Campus Services

Accessibility/Disability Services

Students who require academic accommodations based on a disability or temporary condition should fill out the online Request for Accessibility/Accommodation form or contact Transition Specialist Megan Launchbaugh (megan.launchbaugh@hastings.edu) ) to begin the individual/interactive process.

Information regarding accessibility services, documentation requirements, and the accommodation process can be found on the Accessibility/Disability Services webpage.

ATM Machine

ATM machines owned by Five Points Bank in Hastings are located in Hazelrigg Student Union and Lynn Farrell Arena lobbies.

Bronco Bikes Program

The college has bikes available for students. Learn more about this program here. Contact the Bronco Bikes student manager through the Office of Student Activities at hcstudentactivities@hastings.edu with any questions.

Bronco Bus

Bronco Bus service provides transportation between the Hastings College campus and downtown locations on Friday and Saturday nights from 10:00 PM to 2:00 AM. Bronco Bus does not pick up or drop students at off-campus residences. In addition, the Bronco Bus has a retail route at various times during the week and provides transportation for off campus medical appointments. Bronco Bus does not operate during college breaks or in inclement weather. Questions about the service can be addressed to Campus Safety at 402.984.8064.

Chapel Service

Every Wednesday from 11:10 to 11:40 a.m. during the seven-week blocks, the Hastings College community gathers in French Memorial Chapel for worship. No other campus activities are scheduled during this time. The ecumenical chapel worship services are rooted in its Presbyterian heritage, but open to all people of faith.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

The Office of Student Activities, in collaboration with other campus partners such as the Diversity and Inclusion Team, addresses racial, gender, economic, and other social justice issues to engage the campus in social action to build and sustain an inclusive campus environment that fosters a culture of mutual respect and celebrates difference. You can visit the Student Activities website for resources or contact the Student Activities Coordinator at alyssa.roush@hastings.edu or other members of the Student Engagement Team at studentexperience@hastings.edu.

Perkins Library

Home to an extensive library collection, here you can also find a quiet place to study or work on group projects, magazines and journals, and even a DVD collection. Staff are available to assist you with research questions, direct you to materials your professor might have on reserve and more.

Our online catalog is available at Library Resources. Bring your HC ID card to check out resources! Hours change with academic seasons - please see the website for the most current information or contact Bri Weichel (brianna.weichel@hastings.edu) or at 402.461.1326.

Rides To and From the Hastings Amtrak Train Station

Rides to and from the Hastings Amtrak Train Station can be provided to students by Campus Safety with advance notice. Requests can be e-mailed to campussafety@hastings.edu, or at 402.984.8064.

Studio 200

Located in Hazelrigg Student Union, Studio 200 is Hastings College’s relationship-based academic support center open to all students, providing a wide range of services including:

  • Peer-to-peer support

  • Individualized writing support

  • One-on-one feedback on writing, speaking, and multimedia projects

  • Course enhancement support for faculty members

  • Access to/assistance with integrating technology into learning

  • Academic integrity training and resources for students and faculty

  • Accessibility/Disability Services

For more information contact Emily Dunbar, Director of Studio 200: edunbar@hastings.edu, 402.461.7340 or visit the Studio 200 webpage.

Safe Ride/Safe Walk Program

The Safe Ride/Safe Walk program is provided by Hastings College Campus Safety department at no charge, 24/7 when campus is open to students. A Campus Safety Officer will provide walking escort or transportation to any campus community member from one campus location to another whenever that person does not feel safe to walk alone.

Spiritual Concerns

Hastings College is supported by First Presbyterian Church of Hastings, Nebraska. If students are interested in speaking to a pastor or faith representative, please contact Student Engagement.

Student Concerns Committee

A committee of representatives from Student Engagement, Academic Affairs, Counseling Services, Enrollment and Financial Aid meets weekly during the academic year to discuss individual student needs as they arise. Any member of the college community is able to submit a confidential student concerns report via the online form or contact Emily Dunbar, Director of Studio 200 at edunbar@hastings.edu.

Students Who are Pregnant

For those needing accommodation due to pregnancy, you can visit with the Transition Specialist in Studio 200, Campus Health Services, and/or the Title IX Coordinator. Information regarding pregnancy rights can be found here.

Vehicle Registration

All students must have their vehicle registered and have a parking permit visible and hanging from the rearview mirror of the vehicle. Parking permits are issued at no charge. To register a vehicle, please visit the Campus Connect desk at the entrance of HSU.

Parking tickets will be issued for parking in undesignated areas and for unregistered vehicles.

Career Services

Career Services engages with students throughout their college experience in order to support students in thoughtfully considering their natural strengths and academic and career interests. Services include, but are not limited to:

  • Support for self-discovery and exploration of purpose,

  • Feedback on resumes, cover letters, and job applications,

  • Information and an online sources for part-time jobs, internships, and full-time employment,

  • Assistance with completing internship and job searches, and

  • Practice interviews, networking opportunities, and alumni and employer programs.

For more information visit Career Services in the lower level of the Daugherty Student Engagement Center or contact Kim Graviette at kgraviette@hastings.edu.

Health & Wellness

Health Center

The Charles L. Stone Health Center, at 843 Turner Ave. (across from Babcock Hall) provides health services and is open during fall and spring semesters. Please contact campus nurse, Candi Kennedy, by phone at 402.461.7372 to set up an appointment. The nurse is on duty Monday-Friday from 3 to 6 p.m.

Services include:

  • Assessment, treatment, and referrals/appointment setting related to illnesses and injuries,

  • Loan of crutches, humidifiers and other health-related equipment,

  • Over-the-counter medications for common illnesses,

  • Blood pressure checks,

  • Flu shots (seasonal),

  • Coronavirus support,

  • Annual STI free test clinic,

  • General health information

A portion of the General Fee assessed by the Business Office covers Health Center costs. The College does not assume any share of the charges made by physicians, dentists, or other specialists; or for treatment or medications other than those available in the College Health Center. The College assumes no share of costs incurred while the student is under treatment in any hospital or facility other than the College Health Center.

Counseling Services

Counseling Services Offices, located in the Stone Health Center, offer diverse, inclusive, and confidential assistance to all current students. Services include:

  • Individual counseling by appointment;

  • campus-wide mental health screenings (substance abuse, eating disorders and mood disorders);

  • referrals to on- and off-campus services (psychiatric consults, medication management, nutritional services, specialty clinics, etc.);

  • consultations as needed (with faculty, staff and other service providers); and

  • coordination of care with previously established care providers.

  • Hastings College utilizes Ulifeline.org, a web resource, sponsored by the JED Foundation, dedicated to providing medical and psychological health information for college students.

Hastings College has a mental health practitioner that is available to meet with students, by appointment, at no additional cost. To view availability and set up an appointment, visit the counseling services webpage.

Students Who are Pregnant

For those needing accommodation due to pregnancy, you can visit with the Transition Specialist in Studio 200, Campus Health Services, and/or the Title IX Coordinator. Information regarding pregnancy rights can be found here.

Health Insurance

The college does not provide health insurance for students, but does offer a $5,000 accident policy. Students whose personal health insurance is through an out-of-state plan should contact their provider regarding coverage while at Hastings College. Specific information regarding the College’s accident policy ($5,000 max benefit) is available in the Stone Health Center.

All claims need to be reported to the Office of Student Engagement (Housing). For non-athletic injuries, claims submission is the responsibility of the student.

Exercise and Fitness Facilities

All facilities are available to Hastings College students and employees. You must have a Hastings College ID to use the facilities.

Lynn Farrell Arena/Weight Room
Open Weight Room hours are posted on the front doors of the weight room. Hours may vary.

During Open Hours, students must sign-in and be prepared to show Student ID to the weight room supervisor. During non-open hours, students must have a head coach or assistant coach present during use. If there is no head coach or assistant coach, there is no lifting. There will be no open hours during holidays or breaks. All posted weight room rules must be followed while using the facility. Please note that hours are subject to change due to team training schedules. Any changes in the schedule will be posted as soon as possible in advance.

Hazelrigg Student Union - Armstrong McDonald Fitness Center
The Fitness Center is available to Hastings College students and employees. Students have 24hr FOB access to Hazelrigg Student Union and the fitness center.

Events & Room Reservations

Most rooms on campus need to be reserved ahead of time for meetings or other gatherings. For all room reservations and event set up needs, please visit the Events & Reservations page.

Mail & Package Delivery

U.S. Mail

Hastings College’s mailing address is 710 N. Turner Ave., Hastings, NE 68901.

Mail Delivery

For students living in residence halls and the Bronco Village Apartments, U.S. mail is distributed Monday-Friday to student mailboxes while classes are in session.

  • All on-campus students are assigned their own mailbox, located in Hazelrigg Student Union. The mailbox you are assigned will be yours until you are no longer a resident at Hastings College.

  • UPS, FedEx and packages are delivered to the Batchelder Building.

  • Residents receive U.S. Mail Monday through Friday (except during holidays and student breaks).

Mail/packages for students residing in on campus should be addressed:

Student Name
Hastings College
Campus Box Number # (your number)
710 N. Turner Ave.
Hastings, NE 68901

Outgoing Mail
USPS outgoing mailboxes are located next to student mailboxes in HSU.

Mail Forwarding
It is your responsibility to update your address information with the USPS in the event you move off campus, change student status, or graduate.

Packages

All packages are delivered to Batchelder General Services Building (located across from Altman Hall).

Batchelder is open 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday.

Recipients are notified by email if there is a package for them to pick up. For more information, call 402.461.7337.

  • Recipients are notified by email if there is a package to be picked up (PLEASE wait for the email from maintenance before you come for your package; they wait for all of the deliveries to come in before they log in packages and send the email).

  • It is the recipient’s responsibility to pick up packages in a timely manner.

  • A student ID is required to claim a package.

  • The college reserves the right to return packages addressed to persons not registered as a current student at the college.

  • The college reserves the right to turn over suspicious packages to law enforcement or the postal authorities.

  • Packages will only be released to the addressee unless other arrangements are made.

  • Those sending packages to the campus are encouraged to purchase “delivery confirmation” which will give the sender a tracking number.