Getting Started

In this lesson you will learn how to sign onto NIS and how to navigate to Open Enrollment.


  1. To sign onto NIS you will first need to go to the website 


    NOTE: Do not use "www" when typing in the address.

    Step 1
  2. To sign onto NIS click on the Sign on to NIS button.

    Step 2
  3. When you sign onto NIS you will need to be sure you type your User ID and your password correctly.  If you enter it incorrectly three times in a row the system disables your User ID.  If that happens contact the IMS Help Desk (402-471-4636 or 1-800-982-2468) to restore it.

    Step 3
  4. In this lesson you will use a generic User ID and password.  Do not use these when you actually sign onto NIS.  Be sure to use your own User ID and Password.


    Note: If you do not know your NIS User ID you will need to contact the Help Desk at 471-4636 or 1-800-982-2468.  If you do not know your password, click on the Forgot Password button at

    Step 4
  5. Click in the User ID field.

    Step 5
  6. Enter the desired information into the User ID field. Enter "userid".

    Step 6
  7. Click in the Password field.

    Step 7
  8. Enter the desired information into the Password field. Enter "password".

    Step 8
  9. Click the Sign In button.

    Step 9
  10. Click the NIS State of Nebraska link.

    Step 10
  11. Click the OPEN ENROLLMENT link.

    Step 11

You have successfully navigated to Open EnrollmentOpen Enrollment opens to the Employee Personal Infomation screen.

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