Community Connections

UNLV has been an integral part of the growth and prosperity of Southern Nevada. For more than 60 years, the university has helped improve the business, social, and cultural climate at the local, state, and regional level.

Girl bumps robotic hand with Engineering student

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.
Two dentists work on patient
Doctor holds baby
Student plants tree at Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Group of students hiking
Female student with U.N.L.V. hat holds up a group of sandwiches
Girl in red cap and gown with Engelstad Scholars embroidery.
U.N.L.V. Lady Rebel high fives young girl

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.
A woman talking to another woman at a booth
dinner attendees talk in a group
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute class
Professor and student look at a test tube
Three people holding up a pile of plants
Students take selfie with W. Kamau Bell
A student helps paint the Boys & Girls Club for Services Day
Two women take a selfie
People working at a conference table

UNLV Helping Businesses

UNLV is a clearinghouse for business leaders and entrepreneurs looking to start, grow, or expand their businesses.
Signage for Harry Reid Research and Technology Park
Ribbon cutting ceremony
Frank and Estella Beam Hall
Man speaks on stage
Las Vegas residential housing
students look over instructor's shoulder as she show's artwork
Man speaks at podium with a small business leadership academy banner in the background
Campus Buildings with Las Vegas strip in the background

A Campus for the Community

We welcome the community to visit and experience everything UNLV has to offer.