For life threatening emergencies call 911 or go directly to a hospital emergency room. The nearest emergency rooms to UNLV are:
Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center (2.4 miles from UNLV)
2075 East Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89119 702-733-8800
Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center (2.9 miles from UNLV)
3186 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89109 702-731-8000
For urgent care (non-emergency) services when the Student Health Center is closed:
Students may call Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV's Family Medicine at 702-992-6888 for a telephone consultation (available 24/7). Please state that you are a UNLV student and ask to leave a message for a Family Medicine provider when calling.
UNLV students with CHP (Cigna) student health insurance may also call the 24-hour nurse advice line, Ask Mayo Clinic, at 1-844-886-2896.
Students, Faculty, Staff, and dependents may go to an urgent care or Emergency Room depending on the health concern. The nearest urgent care centers to UNLV are:
Concentra Health Services, Inc. (0.7 miles from UNLV)
Healthcare Partners Medical Group (3.2 Miles from UNLV)
Advanced Urgent Care (8.8 miles from UNLV)
5850 S. Polaris Road, Ste. 100
Las Vegas, NV 89118 702-739-9957
Open 24 hours/day 7 days/week
4880 S. Wynn Road
Las Vegas, NV 89103 702-871-5005
Open 24 hours/day 7 days/week
9975 S. Eastern Avenue, Suite 110, Las Vegas, NV 89183 702-361-CARE (2273)
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sat-Sun 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Individuals are responsible for the payment of services they receive from the community agencies and for knowing the coverage provided by their medical insurance plans. Student Wellness does not assume any liability for services students receive outside of the Student Recreation and Wellness Center.
Students can get same-day appointments for acute illnesses that are not life-threatening at the Student Health Center Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Appointments can be scheduled by walking in, using the online portal, or by calling 702-895-3370.
Mental Health Services
Call the Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services 702-486-6000 (Mon-Fri, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., no insurance necessary) or Desert Parkway Behavioral Health Hospital 877-663-7976 (24 hrs/day).
Family Court and Services Center
601 North Pecos Road, Ste. ADG-450
Las Vegas, NV 89101-2408 702-455-3400
Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
(Closed weekends and holidays)
*To apply you must arrive by 3 p.m.
Depending on your circumstances, different types of Protection Orders may be available to you: Sexual assault, Workplace/harassment/Stalking, Protection of children
Student of Concern Referral
Faculty and staff can play an invaluable role in helping students who are in distress. Your expression of interest, concern, and compassion is an important factor toward a student seeking the assistance they need. The Student of Concern Referral is a part of a comprehensive reporting system that is an important element in fostering a safe and supportive campus community. It allows faculty and staff at UNLV to share appropriate information about students for which you are concerned. The Student of Concern Referral and related information can be found online.
Voluntary Health Withdrawal
UNLV students may apply for a Voluntary Health Withdrawal (a separation of the student from the university) if they experience medical or psychological conditions that significantly impair their ability to function successfully and safely in their role as a student.