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Capitol Court Company
7070 Capitol Court
Omaha, NE  68132  USA

402-556-6444 
University of Nebraska at Omaha/Intensive Language UNO (ILUNO) -  61st & Dodge Street - is approximately 4 to 9 blocks East of Capitol Court, an easy 10 to 15 minute walk.  402-554-2800 Office of International Studies & Programs email: world@unomaha.edu


Peter Kiewit Institute -  67th and Pacific Street, is
about one mile South of Capitol Court, within walking
distance. 402-554-3333
Email:  the_peter_kiewit_institute@nebraska.edu


University of NE Medical Center  is at 42nd and Emile -  about two miles East on Dodge Street and a couple of blocks South of Dodge.  Very convenient by #2 bus.  402-559-4000
https://net.unmc.edu/inquiry/ (Prospective student inquiry)


Creighton University is at 2500 California Plaza - East on Dodge to 25th Street, about 6 blocks North of Dodge Street.
402-280-2221
intprog@creighton.edu -  International Programs email


Metropolitan Community College has several locations, none within walking distance of Capitol Court:
800-228-9553 
3000 Fort St.
5300 N. 30th St.
2909 Edward Babe Gomez Ave.
9110 Giles Rd, La Vista
internationalstudentsdepartment@mccneb.edu - email

Bellevue University also has several locations, none within walking distance of Capitol Court:
800-756-7920
1000 Galvin Rd S. , Bellevue
2810 N. 118th Circle , Omaha
16820 Frances St., Omaha
Distances to Schools from Capitol Court at 70th & Dodge Street
Places of Interest & Entertainment:
Ak-Sar-Ben Aquarium -  This Game and Parks Commission complex is the only facility of its type in the Great Plains. The Ak-Sar-Ben aquarium is home to more than 50 species of fish, reptiles and amphibians native to Nebraska.  

Ballet Nebraska - Omaha's professional ballet company performs several productions throughout the season.

One of Nebraska’s top attractions, the beautiful campus of Boy's and Girl's Town, shares the history of Father Flanagan’s dream to care for America’s children.

The College World Series is played every summer in Omaha and fans come from all over the country!  These games are held in Rosenblatt Stadium where the minor league baseball team, the Omaha Royals, calls home.

Council Bluffs, Iowa is just across the Missouri River from Omaha.  This little town has a lot to offer!

DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge is nature's best historical site in the area.  There is much to do and see here!

Durham Museum - Located in the historic Union Station, this museum showcases the history of the region, as well as traveling exhibits from the Smithsonian Museum, Library of Congress, and other events.

Fontenelle Forest is a wonderful way to spend an afternoon enjoying the Omaha wildlife and nature walks!

Fort Atkinson State Historical Park was the first military post west of the Missouri and shows 1820s-era military life.

Fremont Dinner Train combines dinner and live theater presentations as you ride the rails!

The Henry Doorly Zoo is another favorite place to visit!  It is considered one of the best zoos in the USA.

Holiday Lights Festival located on the Central Park Mall in downtown Omaha, begins Thanksgiving evening and continues through New Year's Day with over 1 million lights!

The Holland Performing Arts Center shows Omaha’s great commitment to the arts.

Jazz on the Green features some of the best local, regional, and national jazz musicians in two-hour concerts held at Midtown Crossing in Turner Park.  Admission is free and you can bring your own refreshments.

Joslyn Art Museum's collection now contains more than 11,000 works of art from all over the world!

Lauritzen Gardens is Omaha's Botanical Center.

Mt. Crescent Ski Area - offers snowboarding and skiing during winter months just across the Missouri River in Iowa.

Nebraska Shakespeare Festival - Annual event presenting two works of William Shakespeare weekends in late June at Elmwood Park next to UNO. 

Offutt Air Force Base Open House and Air Show has either the USAF "Thunderbirds" or Navy's "Blue Angels" air demonstration teams during a two-day event in summer. 

The Old Market in downtown Omaha is a favorite tourist spot in Nebraska.  While in the Old Market you may enjoy taking a carriage ride!

The Omaha Civic Auditorium offers sporting events, concerts and other attractions in downtown Omaha.

The Omaha Community Playhouse offers great entertainment.  Several famous actors and actresses got their start right here in Omaha!

Omaha's Parks & Recreation Department   -  Check out their year-round recreational programs; you're sure to find something to enjoy - from fishing, boating, and tennis, plus there are more than 200 parks from which to choose!

Opera Omaha - Omaha's professional opera production.

The Orpheum Theater is home to the Omaha Symphony and other musical and theatrical events.

The QWest Center in downtown Omaha has many famous entertainment and sporting events scheduled all year round.

River City Rodeo & Stock Show - A world-class rodeo that features Bull Riding, Barrel Racing, Bareback Bronc Riding, Steer Wrestling and other exciting events!

River City Star Riverboat, Omaha's only premier riverboat, presents an unforgettable experience that offers a wide variety of cruises that will allow you to relax and experience life on the Missouri River.
 
Strategic Air & Space Museum is regarded as the nation's foremost facility of its kind, and preserves aircraft and missiles for future generations.

Summer Arts Festival is the third weekend of June and has several blocks of downtown Omaha filled with artists selling their crafts, etc., along with live music and food vendors.

Union Pacific Railroad Museum - Displays show the development of the railroad and 140 years of American history.

Vala's Pumpkin Patch offers hayrack rides, campfires and much more during September and October!

Omaha Things to Do  A very comprehensive website giving you many places to see, things to do and places to stay!
The Omaha Chamber of Commerce provides information on just about everything in Omaha.  

If you are interested in what is happening in Omaha, click on the link to the Omaha World Herald Newspaper.

Omaha's television stations:
WOWT
KETV
KPTM
KMTV
KYNE

Omaha's current weather
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Directions to Capitol Court:  Click on the link to see a map that will help you find Capitol Court.

The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) provides student shuttle bus service from the East side of the Crossroads Mall Parking Garage, located at 72nd and Cass Street between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday when classes are in session during the fall and spring semesters.

The UNO shuttle bus picks students up at the Crossroads Shopping Mall on 72nd & Dodge Street every 10 to 15 minutes and drops them off in front of the Durham Science Center & the Milo Bail Student Center. The shuttle buses return directly to Crossroads Mall after stopping at the MBSC. There is also a shuttle bus from UNO to the Peter Kiewit Institute. For more information, contact Campus Security at 554-2648.

Bus:  For information on the different city bus routes click on the link. Metro Area Transit Bus transportation is located ½ a block South, in front of our building on Dodge Street.

The Target Store in the Crossroads Mall across the street from Capitol Court is an excellent discount store with everything you will need to get started in your new life in Omaha!
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