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Emergency housing after the Argenta Hall explosion: Ongoing updates

In response to the explosion that occurred Friday, July 5 that damaged Argenta and Nye Halls, we are relocating summer housing to Peavine Hall, until further notice. Any Argenta Hall summer residents can report to Peavine Hall. Housing assignments for Fall 2019 are delayed at this time. Student Services is continuing to work diligently on getting these assignments completed as soon as possible.

A list of frequently asked questions about the event can be found on Nevada Today. Check back for regular updates.

If you are looking to learn more about the department of Residential life, Housing, and Food Service you are on the right page!

Our department is spread out amongst all our buildings with faculty and staff in each of them. We all adhere to the same core values and work together to keep our students safe and successful!


  • Accountable
  • Respectful
  • Acting with Integrity/Equitable
  • Being of Service
  • Having High Standards

Portfolio of Excellence

  • Supporting Students and Providing Excellent Facilities, Living Environments, Safety, Security, and Customer Service

Core Purpose

  • We Foster Residential Student Success

Envisioned Future

  • As innovative leaders in the university community, we will be the first and best choice for students' residential experience and their key to success in college and in life.