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Feb. 24, 2022
Beginning Monday, Feb. 28, faculty, students and staff can schedule appointments for COVID-19 testing at the Student Wellness and Recreation Center. Appointments will be available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. To schedule an appointment, log onto the WellnessView Portal and select the "Appts" button. Tests are subject to availability.  
Jul. 18, 2022
The NSHE Board of Regents voted on June 30, 2022 to rescind a mandate requiring all NSHE employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment. New employees hired on or after July 1, 2022 do not have to submit proof of having completed a COVID-19 vaccination series. While vaccination is no longer a condition of employment,* it remains the best defense against…
Jun. 13, 2022
Over the past few months Southern Nevada has seen a slow but steady increase in COVID-19 transmission. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today assessed our community level of transmission to be in the “high-risk” category. The CDC looks at the combination of three metrics, including new COVID-19 cases, hospital admissions and the percentage of staffed inpatient beds occupied…
Feb. 22, 2022
In August 2021, we communicated that the S/U grading option authorized by the NSHE Board of Regents for Spring 2020 through Spring 2021 to lessen the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic would be slightly amended and extended through Fall 2021. We are sending this message to ensure that students are aware that the S/U grading option is not available for the spring 2022 semester. We understand that…
Feb. 14, 2022
  With the mask mandate lifted at UNLV, following is additional guidance regarding campus health and safety.   Throughout the pandemic, the spread of the COVID-19 virus on the UNLV campus has been below the community rate as a whole. The reason is simple. We adopted best practices from the onset to combat the pandemic, and we strongly encourage you to continue to follow these…
Feb. 10, 2022
Earlier today, Gov. Steve Sisolak rescinded the requirement that individuals wear masks in public indoor areas throughout Nevada. The Governor’s directive, and subsequent NSHE guidance, means that masks are not required at any NSHE institutions, effective immediately.  Masks are no longer a requirement on UNLV campuses except those areas where healthcare services are being…
Jan. 21, 2022
    UNLV has updated its guidance on quarantine/isolation protocols if you have tested positive for COVID-19 or been in close contact with someone who has (https://www.unlv.edu/coronavirus/staff): If you have tested positive for COVID-19, you must isolate (stay home) so that you don’t spread your illness to others. According to CDC guidance, you must isolate for at least five days.…
Jan. 20, 2022
  Dear Students, As we start spring semester 2022, we face continuing challenges with the spread of COVID-19. We are following the best science to cope with the pandemic. Vaccination and wearing high quality masks are still the most effective ways to protect yourself. According to the latest CDC guidance, students with up-to-date COVID-19 vaccinations do not need…
Jan. 19, 2022
Dear University of Nevada Las Vegas Community, As you are aware, COVID-19 is currently being transmitted in our Las Vegas community. Within the past 24 hours, UNLV has been informed that a member of the campus community has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). The individual was last on the Shadow Lane campus on January 12, 2022. When an individual is confirmed to have COVID-19, the…
Jan. 19, 2022
Dear University of Nevada Las Vegas Community, As you are aware, COVID-19 is currently being transmitted in our Las Vegas community. Within the past 24 hours, UNLV has been informed that a member of the campus community has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). The individual was last on the main campus on January 6, 2022. When an individual is confirmed to have COVID-19, the Southern…
Dec. 22, 2021
Dear Campus, Yesterday afternoon, the state Legislative Commission voted on enacting a permanent measure requiring all Nevada System of Higher Education students to complete a COVID-19 vaccination series as a requirement for registration. The vote ended in a 6-to-6 tie and as a result, an existing emergency regulation implemented in August by the State Board of Health has expired and proof of…
Dec. 22, 2021
  The drive-through COVID-19 testing and vaccination clinic located in the parking lot of the university’s Paradise Campus is closed and will re-open Sunday, Dec. 26. The clinic is open to all members of the community and offers free COVID-19 vaccines and PCR tests. Location: UNLV Paradise campus, 851 E. Tropicana Ave., just east of Paradise Road across from the Thomas & Mack…