UNLV has been an integral part of the growth and prosperity of Southern Nevada and has helped improve the business, social, and cultural climate at all levels. UNLV has received the 2020 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification.
Hailey’s Hand: UNLV Responds to Community Needs
UNLV’s College of Engineering faculty and students teamed up to design and produce a 3-D printed, robotic hand that enabled Hailey Dawson to grab, grasp, grow, and throw. Hailey’s hand is just one example of the important role UNLV plays in the community.
The School of Dental Medicine has more than 70,000 patient visits per year in its clinics throughout Nevada. Its low-cost fees, combined with community outreach and free clinics at the school provides nearly $6.3 million in free services to those in need.
UNLV Medicine Clinics are committed to helping the underserved areas and population. The multi-specialty practice includes an integrated autism center, employs three pediatric general surgeons, and a specialist in pediatric allergy/immunology.
Law students gain practical legal experience representing clients in one of the nine clinics. Through training, advocacy, scholarship, and community partnerships, the clinic serves the community and improve the law and law practice.
UNLVolunteers is a student-led organization whose mission is to learn and serve with the community to promote awareness and positive social change by providing and promoting meaningful service opportunities for UNLV students, faculty, and staff.
Scholarships connect us to the community, including the Engelstad Scholars program, that requires community service, and the HOPE Scholars Program, that assists unaccompanied homeless youth in Clark County with year-round housing, academic support, and financial support while attending UNLV.
Partner With Us
Members of the campus and external communities are forming wonderful partnerships for the greater good. Find out about the many ways to connect and collaborate and make a difference for our students and community.
The Division of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement connects with individuals, alumni, foundations, and corporations to build support of UNLV and strengthen our mission of teaching, research, and public service.
UNLV Helping Businesses
UNLV is a clearinghouse for business leaders and entrepreneurs looking to start, grow, or expand their businesses.
The institute is committed to advancing the real estate profession by offering programs and services such as real estate certification, online mortgage training, and networking opportunities for industry professionals.
UNLV is committed to creating a more diverse supplier base while maximizing resources and strengthening economic development. Small, minority, veteran, or female business owners can access business opportunities with UNLV through the Supplier Inclusion Program.
A Campus for the Community
We welcome the community to visit and experience everything UNLV has to offer.