After your social security card arrives in the mail you will need to make an appointment with UNR's Nonresident Alien Tax Specialist. You will be contacted by the NRAT ( to make an appointment to ensure your taxes are filled out correctly.

More information can be found on the UNR NRAT webpage.

OISS will provide information and workshops on federal taxes. You will be required to file tax returns for both the 2023 tax year and the 2024 tax year. More information on the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and tax preparation can be found on OISS' webpage.

Research Students in lab

IDeA Research Center

IDeA grants are unique program grants with the intent of increasing biomedical research infrastructure and NIH funding in states that are historically underfunded by NIH. 

Undergraduate research student in lab


The International Undergraduate Research Program (IURP) works to promote inter-continental scientific interactions between undergraduate and graduate students broadening student experiences internationally.


Community of Bilingual English Spanish Speakers Exploring Health and Sciences (CBESS) is an interdisciplinary project funded to the University of Nevada, Reno by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).