Covid 19 - Graduate

COVID-19 Updates: Graduate Students

As the College of Engineering and academic departments prepare to resume in-person classes for Fall semester, we want to ensure that our graduate students are informed of  updates and decisions made within the college that affect you. Our goal is to help ensure that you finish the academic year successfully.

Students should continue to follow the deadlines posted by the Office of Graduate Studies and work with their faculty advisor for any modifications that may need to be made for conducting oral exams.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Kayla Person, director of Engineering Graduate Programs, or Dan Linzell, associate dean for Graduate and International Programs. 

Student Feedback Form

If you have feedback or concerns related to COE courses, your well-being or the well-being of others, or technical assistance needs, please visit the Student Feedback Form. This form can be used by COE students on City, East, and Scott campuses. We encourage you to use this form if you have already tried to resolve this issue and it has not been resolved.

Student Feedback Form


Starting Monday, March 30 all courses will be delivered utilizing remote access and will not meet in-person for the remainder of the semester. Please work with your instructor to address course specific questions. Classroom accommodations may need to be adjusted or adapted for a remote access environment. Please contact Services for Students with Disabilities to discuss any adjustments that may need to be made. For more information on changing your course grading option, please review guidelines outlined by the Office of Graduate Studies

Additional resources for online learning:


Graduate students who are currently on a teaching assistantship should work with their instructor and department chair/head; students on a research assistantship should work closely with their research advisor and/or supervisor.


Group Activities / COE Teaching Fellows

  • UNL: Forward to Fall
  • As of March 16, 2020, the College of Engineering is canceling all events that involve 10 or more people.  Please begin enacting this policy immediately.
  • We strongly encourage suspending of all in-person extracurricular activities, including any general meetings for recognized student organizations.

Engineering Library Closed

As of March 17, the UNL Library announced that only Love Library and Adele Hall Learning Commons will be open; all other library locations are now closed - including the Engineering Library in Nebraska Hall. For more information, view the Library's COVID-19 website

Financial Concerns

The Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid (OSFA) is available to support students and families and will make every effort to mitigate financial burdens created by this extraordinary situation. If you have incurred—or will incur—additional expenses or severe financial hardship, contact Husker Hub at 402-472-2030 or to request a financial aid review for the Spring 2020 semester.