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Fall 2020 Semester Updates from the Provost

This message was sent to all students on 8/10/2020. Encourage your student to log-in to their UNLV Rebel email regularly for important updates. As we welcome you back for the fall semester, we recognize that this semester will be like no other. We have spent the summer planning how to offer you the education for [...]

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Grading for Summer Term 2020 – Update

NSHE Chancellor Thom Reilly announced June 24 that the option for students to request a change to satisfactory/unsatisfactory (S/U) grading has been extended to Summer Term 2020 courses. Students will be able to request a change to S/U grading AFTER final grades for each summer session they have posted. At this time, the S/U option [...]

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UNLV Fall 2020 Dining Update

As of June 25, 2020 Students living on campus and commuting to campus have a variety of dining options in the Dining Commons, Student Union, & other areas around campus. Meal plans, Dining Dollars, Rebel Cash, and cash are accepted for payment. Students living on campus select a meal plan through their Housing registration. Commuter [...]

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UNLV Fall 2020 Residence Hall Update

June 9, 2020 Dear Students and Families: As UNLV takes steps to return to on-campus instruction, Housing and Residential Life wants to provide an update on residence hall plans for the fall semester. First, we want you to know on-campus housing is available this fall. Students registered for full-time classes in the fall, regardless of [...]

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An Update from the UNLV Provost’s Office

April 14, 2020 Dear Members of the UNLV Family: We hope this letter finds you well. We are reaching out to keep you informed about possible state budget cuts that may impact UNLV and all higher education institutions in Nevada. Last week, Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak directed all state agencies – including the Nevada  System [...]

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COVID-19 -Message from Dr. Juanita Fain

Dear Parents and Families: Four weeks ago, UNLV announced it would transition to remote instruction to safeguard against the threat from COVID-19. Perhaps like you, I hoped we would later regard that step as prudent but overly cautious. Unfortunately, that was not the case, and we have had to take additional steps in reaction to [...]

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Campus Update

April 3, 2020 Earlier this week, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak issued additional emergency directives related to the COVID-19 pandemic that is gripping Nevada and the country. The recent developments require further adjustments to our campus operations. As per the Governor’s order, all employees on UNLV campuses who have the ability to work from home are [...]

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UNLV Remote Instruction and Spring Commencement Ceremony

March 25, 2020 Halfway through our first week of remote instruction, I have two more updates for you. In light of today's announcement and the increase of cases of COVID-19 in Nevada, I am now making it official that we will remain on remote instruction for the remainder of the semester. It just makes sense. Even if [...]

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COVID-19 Update

March 25 - Please read this entire message carefully for details. Dear University Community, We have learned within the last 24 hours that two members of our UNLV family have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). These are the first confirmed cases of COVID-19 at UNLV. The first employee notified us they have tested positive in [...]

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Important Tips to regarding UNLV Residence Hall Room & Board charges related to COVID-19

As of: 03/18/2020 Before you leave the residence halls: Follow the check out procedures with UNLV Housing As soon as possible: Sign up for direct deposit in MyUNLV Update your mailing address in MyUNLV, a forwarding address request with the Post Office is not allowable Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Room & Board Charges related to [...]

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Message from UNLV Housing – 3/17/2020

Dear UNLV Family Members, We are reaching out to provide you with information shared with students who live on campus today. We know the coronavirus outbreak has created unusual circumstances and uncertainty for everyone. We thank you for your patience as UNLV has adjusted operations over the last several weeks. Our focus continues to be [...]

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Parents and Family Members

Dear UNLV Parents and Family Members, Thank you for your patience during this extraordinary time. We know there is concern and anxiety around the significant disruptions caused by coronavirus (COVID-19) – both on campus and across the world. I want to assure you that the health and well-being of our students remains at the forefront [...]

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Padres y familiares de estudiantes en UNLV

Estimados padres y familiares de estudiantes en UNLV: Gracias por su paciencia durante este tiempo extraordinario. Sabemos que existe preocupación y ansiedad en torno a las interrupciones significativas causadas por el coronavirus (COVID-19), tanto en el campus como en todo el mundo. Quiero asegurarles que la salud y el bienestar de nuestros estudiantes se mantienen [...]

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Details on Remote/Virtual Instruction & University Operations

UNLV will transition to remote/virtual instruction beginning Monday, March 23. The university campuses and facilities will remain open. Thank you for your patience and support as we work through these extraordinary circumstances together. HOUSING Students who live on campus may remain in student housing for the remainder of the Spring semester while UNLV continues online instruction.Students [...]

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Message from the UNLV Health Center about COVID-19

Your health and well-being continues to be UNLV’s top priority. There are no known cases of COVID-19 on our campuses.  As new COVID-19 cases are reported, it is important to remember that immediate risk from the virus to the general public remains low at this time, according to the Southern Nevada Health District. So far, [...]

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Updated Coronavirus Information: COVID-19

As you are aware, the university continues to closely monitor all available information and announcements about the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19). UNLV is aware of the concern and anxiety that is being felt on our campuses, in our community, and worldwide. We would like to reassure you that leadership and key stakeholders have been meeting on [...]

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Encouraging your Student at Midterms

As we approach the mid-point of the semester, your college students may express feeling increased stress. They may have exams and assignments due, and could be feeling overwhelmed. Here are 6 practical tips to help support and encourage your student: 1 – Encourage your student to create a study schedule that includes backwards planning. Help [...]

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Anxious about Spring Semester?

Is your student anxious about the new semester? Maybe they have said, “I don’t want to go back to college.” It’s very common for students to experience feelings of sadness or anxiety as they approach the end of Winter Break. Here are some tips to help you navigate the conversation.   Listen to them – [...]

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Strategies for Winter Break

Classes are wrapping up, and your college students may feel the pressure of final exams and presentations right now. In a few days, the semester will be finished, and professors will post grades. Most students will be heading home to celebrate the holidays. As a parent or family member, you might be anxious about the [...]

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Registering for Spring Classes

Senior Hospitality student Mackenzie and her family, the Honorary Rebel Family for 2019. In K-12 schools, students typically follow set academic plans with a few elective opportunities. In college, students choose their path of study, called their Major, and register individually for classes each semester. In November, UNLV students register on-line for their Spring classes [...]

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What to Expect on Family Day

We are excited to welcome more than 700 people for Family Day! Here are a few tips to help you and your family enjoy the day. Weather – on average, it’s in the mid to low 80s in October. We will keep you posted on the weather forecast as we get closer to Family Day. [...]

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Message from Students to Families

Dear Parents and Families, Thank you for all that you’ve done to get me to this point in my life. When I was younger, we read Dr. Suess books, watched Nickelodeon, played school, and went to the park. As I got older, you taught me how to play Uno (and you let me win sometimes), [...]

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College Move-in Day

5 Tips for Families to Support a Successful College Move-in Day Student staff assisting new families at Dayton Hall This will be a hectic, but exciting day of transition for your student. As parents & family, it’s challenging to adjust your frame of mind to allow your student to take the lead. Here are 5 [...]

Estimados miembros de la familia de UNLV

14 de abril de 2020 Estimados miembros de la familia de UNLV: Esperamos que se encuentren bien al recibir esta carta. Nos estamos comunicando para mantenerlos informados sobre posibles recortes presupuestarios estatales que pueden afectar a UNLV y a todas las instituciones de educación superior en Nevada. La semana pasada, el gobernador de Nevada Steve [...]