Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month: Reflections on Language and Allyship

Dr. Karla Hernandez shares some personal and professional insights with Dr. Angela Moore about the meaning of Hispanic/Latinx Heritage month.

Read the Nevada Today article about Hispanic/Latinx heritage month

Strategic Action Plan

The 2021-2022 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategic Action Plan promotes inclusive excellence with a focus on four areas:

  • Increasing enrollment, retention and graduation of underrepresented students
  • The classroom and education in democracy
  • Faculty and staff recruitment, development and retention
  • Communication, symbols and safe places

Pride, Resistance, & Democracy: Then & Now

We invite you to join our four outstanding panelists: YeVonne Allen, M.S., Emily K. Hobson, Ph.D., Jake Marble, MS2, and Paromita Pain, Ph.D. as they discuss Pride demonstrations and LGBTQIA2+ acts of resistance, both historically and today.

Supporting LGBTQ+

Our students, faculty and staff are what make the University of Nevada, Reno a special place. Learn more about our LGBTQ+ community, their achievements, ground breaking research, social movement efforts and more.

Nevada Pride
A group of people, including two Nevada cheerleaders and some wearing University of Nevada, shirts, stand inside of and next to giant letters "LOVE" that are painted with the LGBTQ+ rainbow of colors, red, yellow, purple, green and indigo.

Diversity and inclusion resources across the University

The Multicultural Center

The Multicultural Center provides programs and services that support the academic and social success for all students at the University of Nevada through advisement, leadership development, counseling, student organizations, outreach and intercultural programming. 

Counseling Services

The mission of Counseling Services is to provide psychological services to University of Nevada, Reno students to support and facilitate their personal and academic success and development. 

Disability Resource Center

The purpose of the Disability Resource Center (DRC) is to  ensure that students with disabilities have equal access to participate in, contribute to, and benefit from all university programs. You can learn more about the University's commitment to accessibility.

Equal Opportunity and Title IX

Legal protections against discrimination, harassment, ADA and Title IX compliance for all University members, as well as support to undocumented and DACA students, are processed through the Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX.

Student Center for Engagement

Working to engage, educate and empower undergraduate students to take action in the best interest of the student body and the University community.

Veteran Services

The Veteran Services Office is your liaison to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for veteran and veteran-related education benefits. 

From around the campus

The heart work and hard work of a career in social justice

Journalism alumna Maritza Perez elected president of the Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia

A black and white photo of Maritza Perez standing in front of the U.S. Capitol building.

Sagebrushers ep. 7: Dr. Jafeth Sanchez

President Brian Sandoval talks with Director of the Latino Research Center Jafeth Sanchez about the Center's recent and upcoming events, its research goals and her experience as a math teacher in Washoe County.

Faces of the Pack: Isabel Peñaloza Araujo

As a first-generation Latina in mining, Isabel Peñaloza Araujo feels proud of her accomplishments, especially as an international student in the U.S. She is well on her way to accomplishing plenty more

Golden Scholars Program provides guidance and support

For first-generation college students in the College of Science, a support system has reemerged

Black Lives Matter

Today, this University stands in solidarity with its Black student leaders who have brought forward several action items in the “Listen to Us” platform that will make us a better institution for Black students, faculty and staff.

University's commitment to action

Land acknowledgement

We acknowledge that the University of Nevada, Reno is situated on the traditional homelands of the Numu (Northern Paiute), Wašiw (Washoe), Newe (Western Shoshone), Nuwu (Southern Paiute) peoples. These lands continue to be a gathering place for Indigenous Peoples and we recognize their deep connections to these places. We extend our appreciation for the opportunity to live and learn on their territory.