School Statement Regarding Las Vegas Shooting

Statements from UNLV Administration 11:02 a.m., Oct. 2, 2017 Our ideas stay with the victims of last night’s shooting and with their enjoyed ones. We are all in shock and grieving from this awful event.

Many of those in our community have actually stepped up to support those affected. On behalf of UNLV, we wish to thank the many individuals and companies that contributed food, water, items and transport to support evacuees at the Thomas & & Mack Center. The last of the evacuees at UNLV’s Thomas & & Mack Center left school at approximately 10 a.m.

. The profusion of kindness has actually been impressive. We wish to thank the Thomas & & Mack Center staff and UNLV Authorities for helping in this time of requirement.

We are also grateful to our professors, staff, and trainees for their flexibility and efforts to come together as a university neighborhood. Your existence here today offers an opportunity to have dialogue with each other as we concern terms with last night’s occurrence.

Drop-in therapy services are readily available today for trainees, professors, and personnel till 6 p.m. in the Health Education space of the Trainee Entertainment and Health Center.

No visits are required. Local officials have actually asked anybody thinking about donating blood to call or visit United Blood Services at the Whitney Ranch or West Charleston locations in Las Vegas.

5:02 a.m., Oct. 2, 2017 We are deeply saddened by last night’s terrible event on the Las Vegas Strip and our ideas head out to all of the victims and their households.

University leadership spoken with UNLV authorities and determined the campus will be open for company operations and that classes be held as scheduled on Monday, Oct. 2. Traffic effects are anticipated around UNLV and trainees, professors, and staff are highly encouraged to allow additional time in their commute to campus. Please check local media regarding road closures.

There might be parking impacts in the area of the Thomas & & Mack Center, which is being used as a location for evacuees affected by the incident per the demand of regional law enforcement. Rush hour is expected in the location of Tropicana Avenue and Swenson Street.

Please consider parking in < a href=" https://www.unlv.edu/maps/parking/lots" class=

” c4″ target= “_ blank” > alternate areas. Individuals planning on going to non-university occasions on campus are encouraged to call occasion organizers for updates.

Anybody trying to find details relating to loved ones should call the Red Cross hotline at < a href="http://tel:( 866)% 20535-5654 "class=" c3 "target=" _

blank” > 1-866-535-5654. Student Therapy Resources Student Therapy and Mental Solutions( CAPS )is offered to any member of the school community and offers a variety of confidential services such as private, couple, and group counseling. Students are encouraged to call the CAPS workplace to arrange a preliminary visit.

An on-call counselor is readily available throughout open hours to see students who have an immediate requirement and to seek advice from faculty and staff. For additional information call < a href =" tel:( 702) % 20895-3627″ class =” c3″ target =” _ blank” > -LRB-702-RRB- 895-3627 or go to the Trainee Therapy and Mental Services website. Faculty and Personnel Counseling Resources Counseling and support services are offered to professors and personnel through the Staff member Help Program (EAP). EAP is a personal evaluation and recommendation program to help individuals with personal and work-related concerns. Consultants are readily available 24 hours-a-day, every day, all year long. To find out more call 877-234-5151 or visit the Employee Help page.

Visit UNLV.edu for additional updates associated with school operations.

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