How to Enroll
Admitted students complete the following steps to finalize their admission and officially become a Husker.
1. Pay Your Enrollment Deposit
Once you're admitted you'll need to pay the $250 enrollment deposit to secure your spot. You can pay it through your MyRed account. The deadline to pay your enrollment deposit is May 1.
You Can Defer Your Deposit
If you are on a free or reduced lunch program you can defer your deposit until you receive financial aid.
The Deferment of Enrollment Deposit Form
2. Complete Your Housing Contract
After your enrollment deposit is paid, you will be able to fill out the housing contract through MyRed and choose where you want to live on campus. To reserve your spot in a residence hall, you will need to pay the non-refundable $400 advance payment by May 1.
More Information on the Housing Contract
You Can Defer the Housing Advance Payment Too
If you are on a free or reduced lunch program and have deferred your enrollment deposit, your housing advance payment if automatically deferred until you receive financial aid.
3. Sign Up for New Student Enrollment (NSE)
After you pay your enrollment deposit, you will also be able sign up for New Student Enrollment (NSE). At NSE you will get to know other new students, meet with your advisor, and set your class schedule.
You can sign up through your MyRed account starting April 1.
4. Accept Financial Aid
In April and May, you will receive an email notifying you of your financial aid package.
Before school begins, you must accept or decline all scholarships, grants and loans through MyRed in order to get the money you need for school.
Contact the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid at 800-742-8800 Ext. 2030 if you have any questions.
5. Attend NSE
It's required to attend the NSE date you signed up for in order to get registered for classes.
You'll also get the information you need to start your first year at UNL.
6. Move In & Start Classes
You're finally here! We're glad to have you.