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  • Governor: 'A Moment in History'

    Gov. Brian Sandoval held a signing ceremony for the state's appropriations bill on campus today to highlight the investment that Nevada has made in UNLV's medical, hospitality, and law programs.

  • Trio of Gaming Industry Gifts Net $7.5 Million for UNLV's Hospitality Hall

    Momentum continues on fundraising for Harrah Hotel College building with $2.5 million gifts from MGM Resorts International, Boyd Gaming and Station Casinos.

  • Engelstad Family Foundation Pledges $10 Million for UNLV Med School Scholarships

    In less than 60 days, "60 by 16" scholarship drive raises $13.5 million to fund 135 four-year School of Medicine scholarships.

  • The Power of Higher Education

    Do you believe in the power of higher education? Reach out to elected leaders and show your support for UNLV.


The mission of the UNLV Government Affairs Office is to:

  • Build strong relationships with local, regional, state and federal elected officials and their staff in order to strengthen support for UNLV.
  • Provide university officials with prudent, strategic and effective counsel and analysis on governmental affairs issues.