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Rebel Preview

Join us for our open house event and learn firsthand all that UNLV has to offer!

During our open house event, you'll be able to customize your schedule.

Choose the sessions that interest you, from academics and student life to financial aid and college readiness. Registration is free for students and guests.

Upcoming Events

Event Highlights

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Meet N’ Greets

Looking for a fun involvement opportunity? Stop by and learn more from the students themselves!

  • UNLV Marching Band
  • Rebel Girls & Co.
  • UNLV Pom
  • UNLV Cheer
  • Scarlet Dance Line
  • UNLV Radio Station
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Qualify to Win Prizes!

Complete your UNLV Passport by attending sessions during the day, and you’ll be entered to win amazing prizes, including one of five $1,000 scholarships and UNLV swag.

Must be present to win.

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Rebel Challenge & Photo Scavenger Hunt

  • Rebel Challenge: Get a UNLV t-shirt by following @unlvadmissions and posting with #RebelPreview on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.
  • Photo Scavenger Hunt: Complete your photo scavenger hunt cards by taking photos at indicated locations for a chance to win a UNLV Blanket.

Academics

UNLV offers 76 majors and 70 minors that will prepare you for any career. These sessions will allow you to learn about the programs our colleges and schools offer.

Business

Faculty Presentations

Participate in mock classes and group simulations highlighting topics covered in the business curriculum, such as financial planning.

Faculty Panel

Faculty members will showcase research and engagement opportunities for our students, including nationally award-winning case study competition teams and international travel with business site tours.

Education

Session information will be coming soon!

Engineering

Electrical & Computer Engineering Experience

Hear from Electrical and Computer Engineering faculty as they share information about this area of study. And have fun building and programming a robot!

Entertainment Engineering & Design Experience

Come and see some of the exciting things happening when engineering and the entertainment industry meet! Meet with faculty and students from the Engineering and Fine Arts colleges and check out our new lab spaces and projects.

Mechanical Engineering

Meet our Mechanical Engineering faculty and students for insight into project development, prototyping, testing, and evaluation. You’ll also tour our machine shop and learn about the UNLV Senior Design Competition.

UNLV Robotics Lab

Visit our lab and learn about our current projects, upcoming competitions, and research opportunities. You’ll also hear how undergraduates are involved in projects like UNLV's Avatar-Hub humanoid.

Engineering Student Organization Expo

Connect with students in engineering-specific student organizations and check out their projects. 

Fine Arts

Session information will be coming soon!

Health Sciences

The Division of Health Sciences Overview

Learn about UNLV’s unique programs that offer education and training: Kinesiology, Nutrition, Comprehensive Medical Imaging, Nursing, Public Health, or Healthcare Administration. 

Health Sciences Faculty & Alumni Panel

Hear about the student experience from our faculty and alumni. Ask questions and learn about future career opportunities.

Anatomy & Physiology Lab Tour

Tour one of the most notorious lab spaces on campus. Learn about the equipment, participate in a hands-on bone-building activity, and observe a live sheep heart dissection.

Cadaver Lab Tour

Learn about our research and explore the anatomy of a real human body.

Honors College

Discover Honors

Learn how the Honors College can help high-achieving students achieve their highest potential with a thought-provoking curriculum and challenging experiences!

Hospitality

Tour & Presentation about Hospitality Management

Get a behind-the-scenes tour of Hospitality Hall and learn more about Hospitality Management.

Hospitality Student Organization Expo

Stop by the expo to meet with current students and learn more about the Hospitality student organizations.

Rebel Grounds Cafe

Meet some of our Hospitality students who run the cafe. They’ll have iced coffee and lemonade samples.

Casino Table Demos

Stop in for a demo with our Hospitality Alumni.

Faculty Panel

Hear from our distinguished faculty about their research and the experiences they bring into the classroom.

Explore our Golf Shop & Golf Simulator

Pop by for a swing on our Golf Simulator and shop for UNLV golf apparel.

Demo by Hospitality Chef

Come by for a 30-minute demo with our incredible hospitality chefs in our top-of-the-line teaching kitchen.

Casino Demonstrations

Visit our UNLV International Gaming Institute lab and learn more about the gaming industry.

Law

Pre-Professional Advising Center, Pre-Law School Edition

This advising center is dedicated to students interested in pursuing a career in law professions. Learn about the support resources available for students and how advisors help them build competitive applications to law schools.

William S. Boyd School of Law Tour & Student Panel with a Commemorative Photo

Tour the school and get your questions answered by current law students. We’ll take a  photo in front of the William S. Boyd School of Law sign to commemorate your experience!

Liberal Arts

Exploring Liberal Arts Majors

Hear from our faculty, staff, and students and learn what a Liberal Arts major is, which ones we offer, and the careers you can pursue with a Liberal Arts degree.

Student Panel

Current undergraduate students will share why they chose Liberal Arts and how it’s impacted their college experience and future career opportunities.  

Psychology Lab Tour with Dr. Shane Kraus

Dr. Shane Kraus, a Clinical Psychologist, will show you around the lab and speak about his studies on behavior disorders. 

Anthropology Lab Tour with Dr. Barb Roth

Dr. Barb Roth, an Archeologist, will show you around the lab and speak about her studies on hunter-gatherer adaptations to arid environments in the Southwest. 

Student Organization Fair

Discover the student organizations affiliated with the College of Liberal Arts!

Sciences

College of Sciences: Finding Your Path

Connect with faculty, advisors, and peer mentors and discuss our majors, student organizations, career and research opportunities, and college success tips.

Adventures in Life Sciences & Geoscience

Join faculty members to discover various aspects of these departments, including tours of lab spaces for Biology and Geoscience.

Adventures in Physics & Chemistry

Join faculty members to discover various aspects of these departments, including tours of lab Physics and Chemistry labs.

Forging Your Path: Research in the College of Sciences

Learn how undergraduate students participate in groundbreaking research. Current students and Associate Dean Monika Neda, a Professor within the Department of Mathematics, will discuss their ongoing research. 

Urban Affairs

Bet on Urban Affairs

Play a trivia game and learn more about our majors. Advisors will tell you more about what to expect from your degree. You’ll also meet with peers, win prizes, and have fun!

TV, Radio, & Recording Studios Tour (Journalism & Media Studies)

Discuss the Journalism & Media Studies program with current students and learn about their experiences and available opportunities. Then tour the UNLV-TV, KUNV Radio, and the podcasting facilities.

TV News/Weather Anchor & Podcast/Radio Producer Experience (Journalism & Media Studies)

Learn about life in the studio as a TV News or Weather Anchor and take a commemorative photo. Then record a commercial in KUNV Radio's podcasting studio and take home an MP3 copy! 

“It’s More Than Communication” (Department of Communication Studies)

Join current students, alumni, and faculty in a fun simulation of “A Day In The Life” of a communication graduate and discuss future career possibilities. A department tour will follow.

UNLV Debate Team (Department of Communication Studies)

Meet members of the award-winning UNLV Rebel Debate team. Participate in a mock debate and learn about debate team opportunities, including traveling across the country! 

Public Communication Initiative (Department of Communication Studies)

Participate in a "Crisis-Response" activity where participants will be given an identity and prompts, and have to create responses to various crises.

Paper Airplane Factory (Department of Communication Studies)

Learn about efficiency studies with Dr. Rebecca Rice. Students will work as teams to build airplanes to model early assembly line speed test studies.   

Social Work 

Discover how the Trauma Informed Practice concentration in the School of Social Work prepares you for the many career options in social work.   

Urban Adventure 

Solve a crime, provide resources to individuals in need, and deliver media interviews while learning about your major.  

Criminal Justice 

Using the skills that made criminal procedural TV shows popular, you’ll be put through an abbreviated forensic collection seminar and consider how the CSI effect has impacted the justice system.

Exploring & Major Pathways

Exploring Majors & Major Pathways Discussion

Learn about beginning UNLV as an Exploring Major, including as part of the Science, Business, or Engineering Major Pathways. Find out about progressing towards and deciding on your major, and meet advisors who will work with you.

Campus Tours

Check out some of our amazing facilities and other awesome spots on campus.

Campus Tour

Tour our campus and state-of-the-art facilities.

Athletic Facilities Tour

Tour many of our athletic facilities, including our Baseball, Soccer, and Softball fields, Football Complex, and swimming pool.

Dayton Residence Complex Tour

Tour our residential complex and showroom, and hear about the residential amenities.

Lied Library & Makerspace Tour

Tour the Lied Library with over 300 computer workstations and 2,500 student spaces. You’ll also participate in an activity in our Makerspace (prototyping, 3-D printing, sampling).

Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art Tour

Stop by after 10am to view the Gallery and Xeric Garden.

Student Recreation & Wellness Center (SRWC)

Tour the SRWC and learn about the opportunities provided to our students; cardio, weightlifting, Intramural Sports, Outdoor Adventures, Workout Classes, and more!

The Degree Housing Tour

Tour the 226-unit residential complex and learn about the community amenities.

College Readiness

If you have questions, we’re here to help!

Admissions Overview

Review the admission process with an Admission Counselor.

Transfer Admissions Overview

Review the admissions process for transfer students. This session will include the steps toward registration after admission.

Navigating the NCAA Process

Student-Athlete Academic Services (SAAS) and UNLV's Department of Athletics will give an overview of the NCAA and its academic requirements for prospective student-athletes. There will also be a Q&A for students interested in participating at the Division I level.

UNLV Admissions Application Lab

An Admission Counselor will answer your questions and walk you through the UNLV Application step-by-step.

Student Resources & Enrichment

We’re committed to your success. These sessions will provide information about academic support, student resources, wellness, safety, dining, and more.

Academic Support Services

Learn more about the resources at the Academic Success Center, including free tutoring, math bridge programs, peer mentoring, scholarships, and more. Success Coaches will discuss strategies for academic success!

Campus Safety

Hear from a University Police Officer about the many services we provide our students, such as the RebelSafe App, Emergency Phones, Security Escort, and more!

Career Services

Learn about resume building & student employment guidelines on campus.

Center for Academic Enrichment & Outreach

Learn about the college programs at the Center for Academic Enrichment & Outreach, including Gear Up, TRIO, and more.

Dining

Hear from our UNLV Dining team about meal plans, health and wellness, dining locations, and more!

Disability Resource Center

Discover how UNLV is committed to supporting students with disabilities to ensure access to campus courses, resources, and activities. You’ll also have the opportunity to tour the space.

Military & Veteran Services

Learn about opportunities for academic, social, and administrative support to student veterans and active-duty military members.

Resources for Undocumented & DACA Status

Learn about the resources accessible to undocumented students with and without DACA. These include DACA updates, financial aid opportunities, legal assistance, and more. The Undocumented Student Program facilitates this session.

Service Learning & Leadership

Serve. Learn. Lead. Hear about events and opportunities with Service Learning & Leadership! We’ll help you discover yourself, learn in the community, and influence systems while pursuing social justice.

Student Involvement & CSUN Student Government

Explore ways to get involved on campus, including student government, registered student organizations, and campus activities.

Student Wellness

Hear about several departments in Student Wellness, including the Student Health Center, Counseling and Psychological Services, the UNLV Wellness Zone, the UNLV Support Team, The Care Center, the Disability Resource Center, Student Conduct, and more!

Study Abroad

Dreamed of spending time abroad during college? Hear about study abroad opportunities from the Office of International Programs about the International study experience UNLV provides.

Office of Undergraduate Research

Learn about the services and programs available at the Office of Undergraduate Research, including research advising, funding, skills academy, symposia, and communication and publication.

Admitted Students

Congratulations on your admission to UNLV and becoming #UNLVBound! These sessions will explain your next steps to becoming a Rebel and will allow you to connect with fellow future Rebels.

Welcome & Current Student Panel

Join your fellow Rebels for an Admitted Student special welcome and Q&A panel.

I’ve Been Accepted to UNLV — Now What?

Learn the next steps on your journey to becoming a Rebel!

ALEKS Placement Information

Meet the Math Placement Coordinator and learn how to take the ALEKS Placement virtually, get hints on navigating Learning Modules, and learn the steps you can take to improve your math placement.

The Road to Your First-Year Experience: Choose Your Own Adventure

Stop by to learn more about how to personalize your First-Year Experience and all the exciting opportunities available to you now and throughout the first year!

UNLV Family Network Parent Panel

Join parents of current and past UNLV students to talk about their journey and learn about the UNLV Family Network and how they can support you as family members of an incoming student!

Financial Aid & Literacy

The Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships is dedicated to helping you navigate the financial aid process. These sessions will give you the opportunity to have your questions answered by our staff.

FAFSA & Alternate Need Form Completion Lab

Complete your FAFSA or Alternate Need Form on-site with assistance from the financial aid and scholarships team.

Fundamentals of Financial Aid

An overview of federal aid and the Alternate Need Form process for those who are non-FAFSA eligible.

Scholarships at UNLV

A review of institutional, state, and private scholarships.

So You Got Aid…But How Do You Keep It?

Tips on maintaining aid eligibility.

Understanding Your Financial Aid Package and Paying for College

Learn how to access your financial aid notification and determine your remaining college expenses.

Verification Lab

If you have been selected for verification, complete verification on-site with assistance from the financial aid and scholarships team.

Sesiones Y Excursiones en Español

Obtenga más información sobre admisión, ayuda financiera y nuestro hermoso campus.

Habla con un consejero de admisión

Una descripción general del proceso de admisión con un consejero de admisión.

Ayuda Financiera: Etendiendo las Básicas

Una descripción general de ayuda federal y el proceso de la forma de necesidad alternativa para aquellos que no son elegibles para FAFSA.

Excursion general de la universidad

Una excursión de nuestra universidad e instalaciones de última generación.

Resource Fair

Didn’t have an opportunity to attend a session? Many departments will be available at the fair, where you can speak with staff and students to learn more about their resources.

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Festival of Communities

Through sight, sound, and taste, this year’s festivities will take you around the world in one day! You can purchase arts and crafts and cuisine from around the globe, all while enjoying live entertainment.

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Pow Wow Event Demonstration

Youth Powwow for the Planet

Enjoy musical entertainment and visit booths to purchase arts and crafts, food, beverages, and more.

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