The University of Nevada, Reno is the land grant institution for the state of Nevada with a growing student enrollment approaching 22,000 with 35% of our student body from traditionally underrepresented populations. The University provides a comprehensive selection of degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels. Recently recognized as an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), the university is also recognized as a “Top Tier” Best National University by U.S. News & World Report (6th year in a row).The university is located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows at the base of the Sierra Nevada and in the middle of the nation’s next new College Town, the City of Reno. The University of Nevada, Reno is just a short distance from the state capitol, the beautiful Lake Tahoe area, numerous state and national parks. Also, the City of Reno is less than a 4 hours’ drive from San Francisco.
The Financial Aid Advisors advise and counsel students and parents on all aspects of financial aid programs, eligibility, budgeting, financial planning strategies, and academic progress and share responsibility for delivering excellent customer service as a member of a team of advisors. The incumbents process the aid applications, package financial aid, administer aid programs, and monitor student eligibility within the context of federal, state, and institutional regulations. Specific duties may be assigned in the areas of R2T4, Scholarship Management, Alternative Loan and Debt Program, Verification and Data Integrity, William D Ford Direct Loan Program (Direct), or Special Programs.