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UNLV @ Nellis AFB Office

Providing higher education services to active and reserve military personnel, veterans, and all dependents located at Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases.

The UNLV @ Nellis Office

Chardon Cooks

The UNLV @ Nellis Office, located in Room 314 of the Education Center in building 20, is part of the broader UNLV initiative to provide higher education courses and services to military personnel, veterans, and dependents in Southern Nevada. Application and university fees are waived for all active duty military members.

Chardon Cooks is the Academic Affairs Coordinator for the office and is located at Nellis fulltime. She is there to provide professional academic support to current and prospective UNLV-Nellis students. Information and services provided include, but are not limited to, answering questions related to career exploration, degree majors and minors, UNLV admission processes, financial aid options and opportunities, veteran services, academic support programs, and general academic advising.

Contact the Nellis office for more information or to request an appointment.

Nellis Spring 2020 Course Schedule

In Spring 2020, UNLV @ Nellis is projected to offer two 8-week in-person classes; please see the flyer below. These classes will take place in the UNLV-Nellis classroom located in Room 313 of the Education Building on Nellis AFB. Please note, course offerings are subject to change and cancellation (please contact office for most up-to-date status of course).

Spring Courses during the first 8-weeks:

  • ENG 231 - World Literature I
  • ECON 102 - Principles of Microeconomics

Register for these courses via MyUNLV. For more information, please contact Chardon at chardon.cooks@unlv.edu or by phone at 702-349-2272 and DSN at 702-652-9411. For Military and Veteran support on UNLV’s campus, please visit the UNLV Military & Veteran Services Center.

Military Friendly 2012
Military Friendly 2013
Mae's 2014 Military-Friendly Colleges & Universities Award
Military Advanced Education & Transition Guide to Top Colleges & Universities 2016 Award
Military Friendly 2017