A Message from the Chief Information Officer

Deb SchroederOur campus depends on technology and our success depends on planning for the changes that technology brings. We are committed to working together with students and faculty to provide the best educational experience. Our technology services and resources are a vital part of the UNK commitment to academic excellence.

Debbie Schroeder
Chief Information Officer


WEPA Print Kiosks for Student Printing    

WEPA print kiosks are located in CTE, CTW, Nester View, Antelope Hall, Mens Hall, Mantor Hall, URS, and URN, as well as West Center 115E and the Calvin T. Ryan Library.  Students can print from a personal computer, a campus computer, a cloud service such as Google Drive, Box or Dropbox, or a USB drive.  Black and white printing is $.05 for a single-sided page and $.09 for a dual-sided page.  Color printing is $.35 for a single-sided page and $.68 for a dual-sided page.  Funds can be added to your WEPA account at the kiosk or at www.wepanow.com.  WEPA kiosks also accept Loper Dollars. 


Go to http://its.unk.edu and click on Student Services for additional information.


Technology Excellence Award

Welcome to the University of Nebraska’s wireless tutorial website. This website was specifically created to help you get connected to the wireless network. UNK has 100% indoor coverage in all the UNK buildings and many outdoor locations.

If you are trying to connect to the secure wireless network click on the connect to onboarding link below:

Connect to eduroam

Connecting your devices

  1. On your device, navigate to the area where you can view all WiFi networks that are in range.
  2. Select eduroam from the list of available networks.
  3. Your device will now prompt you to log in to the network. Use the following credentials
    • Username:  Use your full UNK email address
    • Password: EASI password (same as Canvas, Box, etc.) 
      • If you are a student, staff, or faculty on one of the University of Nebraska system campuses, please replace '@unk.edu' with one of the following:
      • Lincoln - @unl.edu
      • Med Center - @unmc.edu
      • Omaha - @unomaha.edu
  4. Accept the eduroam certificate and authenticate your device, if prompted.
Eduroam Information

Your device should be automatically detected, however, if you have issues; below is a list of device types for each system and choose the link that best describes your device.

Manual Wireless Setup for IoT (Internet of Things)

UNKGuest Network

  • UNKGuest Network - is a free service intended for use by visitors requiring short-term access to the wireless network to perform general Internet activities.


The followings are the services that ITS provides for UNK community:


The ITS Technology Help Desk supports the computing needs of faculty, staff, and students at the University of Nebraska-Kearney. Our primary support areas include questions and problems related to:

-Campus network and Internet connections (configuration, access failure, UNK passwords, etc.)
-E-Mail FAQ (Office 365 for faculty and staff; LoperMail for students)
-PC, Mac and iOS problems (operating system, virus eradication, basic troubleshoot solutions)

Walk-in Location: Otto Olsen 115, Monday-Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Phone: (308) 865-8363
Email: unkhelpdesk@unk.edu
Live Chat 24/7 Support
HelpDesk Online Request Form


The Academic Technology Team helps faculty, staff and students to work smarter, faster and better with the applications they use every day. We also investigates new technologies for teaching and learning in both formal and informal settings.

The most effective classrooms today are students and instructors that are moving, collaborating, sharing and building knowledge together. We work collaboratively with faculty in designing and developing courses using technology to enhance learning and teaching.

Academic Technology Team supports and provides training on the following software: Canvas, VidGrid, Microsoft Office, Office 365 and LoperMail, Apple OS and iOS, Box, and Qualtrics.

Customized training can be designed to meet your department’s specific needs and personal training sessions can be scheduled if you would like help with a specific problem or just want to learn more about a program.

Walk-in Location: Otto Olsen 113, Monday-Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Phone: Jane (308) 865-8623; Don (308) 865-8268; Shahla (308) 865-8861
Email: shahla.alavi@nebraska.edu

Register for workshops.