Student Official: Spring 2022 Semester COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

August 25, 2021 The State Board of Health on Aug. 20 approved a COVID-19 vaccination requirement for NSHE students planning to enroll in the spring 2022 semester. This does not affect fall 2021 enrollment.  Registration for spring 2022 courses begins Nov. 1, 2021. Proof of vaccination will be required for enrollment in Spring 2022 courses. To …

UNLV Fall 2021 Schedule Update

August 17, 2021Dear Students, In just a few days, we kick off fall 2021, and we are thrilled to see many more of you on campus, learning, exploring and sharing your journey with us. The recent surge of COVID-19 infections in our community has driven several changes just as the new semester begins. Thank you for your …

Tips for the New School Year

The moment is upon us: your student is starting college. We have some tips for success whether your student is living in the residence halls, their first apartment, or commuting from your home. Set shared expectations. Talk with your student about expectations for communication. How often do you want to hear from them? If your …

2021 Fall Semester Update – August 5

Dear Students,As COVID-19 cases in our community continue to increase, UNLV is taking several measures to mitigate risk of transmission on our campuses and preserve in-person learning. We continue to operate with public health and safety as a top priority to ensure we can stay focused on our academic mission. Below, please find campus updates we …

New COVID-19 Face Covering Requirements for Nevada System of Higher Education Institutions (NSHE)

A message from Chancellor Melody Rose July 27, 2021 Due to Nevada’s low vaccination rate and a recent surge in the level of COVID-19 transmissionsrelated to the Delta variant, the Office of the Governor issued Emergency Directive No. 47 today,which adopts new Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines that re-instate aface covering mandate …

What students are looking forward to when they return to campus: Top 10 list

– The roar from the first floor of the Student Union at lunchtime  – The view from the 4th floor of Harrah Hotel College  – Working out at the Rec Center – Seeing Ms. Minnie at the Dining Commons  – Getting coffee at Rebel Grounds  – Looking for parking in Trop. Garage  – Hearing the Alumni …

A message from President Whitfield to students on 7/19/21

Dear students, As many of you are aware, the status of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was in the news over the weekend following a ruling by a Federal District judge in Texas late Friday afternoon. U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen ruled that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security violated federal law with …

Commencement Update

**Families: Please encourage your students to check their Rebel Mail for this update. Note the the times & ticket information at the bottom. Dear UNLV Students and Recent Graduates, UNLV staff and faculty volunteers are continuing to plan our in-person commencement ceremonies in May at Sam Boyd Stadium for UNLV’s 2020 and Spring 2021 graduates. Our …

UNLV planning in-person commencement

March 19, 2021Dear University Community, I know it’s spring break but I wanted to share some exciting news with you. We all know how hard this past year has been because of COVID-19. We’ve had to adapt, persevere, and evolve. It takes a toll, but your commitment is making a difference. Slowly, over the next several …