Campus Facilities FAQ

President Ted Carter, UNL Chancellor Ronnie Green and the chancellors of UNO, UNMC and UNK have issued a joint message restricting access to University of Nebraska facilities to all, except those designated as on-site personnel. (4/7)

What does this mean for UNL?

  • No one other than those employees designated as on-site personnel may be present in campus buildings.
  • All outdoor recreation spaces on campus are closed.
  • Computer and study space previously offered in the Nebraska Union, East Union is closed. Adele Coryell Hall Learning Commons is closed after 5 p.m. April 8 until further notice.

How does this impact students on campus:

  • Students living in university residence halls and Greek houses can continue to do so, observing all federal, state and local guidelines regarding COVID-19. These include no gatherings of more than 10 individuals; following social distancing guidelines, including maintaining a 6-foot distance between others; regular hand washing with soap; and use of hand sanitizers when soap is unavailable.
  • All outdoor recreation spaces are closed.
  • To further reduce exposure to the 2019 novel coronavirus, Dining Services will shift to a daily meal pick-up for students with meal plans.
  • Computer and study space previously offered in the Nebraska Union, East Union is closed. Adele Coryell Hall Learning Commons is closed after 5 p.m. April 8 until further notice. Outdoor WiFi is available.
  • Students who do not follow campus guidelines regarding the 2019 novel coronavirus may be subject to disciplinary action as outlined by the university’s student code of conduct.

How does this impact students off campus:

  • Students living and working off campus should not be impacted and remote access instruction will continue without interruption.

How does this impact faculty and staff:

  • Remote access instruction will continue without interruption.
  • Only employees designated will have access to campus buildings.
  • All employees are expected to continue working from home unless specifically designated. Employees designated to continue working on campus will receive a notice from their supervisor.

How does this impact research:

  • Only projects designated as "critical research activities" will be allowed to continue after April 10. Other research may be continued, but only with leadership approvals. A complete list of research related impacts is available from the Office of Research and Economic Development's COVID-19 Research Planning page.