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Wolf Pack Academics, a part of Nevada Athletics Intercollegiate Services, provides resources to student-athletes to ensure their academic progress toward their degrees and eligibility while excelling in their dual roles as students and athletes. These services enable student-athletes to make informed decisions about their academic and career goals. In addition, Wolf Pack Academics also monitors NCAA, Mountain West Conference and the University of Nevada's eligibility requirements for each student-athlete.
The Graduation Success Rate for Nevada student-athletes is 80%.
Resources for student-athletes include Athletics Academic Advisors, individual study rooms, tutoring and a computer lab. The role of the Athletic Academic Advisors monitor the academic progress and degree completions of student-athletes.
Nevada Academics Mission Statement
In support of both the education mission of the University of Nevada and the mission of the Department of Athletics, our goals are:
To provide a proactive environment to instill integrity and work ethic through accountability in an effort to cultivate success in the classroom, in competition, and in life.
To strive to empower our students to achieve their educational goals and career aspirations through the use of goal setting, the support of independent thinking, and the development of leaders.
To serve students, coaches, staff, and the university community by fostering teamwork and relationships through invested time, support, and guidance. We maximize availability and communication in order to create a framework for optimal student achievement.
The Petersen Academic Center hours:
Monday-Friday 8 am - 5 pm
STAR OF THE WEEK
2016-17 Student Athlete of the Week
Women's Track & Field
Senior Alison Powers made an epic comeback to the pole vault pit after sitting out with injury last season, shattering her own indoor track record at the National Pole Vault Summit. Powers jumped for a mark of 13 feet and 3.5 inches (4.05m), edging out her previous mark by a full six inches. Powers also won her pit at the premiere event.
- ATHLETE OF THE MONTH