Melyssa Barerra

Melyssa Barrera

Senior Advisor

Academic Advising


Melyssa is currently a Senior Advisor in the Pre-Professional Advising Center at UNLV. She has been with UNLV since 2016, and previously served as a Program Coordinator for Fraternity & Sorority Life in the office of Student Involvement & Activities. Melyssa is from Idaho, and has earned a B.A. in English from the University of Idaho (Go Vandals!), and an M.Ed in Leadership in Higher Education from the University of Washington (Go Dawgs!). She is a first-generation college student and is passionate about helping students find community on campus. When she's not at work, Melyssa enjoys spending time with her dog, baking, and traveling. She has a goal of one day visiting all 50 states, and setting foot on all 7 continents! Melyssa is proud to be part of the Rebel family and looks forward to continuing to serve UNLV's students.