Family Weekend


Sep. 30, 2016 (All day) to Oct. 1, 2016 (All day)


UNLV is excited to invite you and your family to Family Weekend! All current students and their families are invited to attend fun activities during Homecoming. Join us for this exciting event that celebrates UNLV and brings together Rebel families, staff, and faculty. Go Rebels!

A full list of Family Weekend events is provided in the registration link in the Admissions Information section below. Registration is required for all Family Weekend activities.

Pre-Family Weekend Event:

Rebel Variety Show - Thur., Sept. 29, 7-9 p.m.
Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall (HCH)

*Complimentary admission for Family Weekend participants
The Rebel Variety Show gives individual students and those participating in the team competition the opportunity to audition and showcase their talents to win prizes.

Family Weekend Schedule of Events:

Rebel Family Experience - Fri., Sept. 30, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
UNLV Foundations Building (FND)

We have full-day Rebel experience that awaits you! Listen to an academic presentation and parent panel hosted by the Rebel Parent Network, explore UNLV on specialty behind-the-scenes tours, and participate in some healthy competition in the Student Recreation and Wellness Center on the UNLV main campus.

Family Tailgate and Homecoming Football Game - Sat. Oct. 1
Sam Boyd Stadium (SBS)

  • Family Tailgate at the Rebel Block Party, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • UNLV Football vs. Fresno State, 7:30 p.m.

Join us for fun and games at family tailgate and cheer on the Rebels at the UNLV vs. Fresno State football game at Sam Boyd Stadium. Don’t forget to wear your official Rebel Family T-shirt (available for purchase while supplies last).

Other Campus Events:

Art Exhibition - In Transition: Female Figurines from the Michael C. and Mannetta Braunstein Collection - Sept. 29-Oct. 1, Noon-5 p.m.
Marjorie Barrick Museum

Art Exhibition - Edward Burtynsky - Oil - Sept. 29-Oct. 1, Noon- 5p.m.
Marjorie Barrick Museum

Scarlet & Gray Experience - Fri., Sept. 30, 6 p.m.
Student Union Ballroom (SU)

The Scarlet and Gray Experience promises an evening of exciting entertainment, delicious hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, and lots of surprises!
*For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit the Alumni events webpage

UNLV Men’s Soccer vs CSU Bakersfield - Fri., Sept. 30, 7 p.m.
Peter Johann Soccer Field (MSB)

Purchase tickets online at
Students reserve tickets online at

Admission Information

Registration for all Family Weekend activities is required.  

Registration for Family Weekend activities and T-shirt

Contact Information

Office of Admissions

Event Sponsor

Office of Admissions