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 …

HEERF Funding – March 2021

Students received this email update! Dear Students: I am pleased to inform you that UNLV will receive additional federal funding to help students who are negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. These latest awards are a part of the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) and are in addition to funding previously awarded. The funds …

Update on Spring Commencement 2021

February 23, 2021 Dear Students, As we near the one-year mark since the COVID-19 pandemic forced UNLV to shift many of its operations to remote delivery – including most courses and student services – we wanted to recognize you for the grit, determination and commitment you’ve shown and that you continue to demonstrate. We hope …

Spring 2021 Welcome Message

A message from President Whitfield: Welcome back to a new semester and a new year. Like you, I am hopeful for a brighter 2021. Although we’re still battling the pandemic, I believe we’re closer to the end than the beginning. Still, it’s hard to believe we’re approaching one year since COVID-19 changed all our lives. I …