Students attend Rebels R.I.S.E. event

Reflection. Involvement. Scholarship. Engagement.

Rise above obstacles and uncertainty and reflect personally, increase your involvement on campus, seek scholarly activities and expand your engagement within the community.

About

Rebels R.I.S.E. encourages UNLV students to rise above obstacles and uncertainty and reflect personally, increase their involvement on campus, seek scholarly activities and expand their engagement within the community.

One main focus of Rebels R.I.S.E. is to promote meaningful learning experiences for students during their sophomore year.

Upcoming Events

UNLV Rebels R.I.S.E. Scholar Program

The Rebels R.I.S.E. Scholar Program provides annual cohorts of UNLV undergraduate sophomore students with opportunities to encourage meaningful learning experiences for students during their sophomore year. Rebels R.I.S.E. encourages UNLV students to rise-up to reflect personally, increase their involvement on campus, seek scholarly activities and increase their engagement within the community.

The application for the 2022-2023 Rebels R.I.S.E. Scholar Cohort is no longer available. However, please feel free to join our Rebels R.I.S.E. events if you are interested. For additional assistance, please contact us at rebelsrise@unlv.edu.

Program Benefits

  • Rebels R.I.S.E. T-shirt
  • Rebels R.I.S.E. Scholar Graduation Stole
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • Special mention at the Spring Sophomore Recognition Event in Spring 2023
  • Specialized workshops, events, and activities geared toward the critical sophomore year
  • Gain valuable skills and network with key student support services

Eligibility Requirements

This program is open to current UNLV undergraduate students who:

  • Are enrolled full-time (minimum 12 credits per semester) during their Rebels R.I.S.E. Scholar Program year
  • Are in good academic standing with the University
  • Have completed 30-59 credit hours at the time that they apply to the program

Program Requirements

The program is open to all sophomore students who apply to participate in the academic year 2022-2023. Each participant will be expected to participate in at least 8 items throughout the year from the full schedule of approved events and activities. Each participant will each receive a graduation stole and certificate of achievement for the time that they spend in the program and reward their full participation.

Upon completion of all items, students must submit a completion survey to verify that all requirements have been met. The Rebels R.I.S.E. committee will send an email to the student if any additional documentation is required.

Sophomore Checklist

Reflection Section

  • Visit your academic advisor to assess your academic standing and progress
toward graduation
  • Make sure you are fulfilling your general education credits and taking any pre-requisite courses for your degree program and register for the next semester of classes
  • Confirm your major choice or change majors if necessary
  • Add a minor to complement your major and enhance your knowledge and skills base
  • Seek out peer and faculty mentors
  • Practice self-care and utilize the resources of the Student Wellness Center
  • Attend the Spring Sophomore Pinning Ceremony (invitations emailed in March)

Involvement Section

  • Join a student organization or fraternity/sorority
  • Attend an athletics event as tickets are free for students
  • Explore the workshops and resources provided by Career Services such as career fairs, resume writing workshops, and networking events
  • Participate in campus wide Rebel events such as Homecoming
  • Engage with CSUN, your student government body
  • Don’t miss amazing opportunities to get involved with the UNLV involvement center

Scholarship Section

Engagement Section