University of Nevada Las Vegas is a public, research university located in southern Nevada. The first college-level classes in southern Nevada on an extension basis in 1951 in a spare room at Las Vegas High School. Six years later, the university was founded officially as a southern regional division of the University of Nevada by action of the Nevada Board of Regents. Twenty nine students accepted degrees at the universities first commencement ceremonies in 1964. The following year, the Nevada Legislature named the school Nevada Southern University, and the board of regents hired the campus’ first president. The Board of Regents approved the institution’s present name in 1969.Enrollment today exceeds 28,000 students and continues to see an annual increase. Students attend classes at an attractive 335-acre campus in metropolitan Las Vegas.For additional information about University of Nevada Las Vegas, visit our Web site at http://www.unlv.edu.Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity EmploymentThe University of Nevada, Las Vegas is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, religion, color, se...x, national origin, handicap, age, or veteran status.In all its procedures, Student Employment Services upholds the principle of equal treatment and opportunity for all persons. In the event that you need or seek assistance with issues of discrimination, please contact Human Resources at 895-3504. UNLV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity educator and employercommitted to excellence through diversity.