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

CCCE Seal 2022

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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Community members participate in Teen Driver Safety Day.
Jul. 18, 2022

A mock crash, 911 audio, emergency response, presentations from a trauma surgeon and fatality team investigators, and more are part of free July 26 event for teen drivers.

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Jun. 16, 2022

Students tackle food and housing insecurity through service to the community.

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May. 5, 2022

Edwin Oh uses genetics to improve health while Katherine Hertlein explores healthy relationships and the connection between sexuality and technology.

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Apr. 21, 2022

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

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Apr. 8, 2022

Professor Edwin Oh finds valuable COVID information lurking in our sewers.

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