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UNLV Welcome Day


Aug. 22, 2014, 9am

Campus Location


Welcome to the next exciting chapter of your life as a UNLV Rebel! All new students starting for the fall 2014 semester should plan to attend Welcome Day, a special day full of activities to kick-start your UNLV experience! 

Welcome Day activities will include:
  • 7:45 a.m. - Rebel Welcome: Check-in at the Thomas & Mack Center, meet other new Rebels, be present for the chance to win $1,000 scholarship, and enjoy music and a special slideshow from all the new student orientation sessions.
  • 8 a.m. - Ask Me! Booths: Collect your Rebel planner at any one of the five Ask Me! booths and start organizing your first year at UNLV. Check out the bucket list and start your journey to becoming a UNLV traditions keeper.
  • 8:45 a.m. - UNLV Creates: Hear from inspirational speakers and participate in an academic convocation. For more information, visit the UNLV Creates webpage.
  • 10:45 a.m. - College Welcomes: Connect with future Rebel classmates and learn more about your academic college.
  • 11:45 a.m. - President’s Barbeque: Meet new friends and enjoy lunch together!
Activities throughout the afternoon on the Academic Mall include:
  • Book Signing: Meet the author of "The A Game" and get your book signed
  • Student Organization Preview: Discover more was to Get Involved at UNLV.
  • UNLV Welcome Day T-shirt Swap: Shed your old school colors and trade them in for some Scarlet. Gray. Every Day! Bring your high school or former institutions T-shirt, and donate it to charity and get a new UNLV T-shirt.
  • UNLV Rebel Athletics Poster Signing: Pick up a schedule for all your favorite sports and get a poster signed by members of the team.
  • 8 p.m. - Outdoor Movie:  Join your new friends for a fun outdoor movie on the RC lawn, Bring your blanket or lawn chairs and enjoy a screening of Maleficent on a giant screen. This movie screening is sponsored by the Rebel Events Board.

We look forward to seeing you at Welcome Day!

Admission Information

Admission is free for all new students starting in the fall 2014 semester.

Registration details are coming soon to your Rebelmail account.

Contact Information

Office of Admissions
702-774-UNLV (8658)
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