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 …

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 …

First Day of UNLV Remote Instruction: A Message from the President

Today marks the first time in history that UNLV will deliver all of its instruction remotely. This is a monumental task, and I want to thank everyone for their efforts to get this done. There’s no way we can do this without a good number of bumps along the way! It’s going to require patience, …

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 …

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 2020

Classes are wrapping up, and your college students may feel the pressure of final exams and presentations over Zoom/WebEx right now. (“How do I share my screen?” is a common question!) In a few days, the semester will be finished, and professors will post grades. As a parent or family member, you might be anxious …

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 …