UNLV’s Office of Community Engagement seeks to support, facilitate, and promote collaboration, partnership, and engagement between the university and its many communities.

Learn more about the office

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UNLV is a proud recipient of the 2020 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, a national distinction honoring the university for its exemplary community engagement practices. UNLV was one of only 119 institutions to receive this classification in 2020.

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Ways to Engage

Virtually every unit, department, and group on the UNLV campus offers something for the community. Whether you are a nonprofit, government or business, an individual or family, a student, or faculty/staff, the opportunities to connect and collaborate abound.


Learn about just a sampling of the places on campus that offer engagement opportunities.

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Sep. 5, 2023

Scholars bring their expertise in energy policy, educational access, national security, and the workforce.

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Apr. 25, 2023

Manoj Sharma receives Community Engagement Award for his work to provide access and delivery of health care to marginalized groups.

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Apr. 18, 2023

The university’s top engagement awards recognize commitment to the community in four different categories.

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Apr. 18, 2023

Dr. Christina Demopoulos, a 2023 Community Engagement Award winner, broadens the scope of Dental School's service-learning course.

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Apr. 5, 2023

Heather Richardson receives a 2023 Community Engagement Award for her work expanding the resources for students who were in foster care.

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