts Activated" in the subject line to mhansen5@unl.edu. There is no need to type anything in the body of the message. After we hear from you, our staff will be able to complete the remaining steps for your on-boarding processing. (E.g. for faculty, this step initiates your access to the Graduate Admissions Management & Evaluation System (GAMES).