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UNLV Welcome Day


Aug. 21, 2015 (All day)

Campus Location


Welcome to the next exciting chapter of your life as a UNLV Rebel! All new students starting in the fall 2015 semester should plan to attend Welcome Day, a special day full of activities to kick-start your UNLV experience! 

Welcome Day activities will include:
  • 8:00 a.m. - Rebel Welcome: Check-in at the Cox Pavilion, meet other new Rebels, be present for the chance to win $1,000 scholarship, enjoy music and fun activities! Please make sure you wear the red shirt you received at New Student Orientation.
  • 9:00 a.m. - UNLV Creates: Hear from inspirational speakers and participate in an academic convocation. For more information, visit UNLV Creates.
  • 10:45 a.m. - College Welcomes: Connect with future Rebel classmates and learn more about your academic college.
  • 11:15 a.m. - President’s Barbeque: Welcome to the Rebel family! Come join us at the outdoor BBQ with entertainment from UNLV students and a student organization preview on the Academic Mall.
Activities throughout the afternoon on the Academic Mall include:
  • Student Organization Preview - Discover more ways to Get Involved at UNLV.
  • UNLV Welcome Day T-shirt Swap - Shed your old school colors and trade them in for 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 Meet & Greet - Come meet your favorite Rebel coaches and athletes. Go Rebels!
  • AskMe! Campaign -  Collect your new Rebel planner at any one of our five AskMe! booths and start organizing your first year at UNLV.
Rebel Meetup 

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Student Union 208
Rebel Meetup is a celebratory welcome-style event for incoming students with historically under-represented identities. Join us for an ice cream sundae bar and the opportunity to connect with multicultural student organizations, faculty, staff and the diverse UNLV community.

UNLV Bookstore Fall Welcome Kick-Off 

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
UNLV Bookstore
Come join us at this fun event with shopping specials to gear up for the new school year. There will be live music, giveaways, discounts and a competitive scavenger hunt. 

Outdoor Movie

8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Bring a blanket and a couple friends and join the Rebel Events Board to watch a summer blockbuster on an inflatable screen. Enjoy a free movie, snacks, prizes and so much more!

We look forward to seeing you at Welcome Day!

Admission Information

Admission is free for all new students starting in the fall 2015 semester.

Contact Information

Office of Admissions
702-774-UNLV (8658)

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