About this Event
The UNO campus will be closed and campus operations will be suspended on Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day. Please join us in taking a moment to reflect.
Employees will not work and classes will not be held this day. Essential employees may still be required to be on campus during this time. Classes will resume on Tuesday, May 30.
Originally called Decoration Day and officially dating to May 5, 1868, Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation's service.
UNO is a Top Ranked Military-Friendly University
UNO's Military-Connected Resource Center supports military-affiliated students' academic achievement, career attainment, financial health, and overall physical and mental wellness. Learn more.
Helping Pave A Path To Service
UNO is home to Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Detachment 470 located in the Arts and Sciences Hall. The AFROTC is an educational program designed to give men and women the opportunity to become Air Force officers while completing their degrees. The Air Force ROTC program is designed to prepare you to assume positions of increasing responsibility and importance in the modern Air Force. Learn more.
A Decades-Long History of Supporting Veterans
As one of the country’s first universities to institute the Bootstrapper program following World War II, UNO has a long and proud history of making the transition from military service to the classroom.
Notable UNO alumni who have served in the armed forces include current U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Four-Star General James P. Mullins, Four-Star General Johnnie E. Wilson, and Four-Star General Bryce Poe II.
UNO is also the alma mater of four Medal of Honor winners: Merlyn Dethlefsen (1965), Roger Donlon (1967), Jack Treadwell (1963) and Leo Thorsness (1964).