Husker Hub Explains

Welcome to Husker Hub Explains! We know that questions regarding your scholarships, financial aid, student bill and registration do not only occur between 8:00 am –5:00 pm Monday – Friday. With these video resources, we hope students and parents can get answers and explanations for the business side of being a Husker on their own schedule! If you have any questions regarding the information you see in these videos or have a recommendation for another concept for us to explain, please contact us during our regular operating hours.

Scholarships and Financial Aid Explained

Husker Hub Explains: Accepting & Declining Financial Aid in MyRED

In this video Husker Hub explains how students can view their awarded financial aid package and accept or decline awards within MyRED.

Husker Hub Explains: Federal Work Study & Handshake

In this video Husker Hub Explains what the Federal Work Study Program is, eligibility for the program, and how students are able to locate both on-campus and off-campus Federal Work Study jobs by using Handshake through the Office of Career Services.

Husker Hub Explains: Nebraska Promise

In this video Husker Hub explains the Nebraska Promise program that guarantees funding for tuition costs up to 15 credit hours per semester for Nebraska resident students. We will provide information on eligibility criteria, how to apply, what a financial aid award will entail along with answers to frequently asked questions about the program.

Husker Hub Explains: Federal Loan Types

In this video Husker Hub explains the differences between federal subsidized, unsubsidized, and PLUS loans. Frequently asked questions regarding these loan offerings are explored.

Husker Hub Explains: Applying for a Parent PLUS Loans

In this video a real parent goes through the Parent PLUS loan with a Student Services Specialist to highlight common mistakes within the application along with tips and tricks for submitting the application the correct way the first time!

Husker Hub Explains: Federal Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note

In this video Husker Hub will explain what Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Notes are for Federal Direct Student Loans. Common mistakes and tips will be highlighted.

Husker Hub Explains: the Document Upload Tool

In this video, Husker Hub takes you step by step through the secure document uploading tool to safely submit documents to Husker Hub for processing. Common mistakes and errors are highlighted with tips to avoid issues.

Husker Hub Explains: Satisfactory Academic Progress

In this video Husker Hub explains how to maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) in order to remain eligible for federal financial aid.

Husker Hub Explains: Who is Considered a Dependent Student on the FAFSA?

In this video Husker Hub explains dependency status as determined by the FAFSA. Students who are considered "dependent" on the FAFSA are required to include parent information and income on the FAFSA. The regulations surrounding determining dependency, common mistakes and misconceptions along with how to get information for extenuating circumstances are examined.

Husker Hub Explains: The Summer Aid Application

In this video Husker Hub Explains how to complete and common issues students may face with the Summer Aid Application on MyRED.

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Student Billing Explained

Husker Hub Explains: How to Read Your UNL Consolidated Bill

In this video Husker Hub explains how to view and read your UNL consolidated bill. We will go through what is included within your bill, common questions and how to decipher common acronyms and charges.

Husker Hub Explains: How to Enroll in Direct Deposit

In this video Husker Hub explains how to enroll for direct deposit through a student’s MyRED account in order to receive any potential refunds in the quickest and most secure manner possible! Each step will be shown including where to find this in a student’s MyRED portal and common mistakes that lead to issues for receiving refunds via direct deposit.

Husker Hub Explains: Dining Dollars

In this video Husker Hub explains how to use the Transact Mobile Ordering app to utilize Dining Dollars purchased through a student's meal plan. Common mistakes are highlighted that can cause for students to charge to their student account to be paid directly.

Husker Hub Explains: UNL Consolidated Bill Payment Methods

In this video Husker Hub explains the payment options for a student's consolidated bill on MyRED. We provide the different options for paying a student bill beyond using federal financial aid.

Husker Hub Explains: How to Pay UNL Consolidated Bill Online

In this video Husker Hub explains how to use the online payment portal, CashNET, to pay a student's bill through MyRED

Husker Hub Explains: Setting up an Authorized Payor

In this video Husker Hub explains how students can set up authorized payor access. An authorized payor grants access to others who are not the account holder (the student) to make online payments through the CashNET portal on MyRED.

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Course Registration and Academic Transcripts Explained

UNL Registrar Explains: How to Enroll in Classes

In this video the Office of the University Registrar explains how to use the enrollment scheduler to register for classes. Each step to use the enrollment scheduler will be shown with tips and tricks to help students register quickly and effectively! For more in-depth tutorials regarding class registration, visit Registration Tutorials | Office of the University Registrar (unl.edu) for additional resources.

Husker Hub Explains: FERPA

In this video Husker Hub will explain the Family Educational Right to Privacy Act in relation to the services we provide. Guest Access, FERPA release and what information can and cannot be shared to people other than the student will be explored.

Husker Hub Explains: Enrollment Verifications

In this video Husker Hub explains what is an enrollment verification, how to order this document and common mistakes when requesting this document.

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Special Topics Explained

Husker Hub Explains: Study Abroad Funding

In this video Husker Hub explains the process for utilizing financial aid for Global Experience Programs. Information on the steps, documentation and information students need to take while pursuing an education abroad program is explained.

Husker Hub Explains: 1098-T Form

In this video Husker Hub explains the 1098-T form. The 1098-T form is the Tuition Statement that UNL uses to report qualified tuition and related education expenses to you and the IRS as a tool to assist in tax preparation. Students or a parent/guardian may be able to claim these expenses as education related tax credits. This video covers how to access a 1098-T form in MyRED and how to read the form.

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