Info for Students

As UNLV returns to in-person instruction this fall, we aim to provide the most up-to-date information to students, families, faculty, and staff. The following resources provide more detail on the university’s plans to return to campus.

Health

Report a COVID-19 Case

Individuals who test positive for COVID-19 can help stop the spread by completing the online reporting form and taking other steps.

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On-Campus Health Requirements

All students, faculty, instructors, staff, and visitors must adhere to university health requirements.

COVID-19 Assessment Tool

Students are encouraged to use the COVID-19 Assessment Tool within the RebelSAFE app daily to assess their health any identify symptoms. The app continues to be updated with the latest emergency information and can be used to summon help in the event of an emergency.

Returning Safely to Campus Training

Student Town Hall

Academics

UNLV continues its preparation for the fall 2020 semester, taking into account the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, as well as state and local mandates to promote public health and prevent the spread of the virus.

Facilities

Get the latest information on university operations.

Bookstore

The bookstore is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Campus Recreation

Campus Recreation currently is offering limited services and access.

Dining

Dining has reopened with limited services for the fall semester.

Housing: First-Year and Traditional Residence Hall Living

Housing and Residential Life has taken steps to enhance safety and to establish best practices in response to any COVID-19 illness that could affect the on-campus community. Enhanced cleaning practices and policy changes are outlined here.

Housing: Upper-Class, Apartment Style Living

The Degree and Legacy LV’s offices are currently open by appointment only. For all current residents please utilize the appointment scheduler in your resident portal. For prospects please feel free to schedule a tour by phone, email, or by using our appointment scheduler. University-affiliated housing partners operate under separate lease requirements from UNLV.

Designated Study Rooms and Computer Labs

UNLV has designated spaces available to students who wish to study, use computer labs and/or participate in remote courses on-campus.

Student Union

The UNLV Student Union is open from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. A UNLV or NSHE ID card may be required for entry.

University Libraries

Lied Library is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Architecture Studies Library, Music Library, and Teacher Development and Resources Library reopen on Aug. 24. The Health Sciences Library remains accessible to UNLV students, faculty, and staff on the Shadow Lane campus. Users will be required to show Nevada System of Higher Education-issued identification for admission, and masks must also be worn at all times. No food or drinks will be allowed in the Libraries.

Finance

Financial Aid

UNLV’s Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships remains open to assist students remotely via the Self-Service Help Center. The office currently is offering limited in-person services and  students are encouraged to continue using the online service portal when possible.

Tuition & Fees

The Cashiering and Student Accounts physical office is now OPEN with reduced staffing levels Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST. Please use the CashieringQ to join our line. Please remember to wear a mask when entering the office.

CARES Act

UNLV has used, and intends to use, no less than 50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

Health, Wellness , and Safety

Safety and Emergency

University Police Services continues to operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Non-emergency minor reports should be filed online. Non-essential services, such as fingerprinting, notary, and lost-and-found have been suspended. In an emergency, students should continue to call 911. Non-emergency dispatch can be reached via 311 or 702-895-3668.

Student Wellness

UNLV Student Health Center (SHC), Student Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), the Faculty and Staff Treatment (FAST) Center, and Student Wellness Laboratory are offering telehealth visits (services available by phone) until further notice.

Face Coverings and Masks

UNLV and its sister Nevada System of Higher Education institutions have mandated students, faculty, staff, and visitors wear face coverings and masks to stop the spread of COVID-19. Such preventive practices reduce transmission of airborne respiratory illnesses.

Face Coverings and Masks

Services

Learn more about services available to campus.

Events, Activities, Clubs

UNLV continues to follow guidelines on public gatherings, and have adapted many of our events and programming to continue virtually.

Parking

Parking and Transportation Services will continue to enforce reserved and handicapped spaces, fire lanes, and no parking areas. Full parking enforcement will resume on Monday, Aug. 24. Parking permits for the fall semester and academic year are available for purchase online.

RebelCard

The RebelCard office is now open by virtual line or appointment only. Hours of operation and instructions for joining the line can be found on the RebelCard webpage.

Registered Student Organizations

Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) will continue to offer programming consistent with health and safety best practices. Registration for fall 2020 student organizations will be entirely online. Funding will be distributed via remote means.

Software and Technology Resources

The Office of Information Technology continues to offer its services to students, no matter where you are learning this semester. OIT has launched a few new services, which are listed below:

  • RebelApps, a virtual computer labs service, allows students to access 40+ specialized software at no cost - on any device, anytime, anywhere.
  • Students can also install the software on their own devices. A list of temporary software licensing is available online.
  • The IT Help Desk remains available for technical assistance between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. daily, including weekends. Submit a help request online, email ithelp@unlv.edu, or call 702-895-0777 for assistance.
  • UNLV 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.

International Students

Student International Travel

For student international travel information, please contact Gregory Stephany at gregory.stephany@unlv.eduinternational.programs@unlv.edu, or 702-895-3896.

International Students and Scholars

UNLV’s Office of International Students and Scholars is here to assist international students and scholars. For information related to international students and scholars, please contact Ross Bryant at ross.bryant@unlv.edu or 702-774-6477.