Welcome To NCTA!

We are glad you are here!

This page includes all the forms you need to fill out and return to us. It also includes all of the other sheets and processes you need to successfully be a student at NCTA. 
After you are done here, make sure you are signed up for the next New Student Enrollment where you will sign up for classes and get ready to come to school.

Fall 2024- New Student Move-in and Orientation begin August 23.  Residence Life will be sending you more information.  Your first day of class is August 26. 
Check out other important dates on our academic calander.

Required Forms:

Students Under 19 will need parent/guardian Name and Email to complete this form.  Once student signs, the form will be routed to the parent/guardian to complete.

Email, passwords and other technology needs

How to set your MyNCTA & My.UNL passwords

  1. Visit http://trueyou.nebraska.edu and select “Change Password” under Manage Your Accounts
  2. Select “TrueYou Identity Manager” and login with your MyNCTA credentials
    1. Your password is the same one you setup during the application process. If you don’t know your password, select the “Forgot your password?” option and follow the steps.
    2. You will be prompted to enter a new password. Read the requirements and enter a new password. Note: The password you enter will set both your MyNCTA and My.UNL accounts.

Students will use myNCTA to:

  • Register/drop classes
  • Check grades
  • Review financial aid
  • View 1098T
  • Pay on student account
  • Check for holds or look at admission "to-do" list.

Students can also give guardians/parents access to "My NCTA" Parent/Guest Access to see grades and make payments.


  1. Visit http://huskers.unl.edu/mail on a web browser.
  2. Sign in with your My.UNL credentials to view your mailbox.
    1. Highly recommend downloading the “Microsoft Outlook” app on your mobile devices to be able to send and receive email from your phones.


  1. Visit http://canvas.unl.edu and sign in with your My.UNL username which is the first part of your UNL email address – everything before the @ symbol and the password for your My.UNL account.
    1. Highly recommend downloading the “Canvas Student” app on your mobile devices.


  1. On your device, navigate to the area where you can view all WiFi networks that are in range.
  2. Select eduroam from the list of available networks.
  3. Your device will now prompt you to log in to the network. Use the following credentials:
    Username:  Use your full MyUNL email address
    Password: UNL password (same as Canvas, Email, etc.)
  1. Accept the eduroam certificate and authenticate your device, if prompted.

Wi-Fi for gaming Devices and Smart TVs

Housing Portal:

Other helpful pages: