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 …

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 …