Graduate Student Handbook & FAQ

All graduate students in the Department of Nutrition & Health Sciences (NHS) are responsible for reading this handbook and becoming familiar with its contents. The handbook provides a summary of our policies and procedures and other useful information for successfully navigating graduate school.

What is the Department of NHS?

NHS is an academic department within the College of Education & Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Classrooms, laboratories, and offices are located in Leverton Hall (East Campus) and Mabel Lee Hall (City Campus). The main office is 110 Leverton Hall and the phone number is (402) 472-3716. The Department of NHS has 33 faculty members, approximately 1,300 undergraduate students, and 75 graduate students. Most of the Faculty in NHS engage in scholarly research that provides the basis for a graduate student’s masters thesis or doctoral dissertation.