Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply to Scott Court?

Go to and follow the instructions on how to apply via Mavlink.

Be sure to rank Scott Court as your first choice!

Note: For all UNO housing, the application is not COMPLETE until you submit the $260.00 security deposit/lease-processing fee.

WE FILL UP QUICKLY! Make every effort to submit your housing application as early as possible.
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How long is the lease?

Scott Court offers two leases: annual and academic year.

  • Annual lease dates: August 14, 2016 – July 31, 2017
  • Academic year dates: August 14, 2016 – May 7, 2017

There are a limited number of academic-year leases available.

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When can I move in?

The scheduled move-in date for the 2016–2017 lease term is August 14, 2016. If you cannot move in on that date, that’s OK. We’ll help you with your move any time after that. Early move-ins are not available. If you have special needs, please contact Scott Court at 402–778-6541.

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Can I request a room or a roommate?

Room and roommate requests are made on your Roommate Request Questionnaire, which is mailed to you with your lease. All room and roommate requests must match, or we will be unable to grant your request.

Please keep in mind that while we try to honor your room and roommate requests, we cannot guarantee all requests.

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When will I know my room and roommate assignment?

Expect to receive your roommate preference questionnaire late April.

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When are my payments due?

Payments are due as follows for the 2016/2017 Lease Term:

    • Annual Payment Plan – due July 1, 2016.
    • Installment (semester) Payment Plan – due July 1, 2016, and December 1, 2016.
    • Monthly Payment Plan – due on the first of every month beginning July 1, 2016.

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Why do I begin making rental payments in July?

All residents are required to stay one month ahead on the rent payments. If you stay on schedule, your final rent payment will be due June 1, 2017 for the lease running through July 31, 2017

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What are the payment plan rates?

Annual Lease:

Lease Term: August 14, 2016 – July 31, 2017.

  • Annual Payment Plan –$7,020 which is due July 1, 2016.
  • Installment (Semester) Payment Plan – $7,140 ($3,570 per semester), due July 1, 2016, and December 1, 2016.
  • Monthly Payment Plan – $7,260, monthly installments of $605 are due on the first of every month beginning July 1, 2016.

Academic-Year Lease:

Lease Term: August 16, 2016 – May 7, 2017.

A limited number of academic-year leases will be available, and only on a first-come, first-served basis.

Academic-Year Lease Options

Room Only 2016/2017:

  • Academic-Year Payment Plan – $6,050, due July 1, 2016.
  • Installment (Semester) Payment Plan – $6,050 ($3,025 per semester), due July 1, 2016, and December 1, 2016.

Room and Board (academic-year lease with an unlimited meal plan at Scott Café):

  • Academic-Year Payment Plan – $8,850, due July 1, 2016.
  • Installment (Semester) Payment Plan – $8,850 ($4,425 per semester), due July 1, 2016, and December 1, 2016.

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Will I be sent a billing statement?

Billing statements are not mailed out. Please keep a copy of your lease agreement, as your billing dates are listed on the front page.

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What will my mailing address be?

Your Name
Building# 1, 2, 3 or 4 (will be given with room assignments in late July)
6404 Shirley Street
Omaha, NE 68106

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Where do I get my mail and packages?

Mailboxes are located in the entry area of each building. Residents will receive an email when a package arrives.

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Is Scott Court a non-smoking facility?


The University of Nebraska at Omaha will become a smoke and tobacco-free University which includes all student housing, effective August 22, 2016

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What will I need to hook up my computer?

We provide the Internet. All you will need to bring is your computer.

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What size is my bed?

Beds are regular twin size, measuring 37″ by 80″.

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Does my bed loft?

Scott Court beds loft as low as 10″ and as high as 34″.

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What do I need to bring?

Bring a backpack and school/desk items, laundry detergent and basket, toiletries and towels, bed linens and
mattress pad (regular twin size), trash bin for your room and kitchen, tie trash bags to dispose of waste, desk lamp, living room lamp, alarm clock, kitchen cookware and dishes, and bike lock if you choose to bring a bike.

Discuss with roommates who is bringing: TV, stereo, iron and ironing board, kitchenware and dishes, kitchen towels, and cleaning supplies.

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What should I not bring?

Don’t bring halogen lights, weapons or firearms, fireworks, candles, grills of any kind, large nails (we prefer pins or very small nails), waterbeds, pets (except fish, but no tanks over 10 gallons), alcoholic beverages or controlled substances.

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Do I need a UNO parking permit to park at Scott Court?

Yes, you can purchase parking permits in the Eppley Administration Building on UNO’s Main Campus.

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How do I find Scott Court?

Whether you are coming from the east or west, you take the 72nd Street exit from Interstate 80.
From the east, turn right (west, turn left) onto 72nd Street. Go approximately 1½ miles to Pine Street (first light after the QuikTrip gas station and at Wal-Mart). Turn right onto Pine Street. Scott Court will be located on your right past Scott Residence Hall and Scott Village.
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How do I get an access card to enter my building and parking lot?

When you pick up your MavCard, make sure to tell them that you are a Scott Court resident. Your MavCard will be activated to work at Scott Campus upon move-in.

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What about meal plans?

Scott Court suites have full kitchens, so residents can prepare meals in their suites. If you’d like, you can purchase a meal plan for Scott Café, right next door.

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