Campus Visits

Come visit and tour UNLV’s beautiful campus and state-of-the-art facilities. You will hear a little campus history while learning more about the student experience, campus life, and academic departments.

UNLV Campus-Visit Experience

Come visit UNLV and let us take you on a guided walking tour of our campus. A campus visit will provide you an opportunity to hear an admissions presentation and tour UNLV’s beautiful campus and state-of-the-art facilities. You will hear a little campus history from our knowledgeable Rebel Recruiter tour guides while learning more about the student experience, campus life, and academic departments. This visit also includes a brief tour inside our dining facilities and the Dayton Residence Hall. If you have additional questions after the tour, you will have the opportunity to meet with an admissions counselor. We can’t wait to show you why UNLV is the best place to be!

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Tour Details and Registration

The campus-visit experience takes approximately two hours and includes a 90-minute tour. The tour is about a mile in distance, so we recommend dressing in comfortable shoes and clothes and preparing for the weather. Please contact us at least one week in advance if special accommodations are needed. We recommend that you plan to arrive on campus at least 15 minutes before the tour start time to allow for parking and checking in. Tours depart from the Office of Admissions in the Student Services Complex, Building B (SSC-B).

Discover UNLV Spotlight Tours

In addition to our regularly-scheduled campus tour, you should consider one or more of our special Spotlight Tours. These enhanced experiences are designed for students who wish to focus their attention on the academic programs offered by a particular college. You will spend more than an hour chatting with faculty and students, touring labs/facilities, and learning more about their various degree programs as well as other curricular and co-curricular options.

Discover Business

You are invited to participate in a panel discussion with Lee Business School faculty, staff, and students. Come learn about the exciting opportunities that business students at UNLV can participate in such as internships, business plan competitions, and service projects involving our community partners. You will be able to hear from and ask questions of our award winning faculty and student leaders who are currently involved with these enriching endeavors. The Lee Business School is among just 181 business colleges and schools worldwide to hold international dual accreditation in business and accounting by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Our students enjoy benefits from the Lee Business School, including nationally recognized, endowed faculty, a Career and Professional Development office focused only on Lee Business School students, and a strong alumni base that is willing to help our students with life after graduation. The Discover Business Spotlight Tour is offered once every month.

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Discover Education

This unique campus visit experience will provide you the opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes tour of the College of Education’s innovative classrooms and facilities, view current student and faculty projects, and discover how UNLV can prepare you for fulfilling career as a teacher or human services professional. As part of a culturally diverse community and within the 5th largest school district in the United States, the UNLV College of Education offers its students a unique experience-based learning environment. Our students not only learn to apply the current best practices used in the field, but work directly with faculty members, researchers, and scholars to develop and test what will become the next generation of best practices to positively impact future generations. The Discover Education Spotlight Tour is offered once every month.

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Discover Engineering

​​Get a behind-the-scenes tour of the UNLV Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering. The Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering focuses on creating key technologies that provide lasting benefits to the State of Nevada, the Southwest region of the United States, and around the globe. Our world-renowned faculty members teach students how to invent, design, build, test, and collaborate in their field. This unique campus visit experience will provide you the opportunity to get a VIP tour of specialized engineering labs provided by faculty and staff. You will also hear an admissions and engineering highlights presentation, and get a brief campus tour provided by our knowledgeable student tour guides. Th​e Discover Engineering spotlight​ tour is offered once every month.

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Discover Fine Arts

You are invited to peek behind the curtain to see the theatres, studios, classrooms, rehearsal spaces, galleries and performance venues in the UNLV College of Fine Arts. We offer a unique training ground for artistic-minded individuals whether their goal be to perform on Broadway or the world-famous Las Vegas Strip; create, direct, or star in television and movies; design usable spaces and landscapes for others to live, work, and play; dance for prestigious companies around the world; or create art that makes the world a more beautiful and interesting place. The Discover Fine Arts spotlight​ tour is offered once every month.

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Discover Honors

​Get a VIP tour of the impressive new facilities of the UNLV Honors College in the Beverly Rogers Literature and Law Building. The UNLV Honors College is a place where intellect, aspiration, personal growth and community intersect to create excellence in learning, specifically for high achieving students. As a small selective college within Nevada's largest research university, the Honors College offers an innovative general education curriculum and many benefits as part of an enriched undergraduate experience at UNLV. The Discover Honors spotlight tour is designed for high-achieving students with a minimum grade point average of 3.75​ and is offered every other Monday.

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Discover Hospitality

Get a VIP tour of the William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration and meet with world-renowned faculty on the Discover Hospitality Spotlight Tour. Located in the heart of the hotel, gaming and tourism industries, UNLV’s William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration is one of the highest rated programs in the world and is uniquely positioned to offer students the real-world skills they need to succeed in the dynamic field of hospitality. Whether you’re interested in event planning, marketing, operations, food and beverage or gaming, the William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration will not only prepare you for your first job … but for a life-long career. We invite you to embark on a career in hospitality with the world’s best! The Discover Hospitality Spotlight Tour is offered once every month.

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Discover Liberal Arts

Join us for a chance to learn more about the wide-ranging programs and experiences offered by the College of Liberal Arts. During this tour you will hear about the nine departments in the College, spanning the humanities, social sciences, and interdisciplinary programs. You’ll learn about our facilities, including state-of-the-art labs, our world-class faculty and their cutting-edge research, and how we enrich our students’ lives with opportunities to learn and grow inside and outside the classroom. You’ll hear about what our students’ value about their experience in Liberal Arts and what they do once they’ve earned their Liberal Arts degree. The Discover Liberal Arts spotlight tour is offered once a month.

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Be Connected: UNLV Campus Events

UNLV hosts various events throughout the year that showcase our great campus. Sign up for an event to learn more about life as a UNLV student, academic opportunities at UNLV, and discover our beautiful campus.

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Parking Information

Parking is available in UNLV's Tropicana Parking Garage near the Student Services Complex, Building B. You may park on the second level and above. Parking is enforced Monday–Thursday from 7 a.m.–7 p.m. and Fridays from 7 a.m.–1 p.m. If you are visiting UNLV during these times, you must purchase a parking pass at the ticket machines located at the garage entrances ($1 per hour, or $4 all day). The ticket machines accept cash only. Parking is not enforced during Saturday tours. Handicapped, metered, and reserved parking spots are always enforced. You may also park in the Thomas & Mack parking area outside the parking garage if the garage is full. Be sure that your parking pass is clearly visible to avoid parking citations.

Charter Bus Parking

Please have your drivers drop you off at the loading zone on the north side of the Tropicana Parking Garage, near the Student Services Complex, Building B and the Mendenhall Center/Cox Pavilion area. The bus can then park in the back of the Thomas & Mack parking lot for the duration of your campus tour.

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