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Undergraduate Admissions News

The Office of Admissions is responsible for delivering services and resources to assist students in their admission and transition to UNLV. Services include community outreach, recruiting and enrolling undergraduate students, and new student orientation programming.

Current Undergraduate Admissions News

Clouds hang over the Las Vegas Strip
Campus News | November 19, 2020

Reasons for hope aren't just confined to UNLV's academic halls. Here are just a few places where 2020 inspired staff and students to find new paths forward.

Campus News | October 8, 2020

Nevada's undergraduate students are steadfast in pursuing higher education at UNLV despite COVID-19 challenges.

A woman practices Hawaiian dance
Campus News | July 17, 2020

UNLV's only annual off-campus orientation, for students coming to UNLV from Hawaii, takes a virtual turn this spring.

man in child's bedroom with two kids dancing behind him
People | July 7, 2020

Remote orientation keeps energy and enthusiasm up among new students through the pandemic.

A silhouette of a UNLV graduate.
Business and Community | May 12, 2020

UNLV’s associate vice president of enrollment and student services provides tips for high school seniors as they transition to college.

A student poses in a boxing ring with "UNLV" letters drawn on the wall behind him.
Campus News | February 21, 2020

Enrique Nieto and a team of students are setting out to improve the health of the Las Vegas community.

Undergraduate Admissions In The News

Las Vegas Review Journal
November 9, 2020

Spring Valley High School senior Joseph Zabel was hoping to attend college in Reno next fall, but the COVID-19 pandemic put a damper on his plans.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
September 23, 2019

Las Vegas resident Ryan Romero left Apple’s flagship store on New York’s Fifth Avenue on Friday with the first iPhone 11 of the day. The moment capped a 15-hour wait in line.

Las Vegas Sun
March 11, 2019

Shaelyn Eguchi-Fernandez is one of eight children in her family. The 16-year-old Las Vegas High junior plans to be the first to attend college.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
April 25, 2016

Nevada residents who don't quite make the cut for the University of Nevada Las Vegas will now be encouraged to attend community college instead of receiving rejection letters.

KSNV-TV: News 3
April 25, 2016

Nevada residents who may not immediately make the cut for the University of Nevada Las Vegas will now have another option to attend the university.

Livingston County News
February 3, 2016

The University of Nevada at Las Vegas’ executive director of undergraduate admissions, Kristine Shay, said college admissions is a particularly competitive field these days — especially at a time when the pool of potential students is shrinking.

Recent Undergraduate Admissions Accomplishments

November 1, 2014
Ross Bryant (Veteran Services), Tracy Johnson (Wilson Advising Center), and Allison McSwain (Admissions) made presentations at the 2014 NSHE Southern Nevada Diversity Summit. Bryant and Johnson presented "Keys to Veteran Success and Retention: A UNLV Model." The office of veteran services and the Student Veterans & Military Family Services...