Skip Navigation

Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Math

Undergraduate Participants

What is the registration fee for the Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics?

Do I have to present a talk or a poster to attend the Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Math?

I am a graduate student. Can I attend NCUWM as a participant?

Where do I go for registration?

What expenses am I responsible for?

How do I ask for funding support?

How do I receive the award once I have been approved for travel funds?

How do I pay my registration fees?

I am unable to attend the conference. Who do I notify to cancel?

If I cancel my registration, will I be eligible for a refund?

How do I make my hotel reservation?

What if I need to arrive early or stay late?

What if I want my own room?

How do I request a roommate?

What if I would like to room with more than one other person?

How do I change my requested roommate?

What is the deadline for roommate requests?

I'm flying into Omaha. How do I get to Lincoln?

What type of attire should I bring?

Where is the Nebraska Student Union?

I did a project with another conference participant. Can we present together?

What materials and programs are available to people giving a talk?

I have circumstances that require me to request special assistance (dietary restrictions, interpreters, etc.). How do I make a request?

Whom do I contact with any other questions?

What meals are provided?


What is the registration fee for the Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics?

The conference registration fee is $35.

Back to top

Do I have to present a talk or a poster to attend the Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Math?

No - we would like to encourage all undergraduate women in mathematics to attend. This conference is an opportunity for women to network, learn about the field and options after graduation.

Back to top

I am a graduate student. Can I attend NCUWM as a participant?

No - the conference is limited to undergraduates in mathematics. If you are interested in participating as an invited graduate student in future years, please contact the conference at stephanie.vendetti@unl.edu

Back to top

Where do I go for registration?

To register for the Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics, please click here.

Back to top

What expenses am I responsible for?

Undergraduate student participants are responsible for the registration fee, lunch on Saturday (all other meals at the conference are provided), and travel to and from the conference. Students are encouraged to seek support from their home institutions to subsidize these expenses. The conference also has a limited number of travel awards; the Travel Support Request Forms are available on the registration site.

Back to top

How do I ask for funding support?

Students are encouraged to seek support from their home institutions to subsidize expenses. The conference also has a limited number of travel awards. If you would like to request funds to assist you as you travel to Lincoln, please download the form. The form should be completed and submitted by your faculty advisor to Brenda West at bwest1@unl.edu, or mail to:

NCUWM
251 Avery Hall
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE 68588-0131

Back to top

How do I receive the award once I have been approved for travel funds?

Reimbursement forms will be available at the conference registration desk. Please bring a copy of your flight itinerary or know the mileage you drove. Alternatively, electronic receipts may be emailed to Brenda West at bwest1@unl.edu.

Back to top

How do I pay my registration fees?

You can pay your registration fee by submitting a personal check to the Center for Science, Mathematics & Computer Education. Please do so within one week of registration to:

NCUWM
251 Avery Hall
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE 68588-0131

Back to top

I am unable to attend the conference. Who do I notify to cancel?

To cancel your registration, please notify Stephanie Vendetti at stephanie.vendetti@unl.edu as soon as you realize you will be unable to attend.

Back to top

If I cancel my registration, will I be eligible for a refund?

You could be eligible for a refund if we are notified as soon as possible and, unless there are unusual circumstances, before the registration deadline.

Back to top

How do I make my hotel reservation?

For Undergraduate Participants only: please fill out your registration form on the NCUWM Registration page located here. Hotel reservations will then be completed by the conference staff. If you have a preference not listed on our page, please contact Stephanie Vendetti at stephanie.vendetti@unl.edu.

Back to top

What if I need to arrive early or stay late?

The conference provides lodging for Friday and Saturday only. If your travel requires an extra night (or two), please make note on your conference registration. You will need to provide the hotel with a credit card upon check-in.

Back to top

What if I want my own room?

If you want a single room, you will be responsible for the additional expense, which is $60 each day. Be prepared to present a credit card when checking in at the hotel.

Back to top

How do I request a roommate?

Please complete your registration form on the NCUWM Registration page here. In order to room with a specific person, all of you will need to request each other on the form. If this does not happen, you will be randomly assigned a roommate by conference staff. Please note that the Embassy Suites Hotel has three beds per room so you are most likely going to be assigned two roommates.

Back to top

What if I would like to room with more than one other person?

There are three beds per room in the Embassy Suites, so you are most likely going to be assigned two roommates. When completing your registration form on the NCUWM Registration page, you can list more than one other person. For us to include all of you in the same room,everyone will need to request one another on the form.

Back to top

How do I change my requested roommate?

The deadline for changing your registration details is December 7, 2012. Changes after this date can be requested to Stephanie Vendetti at stephanie.vendetti@unl.edu, but will not be guaranteed.

Back to top

What is the deadline for roommate requests?

The deadline for changing your registration details is December 7, 2012. Changes after this date can be requested to Stephanie Vendetti at stephanie.vendetti@unl.edu, but will not be guaranteed.

Back to top

I'm flying into Omaha. How do I get to Lincoln?

There are shuttle services that will transport you from Omaha Eppley Airport to the Embassy Suites Lincoln. OMALiNK is one; Eppley Express is another. You may also rent a car for the weekend. While you are required to cover the expense at the time of the conference, you may request travel assistance. Travel funds are limited, so please make your request early.

Back to top

What type of attire should I bring?

The entire conference is business-casual.

Back to top

Where is the Nebraska Student Union?

The Nebraska Student Union is at 14th and R streets, approximately 6 blocks from the hotel in lovely downtown Lincoln. A map can be found here.

Back to top

I did a project with another conference participant. Can we present together?

Yes. There is a place to notify conference organizers on the registration page.

Back to top

What materials and programs are available to people giving a talk?

We will provide a laptop computer, projector, and a microphone. If you need anything else, please contact Stephanie Vendetti at stephanie.vendetti@unl.edu for accommodation. You may also list your needs on the final details area of the registration page.

Note: please be sure that your presentation is either on a computer provided by you, or a jump drive/memory stick. No other media will be accessible via our machines. In the event of disaster and our machines are not working properly, be sure to have your presentation available in hard copy.

Back to top

I have circumstances that require me to request special assistance (dietary restrictions, interpreters, etc.). How do I make a request?

The registration page includes a comments area to make special requests. You may also contact Stephanie Vendetti at stephanie.vendetti@unl.edu with any and all requests, including sign language interpretation, handicapped accessible rooms, dietary appropriate meals, etc.

Back to top

Whom do I contact with any other questions?

Send your questions to Stephanie Vendetti at stephanie.vendetti@unl.edu. Unique questions will be forwarded to the appropriate faculty member.

Back to top

What meals are provided?

All meals are provided with the exception of lunch on Saturday.

Back to top

Faculty Participants

What is the registration fee for the Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics?

How do I register for the conference?

How do I make a hotel reservation?

What expenses am I responsible for?

I drove with a group of students, can I be reimbursed?

Our school paid for the airline tickets and need to be reimbursed. How do we do that?

I have circumstances that require me to request special assistance (dietary restrictions, interpreters, etc.). How do I make a request?

Who do I contact with any other questions?


What is the registration fee for the Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics?

The conference registration fee is $35 for undergrads and $50 for faculty.

Back to top

How do I register for the conference?

To register for the Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics, please click here.

Back to top

How do I make a hotel reservation?

You must make your own arrangements with the hotel. You can make your reservation online, in which case you should enter your arrival and departure dates and use our three letter group code: MTH in the dialog box for "Group/Convention Code". If you wish, you can contact the hotel directly at (402) 474-1111, and ask for 'in-house reservations.' Be sure to indicate you are with NCUWM and the group code MTH for the conference room rates. All reservations must be secured with a credit card.

Back to top

What expenses am I responsible for?

Faculty attendants are liable for the registration fee, travel and lodging. The conference provides meals, including a Faculty Lunch Forum on Saturday, January 26th.

Back to top

I drove with a group of students, can I be reimbursed?

Yes. Please complete a travel request form and include the names of the student(s) attending the conference.

Back to top

Our school paid for the airline tickets and need to be reimbursed. How do we do that?

Please submit an invoice from your home institution that lists all student attendees and costs associated with travel. Please make sure to list your home institution's Federal ID number on the invoice. We cannot reimburse without all of this information.

Back to top

I have circumstances that require me to request special assistance (dietary restrictions, interpreters, etc.). How do I make a request?

The registration page includes a comments area to make special requests. You may also contact Stephanie Vendetti at stephanie.vendetti@unl.edu with any and all requests, including sign language interpretation, handicapped accessible rooms, dietary appropriate meals, etc.

Back to top

Who do I contact with any other questions?

Most questions can be answered by Stephanie Vendetti at stephanie.vendetti@unl.edu. Unique questions will be forwarded to the appropriate UNL faculty member.

Back to top