First-Year Students

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. Students will complete a variety of large and small group sessions and at least five Rebel Passport Breakout sessions. Students can choose the Rebel Passport Breakout sessions they would like to attend. All students must attend at least one session from each Rebel Ready Week Passport Pillar.

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College Day

College Day will be on Monday. During your college welcome, you’ll meet your dean, academic advisors, and faculty members in your major. You’ll also meet your college peer mentors and other students in your major. This day is focused on your degree program and the opportunities available in your academic college.

Keynote Sessions

Rebel Ready Week will include three keynote sessions on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. The topics are Student Success, Health and Wellness, and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice. You’ll hear from UNLV faculty, staff, and students who will be integral to your UNLV journey.

Closing Sessions

At the end of each day, you'll join your fellow students for closing sessions, where you'll learn more in-depth about the keynote topics. These sessions will allow you to dig deeper into the resources and programs available as a UNLV student and build connections with your classmates.

Evening Entertainment

Rebel Relax

You've got dinner plans! We've got fun activities and events scheduled each night.

  • Outdoor Movie Night
  • Rebel Rave
  • Block Party
  • "Lied is Beautiful" and "Rebel Paradise" Open Houses

Rebel Ready Week Pillars

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Rebel Success

Being prepared for college-level work is your first step to a successful year. We’ll arm you with the resources, tools, and skills you need to transition to college and successfully achieve your academic goals.

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Rebel Life

There are plenty of opportunities to get involved in student life at UNLV. During the week, you'll have the chance to connect with your peers, discover what interests you on campus, and immerse yourself in the Rebel spirit and traditions.

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Rebel Community

Now that you're part of the Rebel family, we want to share with you what it means to be part of our caring, diverse, and inclusive community.

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Rebel Wellness

Your health and wellness are key to your happiness and success in college. During this session, you'll learn more about UNLV's resources and support services to help you maintain your overall well-being.

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Rebel Forever

Although graduation is still four years away, we want to start preparing you for your future right now. There's no time to waste when it comes to career readiness.