Announcements

  • Aug. 5, 2020
    Dear Colleagues,  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...
  • Jul. 31, 2020
    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...
  • Jul. 30, 2020
    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...
  • Jul. 30, 2020
    Below are updates and changes to COVID-19 testing locations at UNLV. UNLV Medicine testing on Shadow Lane Campus ends Friday, July 31 UNLV Medicine will conclude its curbside COVID-19 testing on Friday, July 31. The testing site at 1125 South Shadow Lane was the longest continuously operating test site in the state, serving more than 18,000 Nevadans since March 23, with significant support from...
  • Jul. 30, 2020
    Dear Colleagues: Even as we adjust fall semester 2020 plans in response to new directives and guidance on the COVID-19 pandemic, one constant is our commitment to fulfilling our educational mission. We remain focused on helping our students achieve their academic goals while prioritizing the safety and wellbeing of all UNLV community members.   Update: Resuming On-Campus Operations and...
  • Jul. 21, 2020
    UNLV will hold a virtual Student Town Hall from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 4. The panel will share updates on what to expect for the fall semester, how UNLV is confronting systemic racism, and information about general student life in the current campus environment with COVID-19 public health mandates in place. The discussion will be moderated by CSUN President Josh Padilla and GPSA...
  • Jul. 7, 2020
      On July 6, the U.S. Student and Exchange Visitor Program issued updated guidance on enrollment requirements for international students planning to study at U.S. universities on F-1 visas this fall. According to the guidance, students on F-1 visas attending universities that plan to operate with a mix of in-person and remote courses – which at present includes UNLV and other...
  • Jun. 30, 2020
    Dear Colleagues, Along with other agencies and businesses across the state, we continue to monitor COVID-19 trends to guide when we resume on-site operations. On June 1, UNLV initiated Step One of its plan to reopen the campus, which marked the return of senior leadership and essential employees, including additional members of our Facilities Management team, to lay the groundwork for...
  • Jun. 4, 2020
    Campus community, COVID-19 testing has become increasingly available throughout Southern Nevada, including on UNLV’s Maryland Parkway and the Shadow Lane campuses. As businesses and facilities reopen in our community, access to testing is a critical part of our continued recovery, and for state and local officials considering strategies for additional resumption of services. Testing at both...
  • Jun. 1, 2020
    Dear colleagues,  Today we begin the gradual and methodical transition to start resuming on-campus operations in steps. In this first step, we welcome a small group of UNLV employees over the next couple of weeks who will be resuming work from their offices after months of working remotely. In doing so, UNLV joins Clark County and many other local government jurisdictions – as well as...
  • May. 28, 2020
    Dear students, We are looking forward to welcoming you in the fall semester for what we hope and plan to be a more normal semester than the one you just valiantly completed. We are indeed planning for in-person instruction but, to keep everyone safe, there will be many more remote course offerings so that we can reduce population density and minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission on our...
  • May. 19, 2020
    Dear colleagues,  Earlier this month I introduced a plan to have our workforce start transitioning back to campus gradually – and in stages –likely beginning in June. That remains the intent. Ultimately though, the timeline will be determined by Governor Steve Sisolak, the state, and public health officials who are tracking trends of the COVID-19 pandemic in Southern Nevada....