University of Nevada, Reno Visit Report by ski_racer

Visit to University of Nevada, Reno in December 2017 by ski_racer
(Student)
(Member since December 18 2017 with ? posts)

Visit Activities:


Information Session: Yes - Very concise

Campus Tour: Yes - Tour guide was very detailed and talkative. My only complaint is that it was a bit long


Campus:



Friendliness/Courtesy of Students:
5 - Excellent
5 - Excellent
Everyone was very happy and willing to chat



Friendliness/Courtesy of Staff:
5 - Excellent
5 - Excellent
Ran into a kind professor who gave us directions



Appearance of Campus:
5 - Excellent
5 - Excellent
Very new campus



Building/Facilities Maintenance/Cleanliness:
5 - Excellent
5 - Excellent
Lots of construction



Dormitories:
4 - Very Good
4 - Very Good




Security/Safety:
5 - Excellent
5 - Excellent




Overall Campus Impression:
5 - Excellent
5 - Excellent
The campus was new and pleasant, the people were friendly, and everything was very clean


Off-Campus:



Area Immediately Around Campus:
3 - Good
3 - Good
Reno is a weird place



City/Town/Community:
3 - Good
3 - Good
Reno is on the upswing, but it's still a bit seedy

Campus Visit Notes for University of Nevada, Reno


Visit Description:

There is a giant bearded head in the middle of the campus, and it looks like it has a bullet hole in the forehead. The library also has this robotic retrieval system for books that are in deep storage.

Hotel/Lodging Recommendations or Comments:

I personally dislike casinos because they creep me out but it'd be difficult to find a hotel in Reno without any gambling, so you might as well go all-out and stay at one of those giant casino-re