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

Learn more about the office

The Office of Community Engagement 2019 Awards are open November 1, 2018 to February 3, 2019. Click here to learn more and to apply.

Virtually every department, unit, and group on the UNLV campus is involved in community engagement in some way. Whether it’s a student organization that volunteers, research that helps solve a community problem, or a class that offers personal enrichment, opportunities abound for our campus to connect with the community.

Office of Community Engagement 2019 Awards

The Office of Community Engagement 2019 Awards are open November 1, 2018 to February 3, 2019. Please visit the Awards page to learn more and to apply.

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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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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.


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

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Nov. 15, 2018

With a focus on recruiting students with strong Nevada ties, the School of Medicine is cultivating a commitment to the community in future doctors, says John Moran III.

Nov. 8, 2018

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

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Oct. 15, 2018

Criminal justice professor Gillian Pinchevsky on how you can empower yourself to empower survivors of interpersonal violence.

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Oct. 1, 2018

In the days after the Oct. 1 tragedy, UNLV mental health experts helped hundreds deal with the trauma. Three of them share their insights.

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Oct. 1, 2018

UNLV Academic Success Center staff use their research to improve their student services.

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