University of Nevada, Reno admissions
Explore academics at the University
Want to know more about our undergraduate majors? Thinking about graduate school? Seeking information about the University's colleges? Use the resources below to find additional information about your educational options at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Find a major that aligns with your academic needs and future professional goals.
Choose from more than 90 graduate programs at the master's, doctoral and graduate certificate levels.
Colleges & schools
Learn more about each of the University's top-ranked colleges & schools.
Consider one of our non-degree and professional development programs from Extended Studies
The Graduate School
The Graduate School is the administrative office providing admission/progression information, professional development services and student service programs to all graduate students.
University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine prepares physicians to serve in the fields of primary care, specialty care and medical research and provides statewide outreach through a variety of health services programs.
Getting started at the University
Welcome to the Wolf Pack family! Now that you're admitted, you can take the next steps to join us on campus. The information below can help you get acclimated to campus and ready to join the Silver and Blue.
New Student Orientation
The orientation program prepares students for the transition to life at the University of Nevada, Reno. During orientation, students meet with academic representatives and current students, learn about student resources and more. Orientation sessions are offered twice yearly -- in January (for students starting in the Spring semester) and in August (for students starting in the Fall semester). Space is limited in each session, so it is important to register as early as possible.
NevadaFIT is one-credit academic program held the week prior to class starting. It is designed to orient students to the rigors of University instruction and prepare them for the transition from high school to college. Students in majors from the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources, College of Business, College of Education and College of Engineering are required to attend NevadaFIT. Students in all other majors must apply.
Campus resources for students
A list of offices, programs and services for students at the University, from getting around campus to activating a student email account.
Diversity & student support services
The University is home to several offices and programs dedicated to student success and growth. Learn more about available resources below.
The Center. Every Student. Every Story.
The Center provides programs and services that support the academic and social success for all students at the University through advisement, leadership development, counseling, student organizations, outreach and intercultural programming.
Provides psychological and mental health services to University students to support their personal and academic development in individual and group settings.
The Office of Diversity Initiatives represents the University's commitment to realize and sustain a diverse, inclusive and welcoming environment for all University community members, including students, faculty, faculty colleagues and alumni.
Equal Opportunity & Title IX
The Equal Opportunity & Title IX office is here to ensure that you have the right to an education and to work and advance in employment on the basis of merit, ability, and potential without fear of discrimination.
The Center for Student Engagement engages, educates and empowers undergraduate students to take action in the best interest of the student body and the University community.
Created by The Center for Student Engagement and ASUN as a place that allows students to understand their rights of free speech and their role in ensuring responsible use on campus.
Equal Opportunity & Title IX
A note on discrimination & harassment: If you have observed or feel you have been the victim of discrimination or harassment that is related to your age, disability, gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion, or have been subjected to unwelcome sexual advances, please report it to the Title IX office.
About the office: We are here to ensure that you have the right to an education and to work and advance in employment on the basis of merit, ability, and potential without fear of discrimination.
Where we are located: The Equal Opportunity & Title IX office is located on the second floor of the Continuing Education Building, in room 206.
Phone: (775) 784-1547
Academic Opportunity & Support Programs
The mission of the University's Academic and Opportunity Support Programs is to assist students from middle school who are primarily income-qualified and the first-generation students to overcome social, cultural, economic and economic barriers to prepare for, attend and graduate from college.
Associated Students of the University of Nevada, Reno
The Associated Students of the University of Nevada (ASUN) is comprised of every undergraduate student here at the University of Nevada, Reno and provides a range of services and support through programs, elected student government officials, scholarships and more.
The Honors Program is designed for highly motivated and academically talented to pursue a challenging undergraduate education and develop advanced skills in their chosen discipline that prepares them for future academic and professional success.
Graduate Student Association
The Graduate Student Association (GSA) promotes the interest and welfare of graduate students at the University and provides a range of support and services, such as travel awards, professional and career development opportunities, graduate student clubs and more.
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