Justice Impacted

Are you a student who is justice-impacted?

Some UNLV students face societal barriers as a result of their interaction with the criminal justice system. Having an arrest, criminal charge, or record of conviction can impact career and educational opportunities. UNLV is dedicated to providing guidance and support services that enhance the academic experience from orientation to graduation and beyond. The UNLV Intersection helps justice-impacted students by serving as a resource and point of contact, call 702-895-0459 or email Dr. Harriet Barlow at harriet.barlow@unlv.edu.

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Additional UNLV Resources

Other helpful UNLV resources for students who are justice-impacted:

  • Career Services
    Provides career and professional development resources for justice impacted students to ensure their career success. Please contact or refer students/alumnx to Justin Gomez, Assistant Director of Career & Professional Development at justin.t.gomez@unlv.edu.
  • Education Opportunity Center
    Provides assistance with the college process and can answer questions about financial aid and scholarships. Please contact 702-774-4200 or email Jeff Detrick at jefferson.detrick@unlv.edu.
  • Military and Veteran Services Center
    Provides assistance for veterans and active duty military that are justice impacted. Contact Ross Byrant at ross.bryant@unlv.edu.
  • UNLV Boyd School of Law
    Offers free legal education including records sealing and civil rights restoration.
  • CSUN Legal Advice
    CSUN student government contracts with a local attorney to provide free confidential legal advice to undergraduate students. Complete the google form to be contacted by the attorney.
  • Counseling and Psychological Services
    Clinicians are trained to help you work through problems commonly experienced by college students of all ages and backgrounds.
  • UNLV Support Team
    UNLV is committed to the health and safety of all members of our community. To safeguard our community, the UNLV Support Team has developed a comprehensive system to share appropriate information so students can receive or stay connected to the academic support and student wellness services they need.

Community Resources

UNLV Virtual Justice Impacted Summer Institute

Starter Toolkit for Serving Justice Impacted Students

Dates: May 19, 20, and 25, 2021 from 10 a.m. to Noon

Register by May 10, 2021

The UNLV Justice Impacted Summer Institute is open to all UNLV faculty, staff, and students. The Institute will be facilitated by Jason Bell, Director of Program Development for Project Rebound CSU Consortium, San Francisco State University and other invited experts in Higher Education. Following the Institute, the UNLV Justice Task Force will utilize participant feedback to develop a UNLV Action Plan. Participation is free of charge, please register in advance to get the zoom link. Direct questions to Sunny Gittens, sunny.gittens@unlv.edu.