New Freshman

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Start Your Career Off Right!


  • Students that have submitted an application application must activate their new MyNEVADA account here
  • This is different than the account username and password created when you completed the admission application


There are two parts to Advanced Registration: the Advanced Registration deposit and the Advanced Registration Questionnaire.

Advanced Registration Deposit

  • Registration into Fall 2017 classes begins January 2017
  • Fully refundable $250 deposit goes towards paying your Fall 2017 tuition
  • Pay in MyNEVADA |
  • Receive a class schedule even before current University students
  • Advanced Registration deposit is required to register for Fall 2017 courses and summer orientation

Advanced Registration Questionnaire

  • Complete the Advanced Registration Questionnaire in MyNEVADA |
  • The Advanced Registration Questionnaire allows you to select courses where multiple classes can be used to fulfill the University requirement
  • Required courses for your declared major will be automatically added to your Fall 2017 class schedule
  • If you receive updated ACT, SAT, and/or AP/IB scores, please send a notification to, your class schedule will be updated accordingly

To participate in Advanced Registration you must

  • Pay Advanced Registration deposit
  • Complete the Advanced Registration Questionnaire
  • Submit immunization records (MMRs and TD)
  • Submit official ACT and/or SAT scores


Test scores are required for admission. Must be received by February 1, 2017 for scholarship consideration (if eligible)

  • Your admission to the is provisional until official ACT and/or SAT scores have been received and recorded
  • Required to register for classes
  • Required to register for orientation
  • Can be updated throughout the school year for course placement


  • Required to register for classes
  • Required by the State of Nevada
  • May be faxed to Admissions & Records | Fax: 775-784-4283

Required immunizations can be found here.

Checklist: Things to remember.

Check Residency

Residency information can be found by logging into your MyNEVADA account. Log-in to MyNEVADA, then Student Center Dashboard, and Demographics. Visit or email for reduced tuition program eligibility questions.

Apply for Housing

Fall 2017-Spring 2018  housing applications opens September 2016. The housing application is separate from the admission application. Housing is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. For the best chance of being assigned to the hall of your choice or with a requested roommate please apply by February 1, 2017. A wait list will begin when application exceed available spaces. Take a virtual tour today!

Honors Program

Priority deadline for the Honors Program is February 1, 2017.

Visit Campus

If you have not already visited campus, or want to come back you can register online now. Questions? Call us at (775) 784-4700 option 1 or 1-866-2NEVADA (1-(866) 263-8232), or email

2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available October 1, 2016

Visit Federal Student Aid website (FAFSA) to complete your FAFSA. Submit your FAFSA as soon as possible after October 1, 2016.

Register for Orientation

Our orientation program is the time to explore the University of Nevada, Reno campus and meet the students that will make up your class as you all embark on the latest passage of your life. Register online: New Student Orientation.

Log-in to MyNEVADA

View your class schedule details, financial aid, academic planner, transfer credit, and much more on MyNEVADA.

Notify other Colleges and Universities

After you make your decision let the other colleges and universities know that you are attending the University of Nevada, Reno.

Submit Final Official High School Transcript

Send an official high school transcript once you graduate from high school. Be sure it includes all seniors year grades and the date you graduated from high school.

Parking and Transportation Services

Freshmen may bring a car to campus, but you must have a parking permit. Purchase your permit early as Parking Services sells out of permits before the semester begins.

Consider NevadaFIT

NevadaFIT: Bootcamps for Academic Success

Short for Freshman Intensive Transition, NevadaFIT is a five-day academic program designed to increase success for incoming college freshmen.

The program offers a glimpse into the University's rigorous academic expectations and college life prior to the start of the semester.