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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Path to Graduating in 4 Years

Many students start college with a goal to complete their degree in four years. At UNLV, we talk a lot about “15 to finish,” to help students understand how their degree can be broken down by semester. The term “15 to finish” refers to taking 15 credits per semester (each Fall & Spring) in order to achieve […]

Update on the Coronavirus

From the UNLV Student Health Center – This information was sent out to students via email. Please encourage your students to follow the 5 recommendations below, which apply to preventing the spread of many illnesses. Dedicated staff in the UNLV Health Center are closely monitoring the situation, along with the Southern Nevada Health District. The […]

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 – […]

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 […]