Study the art, science, and business of hospitality in the world's greatest laboratory.

Students doing an exercise in class.
A professor explaining a topic to two students.
Professional development work seminar.
Construction of the new Hospitality Hall.

Located in the heart of the hotel, gaming and tourism industries, UNLV’s William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration is uniquely positioned to offer students the real-world skills they need to succeed in the dynamic field of hospitality. Whether you’re interested in event planning, marketing, operations, food and beverage or gaming, the Harrah Hotel College will not only prepare you for your first job … but for a life-long career.

What's Happening

Students in theater
Aug. 10, 2017

Step into the world of YES, where high school students meet team UNLV through project-based mentoring and a case-study analysis of the top industry right their backyards.

UNLV professor Zihui Ma
Jul. 3, 2017

From the Silk Road to the Strip, this assistant professor has made a journey of the mind and soul — using the pursuit of happiness as her guide.

UNLV students evaluate wheelchair friendliness at Red Rock National Conservation Area
Jun. 15, 2017

UNLV students help find the friendliest facilities for the travelers with mobility limitations in Las Vegas.

Oscar Goodman presents award to student Merissa Viviano
May. 3, 2017

Merissa Viviano captures prestigious award from LVCVA, and a toast from the Happiest Mayor on Earth

Kathy (Clark) Dyke
Apr. 25, 2017

Las Vegas set the stage for the career of Kathy Dyke, the Hotel Administration Alumna of the Year.

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  • Director of Research, International Gaming Institute
  • Professor, Sociology and Hotel Management
  • Director, PGA Golf Management program