The UNLV Alumni Association builds lifelong relationships between current and future alumni, UNLV, and the community.


The Alumni Association will engage UNLV alumni, students, and the community to create a strong identity and increase support for UNLV through all that it does

Strategic Goals & Objectives

  1. Increase overall awareness of the UNLV Alumni Association
    1. Strengthen communications and messaging with UNLV, all alumni, and within the Alumni Association. (e.g. Talking points, board applications, UNLV monthly talking points).
    2. Develop and implement a plan to interact with current students and educate them about the Association.
    3. Identify the Association’s contributions to and new opportunities to support UNLV and the greater community, and create new messaging to be published (e.g. Alumni Amphitheatre).
    4. Re-energize Rebels Forever program.
  2. Increase alumni and community engagement with UNLV and the UNLV Alumni Association
    1. Strengthen engagement programs by identifying specific ways that all alumni can be actively and regularly utilized and engaged.
    2. Strengthen relationship between the Association and the Chapters & Clubs, including partnering for events and assisting with strategic planning and identifying resources with a specific goal of growing the number of Chapters and Clubs within the Association.
    3. Develop and implement plan for increased engagement with students, including specific and intentional invitations to events, meetings, and other activities.
    4. Identify community events in which the Association can and will actively engage and participate.
    5. Focus on advocacy efforts at the local level in addition to the state and federal levels.
  3. Encourage new and continued philanthropy from alumni and the community
    1. Require annual philanthropic giving for all UNLV Alumni Association Board Members (Identify minimum participation expectations (eg. 100% Giving Tuesday and 100% RebelsGive >> match or challenge).
    2. Support efforts to increase percentage of alumni who give to UNLV.
    3. Work with colleges and schools to establish a way to track time and talent given by alumni.
  4. Strengthen the relationship between the UNLV Alumni Association and the UNLV Foundation
    1. Increase interaction between the Association and the Foundation including establishing ways for Foundation Trustees and Association Board members to connect and develop relationships (eg. Common interests – sports tailgates/pregames, joint EC meeting(s).
    2. Work with the Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement and the UNLV Foundation to identify opportunities for the Association and its Board Members to actively participate in the development process with potential donors.