Parents & Family Resources

Welcome to the Wolf Pack family

We've created a family community to provide access to resources critical to each phase of your student's time at Nevada. Because a well-informed family is essential to student success, you can sign-up to to receive parent and family communications, news, and invitations to campus events.

Sign-up for family communications

New members of the Wolf Pack

For our Wolf Pack families, this is your one-stop to get your student started at the University of Nevada, Reno.

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Summer Experience

The summer experience introduces your student to life at Nevada and the required steps to get settled at campus and learn about life as a college student.

New Student Orientation

Orientation helps ease your student's transition to college. Students get to meet classmates, learn about campus and prepare for their first year at the University.


NevadaFIT is a required experiential learning program that introduces students to the rigor and intensity of college classes.

Moving to campus

The summer experience introduces your student to life at Nevada and the required steps to get settled at campus and learn about life as a college student.

Review academic calendar

Learn about important dates and deadlines throughout the academic year, from deadlines to drop classes without penalty to the start of instruction.

Meet with an academic advisor

Students should meet with academic advising staff to plan their academic goals and maintain timely progress towards graduation.

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Parents and families with current students

For our current Wolf Pack students, helping them move into their careers after graduation is critical.

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Planning for graduation

As your student gets closer to graduation, they should understand the required steps necessary to complete their degree requirements and register for Commencement.

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Career planning

It's never too early to plan for life after college. Nevada Career Studio connects students and alumni with employers and provides career readiness training.

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Life after Nevada

As your student graduates and joins the 125,000+ alumni network, they can turn to the Nevada Alumni association for support after graduation and their post-college career plans.

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Prospective students

Is your student considering the University of Nevada, Reno? The following resources can get you started as your student looks to join the Wolf Pack.

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Speak to a recruiter

Get help from a real person. Our recruiters can help your student make the transition from high school to the University.

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Take a campus tour

Learn about the University and get familiar with our 290-acre campus through one of our many tour options.

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Explore academic programs

With 145+ academic majors, your student can find the right educational path for their future career goals.

Book your campus tour

Join us for tours of the campus and residence halls, learn about admissions and financial aid, and have lunch on us.

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Campus resources

Campus safety

Links for campus safety services for students

Financial aid and scholarships

Links for tuition, financial aid, and scholarships resources for students

Health and wellness

Links for health and wellness services for students

Housing and dining resources

Links for housing and dining services and resources for students