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Applying for Graduation

Undergraduate students who are eligible to apply for graduation may submit their application through MyNEVADA. Eligible undergraduates are those who have earned at least 108 units, including in-progress work, and at least a 2.0 grade point average at Nevada and overall.


All graduate students are eligible to submit an application for graduation.

To submit an application for undergraduate or graduate student graduation, login to MyNEVADA and go to the Student Center. Near the top left of the screen, you will find a drop down menu that reads "other academic". When eligible students access the list, they will see "Apply for Graduation" among the options available.

Academic Attire

Caps and gowns may be obtained from the Nevada Wolf Shop housed in the Joe Crowley Student Union during the six-week period before Commencement.


All participants are expected to dress properly in honor of the occasion and to exhibit mature behavior during the Commencement activities. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited.

UNR Graduate

Ceremony Schedules

For December 2014 Commencement all graduates please report to the Silver & Blue room (located on the south side of Lawlor Events Center, enter through the ticket entrance) for graduate check-in by 8 a.m. From there you will be directed to your college lineup location. Students will be lined up by college. The procession begins at 8:15 a.m. and the ceremony will conclude by 11:00 a.m. All in attendance are required to remain for the entire ceremony. 

Bachelors Information

Bachelors Info (PDF)

Masters/Doctoral Information

Masters/Doctoral Info (PDF)

Graduate Accommodations

For any graduates needing special accommodations for the ceremony please contact Natalie Ehleringer, Office for Prospective Students at 784-4700 or at


Each candidate is evaluated for graduation following Commencement. A diploma and case will be mailed to the student after degrees are posted. Transcripts indicating degrees earned will be available approximately five weeks after Commencement.


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