Our College Programs unit is made up of four programs that are intended to support undergraduate, income-eligible, first-generation, and students with disabilities to complete their first bachelor's degree at UNLV. These programs include:

  • TRIO Student Support Services (SSS)
  • TRIO Ronald E. McNair Scholars
  • Rebel Rebound

Participants in our programs graduate at higher rates compared to their counterparts at UNLV.

Please take 3-4 minutes to complete the pre-application for our programs.

About Our Programs

Rebel Rebound

Students who have an arrest, criminal charge, or record of conviction can face impacts to their career and educational opportunities. The Rebel Rebound program provides guidance and support services to justice-impacted UNLV students to enhance the academic experience from orientation to graduation and beyond. The program also serves as a resource and point of contact.


The Title III Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISI) program provides grants and related assistance to Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-serving institutions. This enables such institutions to improve and expand their capacity to serve Asian Americans and Native American Pacific Islanders and low-income individuals.

TRIO McNair Scholars Institute

The Ronald E. McNair Scholars Institute at UNLV encourages and prepares undergraduate students who are members of underrepresented groups to pursue doctoral studies. These efforts support the institute's commitment to diversifying the ranks of American faculty and research institutions.

TRIO Student Support Services

The TRIO Student Support Services program assists college students with personal concerns, academic deficiencies, and financial difficulties that could impair their academic success. They also provide necessary tools for adjusting to college demands and help develop good study habits and decision-making skills that increase retention and graduation rates for college students.

Services for Program Participants

Review the services below to learn more about the additional services our College Program unit provides to UNLV program participants.

Canvas is the university’s primary platform to access educational content. Our programs use Canvas to communicate with students, share resources, and allow you to set appointments with program staff.

CAEO offers the opportunity to conduct research under the guidance of UNLV faculty mentors to projects from Title III AANAPISI STEM and TRIO McNair Scholars Institute.

Through the aid of community partnerships, CAEO is pleased to offer its students scholarship opportunities they can apply for directly through CAEO.

Request an in-person or virtual advising appointment by logging into the Rebel Success Hub or by contacting our office at 702-895-4777. You will need to use your ACE ID to log into the portal. Once in, select your Academic Coordinator to set your appointment.

Additional instructions for setting appointments can be accessed on the Schedule Your Appointment page.

Schedule an Academic Advising Appointment

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Students interested in research and/or attending graduate school are encouraged to attend events hosted by the UNLV Graduate College and Office of Undergraduate Resources (OUR).

Information for UNLV Faculty and Staff

Become a Research Mentor

Support student development through engaging research opportunities. Mentors help students gain insight into research at UNLV while also receiving the assistance of their mentee to advance the faculty's research agendas.

Presentation Requests

Our team can come and share information about our programs with your students. Students can expect to learn about the services each of our programs provide, how they can benefit from our programs, eligibility information, and information on how to apply.