Welcome

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

Carnegie Foundation Elective Community Engagement Classification Seal

UNLV has been selected to receive the 2020 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, a national distinction honoring the university for its exemplary community engagement practices. UNLV is one of only 119 institutions to receive this classification in 2020. Congratulations to the university and its many partners for achieving this wonderful endorsement from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching!

Get Engaged

Members of the campus and the external communities are forming wonderful partnerships for the greater good. Find out about the many ways to connect and collaborate.

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Initiatives

UNLV’s Top Tier strategic planning effort identified Action Plans for the institution’s development of community partnerships and engagement. These action plans are guiding institutional goal setting in this area.

Resources

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

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News

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Sep. 18, 2020

For nearly 20 years, UNLV Dental Medicine professor Christina Demopoulos has helped Southern Nevada children improve their dental health.

Sep. 11, 2020

Seeing opportunities to meet needs during the COVID-19 crisis, the 2020 summer Ph.D. graduate stepped in to help. 

Aug. 25, 2020

UNLV geologist investigating 310 million-year-old fossil trackway from ancient reptilian creature.

Jul. 28, 2020

Grant trains UNLV students to teach science concepts to more than 4,000 local elementary students.

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Jul. 24, 2020

UNLV political science expert Tiffiany Howard examines the lag in U.S. Black business ownership and opportunities for closing the racial wealth gap.

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