The University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO), first founded in 1908, is a public university. UNO is classified as a doctoral/research university by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Learning. The university has two campuses, North Campus and South Campus, separated by Elmwood Park in midtown Omaha.
The North Campus is home to the College of Arts and Sciences; College of Communication, Fine Arts, and Media; College of Education; College of Public Affairs and Community Service; Graduate Studies; International Studies; the Service Learning Academy; the Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library; the Strauss Performing Arts Center; the UNO Art Gallery; the Black Box Theater; two student housing complexes, the Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (HPER) building; and several other athletic facilities.
South Campus houses the College of Business Administration; College of Information Science and Technology; Peter Kiewit Institute; The Scott Technology Center, Data Center, and Conference Center; and several on-campus housing facilities.