Veteran Resources

Here at UNK, we are difference makers. As you pursue your degree at UNK, we want you to know that our staff are dedicated to your success. Whether you are still on active duty, a veteran, or a veteran’s dependent, we are here to help answer your questions, provide direct assistance, and help you connect with resources you need to help you succeed.

Contact Us

Certifying Official: Lori Weed Skarka
Phone: (308) 865-8677
Fax: (308) 865-8096
Email: skarkala@unk.edu
or email: unkveterans@unk.edu
Mailing Address:
University of Nebraska at Kearney
Office of Financial Aid – Veterans Services
2504 9th Avenue
Kearney, NE 68849-2350

Academic and Career Services

  • Academic and Career Services is a part of the Division of Academic Services and Enrollment Management. We assign academic advisors, coordinate major/advisor information, and assist Deciding (undeclared) students with class schedules, selecting a major and other academic concerns.

Phone: (308)865-8501
Fax: (308)865-8882
Email: careerserv@unk.edu

Counseling and Health Care

  • Having access to convenient, affordable, quality health care on campus is an important part of your success, and we’re here to serve you. Our department is made up of four offices to help students' stay healthy in mind and body while at UNK.

Health Care Clinic

  • Phone: (308)865-8218

Counseling Care

  • Phone: (308)865-8218

Emergency Crisis (after business hours)

  • Phone: (308)865-8248

Academic Success Office

  • The Academic Success Office is committed to retaining UNK students by providing resources to assist them in gaining access to key services, and in achieving academic success. We provide UNK students with opportunities to develop their academic potential.

Learning Commons

  • The UNK Learning Commons is a collaboration of the Calvin T. Ryan Library and the Division of Student Affairs. A welcoming, student-centered space on the second floor of Ryan Library, the Learning Commons is here to help improve your understanding of course material and develop stronger learning skills.