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Student Life News

Student Life (formerly Campus Life) includes programs and facilities that focus on the student experience — housing, recreation, student union, student diversity, student activities and organizations. It also has a Business Services Office.

Current Student Life News

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People |

2024 UNLV Student Service Award winner Makayla Franklin inspires Black pride and representation on campus through Afrikan Black Coalition Conference.

Campus News |

Yearly ‘Military Friendly Schools’ ranking evaluates over 1,800 schools nationally on efforts to create sustainable paths for student veteran success.

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Campus News |

Rebel Vets discussed benefits, health care, and education in this one-of-a-kind visit.

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UNLV History |

Homecoming brings students and alumni to gether to celebrate at traditions like the golf cart parade, festival, and football game.

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People |

Full of contagious school spirit, the new associate vice president of Student Life brings her passion for higher education to UNLV.

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Campus News |

COE 303 is a new course helping student veterans transition into academia and a normal life.

Student Life In The News


The Super Bowl this weekend could draw more than 200 million people to Las Vegas. With the Taylor Swift factor added in, the number could be a record. There’s no other sport that can rival that viewership … except perhaps one. Not baseball. Basketball. Hockey or soccer. It’s esports.

Recent Student Life Accomplishments

Mike Bricker (Student Union and Event Services) was accepted into the National Emergency Training Center (NETC). NETC is a FEMA training that includes weather, fire, and all other natural disasters. Bricker will travel to Washington, D.C., this winter to represent Southern Nevada and UNLV while becoming a certified emergency management…
Cate Weeks (Integrated Marketing & Branding) and Kaci Schroeder (Enrollment & Student Services) presented "Small Teams, Big Partnership. Developing a United Brand Marketing Communications Strategy" at the 2022 Conference on Marketing and Branding presented by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. The presentation focused on…
Jennifer Gray (Student Union and Event Services) was elected to the NACAS West Board of Directors. NACAS West serves as the regional board for the National Association for College Auxiliary Services. This is Gray's second term on the board. She also serves the national board as chair of the NACAS National Conference Committee.  
Nevada Beta, the UNLV chapter of Alpha Epsilon Delta (AED), sent several members, including those serving on its executive board, to the Biennial AED National Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. AED is a national health pre-professional honor society. At the conference the chapter earned awards and represented Region 5, which consists of 11…
Rian Satterwhite (Service Learning & Leadership) co-authored a chapter in the new book from Information Age Publishing titled Navigating Complexities in Leadership: Moving Toward Critical Hope. His chapter, authored with colleagues from Chapman and Chatham universities, is titled "Tensions in sustainability leadership" and introduces a model…
Rian Satterwhite (Service Learning and Leadership) recently presented four sessions at the International Leadership Association's 23rd Global Conference, held in a hybrid format both online and in Geneva, Switzerland. He collaborated with 12 colleagues from 10 different institutions including Johns Hopkins, Texas A&M, and the University of…