Even though you don’t live on campus, we want to help you find a home here.
Students living off campus, both inside and outside the Lincoln community, are considered commuter students. We realize you have a unique set of challenges that students living on campus may not encounter. This information is meant to be a resource to help you feel at home here.
Students living off-campus with family members, both inside and outside the Lincoln community, are considered commuter students.
We realize you have a unique set of challenges that a traditional student may not encounter. This information is meant to be a resource to help you familiarize yourself with campus.
Biking to CampusLocate bike racks on campus
All students parking on university property must purchase a permit or park in a metered area.More information about parking options
More information about purchasing a permit
A UNL/StarTran bus pass is issued and provided at no cost to all UNL students from Parking and Transit Services. You can use this pass on intercampus routes and other routes in Lincoln.Learn more at Bus Rider’s User Guide
Campus offers many places to do homework between classes—check them out to find one that best fits your study style.
UNL libraries offer a variety of quiet study spaces and study rooms for group projects.
For a more social environment with background noise and a variety of food options, you might like to find a spot at the Nebraska Unions.City Campus
On a nice day, many places outside provide a pleasant study environment surrounded by art and nature. A few ideas:Green space west of Selleck Quadrangle
Sculpture garden west of Sheldon Museum of Art
Tables north of Love Library North/Adele Hall Learning Commons
Many colleges and departments have study areas and offer tutoring—check with your academic adviser about these options. Other options:Study Stops
If you have some extra time during classes or want to meet other students with similar interests, here are some ways to get involved on campus:
Campus RecreationJoin an intramural team
Take a fitness class
Visit the Outdoor Adventures Center
Student InvolvementJoin a student organization—Search for an organization by keyword here
Check out a calendar of upcoming events
Learn more about student organizations and opportunities to get involved on campus at these events:Big Red Welcome Street Festival