UNLV has created one of the most affirmative and dynamic academic environments in the country. We pride ourselves in celebrating the diversity of our students, faculty and staff. We embrace core values of equity, and inclusion by listening to others with an open mind, and supporting each other in our differences.
On June 5, 2020, President Marta Meana invited a group of faculty, staff and students to convene a task force to address the concerns of our Black faculty, staff, and students. The focus of the task force centers around the safety and well-being for students, faculty, and staff and to help foster an environment that is centered around safety, equity, and inclusion.
About 63 percent of UNLV students identify as a racial or ethnic minority, and UNLV is committed to supporting students in achieving their full potential. UNLV is proud of its designations as a Minority Serving Institution, an Asian-American and Native-American, Pacific Islander-Serving Institution, and as a Hispanic Serving Institution.
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas acknowledges and honors Indigenous communities of this region, and recognizes that the university is situated on the traditional homelands of the Nuwuvi, Southern Paiute People.