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Update on the Renaming Process to Become Nevada State University

Mar 15, 2023 | Campus News, Home Page Feature

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Monday, Nevada legislators introduced SB273 with bipartisan support to codify the renaming into state law. While a hearing date has yet to be confirmed, it is anticipated SB273 will have a committee hearing next Wednesday, March 22, 2023.

Please provide your input so lawmakers understand the value of the renaming to our students and to our community.


  1. Create an account with the Nevada Legislature. If you already have an account, log in.
  2. Visit the SB273 page to submit an opinion.
  3. Go to the bill’s Overview tab, scroll down to the bottom of the Public Opinions section, and click the Submit Opinion or View Opinion Stats” 
  4. Select your position as “Support”
  5. Include your name, address, city, zip code, and email.
  6. Write your comment and hit submit.

Please submit your opinion on SB273 soon before it is heard and voted on.

Thank you for helping us achieve this historic milestone.

Next Steps

  • 2-3 months: Begin renaming process with Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
  • 3 months: Implement conforming language changes during legislative session
  • 3-4 months: Begin process to update relevant NSHE Handbook and Procedures and Guidelines Manual
  • July 1: Renaming goes into effect