The University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe's Wayne L. Prim Campus, nestled among the pines of the Sierra Nevada, serves as the intellectual, cultural beacon of Lake Tahoe. The University of Nevada, Reno began operations on the campus on July 1, 2022, after entering into an agreement to acquire Sierra Nevada University. Sustainability and environmental stewardship remain at the core of all teaching, research and outreach.
Unique to our campus are the cross-collaborations between scientists, visual artists, musicians, journalists, and creative writers to convey theories and practices in sustainability in new, impactful ways. The Wayne L. Prim Campus serves as an epicenter of cutting-edge collaborations and interdisciplinary activities aimed at inspiring the protection of the most precious natural environments.