Health, Dental, Vision

UNLV offers affordable health coverage for the whole family. Choose from the preferred provider organization (PPO) or health maintenance organization (HMO) health plans. Plan packages include dental and vision coverage. Under the plans, employees also receive:

  • $25,000 basic life insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance

Tuition Benefits

UNLV encourages the professional and personal growth of all employees. We offer generous discounts on tuition for employees and their dependents. There are also many free staff development and training opportunities available to employees.

Educational and Professional Development Opportunities

Time Away From UNLV

Our vacation and leave offerings help employees manage the competing demands of work and home. Here employees receive:

Eleven paid holidays per year

Holidays include Nevada Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

Paid vacation and sick leave

Amount varies by employee classification.

Jury duty

Paid time off for jury duty participation.

Flexible work arrangements

In agreement with managers, employees may telecommute or make other arrangements that meet their and UNLV's needs.


UNLV offers an employee assistance program (EAP). EAP provides employees confidential and convenient access to short-term professional counseling services at no cost.

To help employees deal with personal problems such as stress, employees also have access to:

UNLV Center for Individual, Couple and Family Counseling

Student Recreation and Wellness Center

Optional Insurance Coverage

Employees can also purchase additional insurance coverage packages, including:

Supplemental life insurance

Additional life insurance for employees and their families.

Short-term disability

Pays monthly if employee becomes totally disabled on a short-term basis.

Automobile and homeowner's insurance

Receive a discount off auto and home insurance rates.

Flexible spending accounts (FSA)

Pay for health and childcare expenses with pretax dollars.

For detailed information, visit the benefits section of our Human Resources website.

Retirement Plans

We provide mandatory retirement plans to help you plan for life after UNLV. Supplemental retirement plans are also available.