Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply to Scott Residence Hall?

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

Be sure to rank Scott Hall 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?

There is a nine-month academic-year lease beginning August 21, 2016 and ending May 8, 2017.

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When can I move in?

August 21, 2016. If you need an early or later move-in date, contact Scott Hall at 402–778-6541.

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When will I know my room and roommate assignment?

You can expect to receive your assignments in late July. Assignments are based on the questionnaire you fill out with your lease.

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Can I request a room or a roommate?

Expect to receive your roommate preference questionnaire late April.

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When are my payments due?

2016/2017 Lease Term
Payments are due as follows:

Annual Payment Plan: $9,500
Due 08/01/2016

Semester Payment Plan: $9,500
$4,750 due 08/01/2016
$4,750 due 01/01/2017

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What are the 2016/2017 payment plan rates?

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

  • Semester payments are due on August 1, 2016, and January 1, 2017, in the amount of $4,750 each.
  • Annual payments are due on August 1, 2016, in the amount of $9,500.

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What will my mailing address be?

Your Name
6510 Pine Street
Omaha, NE 68106

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Where do I get my mail and packages?

Mailboxes are located in the entrance area of Scott Residence Hall. Residents will receive an email when a package arrives.

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Is Scott Residence Hall 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 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?

We provide full-size loft-kits, and we can help you loft your bed when you move in.

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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 a 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.

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) or alcoholic beverages.

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

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

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How do I find Scott Residence Hall?

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 1 1/2 miles to Pine Street (first light near the QuikTrip gas station). Turn right and continue until you see the Scott Residence Hall and Conference Center on the left.
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How do I get an access card to enter the residence hall and parking lot?

Access cards will be activated upon move-in. When you pick up your MavCard, make sure to tell them that you are a Scott Hall resident.

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What about meal plans?

An unlimited meal plan is included with your residence lease contract at Scott Hall. You can dine at Scott Café anytime during operating hours.

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