Parking and Police

Medical Student Handbook: Student Services


Reno Campus

Students are eligible for permits to park their vehicles in specified areas on university property in accordance with the University Parking and Traffic Regulations and are responsible for obtaining their own parking permits as needed. Daily passes are available through parking services and metered parking is available on campus. Questions should be directed to (775) 784-4654.

Las Vegas Campus

All students, faculty and staff are eligible to park in designated areas adjacent to School of Medicine facilities in Las Vegas. Parking at the Shadow Lane Clinical Simulation Center is by permit only. One day permits can be purchased. Students rotating to Las Vegas in Year 3 receive parking permits from the University Medical Center through the Office of Recruitment and Student Affairs as part of their orientation to the southern campus. Questions should be directed to (702) 671-2306.


Emergency Number: 911

Reno Campus

  • Non-emergency calls for service: (775) 334-COPS (2677)
  • Police Office: (775) 784-4013. Office Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday.

The University of Nevada, Reno Police Department is an agency of the university community. Its purpose is to serve and protect the students, staff, faculty and all other persons and property within the jurisdiction of that community. Police officers and personnel are on duty 24-hours a day every day of the year and their services and facilities are available at all times.

University police have the exclusive responsibility of acting upon law enforcement matters and performing police functions for UNR. Police personnel are sworn peace officers, performing the same services as those of any municipal police agency. They investigate all crimes and enforce federal, state and local laws within their jurisdiction, as well as university regulations. Any member of the university community who needs emergency help or medical assistance may contact the police personnel day or night. They are located at 1664 N. Virginia Street, ground floor of the Student Services Building.

Las Vegas Campus

University of Nevada Police Services has set up University of Nevada Police Services office located in the medical corridor on Charleston Blvd. in Las Vegas. Contact Commander Tod Miller at (702) 671-2292 during regular business hours.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

  • Non-emergency calls for service: 3-1-1
  • Police Office: (702) 828-3111.