Covid 19 - Staff

COVID-19: Staff

Fall 2020 On-Campus Experience 

Faculty, staff and administrators in the College of Engineering are working diligently to create a healthy and safe environment for students, employees and visitors. With campuses on Lincoln and Omaha, we recognize the opportunities and challenges to ensure we are meeting everyone’s needs for a successful Fall transition.

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Contact Kathy Glenn (402-472-7071) or Nancy Re (402-472-5268) if you have any questions or concerns.



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Latest Updates

  • N-E RIDE – Shuttles will continue to run on schedule through December 18, 2020 (see N-E Ride); social distancing practices will be followed: buses will run at half capacity (approx. 16-17 riders) with staggered seating, face masks will be required, and other procedures may be implemented. The shuttle schedule may change without notice.
  • COLLEGE CARS – Until further notice, the college will not check out cars in Lincoln or Omaha, due to cleaning and safety procedures. Vehicles can be rented via University Fleet Management
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Health & Safety

  • SOCIAL DISTANCING – We are following proper population density practices, including in classrooms, labs, open spaces, elevators, stairwells, etc.
  • HAND SANITIZER – The Engineering Complex has large hand sanitizing stations for general use; follow signage in the restrooms concerning proper hand-washing; the facilities at PKI are still under evaluated
  • FACE COVERINGS – In all buildings on the campuses of UNL and UNO (including Scott Technology Center in Omaha), face coverings are required at all times, with some exceptions: university face covering policy.
Check the UNL Health & Safety site frequently for updates.

Operations

  • N-E RIDE – Shuttles will continue to run on schedule through December 18, 2020 (see N-E Ride); social distancing practices will be followed: buses will run at half capacity (approx. 16-17 riders) with staggered seating, face masks will be required, and other procedures may be implemented. The shuttle schedule may change without notice.
  • COLLEGE CARS – College cars are not available for Fall Semester (vehicles can be rented via University Fleet Management). One-person-per-vehicle is the rule for university-sponsored travel.
  • CONFERENCE ROOMS – Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Dean’s Suite Conference Rooms in OTHM 114d and PKI 100 will not be available for reservations or gatherings.
  • ROOM CAPABILITIES – COE Room List: Seat count for Technology
  • ROOM RESERVATIONS – Large public spaces (such as OTHM Lobby and OTHM 2nd floor atrium) will not be available for events or reservations.
  • TRAVEL – Nonessential travel should be at a minimum and all requests will be reviewed by the Dean. Anyone traveling out-of-state or internationally should self-quarantine for 14 days when they return per current CDC guidelines.

Support

  • ADVISING – Undergraduate students can continue to schedule appointments with their advisor via MyPlan or MavTrack; you may choose either video or phone options for your meeting.
  • VIRTUAL EVENTS – Several virtual opportunities to connect and to ask and answer questions regarding Fall preparations are offered, including Office Hours with the Dean (for undergraduate students) and Coffee and Conversations (graduate students).