The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is located in the southern part of downtown. The university is among the three largest institutions of higher education in Nebraska and was founded as the University of Omaha at the turn of the last century. The university altered its name after being absorbed into the University of Nebraska system in the late 1960s. The university is composed of three campuses: Dodge Street, Pacific Street and Center Street. The Dodge Street and Pacific Street campuses are connected via Elmwood Park Road and divided by Elmwood Park.
Nebraska apartments near the University of Nebraska at Omaha are more than affordable for students wanting to be off campus but near school. Whether you are attending classes or going to see the Mavericks play in the big football game, navigating through downtown Omaha is simple with Metro Area Transit, or MAT. Buses run regularly through Dodge Street, Pacific Street and Center Street campuses.