New Graduate Student Checklist

If you are an international student, please visit the International Student Checklist.

Interactive Checklist


 Apply for your N card, which serves as your campus-wide student identification and access card. Distance students are not required to have an NCard.

 Claim your ID and set your password in TrueYou

 Activate your email account

 Sign into MyRed
  • MyRed is where you'll manage your enrollment, bills, contact information, and more. You can access MyRed only after you have claimed your ID. (see above)

 Connect with your department to inquire about your first semester courses

 Enroll in MyRed

 Sign into and bookmark Canvas
  • Canvas is where your coursework is managed.

 Sign up for UNL Alert

 Subscribe to the Graduate Report (newsletter)