A new generation of Rebels will discover their first lesson in scarlet and gray pride as they join returning trainees Aug. 27 to kickoff UNLV’s fall term classes.
However the roadway to scholastic success at UNLV extends beyond the classroom. For both newbie and returning students, the university is hosting an assortment of events– from the inspiring TED-like talks of UNLV Develops and a new student BARBEQUE to the house football opener, campus club reasonable and more– geared at steering students towards effective college careers by entrenching them in school spirit and adapting them to school life.
Media thinking about going to the events are asked to collaborate with the UNLV Workplace of Media Relations.
Residence Hall Move-In
When: Wednesday, Aug. 22 (freshmen), 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Dayton Neighborhood, South Complex, Upper Class Complex and Tonopah Community
Media: Get In at Tropicana Boulevard and Thomas & & Mack Center
About 1,900 new and returning trainees move into school residence halls. UNLV Provost Diane Chase, Sports director Desiree Reed-Francois and student athletes will greet and provide a helping hand to newbie trainees. House Life will debut Howell Town, a brand-new themed floor geared towards students of African and black diaspora communities. Stonewall Suites, a themed flooring for LGBTQ+ trainees and allies, has broadened as it enters its second year. Rebel Invite Day/UNLV Creates
When: Friday, Aug. 24. Invite Day, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.; UNLV Develops, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Where: Thomas & & Mack Center/Cox Pavilion
Media: Park in front of UNLV’s Thomas & & Mack Center, off of Tropicana Avenue
Rebel Invite Day begins trainees’ college professions with live music, book shop discount rates and free gifts, an outdoor motion picture, a scavenger hunt, informative booths, a barbecue and more developed to help them find out more about campus and its programs. The capstone activity is UNLV Develops, a TEDx-like occasion featuring inspirational messages from UNLV staff and trainees. Freshmen at the mid-morning occasion also get Rebel Cables and make a pledge to finish.
UNLV Fall Term Begins
When: Monday, Aug. 27
Throughout the day, more than 200 UNLV staff and trainee volunteers will run “ask me” cubicles to respond to student concerns. The booths will be located at the Trainee Recreation and Health Center, Pida Plaza, Student Union and Lied Library.
23rd Yearly Premier UNLV
When: Thursday, Aug. 30, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Intramural Field, corner of Swenson Street and Harmon Avenue (keep in mind brand-new area this year).
When: Wednesday, Sept. 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: Trainee Union.
Trainees learn about the more than 350 on-campus trainee organizations, along with neighborhood groups around the Las Vegas location.
UNLV Rebel Football Home Opener vs. UTEP.
When: Saturday, Sept. 8, 6 p.m.
Where: Sam Boyd Stadium.
Media: Coordinate with UNLV Athletics Media Relations at (702) 895-4472.
Sign up with new UNLV head football coach Tony Sanchez and the Rebel team for their very first house video game of the season. UNLV State of the University Speech.
When: Thursday, Sept. 13 at 2:30 p.m.
Where: Judy Bayley Theatre.
Media: Coordinate with UNLV Media Relations at (702) 895-3102.
UNLV President Marta Meana gives an annual upgrade on the university and its vision for 2018 and beyond.