Community Faculty Benefits

Office for Community Faculty

All community faculty members qualify for Adjunct/Clinical Faculty status at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. This status allows community faculty to obtain many of the same benefits as a School of Medicine faculty member in addition to other educator and health care provider discounts.

Savitt Medical Librarybooks in library

The Savitt Medical Library provides community faculty with access to over 1,000 online medical journals, and databases including: Access Medicine, Access Surgery, Clinical Key, The Cochrane Library, DynaMed Plus, and JournalWatch.

Faculty Development Training

This office works to offer a range of faculty development opportunities including orientations, workshops and individual consultations. Community faculty can obtain access and assistance to MedU, which includes cases developed with leading medical educators that can be used in teaching.

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Parking and Transportation Services

Community faculty are eligible to obtain University of Nevada, Reno parking passes at faculty rates. For short visits to campus, contact Sara Garey-Sage, Office for Community Faculty Administrative Assistant at (775) 682-8393 to reserve an OCF parking spot.

Continuing Medical Education

This office provides high quality professional development opportunities that will enhance their ability to provide excellent patient care.

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Wolf Pack Athletics

Community faculty members receive discounted season tickets for UNR athletic events including, but not limited to: football, basketball, and baseball.


Reduced price credit hours for Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) courses are offered specifically to our community faculty members. Community faculty can take up to 6 credit hours each Fall and Spring semester and up to 3 credit hours over the summer term. Some restrictions apply (for more information please see the University of Nevada, Reno Administrative Manual, Section 2,170).

Lombardi Recreation Center

EL Wiegand Fitness Center

Community faculty and their families are offered discounted memberships to the campus recreation and wellness facilities.

Homes for Heroes

Home for Heroes

Founded after the tragic events of 9/11, Homes for Heroes (HFH) allows heroes (i.e. doctors, nurses, health care professionals, and others) to save on their real estate transactions. Contact the Office for Community Faculty to find out how you can qualify to participate in this program and receive benefits like up to 25% of the gross commission paid to your Homes for Heroes (HFH) realtor, whether you buy, sell, or both.

State of Nevada Discounts