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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.

Signature Events

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Minority-Serving Institution Student Success Summit

UNLV highlights its minority-serving mission through student stories, and spark talks, and presents innovative approaches to creating an equitable and inclusive learning environment.

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First-Generation Celebration Week

Every year, UNLV invites the campus community to join in recognizing and celebrating achievements by first-generation students, faculty, and staff.

Land Acknowledgement

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas acknowledges and honors Indigenous communities of this region, and recognize that the university is situated on the traditional homelands of the Nuwuvi, Southern Paiute People.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

An inclusive workplace culture makes diversity work. We strive to provide a supportive, inclusive campus through administrative initiatives, resources, and committees.

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Nov. 16, 2021

Nevada State College's Edith Fernandez to speak about her journey and what it means for UNLV to be a minority-serving institution.

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Nov. 10, 2021

Minority-Serving Institution Student Council member Natalie Gutierrez led program Back on Track, to aid students on academic probation help overcome issues, including the pandemic, that are impacting their academic success.

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Nov. 8, 2021

New resource coordinator has a personal passion for assisting immigrant students.

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