Loper Success Hub

Calvin T. Ryan Library, Second Floor

Academic Advising and Career Development

The Academic Advising and Career Development Office assists students at all steps of their college journey. The office provides academic guidance for students deciding on a major or those unsure of their current major. All students are provided assistance in developing a resume, practicing for a job interview, navigating a job search on Handshake, and attending a career fair.

Disability Services for Students (DSS)

DSS assists students who have a documented disability – defined as learning, physical, medical, and/or psychological impairments that significantly limit or restrict a major life activity. To arrange accommodations both in and out of the classroom most efficiently, students should schedule an appointment with DSS before the semester begins. 

Kearney Bound Scholars Program

Kearney Bound is a cooperative program between select high schools and UNK. The program is an opportunity for first generation high school students to earn a four-year comprehensive scholarship to attend UNK as well as receive academic support services.

LNSK 103 - Foundations for Learning Classes

LNSK 103 - This three-credit-hour transition class is strongly recommended for first-year and transfer students. Students will learn goal setting, motivation, time and financial management, Degree Plans, critical thinking, research writing, connections with peers and faculty, research involvement.  Students will also develop skills to approach new ideas, study effectively, perform better in class discussions and on tests, and become familiar with campus opportunities and resources.

Success Coaching

Professional Success Coaches provide mentoring and support to At-Promise students. Peer Success Coaches help all UNK students with organization, exam preparation, time management, note-taking, memorization, or any other academic skill.

Subject Tutoring

Subject Tutors provide walk-in assistance and online support for general studies classes with a focus on general studies math, science, language, and business courses. Special test reviews and weekly study groups provide additional support in a collaborative group setting. Access the tutoring schedule online or in the Learning Commons.

TRIO – Student Support Services

This federally funded TRIO program offers comprehensive, individualized academic support for students who are first generation, income eligible, or have a documented disability. Academic and peer mentors provide guidance to freshmen using a structured mentoring program.  Advisors provide academic advising, financial aid counseling, financial literacy, scholarship assistance and graduate school exploration.

Writing Center

Writing Center tutors provide in-person or online assistance to UNK students, staff, and faculty at any stage of the writing process. Make an appointment by calling (308) 865-8905, or in person at the Welcome DeskWalk-ins are accommodated as the appointment schedule allows.