UNLV Main Campus
Enhance your campus visit experience with the Discover Engineering spotlight tour.
Get a VIP tour of the impressive facilities of the UNLV Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering on a Discover Engineering Spotlight Tour. This unique campus visit experience will provide you the opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes tour of specialized engineering labs provided by faculty and staff. You will also hear an engineering highlights presentation and get a brief campus tour provided by our knowledgeable student tour guides.
The Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering focuses on creating key technologies that provide lasting benefits to the State of Nevada, the Southwest region of the United States, and around the globe. Our world-renowned faculty members teach students how to invent, design, build, test, and collaborate in their field. While research is an integral part of engineering studies, we also provide students with a superb technical education and strong hands-on experience. We educate our students to become not only employees, but employers and entrepreneurs.
Explore. Discover. Imagine... YOU at UNLV!
Arrive on campus at least 15 minutes before the start time to allow for parking and checking in. Tours depart from the Student Services Complex, Building B. Discover Engineering is approximately two hours in length. We recommend that you dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes/attire. Please contact us at least one week in advance if special accommodations are needed.
Parking is available in the UNLV Tropicana Parking Garage near SSC-B in all areas except the bottom level. Parking is enforced Monday-Thursday 7 a.m.-7 p.m. and Friday 7 a.m.- 1p.m. If you are visiting UNLV during these times, you must purchase a parking pass for one dollar per hour or four dollars per day. If you are coming on the weekends or after 1 p.m. on Fridays, you do not have to purchase a pass. Handicap, metered and 24-hour reservation spots are always enforced. These passes may be purchased at the entrances of the Tropicana Parking Garage (#78 on the map). You may also park in the Thomas & Mack parking area outside the parking garage if the garage is full. Make sure that your parking pass is clearly seen in order to avoid receiving a parking citation. Please be aware that you will need exact change for the parking permit. If you are taking a Charter Bus please have them pull up to the round-about directly in front of the Thomas & Mack Center. A parking map can be accessed here.