Legacy Awards

The Legacy Award establishes a formal program for the continued affiliation and privileges for retired classified Staff. Such affiliation, as outlined in the Legacy Award Policy, is offered to recognize those employees that have been strong and consistent positive contributors to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). The award is also a method to help sustain the positive bond developed between the retired classified employee and UNLV. The recipients of this award will be known as Legacy Awardees.

Eligibility

Classified staff pursuing the Legacy Award and continued affiliation with the university must meet the following criteria:

  • Employee must be in good standing with the university at the time of the application and must remain in good standing to continue for the duration of their privileges.
  • Full-time employment by the university for at least ten (10) years.
  • Request must be submitted either during the final year of employment or no later than one year after the date of retirement.

Application

Submitted applications and materials will go the current Chair of the Classified Staff Council for initial review and vetting. Classified employees interested in applying for the award must submit:

  • A reflection letter/letter of intent from the employee
  • A resume
  • A letter of recommendation from the sponsor (someone within the employee’s supervisory hierarchy/chain of command)

Legacy Awards Benefits

Classified staff receiving the Legacy Award are eligible to the following benefits:

  • UNLV email account
  • Faculty/staff discounts on tickets to the university athletic and cultural events
  • Faculty/staff library privileges
  • Faculty/staff parking privileges
    • Regular faculty/staff fee applies, to be paid by individual
  • Faculty/staff identification card
  • Inclusion on mailing list for performances, lecture series, and other university events
  • Inclusion on invitations to certain departmental, college, and university events

*Employee must be in good standing with the university at the time of the application and must remain in good standing to continue for the duration of their privileges.

Questions

Questions relating to Legacy Award can be directed to the Chair of the Classified Staff Council at cscouncil@unlv.edu.