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Rebel Ready Week

Join us for an exciting week-long program to kick off your college experience!

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Welcome Rebels!

We're so excited to have you join us at UNLV.

Rebel Ready Week is a week-long collection of activities and events that help you connect and engage with the campus community. You'll learn more about UNLV and our support services and resources.

And don't worry — The event is free, and there will be plenty of activities and sessions where you can have fun and meet fellow Rebels. Oh, and we’ve got swag!

First-Year Transfer Graduate

Event Details

Rebel Ready Week is designed to help students gain a sense of belonging and prepare them for a less-stressful first year and a more successful college experience overall.

All incoming first-year students are required to attend Rebel Ready Week. You’ll be assigned to a group and paired with a Rebel Ready Week leader. Together you'll participate in small and large group sessions, listen to keynote speakers, meet new people, and attend various workshops. Throughout the week, you'll also have the chance to attend breakout sessions on topics that interest you based on the Rebel Ready Week Pillars.

Rebel Ready Week Pillars:

  • Rebel Success
  • Rebel Life
  • Rebel Community
  • Rebel Wellness
  • Rebel Forever

You can keep having fun and connect with other students during optional programming every evening.

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Parents & Families

We encourage parents and families to join us on Monday, August 19, 2024, for Rebel Ready Week Family Day. Registration is required.

Programming will include attending a college welcome with your student, a family lunch with UNLV campus leaders, and family-specific programming about student success. Other sessions will cover the first-year experience, financial aid, and philanthropy and alumni engagement. You'll rejoin your student for a send-off at the end of the day.

Rebel Ready Week Family Day Registration Disclaimer

Thank you for your interest in joining us for Family Day during Rebel Ready Week. Please note the following disclaimer regarding registration:

  • Registration for Family Day is free but required. We kindly ask that each student registers no more than three family members to ensure adequate space for all attendees.
  • While children are welcome to accompany their families to Rebel Ready Week Family Day, please be advised that the presentations and programming are tailored towards adult family members. The content may not be entertaining or engaging for young children.
  • Programming for Family Day includes attending a college welcome and lunch with your student and UNLV leaders, as well as family-specific sessions on student success, the first-year experience, financial aid, and philanthropy and alumni engagement.
  • Parents and families are encouraged to rejoin their students for a send-off at the end of the day.

We appreciate your understanding and cooperation. Should you have any further questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Family Day Registration

After you've said goodbye to your student, join us for the Family Network Reception. The event will run from 5 - 6: p.m. in the beautiful Strip View Pavillion in the Thomas & Mack Center. Tickets are $25 per person and include appetizers, 1 drink ticket, and exclusive swag! Register today as space is limited.

Rebel Ready Week Family Network Reception Disclaimer

Thank you for your interest in attending the Rebel Ready Week Family Network Reception. Please review the following disclaimer regarding registration:

  • Registration for the Family Network Reception is $25 per ticket. Please note that this fee applies to all attendees regardless of age, with the exception of children under 2 years old. This pricing structure is necessary to accommodate seating arrangements for the event.
  • Due to the style and content of the presentations, we highly encourage attendees to be 16 years of age or older. The material presented may not be suitable for younger audiences.

We appreciate your understanding and cooperation in adhering to these guidelines. Should you have any questions or require further assistance, please feel free to reach out to us. 

Family Network Reception Tickets

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