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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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Campus News | January 26, 2022

YOU @ UNLV launches this week to guide students to wide range of support resources.

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People | January 7, 2022

Keren Jean-Charles works through the university's Minority-Serving Institution Student Council to help other students thrive at UNLV.

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People | November 10, 2021

Minority-Serving Institution Student Council member Natalie Gutierrez led program Back on Track, to aid students on academic probation help overcome issues, including the pandemic, that are impacting their academic success.

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Campus News | October 12, 2021

Social work student mentors help veterans transition to campus life and conquer new challenges in the classroom.

A hiker enjoys the desert around the Falling Man petroglyph area in the Gold Butte region Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016.
Campus News | September 21, 2021

UNLV Mountain Club serves as a vehicle for student growth in an outdoor setting.

UNLV History | August 25, 2021

One of our favorite traditions is this annual event to kick off the fall semester in style with music, fireworks, and the lighting up of the UNLV letters.

Recent Student Life Accomplishments

March 24, 2022
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…
January 27, 2022
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…
October 27, 2021
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…
September 28, 2021
Sunny Gittens (Student Life), Jenna-Weglarz-Ward (Education) and Claire Tredwell (UNLV/CSUN Preschool) were awarded a $460K Child Care Access Means Parents in School grant from the Department of Education. These funds for child care access are vital as they will enable UNLV to provide stipends to low-income students with young children towards the…
July 12, 2021
Megan Brower (Student Involvement & Activities) was honored by Pi Kappa Phi as their Friend of the Fraternity. She has been at UNLV for the past seven years with her most recent role as assistant director, fraternity sorority life. A member of Alpha Sigma Alpha, she has been invaluable with member education. She has facilitated at two Pi Kapp…
June 7, 2021
The UNLV HOPE Scholars program (Service Learning and Leadership) has been awarded three years of funding totaling $180,000 by the United Way of Southern Nevada as part of their Community Impact Grants. The funding will sustain annual cohorts of students experiencing housing insecurity entering the HOPE Scholars program, which provides 12-month…