Community Partnerships

UNLV has been an integral part of the growth and prosperity of Southern Nevada. For more than 60 years, the university has helped improve the business, social, and cultural climate at the local, state, and regional level. Community partnerships create collaborations, enhancing student achievement, academic health, research, scholarship, and creative activities.

Examples of community partnerships occur throughout the campus. University-wide pillars for community partnerships include

  • Economic Development
  • Cultural and Intellectual Vitality
  • Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement
  • Athletics
  • Community Engagement
  • Marketing
  • Student Engagement Opportunities
  • Solving Community Problems
Two students running

UNLV Athletics, in partnership with the Goodie Two Shoes Foundation, held a UNLV Red Rebel 5K run.

Community Connections

Though some initiatives are managed centrally, each unit employs actions that align with central initiatives, meet the unique needs of their unit, and impact the community in a meaningful way.

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People gathered around toy bins

UNLV's Holiday Toy drive partnered with Las Vegas Metro Police to host a fun gift giving event at the Boys And Girls club on campus.


To see how we measure our progress, visit our Progress page.

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