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Campus Life News

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 Campus Life News

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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 22, 2019

Follow UNLV Police Services simple guide so you know what to do in an emergency.

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Campus News | December 6, 2018

Police Services is the central repository for UNLV’s lost & found items. You won’t believe what comes in and what never gets claimed.

A look back at UNLV's earliest Homecoming events.
UNLV History | October 17, 2018

A look back at UNLV's earliest Homecoming events.

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UNLV History | August 22, 2018

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.

Sadanand Verma carries the university mace during commencement
People | May 10, 2018

Who's the leading the procession at commencement? The ceremony's grand marshal carries the mace as our symbolic protector.

Recent Campus Life Accomplishments

July 12, 2019
Rian Satterwhite (Service Learning and Leadership) completed his two-year term serving as co-chair of the National Leadership Symposium by hosting the 29th annual event this week. Leadership educators from 19 institutions and three scholar/practitioners gathered at UNLV to explore the ways in which leadership education and development must be...
June 28, 2019
Megan Brower (Student Involvement & Activities) has been appointed to the National Association of Campus Activities (NACA) West Regional Conference Planning Committee for NACA West 2019 taking place in Ontario, California. Specifically, she has been selected to serve the region as showcase selection coordinator. She is responsible for...
June 25, 2019
Leanne Soter and Stine Odegard (both Service Learning and Leadership) presented "Keeping Leadership Education Out of 'the Sunken Place': Doing Better as Leadership Educators" at the 4th annual Women and Leadership Conference, "Building Solutions, Harmony and the Greater Good." The conference was hosted by the International Leadership Association...
May 10, 2019
The Campus Life Achievement awards were held May 7 in the Student Union Ballroom. These awards span the different values of the Campus LifeCluster including Social Justice, student and staff development, student engagement, economic viability, infrastructure, academic impact, assessment, and recognition. This year’s award winners are: Excellence...
April 25, 2019
Student Diversity and Social Justice (Student Affairs) was awarded a Bronze Community Engagement Certificate for Organizations at the second annual UNLV Impact Awards, hosted by the office of service learning and leadership. This certificate is granted to recipients for completing up to 24 hours of community engagement and demonstrating an...
April 15, 2019
Johann Heske (Theatre), a UNLV senior and former campus recreation lifeguard, recently used his UNLV lifeguard training to help save a life while on a plane. While on a flight from Germany to Las Vegas, a passenger had been drinking, and could not be awakened. Heske, seated two rows back, jumped up and offered help. He put the passenger's seat...