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Campus Quality


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4 College Junior

Campus Quality: I like most of the school!

4 College Senior

Campus Quality: there are plenty of areas to go study, or relax, or hang out.

4 College Junior

Campus Quality: It's a beautiful campus with welcoming buildings and an inviting Student Center.

5 College Junior

Campus Quality: UNR feels like everyone is a big family. You meet someone new every five minutes, and everyone is very nice

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4 College Freshman

Campus Quality: UNR is an amazing college an strives to allow all students to graduate and be successful.


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Student Author Overview

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Facts & Statistics

Service & Maintenance Staff
Campus Size
255 acres
Student Centers
Joe Crowley Student Union (The Joe)
Campus Library?
Main Libraries
Knowledge Center
Popular Places to Chill
  • The DC Store
  • Hilliard Plaza
  • The Joe
  • The Quad
School Slang
  • ASUN: Associated Students of the University of Nevada, student government
  • DC: Downunder CafĂ©
  • Dead Day: A day off from class before the start of finals week
  • ePaws: The school computer system for class registration, etc.
  • The Joe: Joe Crowley Student Union
  • The KC/The Know: Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center (library)
  • WebCT: The school computer system for online learning
  • Wolfie and Alphie: The Wolf Pack mascots
  • All-Hall Olympics: At the end of each year, the Residence Hall Association puts on a series of competitions between all of the residence halls. The events are different every year, and the winning hall gets points that go toward winning the Hall Cup.
  • Mackay Week: Mackay Week honors John Mackay, an early patron of the university, and the mining industry of which he was a part. Events vary each year, but include many opportunities for free food, prizes and good times.
  • Undie Run: Undie Run is held on the night of Dead Day. Students show up in clothes that they wish to donate to charity, and then strip down for a run around campus in their undies. It's a great way for students to unwind before finals, and also be charitable.
Urban Legends
  • Leaving an offering to the statue of Mackay in the Quad will ensure good grades on your finals.
  • Mackay is supposed to haunt the old Getchell Library.
  • The SAE frat house has been rumored to be the site of a number of date rapes.
Favorite Things To Do
The Joe always has events going on in their ballrooms and they have a number of food places, including Panda Express and Starbucks. Students like to go to the Lombardi Rec Center, where there are pools, gyms, intramural sports, and drop-in workout and yoga classes. The Church Fine Arts building is the place to go for student productions, and musical performances by student ensembles. The residence halls often put on events where students can eat and win prizes, as with Casino Night and Family Feud events.
Air Force ROTC: No
Navy ROTC: No
Army ROTC: Yes

Student Polls

Rate the campus facilities in the following areas    Based on 175 responses

Very poor
  • Athletics/recreation
  • Classrooms
  • Computer labs
  • Dining
  • General aesthetics/architecture of campus
  • "Green" buildings/initiatives
  • Housing
  • Lawns/green space
  • Library
  • Modernity of facilities
  • Performing arts
  • Science/research labs
  • Student center
  • Study spots
  • Visual arts (work spaces, galleries)

What are your favorite things to do around campus?    Based on 92 responses

  • 16% Hang out at the joe
  • 15% Free movies and concerts
  • 12% Hang on the quad
  • 12% Go to campus events
  • 10% Hang out in the dorms
  • 8% Go to sporting events
  • 7% Eating on-campus
  • 7% Go to the gym
  • 6% Hang out at the knowledge center
  • 3% Study in the DLM
  • 2% Eating at the mexican grill with friends
  • 2% Being apart of MGC Greek life
  • 0% Give tours as a Student Ambassador

What are your favorite campus events or traditions?    Based on 86 responses

  • 23% Welcome week
  • 15% Club fairs
  • 13% Mackay Week
  • 12% Undie Run
  • 12% Sports
  • 10% Career Fair
  • 6% Ghost Tours
  • 4% Rusk week
  • 3% All-Hall Olympics
  • 1% Homecoming Week
  • 0% None

How accommodating is this school to students with physical disabilities?    Based on 96 responses

  • 61% Very accommodating. The school does everything in their power to make sure the needs of every student are met.
  • 34% Pretty accommodating. The school has taken a lot of steps to accommodate the needs of students, but they've missed a few things.
  • 3% Slightly accommodating. The school has taken a few steps to accommodate students, but not nearly enough.
  • 1% Not accommodating. Students with physical disabilities are practically ignored here.

What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?    Based on 181 responses

  • 41% I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
  • 50% I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 8% The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
  • 1% I hate my school and have no school spirit.



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