Eligibility and application process

To live at Ponderosa Village, you must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Be a graduate student at the University of Nevada, Reno
  • Be a faculty member or staff member at the University of Nevada, Reno with an active NSHE ID number
  • You should have already applied to a program at the University of Nevada, Reno or received a job offer and have an NSHE ID number prior to applying to Ponderosa Village.

Please note applications from graduate students will receive priority.

All applicants must complete and pass a background check through third-party service RentSpree. Applicants are financially responsible for this background check.

Application process

Please complete the Ponderosa Village contact form for more information on current availability and how to apply. Please be aware that the completion of an application (or even receiving results from a background check) does not guarantee a unit at our property.
Ponderosa Village can also be reached via email at ponderosavillage@unr.edu or by calling at (775) 682-7891.

Ponderosa Village office hours

The leasing office for Ponderosa Village is located inside the Ponderosa Village club house. The hours of operations are as follows:

Sunday: Closed
Monday: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Tuesday: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Wednesday: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Please note that during the hours of 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. the club house is closed. To be able to service you better, we encourage you to call or stop by during our business hours.