Important Websites and Information

Why College?

Go To College Nevada

My College Quick Start on College Board

Nevada Career Information System
Username: ncis
password: Nevada

Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation
Nevada Career Information System
500 E. Third St., Carson City, NV 89713
Telephone: (775) 684-0477

Education Pays Table

Bureau of Labor Statistics; Census Bureau Table

Education levels and unemployment at end of 2008 Table


College Preparation

Nevada High School Proficiency Exam



College Board Website (SAT, Quick Start, PSAT/ NMSQT)

ACT Website

Nevada Treasurer’s Website for College Savings

Nevada Millennium Scholarship

Federal Student Aid Website

College Greenlight

ToGetHerThere: When Girls Succeed, So Does Society

American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen

Federal College Resource Website

Nevada Colleges

College of Southern Nevada
Phone: (702) 651-4060

Great Basin College
Phone: (775) 753-2102

Truckee Meadows Community College
Phone: (775) 673-7042

Western Nevada College
Phone: (775) 445-3277

Nevada State College
Phone: (702) 992-2130

University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Phone: (702) 774-UNLV(8658)

University of Nevada, Reno
Phone (775)784-4700

Paying for College

Nevada State Treasurer
Phone: (888) 477-2667

Federal Student Aid
Phone: (800) 4-FED-AID (800-433-3243)
TTY: (800) 730-8913
Toll number for inquirers calling from foreign countries: 1-319-337-5665

Federal Pell Grant Program Website

Direct Stafford Loans Website

Federal Perkins Loan Program Website

Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant Website

Student Aid Home Page

ACT Website


Campus Tours

The Collegebound Network



Nevada Job Connect Youth

Nevada Mentor

My College Advisor

My College Options

Peterson’s College Quest

The Princeton Review


CCSD Guidance and Counseling

Public Education Foundation

Ed Fund

Fast Web

FINAID (Financial Aid Info. Page)

Free College Scholarship Search and Financial Aid Resource

Kaplan Inc.

Super College

United Negro College Fund

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)