RENO, Nev. – The Redfield Campus, a shared campus of the University of Nevada, Reno and Truckee Meadows Community College, has been closed due to the fire burning in the Washoe Valley area. Classes and an event scheduled at the Redfield Campus for this evening, including a community open house hosted by the University’s Extended Studies Division, have been canceled.
The Redfield Campus is located on the Mt. Rose Highway, at 18600 Wedge Parkway, in south Reno.
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Nevada’s land-grant university founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno has an enrollment of 18,000 students and is ranked in the top tier of the nation’s best universities. Part of the Nevada System of Higher Education, the University has the system’s largest research program and is home to the state’s medical school. With outreach and education programs in all Nevada counties and with one of the nation’s largest study-abroad consortiums, the University extends across the state and around the world. For more information, visit www.unr.edu.