STUDENT CODE OF CONDUCT
The College of Southern Nevada is an academic community in which all persons share responsibility for its growth and continued well-being.
As a CSN student, you have certain rights and responsibilities which must be observed AT ALL TIMES during your enrollment at CSN.
Please take the time to familiarize yourself with our Student Code of Conduct.
The College of Southern Nevada considers the safety of our students, faculty, staff and visitors to be of the highest priority. We encourage you to review and explore all the safety-related links and resources below:
Las Vegas is considered a safe place to live, work and attend school. CSN recommends observing common-sense safety practices to sure that students can fully enjoy living in Las Vegas. Below are some tips and best practices that may help students thrive during their time at CSN:
- Practice mindfulness and remain aware of your surroundings
- Leave or avoid situations in which you feel uncomfortable
- Explore new areas with your friends during normal business hours until you become familiar with the city and neighborhoods
Dial 911 if you feel threatened or unsafe.
THINGS TO DO IN AND AROUND LAS VEGAS
Las Vegas is known as the entertainment capital of the world for good reason. The Las Vegas Strip is home to casinos, live entertainment, theatre, shopping, and fine dining- to name a few. Students can find hiking trails, water sports, camping, and natural wonders within the surrounding areas of the Las Vegas valley.
A variety of national parks and attractions are within a one-day drive of the CSN campus including the Grand Canyon and beaches of Southern California.
Las Vegas is very international and if you open your ears, heart, and mind, you will be amazed at the diversity here.
- Las Vegas Raiders (professional NFL team)
- NBA Summer Leagues (various professional NBA teams and NBA players)
- Las Vegas Aces (professional WNBA team)
- Vegas Golden Knights (professional NHL hockey team)
- Las Vegas Lights FC (professional Soccer Team)
- Las Vegas Aviators (Minor league baseball team)
- UNLV and CSN Collegiate Sport Teams
More things to do:
TripAdvisor recommendations for Las Vegas
Laura Lacayo - International Student from El Salvador
With more than 30 different student organizations, CSN offers its students plenty of social networking and extracurricular opportunities so they can gain new friends in a very short time.
Our campuses feature several collegiate athletic sports teams and you should see them in action!
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ORGANIZATION (ISO)
Join the International Student Organization. This award-winning club was started by international students for international students.
The ISO organizes social and volunteers events every semester so students can network, find potential roommates, develop friendships, create study groups, and so much more!
ISO members also volunteer at International Center events like Ambassador Day during International Education Week and Welcome Day for new students.
Get connected with ISO and other CSN international students now by joining the social media accounts below:
Join in the fun!
You can buy your books online on each CSN campus with a pick-up option or at a bookstore in your campus location:
Sahara West Library
9600 W Sahara Ave, Las Vegas
Spring Valley Library
9600 W Sahara Ave, Las Vegas
West Charleston Library
6301 W Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89146
1771 Inner Cir Drive, Las Vegas
3150 N Buffalo Dr, Las Vegas
Buses: The Las Vegas bus system is called RTC. A current fare and time schedule can be found at rtcsnv.com.
CSN students can purchase discounted RTC bus passes at the CSN Bookstores.
Taxi: There are many taxi companies in Las Vegas, and they are much more expensive than taking the bus. It is customary to pay the driver 15% of the fare as a "tip".
Uber and Lyft: Are rideshare services that connect through their cell phone app. Cars are newer, cleaner, and sometimes cheaper than a taxi. Search for the Uber or Lyft application in the app store on your mobile device and download the application of your choice.
Rental Car: Cars are available to rent for drivers possessing a valid U.S. driver’s license and can be reserved at daily, weekend, weekly or monthly rates. Minimum age requirements may apply* and a major credit card is typically required to make a reservation.
*The typical age for renting a car in the United States is 25 years of age. Policies vary by company.
INTERNATIONAL GROCERY STORES
Namaste India Market
1555 E Flamingo Rd#101
100 N Jones Blvd
4700 Meadows Ln
Seafood City Supermarket
3890 S Maryland Pkwy
Nakata Market of Japan
2350 S Rainbow Blvd #6
5000 S Decatur Blvd
840 N Decatur Blvd
Once a Coyote – always a Coyote!
As a CSN student, you will always be part of the Coyote Family no matter where your future takes you, and we encourage you to sign up to become an International Alumni Member to stay connected to CSN, your network, college, friends, and your community.
We’re confident that you will return to Las Vegas at some point and look forward to welcoming you back.