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Nevada's Flagship

Bringing Nevada's best to the world since 1874

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Nevada Facts


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Residence Halls

250+
Student Clubs and Organizations

108,000
Square Foot Fitness Facility

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Colleges and Schools

560+
Academic Programs

60+
Research Centers and Facilities

Transformational research

The Ƶ is making a difference in Reno-Tahoe, across Nevada and beyond. Our faculty's research is helping reshape what we know about everything from anthropology to dryland agriculture, water resources to robotics.

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More about the Wolf Pack

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Strategic Plan

Wolf Pack Rising represents our University’s commitment to moving onward and upward in our continued efforts to better serve students, faculty and staff, the state of Nevada, and beyond.

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University Leadership

Meet our leaders, who collaborate to foster a university environment that promotes discovery-pushing ideas and a commitment to student success.

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Mission and Values

Inspired by its land-grant foundation, the Ƶ provides outstanding learning, discovery, and engagement programs that serve the economic, social, environmental and cultural needs of the citizens of Nevada, the nation, and the world.

Major units of the Wolf Pack

Administration and Finance

Oversees the administrative and financial functions of the University, from planning, budget and analysis to Police Services, organizational resilience to facilities services.

University Advancement

Guides the University's fundraising efforts to advance the University's impact and develops long-lasting relationship with the University's alumni.

Office of the President

The executive office that oversees the University's major units and is home to the University's President, Brian Sandoval.

Office of the Provost

Coordinates the academic mission of the university, manages the academic experience for students, and implements policies and procedures related to faculty and administration.

Research and Innovation

Provides faculty, staff, student and industry support that enables the University’s vision of producing impactful discoveries and fostering innovation and commercialization.

Student Services

Enhances student learning and campus experience through programs ranging from residential life to cultural diversity, counseling services to first-generation student support.

Land Acknowledgement

We acknowledge that the Ƶ is situated on the traditional homelands of the Numu (Northern Paiute), Wašiw (Washoe), Newe (Western Shoshone), and Nuwu (Southern Paiute) peoples. These lands continue to be a gathering place for Indigenous Peoples and we recognize their deep connections to these places. We extend our appreciation for the opportunity to live and learn on their territory.

Office of Indigenous Relations

The Office of Indigenous Relations aims to build strong community connections, provide funding and resources, and create supportive and culturally inclusive environments for Indigenous students, faculty and communities.