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Student Cadets

Supervisor: Edgar Manilla

Serving as the "eyes and ears" for University Police Services, the program has evolved its level of services to include:

  • Evening safety escorts
  • Room openings
  • Emergency notifications
  • Event services
  • RebelRides golf cart shuttle (sponsored by UNLV CSUN)

The Student Cadet program was established to augment police services available to the university community, and has served UNLV for more than 20 years providing approximately 200 hours per week of direct service to campus. The program constantly strives to improve and adapt to the ever-growing and evolving UNLV campus community.

Rebel Rides

University Police Services' Student Cadets, in partnership with UNLV CSUN, provide golf cart shuttle services for students, faculty, and staff to and from any campus location during the evening hours. This service is based on availability.

You can request a Rebel Rides shuttle by contacting University Police Dispatch at 702-895-3668. or by requesting a ride through the RebelSAFE App . To download the free app, visit iTunes or the Google Play Store.

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Student Cadet Employment

University Police Services is looking for mature, responsible students capable of working well with others without direct supervision. Benefits include:

  • Part-time employment.
  • Progressive pay raises.
  • Flexibility with school schedules.
  • All equipment provided.

Interested students must complete an employment application and email or bring it to Police Headquarters on UNLV’s main campus.

Want to learn more about the responsibilities and benefits of becoming a student cadet? Visit our student cadet employment page for more information and applications. If you have any questions, please contact Edgar Manilla at