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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

Campus News | October 15, 2019

UNLV residence hall dedicates floor to build camaraderie and serve engineering students with a specialized computer lab.

A group of four UNLV nursing students work on a manikin at the Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas.
Campus News | September 25, 2019

A collection of news stories capturing the excitement of UNLV’s campus in June, July and August.

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Campus News | June 28, 2019

New gender-inclusive housing among the themed communities UNLV offers students in its residence halls.

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Campus News | January 23, 2019

The themed residence hall floor, named for the county's first black landholder, offers students a place to explore African American identity.

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People | September 28, 2018

UNLV students and staff share their heartache and hope as the Oct. 1 shooting anniversary approaches.

Two students pose for a photo wearing matching t-shirts while the camera focuses on a photo screen while the photo is being taken.
Campus News | September 21, 2018

A spirited week on campus as sororities welcomed new members and students ran together during the sixth annual Undie Run.

Housing & Residential Life In The News

Las Vegas Review Journal
August 22, 2019

About 3,000 new and returning UNLV students are slated to move into campus residence halls.

Las Vegas Sun
August 22, 2019

Students move into dormitories at UNLV Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. Classes begin on Monday, Aug. 26.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
August 22, 2019

3,000 students are moving into the residence halls at UNLV today.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
August 22, 2019

A rite of passage started Wednesday at UNLV as students began moving into the campus dorms to begin a new school year. There are around 3,000 students living in the campus residence halls.

KSNV-TV: News 3
August 20, 2019

Cheerleaders, Hey Reb, university officials, catering and jazz ushered in a new student apartment complex on the doorstep of UNLV Monday, one week away from the start of class.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
August 20, 2019

Some of the UNLV students returning to school this fall will set up college roots in some new digs. On Monday, the ribbon-cutting ceremony was held for The Degree, which is a 226-unit on-campus student housing community.

Recent Housing & Residential Life Accomplishments

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 Boise State University...
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...
October 3, 2017
Stonewall Suites, the office of housing & residential life's newest thematic community, was nationally recognized as "Community of the Month" for August by the National Association of College and University Residence Halls (NACURH). Student leaders from across the country voted on the award. Eight regional nominees had been submitted by...
June 1, 2017
The Residence Hall Association (Residential Life) won top honors at the National Association of College and University Residence Halls (NACURH) annual conference hosted at Purdue University in May. The Residence Hall Association (RHA) won the prestigious “NACURH School of the Year” award. This is the top distinction for affiliated RHA chapters in...