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?

How do I get from the Lincoln airport to the hotel?

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 $50 for both students and faculty. Students will pay the registration fee once they have been notified of acceptance to the conference.

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

Students are only allowed to attend the conference once without having presented. Therefore, students who did not present when they have attended in the past must present this year. If this is your first time attending, you are not expected to present.

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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 ncuwm@unl.edu

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Where do I go for registration?

The open application period will be from October 3 to October 10, 2017. A link will be provided here and on the website's main page when it's open.

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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 website.

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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 when it becomes available. The form should be completed and submitted by your faculty advisor to Deb Klimes at dklimes1@unl.edu, or mail to:

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

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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 Deb Klimes at dklimes1@unl.edu.

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How do I pay my registration fees?

As an individual, you can pay your registration fee upon acceptance into the conference by submitting it through UNL Marketplace (the replacement of PayPal) in the registration site. Or, please indicate on the site that your institution will be paying via check or UNL Marketplace. Checks should be sent to:

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

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

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

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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 at least three weeks before the start of the conference.

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How do I make my hotel reservation?

For Undergraduate Participants only: Once you are accepeted, you will fill out the lodging information on your application form. 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 ncuwm@unl.edu before Nov. 18.

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How do I get from the Lincoln airport to the hotel?

When you arrive at the Lincoln airport, there is a free shuttle provided by the Embassy Suites to take you to the hotel. If you do not see the shuttle outside (it is a white and green van), then find a courtesy phone located in the baggage claim area to call Embassy Suites and ask for the shuttle to be sent to the airport. The number to Embassy Suites is 402-474-1111 if the courtesy phone is not available.

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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 after acceptance and before Nov. 18. You will need to provide the hotel with a credit card upon check-in.

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What if I want my own room?

If you want a single room, you will be responsible for the additional expense, which is $110 each day. Be prepared to present a credit card when checking in at the hotel.

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How do I request a roommate?

Please complete your registration form on the NCUWM Registration page before Nov. 18. 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.

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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 application form online after acceptance and before Nov. 18, 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.

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How do I change my requested roommate?

After acceptance, the deadline for changing your lodging and travel details is Nov. 18. Changes after this date can be requested to Stephanie Vendetti at ncuwm@unl.edu, but will not be guaranteed.

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What is the deadline for roommate requests?

Travel and lodging will be completed after acceptance to the conference and must be done by Nov. 18. Changes after this date can be requested to Stephanie Vendetti at ncuwm@unl.edu, but will not be guaranteed.

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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, Navigator Airport Express, and Leisure Limousine. 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.

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What type of attire should I bring?

The entire conference is business-casual.

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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.

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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 in the Co-Presenter section.

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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 ncuwm@unl.edu for accommodation. You may also list your needs on the final details area of the application.

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.

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

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

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Whom do I contact with any other questions?

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

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What meals are provided?

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

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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?

Can I pay via credit card?

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 $50 for faculty and students.

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How do I register for the conference?

The open application period will be from October 3 to October 10, 2017. A link will be provided here and on the website's main page when it's open.

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How do I make a hotel reservation?

You must make your own arrangements with the hotel. 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 WOM for the conference room rates. Or, you can make a reservation online, by clicking here. All reservations must be secured with a credit card.

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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 during the conference.

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Can I pay via credit card?

Yes, payment for individual registrations may be made via credit card through UNL Marketplace (the replacement for PayPal) as well as multiple registrations from one school may be made via credit card. Contact Stephanie Vendetti at ncuwm@unl.edu for more information.

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

Yes, however, travel support must be pre-approved. Please complete a travel request form and include the names of the student(s) attending the conference.

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

Travel support must be pre-approved. 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.

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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 ncuwm@unl.edu with any and all requests, including sign language interpretation, handicapped accessible rooms, dietary appropriate meals, etc.

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Who do I contact with any other questions?

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

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