Application Procedures

You must complete the application process for BOTH the Dietetic Internship Program and Graduate College.

Application Process for Dietetic Internship Program

The program is using the Dietetic Internship Centralized Application Services (DICAS), which may be accessed at , e-mail . DICAS will be available after December 2, 2017 for the April, 2018 Match. The on-line application must be completed and internship preferences entered by 11:59 p.m. Central Time on February 15, 2018. The fee to use DICAS is $45 for the first application submitted and $20 for each additional application.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Dietetic Internship participates in computer matching. For the April, 2018 computer match (February 15, 2018 deadline), applicants must register with D&D Digital online at, pay the $55.00 computer matching fee by credit card, enter their contact information and DI preference rankings by 11:59 PM CST on February 15, 2018.

A non-refundable application fee of $50 is required to apply to the UNL Dietetic Internship program. Please send a check or money order made payable to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln postmarked by the DICAS application deadline.  Send your application fee to:

UNL Dietetic Internship Program
Attn: Lori Rausch 
110 Ruth Leverton Hall
Department of Nutrition & Health Sciences 
University of Nebraska-Lincoln 
Lincoln, NE 68583-0806

Application Process for Graduate College

The application process requires two steps:

Step 1:
Go to the Office of Graduate Studies Steps to Admission webpage and follow the instructions for the application process.
Step 2:
After submitting the online application from Part 1, you will receive an email notification with your new NU ID and MyRed PIN if you don’t already have an active True You account. Now link to GAMES using your NU ID as login and MyRed PIN as password to complete the Department application. You will be required to enter or upload the following:

  • Resume/vitae
  • Statement of purpose/goals
  • GRE scores (Institution code = 6877; to obtain department code, type in the word 'Nutrition,' then select 0214)
  • Names and contact information of three references. (When you SUBMIT your Department application, GAMES will automatically contact your reference letter writers and ask them to upload their references to GAMES.)
  • Optional: Assistantship/Fellowship application


February 15 for Dietetic Internship Applicants.