Call for Nominations: Academic Advisor Awards

The office of the executive vice president and provost is pleased to announce the opening of the nomination period for the 2021-22 UNLV Academic Advisor Award and Nevada Regents’ Academic Advisor Award. UNLV will award one undergraduate advisor and one  graduate advisor award, each will carry with it a $1,000 stipend. 

Candidates must have at least five years of cumulative service with NSHE by the date of nomination in order to be considered for the award.

The recipients of the UNLV Academic Advisor Award (undergraduate and graduate) will become eligible for the Nevada Regents’ Academic Advisor Award that is given to academic or administrative members with distinguished records of student advisement by NSHE. Nominations, including the completed application packet, for the UNLV Academic Advisor Award and Regents’ Academic Advisor Award are invited through Sept. 27 via email to

All nominations must be submitted in writing on behalf of the advisor. The instructions and required nomination form may be downloaded within the category UNLV Academic Undergraduate and Graduate Advisor Award and Nevada Regents' Academic Advisor Award.

Your assistance in identifying nominees would be greatly appreciated. The award is open to “full-time faculty, professional staff, and classified staff who provide academic advisement as part of their regular assignments or who provide academic advisement as their primary assignments.” UNLV winners will be recognized at the UNLV Academic Achievement Awards Ceremony.

Please share this announcement with faculty and staff and encourage them to identify worthy undergraduate academic advisor and graduate advisor nominees. If you have questions about these awards, please contact Tricia McCrory at




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