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

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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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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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May. 18, 2020

Carnegie Foundation names university among top institutions in country for community engagement.

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May. 13, 2020

MFA student organization to examine how experimental videos distract or react to social distancing restrictions.

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May. 12, 2020

UNLV internist Rajany Dy says accurately forecasting who will survive COVID-19 just can’t be done.

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May. 11, 2020

Dr. Rooman Ahad offers tips and resources for parents of children with ASD.

May. 8, 2020

In her transdisciplinary Honors College thesis project, UNLV senior Kendahl Servino investigates how our regard for our hands can reveal far more than we might expect.

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