- Minimum grade requirements
- How do I get an adviser?
- What are my responsibilities?
- What forms do I need?
- What is a thesis and dissertation?
- What are seminars?
- What graduate examinations do I need to take?
- What can I expect on the final exam?
- Are there professional organizations I can join?
- Does NHS offer a Dietetic Internship Program?
- Am I considered a "resident"?
- How do I apply for assistantships and fellowships?
- Do I need to be enrolled as a full-time student?
- If I have an assistantship, can I work outside the University?
- Do I get fringe benefits?
- How do I get a building pass and keys?
- Is there bus service between City Campus and East Campus?
- How do I get a parking permit?
- Can I ask the secretaries to help me with work?
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.