Announcements

  • Mar. 27, 2020
    Dear UNLV Community, The health and well-being of the campus community, our partners and stakeholders continue to be at the forefront of our decision making and planning in dealing with the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Earlier this month, President Marta Meana had advised cancelling or postponing events held on campus through Sunday, April 12, out of an abundance of caution. Today...
  • Mar. 27, 2020
    In an effort to provide students with greater flexibility as UNLV adjusts to remote instruction and students deal with potential health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are extending the last day to drop or withdraw from classes (without a refund) or change from credit to audit by one week. The new deadline to drop a class or withdraw completely from classes is Friday, April 10,...
  • Mar. 26, 2020
    Dear Colleagues, We have made it through the first few days of remote instruction and working from home. We are learning as we go, encountering questions and bumps along the way. Thank you all for your diligence and dedication to our educational mission. Below is information I want you to be aware of related to some of the policies and decisions being made in response to the current crisis:...
  • Mar. 25, 2020
    Dear Faculty, Staff, and Students,  Halfway through our first week of remote instruction, I have two more updates for you. In light of today's announcement and the increase of cases of COVID-19 in Nevada, I am now making it official that we will remain on remote instruction for the remainder of the semester. It just makes sense. Even if the public health situation improved before the...
  • Mar. 25, 2020
    Dear University Community, We have learned within the last 24 hours that two members of our UNLV family have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). These are the first confirmed cases of COVID-19 at UNLV. We knew this day would come as the number of cases continues to grow in Nevada and across the nation. The first employee notified us they have tested positive in another state. The...
  • Mar. 25, 2020
    The Southern Nevada Health District is reporting two more individuals with 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) have died in Clark County. The individuals include a man in his 70s with underlying medical conditions, and a woman in her 50s with underlying conditions. Case Updates 249 cases, including six deaths The four previously reported deaths include: A woman in her 70s who had...
  • Mar. 24, 2020
    Dear Campus Community,   We know there is concern and anxiety about the continuing changes related to the COVID-19 pandemic, both on our campus and in the community. The health and well-being of our students, faculty and staff is our number one priority. UNLV Health Centers is pleased to provide the following updates. Student Wellness Pharmacy The Student Wellness Pharmacy will be open...
  • Mar. 23, 2020
    The Southern Nevada Health District on March 23 announced two more patients with 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) have died in Clark County. The individuals include a woman in her 70s who had underlying medical conditions and a man in his 60s with underlying medical conditions. Currently, there have been four reported deaths from COVID-19 in Clark County, and a total of 212 cases. The full...
  • Mar. 23, 2020
    Dear Faculty, Staff, and Students, Today marks the first time in history that UNLV will deliver all of its instruction remotely. This is a monumental task, and I want to thank everyone for their efforts to get this done. We are converting more than 5,000 courses – or 87.5 percent of our classes – to remote instruction. There’s no way we can do this without a good number of bumps along the way!...
  • Mar. 20, 2020
    IMPORTANT NOTICE: UNLV health services, counseling and pharmacy services end in-person visits, effective 5 p.m. Monday, March 23   Due to limited resources and a shortage of protective equipment for healthcare professionals resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, UNLV Student Health Center (SHC), Student Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), the Faculty and Staff Treatment (FAST...
  • Mar. 18, 2020
    Dear Campus Community,  Governor Steve Sisolak held his third news conference in as many days last night. As you are aware, he has now ordered all non-essential businesses to close for at least 30 days. The goal – to the extent possible – is to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus in the state by closing places in which people gather.   Given the latest announcement from the...
  • Mar. 18, 2020
    Dear Colleagues, Based on directives from the Governor and Chancellor, UNLV students and employees are performing functions remotely as much as possible. While the university remains open for essential services, UNLV is limiting in-person services on campus to students, faculty, deliveries and contractors. UNLV also will limit access to its facilities 24/7 effective immediately and until...