Answer: One of the best ways to know if UNO is a good fit for your child is to read the information we provide on our website, so you’re already on your way! A couple of other great ideas are:
Especially if you live in Louisiana, you may know someone who has been to UNO recently, or even someone who currently attends. Make sure your information is current. College campuses are always changing and sometimes that can happen fast. To find out what’s new and exciting at UNO, stop by admissions or check out what’s been happening lately in "UNO News."
Answer: To arrange a tour, please call the Office of Admissions at (504) 280-3033 or (504) 280-3034.
Answer:To be eligible for Federal Student Financial Aid at UNO, a student must:
Answer: For most basic services, students can visit Student Health Services, located on the first floor of the Human Performance Center (HPC).
Answer: Students can apply for campus housing in person at the Office of Student Housing or go online
Answer: Yes, any student can park on campus as long as the car has a current parking decal
Answer: To obtain a residential and\or student parking decals, students must bring a valid driver’s license, a valid vehicle registration and complete the Vehicle Registration Form. In addition to these steps, residents of Privateer Place must bring a completed Privateer Place Parking Agreement Form which they can obtain from the management office of that complex. Students must be registered, fees half paid and have payment receipt for parking decal(s). Once all information has been verified, decal(s) will be issued. Finally, registration of your vehicle is not complete until you affix your decal to your car. All decal(s), residential and student, must be placed on the outside of the rear window on the lower left side
Answer: If you are visiting for a campus tour, you can walk into the Office of Admissions to get a visitor parking pass, but make sure you park in student zones.
Answer: The University Police is probably the best safety resource. They have a wealth of safety tips and information you can review at upd.uno.edu. They are available to students 24 hours a day
Answer: The privacy of a student’s educational records is protected by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Under FERPA, a student has a right to expect that information in his/her educational records will be kept confidential unless he/she gives permission to the school to disclose such information.
The University does not mail final grade reports. Students may access final grades through WebSTAR.
Answer: The Career Services is a great resource for students seeking employment. It is located on the second floor of the University Center (UC). FreshFest is an on campus and part time job fair, usually held during the first week of class in the fall.
Answer: The University is located in a residential part of New Orleans, however, we are located just fifteen minutes from Downtown and the French Quarter, where there is a variety of accommodations to choose from.
Answer: Along with an on-campus mini-mart, students can shop for groceries at Save-A- Center, located about a mile away on Leon C. Simon. Other stores and restaurants that are open nearby are Burger King,Nacho Mama's, Spur gas station at Gentilly and Elysian Fields, Zimmer’s Seafood (and po-boy shop), an on-campus Subway, and a nearby Smoothie King.
Answer: Yes. The New Orleans Regional Transit Authority provides public transportation in the form of Busses and Streetcars.
Answer: The General Degree Requirements as well as other important information can be found in the University Catalog, which is only available online.
Answer: Upon admission to the university, students must receive advising from their First Year Advisor to determine which classes to take. If the student registers for and attends New Student Orientation, he or she will be advised during the orientation session. All other students can be advised by contacting their major departments.
Answer: The University Police is probably the best safety resource. They have a wealth of safety tips and information you can review at upd.uno.edu. They are available to students 24 hours a day.
Answer: A directory of campus maps and directions to the Office of Admissions can be found at Campus Maps.
Answer: The campus police emergency phone number is 504-280-6666, or 3-6666 from any on campus phone. Additionally, up-to-date emergency communications will be posted to this website and our social media accounts.
Answer: At the time of registration, a student is required to verify his/her current mailing address. If there has been an address change, the new address must be submitted in writing to The Registrar’s Office on the address change form or may be changed on the web through WebStar.
Answer: The RIS has memberships available for purchase. Different classes of membership include General Public, Senior Citizen, and Alumni. More information is available in the RIS building or at Recreation and Intramural Sports.