Student Resources

Students working with the Child & Family Research Center

Child & Family Research Center (CFRC)

The Child & Family Research Center provides early childhood care and education to children from ages 6 weeks to 6 years. This service is offered to University students, faculty and staff, and families who meet the annual federal poverty guidelines for the Early Head Start Program. Students must be enrolled in at least six credits with a degree program, faculty and classified staff must work at least .50 FTE.

Child and Family Research Center

Headphone on a computer keyboard

Computer Lab

The COE Computer Lab is a general use lab located on the first floor of the William Raggio Building in room 1006 on the University of Nevada, Reno Campus. The lab features 60 Dell PC workstations with most contemporary software applications such as MS Office, Adobe CS5, SPSS and QuickTime; several workstations have Camtasia Studio, Inspiration, and Windows Live Movie Maker as well.

Computer Lab Website

Student in the Learning Resource Center

Learning Resource Center (LRC)

The function of the Nell J. Redfield Learning Resource Center is to provide a variety of resources to educators, university students, teachers, and counselors. The services provided include instructional support and curriculum enrichment. Students and faculty at the university, as well as teachers, administrators, and counselors in surrounding school districts, are invited to use the center's resources

Learning Resource Center

Spring photo of students at Manzanita lake

The Downing Counseling Clinic

The Downing Counseling Clinic is a training center for graduate counseling students. The clinic is a part of the Counseling and Educational Psychology Program at the University of Nevada, Reno. The clinic is dedicated to providing individual, couples, family, and child counseling for the community as well as to Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) students.

The Downing Counseling Clinic

Quick Links

The following are links that you may find useful. Let us know if there are others we should add, email

  • FIT2Care
    FIT2Care is the College of Education's NevadaFIT program, a five-day academic "bootcamp" that offers incoming freshmen a glimpse into the University's rigorous academic expectations and college life prior to the start of the semester.
  • UNEA Student Association
    The University of Nevada Education Student Association is an organization for all UNR students, with particular relevance for majors and pre-majors in education. The UNEA organizes professional and social events for its members. Meetings are held regularly. More information can be found in the Learning and Resource Center in room 1021 of the Raggio Building.
  • Taskstream by Watermark FAQs
    Are you a teacher ed student who has questions about the newly implemented Taskstream by Watermark? Read our FAQs before reaching out to an instructor for assistance.
  • Freshman Start
    Freshman Start is a program for incoming freshmen who need to take MATH 096, ENG 098 and/or ENG 100 or need help with placement in required English and Math courses.
  • University Core Curriculum
    All University students take the Core Curriculum. The courses in the Core provide you with a broad based and well-rounded education. The link takes you to detailed information about the Core and the required courses in each area.
  • New Student FAQ's
    Have questions? Check out the list of questions about the College of Education that are frequently asked by new and prospective students.
  • About to Graduate?
    Useful resources and information for seniors who are taking the leap from college to the workforce.

College Success Links

Academic Support

Counseling Services

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1 (800) 273-8255
Hope Line Network: 1 (800) 784-2433
University after hours crisis cell phone: (775) 297-8315

Student Safety

Student Support Programs

Health and Wellness

Expanding Your Horizons

Contact Us

Contact College of Education (0278)

1664 N. Virginia Street

Reno, NV 89557

Phone (775) 784-4298 (Undergraduate Advisement)

Phone (775) 784-4345 (Main)

Fax (775) 784-6298

William J. Raggio, 4107