A variety of programs aimed at improving academic success and recognizing academic excellence are offered each year. NU Connections, Promising Scholars, Chancellor’s Scholars, and the W.E.B. Du Bois Honor Society are the signature academic success programs offered.
- NU Connections is designed to connect Diversity Enhancement Scholarship recipients to resources on and off-campus. NU Connections students are paired with a peer mentor, attend academic success workshops and are linked with a professional staff member to build a plan for academic success.
- Promising Scholars: The Promising Scholars program offers an opportunity for freshmen to develop a community focused on building a strong foundation at UNL. Scholars work one-on-one with professional staff, participate in a variety of workshops, are provided tools to assist in their academic success and HAVE FUN!
- Chancellor's Scholars: Chancellor's Scholars are invited to work one-on-one with professional staff dedicated to assisting them with developing an academic success plan to meet or exceed the GPA requirements of their scholarship. Scholars are linked with other high ability students, participate in social activities, and work together to acheive success.
- W.E.B. Du Bois Honor Society: The Honor Society seeks to honor the memory of Dr. William Edward Burghardt Du Bois by promoting the pursuit of academic excellence in all fields of higher education, to engage in service to others and to recognize the outstanding achievements of W.E.B. Du Bois Honor Society members.