Top tier. Top in research. Top in engagement.
Founded in 1874, the University was established as Nevada’s land-grant institution under the Morrill Act of 1862, signed into law by President Abraham Lincoln. Today, the University is recognized as a top National University by U.S. News & World Report, one of the country's top research institutions by the Carnegie® Classification and a Carnegie® Engaged University. Today, the University continues to build on its heritage of access to education by investing in a leading-edge academic experience with exceptional faculty, student services and vibrant campus life that promote our diverse students' cognitive growth and academic achievement -- all while remaining one of the best values in American higher education.
Inspired by its land-grant foundation, the University of Nevada, Reno 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. The University recognizes and embraces the critical importance of diversity in preparing students for global citizenship and is committed to a culture of excellence, inclusion, and accessibility
Diversity & Inclusion represents the University’s ever evolving commitment to realize and sustain a diverse, inclusive and equitable environment for all University community members – students faculty, staff and alumni – and throughout our surrounding communities.
Diversity & Inclusion works closely with a broad spectrum of academic, student and administrative units to strengthen educational inclusive excellence, as well as the University’s democratic civic engagement, in order to promote a strong sense of belonging throughout our diverse communities.
University of Nevada, Reno employees do amazing work, every single day. We conduct research to improve the world and make lasting changes to many aspects of peoples' lives. We challenge students to become leaders, advocates and community builders. We provide cutting-edge patient care. We bring excellence to our everyday operations and provide passionate customer service.
In support of that work, our caring team of HR professionals administers a comprehensive array of programs and services to enable a positive work-life balance for our employees and their families. Visit the Employee Resource Center to learn more about our many benefits and programs for employees.
Top-tier support for a top-tier university
The University of Nevada, Reno, a Carnegie-classified R1 Doctoral University, is focused on student success and world-improving research. As Northern Nevada's second largest employer, the University invests greatly in engagement with our communities and businesses, helping to create a dynamic and highly skilled workforce.
Human Resources at the University of Nevada, Reno strives to provide excellence in service to current, future, and former employees, and supports the University in realizing and sustaining a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming environment for all University community members.