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Packed Up and Ready to Move In

Packed Up and Ready to Move In

A flashback of students moving to campus from the past to present.

Campus News | Aug 17, 2015 | By UNLV Media Relations
  • Can't come to campus without a guitar. Aug. 28, 1972. (UNLV Special Collections).

  • The registration for on-campus housing in the 1970s. More information is available at (UNLV Special Collections)

  • UNLV's first residential hall, Tonopah, was constructed in 1966. Renovations have expanded the Tonopah to be a six-story, two building complex that can house 622 people. Photo taken Aug. 28, 1972. (UNLV Special Collections)

  • A student wheels in the necessities for her dorm in 2004, the same year Dayton Complex opened. (Aaron Mayes/UNLV Photo Services)

  • On-campus housing is for Las Vegans, too. For the last several years, UNLV offered incoming freshmen from the Clark County School District scholarship opportunities of $1,000 per semester toward the cost of living on campus. (Aaron Mayes/UNLV Photo Services)

  • Campus parking permits are required for all students with cars. For more information and to purchase permits, visit (Aaron Mayes/UNLV Photo Services)

  • UNLV is glad you've made the campus your new home. To return the love, get involved in campus activities. Learn more at: (Aaron Mayes/UNLV Photo Services)

  • About 1,800 students are going to live on campus during the 2015-16 academic year. (Aaron Mayes/UNLV Photo Services)

Starting on move-in day Aug. 19, boxes and suitcases filled with mementos and dorm-room essentials will flood the floors of UNLV's four residential hall complexes. Close to 1,800 students will live on campus this year. Whether you're living on campus or commuting here, UNLV has tons of events planned to make your college experience a memorable one. Don't miss Premier UNLV, an annual concert and fireworks festival.