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Housing & Residential Life News

Residential Life provides the opportunity to expand and enhance university resources for the traditional "campus experience" students look forward to.

Current Housing & Residential Life News

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People | September 19, 2022

The new UNLV residential life director is focused on creating a 'second-home' for on-campus students.

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Campus News | September 1, 2022

A roundup of prominent news stories highlighting university pride, research, and community collaboration.

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Campus News | August 31, 2022

Move-in days welcome 1,500 Rebels to UNLV's residence halls.

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Campus News | August 19, 2021

With a new semester upon us, UNLV gradually returns to in-person events and operations.

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Campus News | April 6, 2021

Step 1: Don't panic. Step 2: Read these tips to complete verification.

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People | December 3, 2020

This administrative assistant says the opportunity to help others inspires her.

Housing & Residential Life In The News

Las Vegas Review Journal
August 23, 2022

On Tuesday, UNLV began to welcome roughly 1,500 new and returning student residents. Among them, were freshman with mixed feelings about moving away from home.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
August 23, 2022

College move-in underway at UNLV campus

KSNV-TV: News 3
August 11, 2022

Despite the national trend of rent up by as much as 15% year to year in June, housing costs for students on the campus of UNLV appear to be in check.

Rebusiness Online
January 13, 2022

Often lauded as a recession-resistant asset class, the student housing sector was able to add another feather to its cap over the course of the past year, proving that it is also pandemic-resistant. 

August 19, 2020

The move-in process at UNLV is usually a crowded affair. This year, things are different as the pandemic has affected education at every level.

KSNV-TV: News 3
August 19, 2020

A rite of college life is again unfolding on the UNLV campus. Dorms are open once again, but with a number of changes aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19.

Recent Housing & Residential Life Accomplishments

May 18, 2020
While we can't be together for the annual Campus Life Top Tier Awards this year, please join us in recognizing this year's nominees and winners. These awards span the different values of the Campus Life cluster including social justice, student and staff development, student engagement, economic viability, infrastructure, academic impact,…
February 18, 2020
Harriet Barlow (The Intersection), Orlando White (Campus Life), and Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) facilitated a panel discussion and presentation on how toxic masculinity and hypermasculinity is manifested on campus and in the workplace, and how to alleviate those problematic behaviors.  The panelists who shared their…
December 10, 2018
Eric Morrow (Residential Life) was named the National Association of College and University Residence Halls (NACURH) Residence Life Professional Staff Member for October. He also was recognized in this category at both the campus and regional levels for October. The residential life coordinator for Tonopah Hall was recognized for making an overall…
March 2, 2018
Angelyn Talbalba, Lisamarie Tomassetti, Bailey Udin and Natasha White of the Rho Epsilon Beta Chapter of the National Residence Hall Honorary wrote the winning bid for the "Building Block" award from the Intermountain Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls at the association’s annual business conference held at…
February 26, 2018
The UNLV Residence Hall Association (RHA) won the “Outstanding Advocacy Initiative” award from the Intermountain Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls (IACURH) at the association’s annual business conference held at Boise State University in Idaho earlier this month. RHA was recognized both for the organization’s response to…
February 22, 2018
Orlando White (Residential Life) won the “Advisor of the Year” award from the Intermountain Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls (IACURH) at the association’s annual business conference held at Boise State University in Idaho earlier this month. He has served as advisor for UNLV’s Residence Hall Association (RHA) since 2012 and the…