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Get Ready for Your First Semester

Check MyUNLV

Familiarize yourself with MyUNLV and regularly check your To-Do List located in the Tasks tile. Be sure to complete any items on your list before each semester. Review and finalize your class schedule through the Enrollment tile.

Set Up Your RebelCard

The RebelCard is your official UNLV ID. It can be used at the library and many other facilities on campus. You can also deposit money to your card called RebelCash, which can be used at participating locations on and off­ campus. Submit your photo online today to avoid being cut off from services or standing in a long line to get your card.

Purchase a Parking Permit

Whether you are a commuter or living on campus year-round, there are different permits available to meet your needs. Purchase your parking permit online.

Apply for On-Campus Student Employment

Interested in working on campus? Login to Handshake from the UNLV Career Services website and begin searching for available job opportunities.

Purchase your Textbooks

The easiest way to get your textbooks is through your MyUNLV account. Once you have registered for classes, your textbook list will be available from the UNLV Bookstore through the My Custom Textbook List link your MyUNLV Enrollment Tile. You can choose between new or used books, and even request to either buy or rent the books (if available). Books can be shipped or picked up at the bookstore.

Read Your New Student Orientation Handbook

Your handbook contains a list of important university policies for you to review. It also includes the academic calendar, a campus map, and a list of frequently used numbers.

Living on Campus?

Review the Housing Handbook to prepare for your move to campus.

Sign Up for a Meal Plan

There is a range of delicious and healthy options with Residential and Commuter meal plans for our students. Visit UNLV Dining for more information on meal plans, dining locations, and hours of service.

Review Your Tuition & Payment Options

View your account balance, pay your tuition and fees, learn about deadlines, or sign up for a monthly payment plan on MyUNLV. Review your payment options online. Be sure to pay your tuition and fees before the start of the semester to avoid late fees.

Connect to Eduroam Wi-Fi

UNLV offers free, secure Wi-Fi to all UNLV students through eduroam network. Follow the online instructions to configure your devices. Once you set up eduroam, it will automatically connect in the future.

Download RebelSAFE

RebelSAFE is the official mobile safety app of UNLV. It provides UNLV students, employees, faculty, and community members with many features to keep themselves safe.

Go on a Campus Tour

Our student guides will take you on a guided tour around campus and answer your questions about life at UNLV. Register for a tour. 

Get Involved

Search the Involvement Center for events and student organizations to join.

Kick Off the Semester at Welcome Weeks

Dive into the spirit and pride of UNLV during Welcome Weeks. At these events and activities, you'll meet new people, learn about campus life, and celebrate the start of your college experience!