CASNR Cares

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CASNR CARES.

(Caring Attitudes and Respect for Every Student)

The one place for students, parents, faculty and staff to start when there are questions or concerns.

What happens if a student:

  • Has a family or health emergency and can't attend class?
  • Needs to connect with a UNL service, but doesn't know where to begin?
  • Is struggling emotionally, academically or personally and needs to connect with someone who can help?
  • Has trouble adjusting to college or being away from home?
  • Just needs someone to talk to?

CASNR CARES is the first point of contact for students, faculty, staff and parents when there are questions, concerns or situations that affect a student's educational experience at CASNR.

CASNR CARES is dedicated to helping students personally and individually. Each student's situation and personality are different—and so are the solutions. All referrals are held in confidence. (Parents: Remember that privacy guidelines and confidentiality standards may prevent us from sharing some of your student's information—even with you!)

Who initiates contact?

Anyone. It could be the student, a faculty or staff member, or a parent. It all starts with a call to the CASNR CARES office—and then our CASNR CARES coordinator puts the wheels in motion.

It might be simply arranging a visit with the student to see how things are going in the classroom or in life. Or it might involve introducing the student to campus resources and people who can help them navigate an academic or personal challenge.

CASNR CARES is one reason CASNR has such a high student retention rate. Students know where to go when they have questions or need help. Faculty and staff have a resource to guide students they believe need some assistance. Parents have a point person on campus to contact when necessary.

CASNR CARES: Another unique difference-maker that makes CASNR a very special experience.

More Information

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Nicole Smith

Student Development Coordinator (402) 472-0609 103 Ag Hall