Student information

Links to resources, offices and services for current and future students at the University of Nevada, Reno

Latest coronavirus updates

Latest information for students

Spring 2021 details

Learn about COVID-19 policies and the return to campus for students

Messages to students

Read the latest messages from the campus community to students

Commencement updates

The University received approval from State of Nevada & Washoe County to hold in-person Spring Commencement ceremonies in May.

 

In-person and virtual student affairs services

The Division of Student Services remains committed to our students and our campus community through this pandemic. Each of our departments will remain open, providing a range of in-person and virtual programs and services to students. Reach out to us directly or to any of our departments as we get through this together.

  • Admissions and Records

    The Office of Admissions and Records continues to provide in-person and enhanced virtual services to our University community. The Admissions and Records office is open Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Please join a virtual queue to see us either in-person or virtually.

    You can also text "UNR" to (774) 204-0124 to join a queue.

    For emails, you can simply email your question to mynevada@unr.edu and we have many people ready to help.

    Office of Admissions and Records homepage

  • ASUN/Center for Student Engagement

    ASUN and the Center for Student Engagement will continue to provide in-person and virtual services during regular office hours and afterhours as well. We don’t foresee any dramatic changes in the service up until the end of finals. Regular hours of operation will be Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

    Services include the following:

    • Financial services for 250+ clubs and organizations including processing of contracts, agreements, grants, donations, requests for P-cards, etc.
    • Continue the funding and recognition process for student organizations
    • Notary public services for the campus communication
    • Volunteering and community service opportunities found on GivePulse
    • Support services for our community partners in Northern Nevada
    • Campus wide student event planning (in-persona and virtual) through the Student Events Advisory Board
    • Campus Escort will start Saturday, Jan. 23 with retail shuttles and airport shuttles. Nighttime service resumes the evening of Jan. 23.
    • Pack Provisions will continue to provide food and supplies to the campus community
    • Legal Services will continue to provide guidance for legal issues that confront our students
    • The Nevada Sagebrush will continue to print a physical paper three times a semester, will send out a twice weekly (Tuesday and Friday) newsletter, and will regularly publish content on their website and social media.
    • Brushfire literary magazine will publish its Spring edition online and in hardcopy
    • Insight magazine will publish its Spring editions online and hardcopy
    • Wolf Pack Radio will resume radio show operations
    • Inkblot Promotions will continue providing marketing services for ASUN and Clubs & Orgs, with an emphasis on social media marketing.
    • Student government will continue to meet and provide either in person, virtual programming or representation of student interests through the Judicial council
    • Nevada Wolf Shop will continue operations, but hours may change.

    ASUN homepage

    Center for Student Engagement homepage

  • Nevada Career Studio

    The Nevada Career Studio will continue to offer a variety of services for students during the spring semester. These include the following:

    Nevada Career Studio homepage

  • Counseling Services

    Counseling Services continues to support the students of the University of Nevada, Reno. If you need a supportive professional to talk to in a confidential environment, we are here for you. Please call us at (775) 784-4648 for same-day services, primarily provided via telemental health at this time. Please visit our website for more information on individual and group therapy as well as self-help resources.

    Counseling Services homepage

  • The Center. Every Student, Every Story.

    The Center Every Student, Every Story is the cross-cultural center for the University of Nevada, Reno. The Center will remain open to student, staff, and faculty traffic for the 2020-2021 academic year. The hours of the Center are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and Thursdays and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays. The Center is located on the 3rd floor of the Joe Crowley Student Union.

    We are offering hybrid and virtual services and events all year. The Center is your home away from home. The work of the Center is especially important in during this historical Civil Rights movement of Black Lives Matter. The Center is always willing to step into and discuss the most difficult and challenging topics. If you or your organizational would like to co-sponsor an event or program please reach out to our supportive staff at thecenter@unr.edu. If you are interested in learning about our events, please follow us on Instagram @thecenternv.

    The Center. Every Student, Every Story. homepage

  • Dean of Students

    The Dean of Students Office continues to provide in-person and online services. In addition, we will continue to administer emergency funds to students who demonstrate financial need.

    Dean of Students homepage

  • Disability Resource Center (DRC)

    The DRC continues to provide in-person and on-line services including the Peer Mentor Program and Alternative Testing. The DRC is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Disability Resource Center homepage

  • Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships

    The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships is devoted to assisting students and their families during these unprecedented times. In addition to in person services continuing to be available, we also provide alternative programming for students needing to contact our office from a remote location.

    You may also join a queue by texting "UNR" to (775) 204-0124.

    Office of Financial Aid homepage

  • First-Generation Student Center

    The TRIO First in The Pack, TRIO Scholars, McNair Scholars, Upward Bound Math and Science and Upward Bound programs will continue providing services to our high schools and University students during the entire semester. Our offices will remain open Monday through Friday with extended hours at the Pennington Student Achievement Center, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

    Services and upcoming events include the following:

    • Virtual Orientation for TRIO Scholars program new participants - Thursday, January 21st
    • Virtual Orientation for TRIO First In The Pack for new participants - Saturday, January 23rd
    • TMCC and Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math and Science Student Panel - Tuesday, February 9th
    • Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math and Science workshop: Power in Your Voice – Mental Health and COVID – Wednesday, February 10th
    • Virtual Career Development Day for TRIO Scholars and TRIO First In The Pack: This event is a collaboration with community leaders and entrepreneurs and university offices to assist students trying to connect majors with career opportunities - Tuesday, February 16th
    • Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math and Science workshop: Power in Your Voice – If You Can Gaze Into the Future – Wednesday, February 17th
    • Virtual ACE 110 lecture and discussion class for TRIO Scholars and TRIO First In The Pack on Tuesdays and Thursdays
    • Virtual CEP 122: Research Methods class for McNair Scholars on Tuesdays
    • Online individualized appointments with academic coaches
    • Online peer tutoring and mentoring services
    • Virtual socials coordinated by peer mentors (e.g., movie night, group discussions, paint parties, etc.)
    • Virtual Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math and Science college preparatory Saturday sessions
    • Virtual graduate school visits and graduate school fairs throughout the semester

    First-Generation Student Center homepage

  • Fitness and Recreational Sports

    E. L. Wiegand Fitness Center will open on Jan. 25 at 25% capacity. Face coverings are required at all times. The building will close twice daily at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. for one hour as staff will fog the entire facility. For more information visit Fitness and Recreational Sports.

    Fitness and Recreational Sports homepage

  • Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS)

    OISS is committed to the success of our international students and scholars and all our personnel will continue providing immigration and academic support services to our international community. Our offices will remain open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with in-person services available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Services and events will include the following:

    • Virtual front desk services available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Individual consultation with program staff via Zoom, by appointment
    • Virtual “Success Pizza” with Counseling Services first Friday in February through May
    • Virtual game nights on the third Thursday at 6:00 PM in February through May
    • Virtual graduation and achievement celebration in May

    Office of International Students and Scholars homepage

  • Joe Crowley Student Union

    The Joe Crowley Student Union building hours will be as follows:

    • Monday – Friday: 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.
    • Saturday - Sunday: 10 a.m - 7 p.m.

    Face coverings and observance of social distancing is required within the JCSU.

    Joe Crowley Student Union homepage

  • University Math Center

    The University Math Center continues to offer both in-person and remote (Zoom) tutoring for the remainder of the Fall 2020 semester and the upcoming Spring 2021 semester. All review sessions will continue over Zoom for the time being.

    Fall and spring hours:

    • Mon-Thursday: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    • Friday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Wintermester hours:

    • Monday-Friday: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Zoom tutoring only)

    More information

    University Math Center homepage

  • Nevada Money Mentors

    Nevada Money Mentors is committed to the financial success of students and will continue providing free, virtual services that include the following:

    • 1:1 financial coaching sessions
    • Classroom presentations
    • Zoom workshops
    • Interactive, personal finance events

    You can stay up to date on our events by following us on our social media @nvmoneymentors. If you have any additional questions or inquiries you can reach out to our team via email at nevadamoneymentors@unr.edu.

    Nevada Money Mentors homepage

  • Residential Life, Housing and Food Services

    Our office will continue to provide in-person and virtual services during regular office hours, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please feel free to stop by our office located in Juniper Hall or you can call (775) 784-1113 or email us at housing@unr.edu.

    In addition to contacting our office, residents living on campus are encouraged to connect with a staff member in their building: their RA or CA, academic mentor, resident director, or the desk staff.

    Services include the following:

    • Information about living on campus
    • Providing details about what our team is doing to make sure students remain healthy and safe
    • Questions about the housing application (Fall 2021)

    Residential Life, Housing and Food Services homepage

  • University Writing and Speaking Center

    The University Writing & Speaking Center will continue providing services to students throughout fall 2020, Wintermester 2021, and spring 2021. Our center will remain open Monday through Friday for in-person consultations and support through December 16, 2020 and then will resume December 28, 2020 for the start of the Wintermester term.

    Services include the following:

    • In-person consultations in PSAC 350 (8 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Thursday and 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday)
    • Online asynchronous (email) and synchronous (Zoom) appointments (8 a.m.-8 p.m., Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday and 2 p.m.-6 p.m., Sunday)

    University Writing and Speaking Center homepage

  • Veteran Services

    Veteran Services will continue to provide in-person and virtual services to students through veteran benefit counseling in the Office of Admissions and Records and the Veteran Military Center. 

    Hours will be Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Veteran Services homepage