The University is Growing

A University on the Move

The University of Nevada, Reno campus has undergone unprecedented change over the past several years, opening new student-centered buildings that have helped transform the institution. With the debut of the new William N. Penningon Student Achievement Center, E.L. Wiegand Fitness Center and Peavine Hall, as well as several other state-of-the-art instructional and research buildings, the University has made it clear that the success of its students is of paramount importance.

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A University on the Move

The University of Nevada, Reno campus has undergone unprecedented change over the past several years, opening new student-centered buildings that have helped transform the institution. With the debut of the new William N. Penningon Student Achievement Center, E.L. Wiegand Fitness Center and Peavine Hall, as well as several other state-of-the-art instructional and research buildings, the University has made it clear that the success of its students is of paramount importance.


Pennington Student Achievement Center

The William N. Pennington Student Achievement Center (pictured top) is a 78,000-square-foot building centered on student success. Services include the Writing Center, Math Center, Tutoring Center, Career Studio, Advising Center, Nevada Military Support Alliance Veterans’ and Military Center, Disability Resource Center, Counseling Services and TRiO Scholars Programs. Opened Spring 2016.

Pennington Health Sciences Building

The Wiliam N. Pennington Health Sciences Building opened in 2011 and marks a move toward interdisciplinary health care teams. This cutting edge facility features classrooms, laboratories and simulated patient-care settings.

Peavine Hall 2016

Peavine Hall is a new residence hall featuring a “Wellness Theme” providing residents with an opportunity to place a priority on health nd wellness topics that intersect with the daily lives of college students. Opened in Fall 2015..

E. L. Wiegand Fitness Center is a vibrant hub of campus fitness and recreation, offering indoor courts, weightlifting, cardio training, fitness classes and activities, indoor running track, and stadium stairs for training. Opened Spring 2017.

The Innevation Center, located in downtown Reno, is a synergistic, collaborative space to stimulate the creation and incubation of start-ups and accelerate the growth of the knowledge-driven economy of the region.

Ponderosa Village

Ponderosa Village is housing for graduate students and their families that opened in August of 2014. The new apartment-style living community boasts one and two bedroom unit options, located on the eastern edge of campus.

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