The University of Nevada, Reno offers Academy students a wide range of academic opportunities, technological and cultural resources. With access to these resources, students will be able to expand their learning beyond the confines of a traditional classroom.
Areas of Study
While following a personalized learning plan, Academy students will be able to enroll in University classes for high school graduation credits or university credits. The University offers hundreds of degrees, certificates and licensures in over 140 major disciplines. Please visit the Degrees and Programs webpage here.
The University's Course Catalog lists the classes and requirements needed to receive a degree. You can discover more about the learning environment and culture of the University by reading the history or exploring the events calendar to see which guest speakers or events are currently on campus.
There is a variety of dining options on the University of Nevada, Reno campus. Click here to see a list of campus dining locations. The Joe Crowley Student Union provides additional dining options including Port of Subs, Tahoe Creamery, Starbucks, Keva Juice, and Villa Italian.
The University of Nevada, Reno continues to expand with the addition of the Joe Crowley Student Union, Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center, the Marguerite Wattis Petersen Athletic Academic Center and the Davidson Mathematics and Science Center.
The Joe Crowley Student Union houses the Nevada Wolf Shop & Campus Bookstore, a variety of dining options, Kaplan Test Prep, the JC&C Wireless store, Silver State Schools Credit Union, Wolf Package, ATM machines, meeting rooms, a ballroom, and a 200-seat movie theatre. The Union also hosts the administrative offices for the Graduate Student Association, Associated Students of the University of Nevada, and the Center for Student Cultural Diversity.
The Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center offers assistance from eight librarians, each with a specialty in specific majors/departments. Additionally, the Knowledge Center provides multimedia services, a dynamic media lab, wireless internet, computing labs, instructional design services, and even a used book store.
The Marguerite Wattis Petersen Athletic Academic Center offers a one stop shop for University athletes. The Academic Center provides an advising center, computer lab, study areas, a lounge, and advisor offices.
Opened in 2010, the Davidson Mathematics and Science Center has a 500-seat auditorium, more than 25 laboratories, and a 50-seat computational classroom.
The 290-acre campus provides a multitude of programs and services designed to assist each student make the most out of his or her college experience. Academic resources include a writing center and tutoring center in addition to the four campus libraries. The University also houses a health center and pharmacy, counseling center, and recreation center.
There are also a plethora of services and opportunities for students to get involved in outside of the standard classroom education. The Associated Students of the University Of Nevada sponsors over 150 clubs and organizations that students can join and is responsible for many programs throughout the year including movie nights, homecoming, Mackay Week, concerts, and the professional speakers series. As a NCAA Division 1 school, Nevada Athletics play an important role in rallying school spirit for our students.
For more information on the University of Nevada, Reno, click here.
The University offers campus walking tours for students and parents who would like to visit the University in person. Signing up online is easy and you can pick which dates are convenient for you.