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First-Year Experience

The First-Year Experience provides incoming first year and transfer students with a comprehensive network of engagement and support opportunities that ease the transition to the UNLV campus, promote success, and student achievement.


For the most up-to-date listing of scholarship eligible FYE events/experiences, login to your RebelMail account and add the FYE Calendar to your Google Calendar.

Our Staff

Karen Violanti, Ph.D.

Executive Director of First-Year Success Program
Office: FDH 534
Mail Code: 1099

Lauren Gatto

Assistant Director of First Year Experience (FYE)

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