UNLV partners with Cox Communications to help students without home internet access
UNLV now offers subsidies for internet service to students who do not have home internet access. These subsidies enhance savings through a new partnership with Cox Communications, which is offering students discounted rates for home internet access through the Cox Cares program.
Although this semester has brought new challenges due to the ongoing pandemic, UNLV is working hard to...
New state COVID-19 contact tracing app now available
Nevada’s Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) now offers COVID Trace, a digital contact tracing app designed to slow the spread of COVID-19.
COVID Trace is available for download for both iOS and Android phones.
COVID Trace is a Bluetooth-based exposure notification system and contact tracing app that state health and Nevada System of...
Clery Act notice: Confirmed case of COVID-19 on Shadow Lane campus
Dear University Community,
UNLV was informed this afternoon that an individual on the Shadow Lane campus has tested positive for COVID-19. The individual was last on campus Aug. 24, was tested on Aug. 26 and was confirmed as positive for COVID-19 today, Aug. 28. The individual is following protocols set by the Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) and the Centers for Disease Control and...
Clery Act notice: COVID-19 case on Maryland Parkway campus
Dear University Community,
I am reaching out to let you know UNLV has been notified of a confirmed case of COVID-19 on the Maryland Parkway campus. This is the first confirmed case of the fall 2020 semester. The individual, who was asymptomatic, received positive test results today and was last on campus yesterday, Aug. 25. The individual is now isolated and the Southern Nevada Health District (...
As you prepare to begin classes on Monday, below please find a few important reminders and resources to start your semester:
Watch five things to know about returning to campus.
Check out the list of classrooms and computer labs for studying and remote courses.
Review your course information in MyUNLV, check RebelMail for messages from instructors...
Guidance for Faculty and Instructors: Enforcement of Face Coverings and Social Distancing Policies For Fall 2020
When we return to campus from working remotely, we’ll bring with us new perspectives and anxieties about being together again. It can be stressful to work through these feelings while adapting to new university policies, such as wearing a mask or cloth face covering and maintaining a six-foot minimum social distance from others at all times.
Here are some suggestions for...
Welcome (or welcome back) to UNLV! Throughout the past few months, we have been extensively planning for a healthy, safe, and productive fall semester. Earlier this week, you heard from me regarding academic policies for the fall. Today, I write to you with additional important details about how all members of the campus community are expected to work together to keep one...
As we welcome you back for the fall semester, we recognize that this semester will be like no other. We have spent the summer planning how to offer you the education for which you came to UNLV as safely and effectively as possible. The ongoing pandemic has required us to make significant changes to our operations and develop new procedures for promoting the safety and wellbeing of...
How to report and respond to COVID-19 cases at UNLV
As we prepare to resume some level of on-campus operations and instruction, I am writing to share how to report positive cases of COVID-19, what the process is for handling cases, and what UNLV does with this information. Included below are important details related to requirements and federal law that you should be aware of.
Please note that individuals who test positive for...
Fall 2020 Instruction: Academic policy reminders for faculty, instructors, chairs and directors
As we approach what will almost certainly be the most challenging semester of our professional careers, I write to thank you for your ongoing commitment to our mission and for the efforts you will make to support our students as they continue to pursue their educational goals under these altered circumstances. Students come to UNLV because of what they believe they will...
New temporary, per-credit surcharge on student accounts
As of July 28, 2020, students will see a new, temporary, per-credit surcharge on your MyUNLV student account. The surcharge is effective for Academic Year 2020-2021.
For undergraduate courses, this charge is $6 per credit hour, and for graduate courses, it is $8 per credit hour.
The surcharge does not apply to courses through the Boyd School of Law, School of Dental Medicine, or...
UNLV Boyd School of Law announcement on remote classes for fall
After a great deal of thought and discussion, and in order to best protect the health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff, I have made the difficult decision to convert all of our fall courses to remote delivery. Our first commitment is to protecting our community and this step is now necessary, given the public health challenges we face as a state and a nation.
I recognize this...