Graduate Assistant Tuition Waiver

A graduate assistantship is a renewable, part-time academic appointment. Graduate assistants, or GAs, serve as research or teaching assistants who contribute to the university's academic mission. Graduate students selected for these competitive positions receive a stipend and benefits package during the assistantship. Tuition waivers are typically included with the assistantship up to 9 credits per semester of the per-credit-hour registration fee.  


A tuition waiver program delivering educational assistance to academic and administrative faculty members, spouses & domestic partners, and dependents of academic and administrative faculty members.

National Guard Waiver

Any active member of the Nevada National Guard, including a Nevada National Guard recruit, may be permitted to register for credit without a registration fee or, except as otherwise provided, laboratory fees.

Native American Fee Waiver

A waiver of certain registration fees to Native American students who are members of a federally recognized tribe or nation, all or part of it is located within the boundaries of Nevada. A student may also be certified by the enrollment department or the Bureau of Indian Affairs as a descendant of an enrolled member of such tribe or nation regardless of member status. 

Nevada Foster Youth Fee Waiver

A waiver of certain tuition and fees for former Nevada foster youth.