Midland University encourages the growth of the whole student - mind, spirit, and body. While emphasizing learning both through instruction and study and co-curricular activities, the University provides spiritual, cultural, social, and recreational activities designed to develop all aspects of character and personality. This includes the opportunity for involvement in community governance. A wide variety of special interest organizations exist on the Midland University campus and are listed below. Further information about these organizations is available in the Student Handbook, which can be found within the Student Life section of the Midland website. A wide range of services and resources are provided by the University to assist students in all areas of intellectual, personal, spiritual, and physical development.
Strong, varied co-curricular programs are offered at Midland to extend student learning beyond the classroom. Programs include, but are not limited to:
● Varsity Intercollegiate Sports; Intramural & Club Sports
● Student Government; Student Ambassadors; Student Leadership Team (LEAD); Student Orientation Committee
● Campus Ministries
● Sororities & Fraternities
● Vocal music; Instrumental music; Drama; Speech and Debate; Band; Chapel Choir; Choir; Clef Dwellers
● Student Publications
● Academic Clubs and Organizations: Chemistry Club, Criminal Justice Club; Midland Association for Science and Health (MASH); Phi Beta Lambda – Students in Free Enterprise (PBLSIFE); Student Art Association; Student Education Association; Student Nurses’ Association; Health Occupations Students of American (HOSA)
● Social & Service Organizations: Beta Sigma Psi (Social Fraternity); Black Student Union (BSU), Campus Crusade for Christ; Catalyst 4 Change; Circle K International (Service Organization); Colleges Against Cancer; Cultural Unity; Fellowship of Christian Athletes; Greek Council; Inter-Fraternity Council/Inter-Sorority Council; Kappa Phi (Social Fraternity); Midland Activities Crew; Midland University Gaming (M.U.G.); Non-Traditional & Commuters Club; Phi Omega (Social Sorority); Pi Epsilon (Social Sorority); Short Attention Span (Improv Club); Sigma Rho (Social Fraternity); Tri Phi (Social Sorority); Warriors to Warriors
● Honor Organizations: Who’s Who; Alpha Lambda Delta (First Year Honorary); Alpha Psi Omega (National Dramatic Honorary); Blue Key (National Honor Fraternity); Cardinal Key (National Honor Society); Dean’s List; President’s List; Psi Chi (National Honor Society in Psychology); Sigma Tau Delta (National English Honorary); Sigma Theta Tau International (Honor Society of Nursing)
Individualized Counseling Services
A variety of services and programs are offered by the Office of Counseling. These services include individual counseling, workshops, consultation, and referrals. Services are provided without cost to all Midland University students. The Office of Counseling is located in the Olson Student Center. Appointments may be made in person or by calling 402-941-6449/ 402-941-6404.
A health information record is required from all newly enrolled students (including those in accelerated programs and graduate studies) upon acceptance to Midland for use by Student Health. Health records are maintained by this office. Student Health is required to meet medical standards set by the Nebraska State Health Department. See the Student Handbook for specific information. The Director of Student Health is available in the Olson Student Center at posted times while classes are in session. All student-athletes are required to submit proof of health insurance to the Student Billing Office, and all Midland students are expected to be covered by health insurance. Nursing students will have to verify insurance coverage (see the Nursing Handbook for more information). Any questions should be directed to the Director of Student Health.
Housing – Residence Life
On-campus residence is required of all students unless they are living with parents, are married, have dependents, or have reached the age of 21 by the first date of classes. Students wishing to live off campus must receive approval from the Residence Life Office (Olson Student Center) by submitting an Off-Campus Request Form. Residence Hall regulations are found in the Student Handbook.