Student Technology Fee

First Increase in 16 Years

Investing in a New Generation of Rebel Innovation

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How the fee increase is being utilized?

Empower Students

Power Top Tier


Past $4 fee helps sustain a solid IT foundation for student success.
Current $8 fee adds a whole new dimension to student success.

Expanding Student Technology in 2017

Computer Labs

  • 2,000 Computers
  • 18 Computer Labs
  • Academic Software

Expand Success

  • Collaborative IT Lab
  • New Media Lab
  • 24/7 Computer Lab
  • Assistive Technology

Instructional Technology

  • 161 TEC Classrooms
  • 54 IT Teaching Labs
  • 28K WebCampus Users

Expand Success

  • System-wide LMS (WebCampus)
  • Mobile LMS Features
  • Lecture Capture

Student Mobility

  • Blackboard App
  • Campus Wireless:
    ‣ 70K Devices a month
    ‣ 89 Buildings

Expand Success

  • Wireless Expansion
  • Improved Wireless
  • Print Stations
  • Virtual Labs

Student IT Services

  • Training
  • Help Desk Resolving:
    ‣ 37,000 Requests
    ‣ 365 Days a Year

Expand Success

  • Web Conferencing
  • Mobile Apps
  • Student Prioritized Projects
Sustaining Essential Student IT Services – Leveraging Technology To Expand Success

What’s Changed?


Phones only made phone calls and our music lived in low capacity disc storage. Less than 50% of college students had laptops and 1.3% had Smartphones or other internet capable handheld devices.


Student body now uses smart phones with greater computing power than what was used to send astronauts to the moon. Laptops are abundant with 91% of students having laptops and 92% with internet capable smartphones.

The Process


Fall '16 - Approved

Regents approve a $4 fee increase for Fall 2017

Spring '17 - Plan

Collect Student Feedback and Prioritize Initiatives

Fall '17 - Deliver

Revitalize UNLV IT to empower student success

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