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Fall 2020 details

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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 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. After that, we’ll close the same services we have closed every year. Regular hours of operation will be Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 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 continue its late-night services and retail shuttles on December 5, 6, 12 and 13 and airports shuttles on Nov 24 & 25, Nov 29 & 30 and the week of finals
    • 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 online editions
    • Brushfire literary magazine will publish its Fall edition(s) online and hardcopy
    • Insight magazine will publish its Fall editions(s) online and hardcopy
    • 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 its operations through the end of the year. Hours may change but we’ll be open.

    ASUN homepage

    Center for Student Engagement homepage

  • Nevada Career Studio

    The Nevada Career Studio will continue to offer a variety of services for students after the fall break. These include the following:

    Nevada Career Studio homepage

  • Counseling Services

    Counseling Services continues to support the students of the University of Nevada, Reno. We recognize that students may be feeling overwhelmed and we want you to know that we are here for you. Our services have been expanded to allow for greater convenience for students. In addition to telemental health, we are offering the following services and upcoming events:

    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 through Thursday 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 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, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Disability Resource Center homepage

  • Office of Financial Aid

    The Office of Financial Aid & 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 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:

    • 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.)
    • First-Generation Student Week: November 2nd through 6th
      • Virtual workshops include financial literacy, FAFSA, graduate school preparation, finding scholarships, SAT preparation, academic and study skills (held in October, November and December)
      • Workshops and panels with UNR McNair alumni from across the country o
      • “Power in Your Voice” literacy workshop series
    • Virtual tours: Marine Biology STEM Tour of Florida Everglades (October) and Birmingham Civil Rights Historical Tour (November)
    • Virtual college preparatory Saturday sessions
    • Virtual graduate school visits and graduate school fairs in November and December

    First-Generation Student Center homepage

  • Fitness and Recreational Sports

    Fitness and Recreational Sports will continue to offer a wide variety of streamed fitness classes. These can be viewed online in Canvas. Students may also checkout fitness equipment for home use, which is paired with online programming. To-date, Fitness and Recreational Sports has distributed $140,000 in fitness equipment.

    During the closure we are cleaning the entire facility and doing maintenance on all of the equipment so we are ready for you when we reopen.

    The Lombardi Pool will remain open.

    • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 12-2:30 p.m.
    • Tuesday and Thursday 6-8 a.m. and 12-1:30 p.m.
    • Monday – Friday: 4:30-6:30 p.m.
    • Saturday: 10:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

    Over winter break, the morning lap swim hours will be dropped but afternoon and evening lap swim hours will remain. Our professional staff are available via email to respond to any fitness related questions you may have just send your questions to

    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 November and December
    • Virtual game nights on the third Thursday at 6:00 PM in November and December
    • Painting at Home event (Second week of November)
    • Virtual graduation and achievement celebration in December
    • International Week Celebration (November 16th – 20th)

    Office of International Students and Scholars homepage

  • Joe Crowley Student Union

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

    From Monday, November 30 to Sunday, December 20:

    • Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

    Beginning Monday, December 21: 

    • Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    The 24-hour study hall will not occur this semester.

    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

    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

    Services include the following:

    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.

    Veteran Services homepage