Weekend getaways at Lake Tahoe.

Faculty, staff and students are invited to spend the night at the University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe to experience what the unique mountain campus has to offer.

Tahoe weekend getaway events for students

Students are invited to spend two days at Lake Tahoe for one of several unique weekends full of activities. Each event is focused on outdoor adventure, sustainability and experiencing life at Lake Tahoe.

Attendance costs $40 per student and includes transportation from the Reno campus to the Tahoe campus, a night in the Tahoe dorms, three meals, and access to free gear rentals.

These experiences are open to all University of Nevada, Reno students. Undergraduate students interested in the Sustainability Certificate semester-long program at Lake Tahoe are encouraged to sign up for one or all of the below opportunities.


Winter excursion weekends for faculty, staff and students

This Spring 2024 semester, join us at the University of Nevada, Reno at Lake Tahoe for a Winter Excursion Weekend. Every Friday to Saturday in March and April University students, faculty, and staff can come spend one night with us at the Lake Tahoe residence halls to connect with our campus community, explore the Lake Tahoe region and enjoy a getaway into the mountains.

Don’t know what to do during your Winter Excursion Weekend? We’ve got you covered! We recommend some of the following:

  • Spend a day skiing or snowboarding on our local mountain, Diamond Peak. A discount on lift tickets is provided to Winter Excursion Weekend participants.
  • Rent out some snowshoes and hike local trails for free through our Lake Tahoe Gear Shop in Prim Library. All you need is your Wolf Card to rent gear for free.
  • Explore the local shops and food in Incline Village and beyond around the lake.

Each Winter Excursion Weekend costs $40. Participants get:

  • One bed in a double room for one night (Friday-Saturday). When you make your reservation, please provide a request for a roommate who is also attending the same Winter Excursion Weekend. Otherwise, we will place you with another University student, faculty, or staff member.
  • Continental breakfast Saturday morning.
  • Coupon for reduced Lift Ticket rate at Diamond Peak Ski Resort.

Limited spaces are available for each weekend and you must book more than 7 days before the start of your stay. To reserve your spot now, please complete the Winter Excursion Weekends form and a member of our Conference and Event Services team will contact you to confirm your booking.