Active Citizens

iLead Nevada is a campaign designed to foster dialogue that redefines leadership to include: Students' civic responsibility, responsible citizenship, personal growth, and academic success. Through a variety of services, the ASUN Center for Student Engagement offers ways to stay engaged with your community and succeed academically. 

Student Engagement Model

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The Student Engagement model for civic learning and democratic engagement.

Definitions For Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement

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Shared Language and Definitions for Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement.


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An application that makes voting easy. They keep track of your elections, local and national. You can get registered, update voter registration, or request an absentee ballot.

Student Involvement

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As a student, you can get involved in the following ways: Running for office in the ASUN Student Government, holding a club leadership position, and/or joining a service based student organization on or off campus!

Nevada State Undergraduate Research Journal


The mission of NSURJ is dedicated to educating, supporting, and providing a competitive edge for all students in the NSHE system. This is accomplished by providing an accessible, student run, and highly selective peer reviewed research journal specifically for undergraduate students 


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The Nevada Career Studio is the brand new hub of career education for all students at the University of Nevada, Reno. The Studio is designed as a flexible space that adapts to your needs at any stage of the job search.

NASPA Lead Initiative

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The University of Nevada, Reno has recently been recognized as a LEAD institution, joining only 92 others nationally. NASPA's Lead Initiative on Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (Lead Initiative) is committed to encouraging and highlighting the work of student affairs in making civic learning and democratic engagement a part of every student's college education.

MLK Day of Service

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The MLK Day of Service is a part of United We Serve, the President's national call to service initiative. It calls for Americans from all walks of life to work together to provide solutions to our most pressing national problems.