State of the University

The annual address to the UNLV community.

  • 2017 State of the University Address

    UNLV is celebrating our 60th anniversary this year! The 2017 State of the University address from President Len Jessup showcases our accomplishments and looks forward to what's ahead.

  • Know the Past (2017 State of the University)

    UNLV is celebrating our 60th anniversary this year! The 2017 State of the University address from President Len Jessup showcases our accomplishments and looks forward to what's ahead.

  • Embrace the Present (2017 State of the University)

    UNLV is celebrating our 60th anniversary this year! The 2017 State of the University address from President Len Jessup showcases our accomplishments and looks forward to what's ahead.

  • Look toward the Future (2017 State of the University)

    UNLV is celebrating our 60th anniversary this year! The 2017 State of the University address from President Len Jessup showcases our accomplishments and looks forward to what's ahead.

  • Why UNLV?

    UNLV is a "place of infinite possibilities," and our students, faculty, and staff talk about what they love about being on campus.

  • 2016 UNLV State of the University Address

    UNLV President Len Jessup delivered his annual address to campus Sept. 15 at Judy Bayley Theatre.

  • 2015 UNLV State of the University Address

    Dr. Len Jessup, who became UNLV’s 10th president in January 2015, delivered his first State of the University address September 17 in front of hundreds gathered at the Judy Bayley Theatre on campus.

  • 2014 State of the University Address

    UNLV President Donald D. Snyder delivered the annual State of the University address on Sept. 18, 2014.

  • 2013 State of the University Address

    UNLV President Neal Smatresk delivers his annual State of the University address on Sept. 12, 2013. http://news.unlv.edu/article/state-university-address-now-available-online

  • I Work At UNLV

    UNLV employees share why they work at UNLV. (This video was shared at President Neal Smatresk's 2013 State of the University address).

  • I Want...

    UNLV's aspirations. (This video was shared at President Smatresk's 2013 State of the University address).

  • 2012 State of the University Address

    UNLV President Neal Smatresk delivers his annual State of the University address on September 13, 2012.

  • I Believe in UNLV

    We invited a few people to share why they believe UNLV is Nevada's first-choice university. Here is what they said...

  • Thank You

    This video was shared at President Smatresk's 2012 State of the University address.

  • UNLV in Focus: 60th Anniversary, Solar Sendoff, and more (September 2017)

    A recap of events in September 2017. Including: - An award-winning performance from UNLV Jazz Ensemble 1 (they received the top award in "Big Band" in April at the Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival) - A sendoff event for Team Las Vegas Solar Decathlon - Our annual State of the University address - 60th anniversary party with Mayor Carolyn Goodman Special thanks to David N. Viger, Jr., Chairman, UNLV Jazz Studies Advisory Board for performance footage.

  • 2018 State of the University Address

    In her first address to the UNLV campus, President Marta Meana stressed the importance of connectivity between research, community, and student success, and the critical role everyone on campus plays in helping the university reach its potential. More: https://www.unlv.edu/news/article/takeaways-2018-state-university-address