University of Nevada, Reno

A degree from this top Carnegie® research university
is your opportunity to rise.

Celebrating our graduating students

In-person and virtual ceremonies will be held May 12-15, taking place at Mackay Stadium, streamed online, and broadcast on Fox 11 and Nevada Sports Net.

How to watch Commencement

We have seen so many wonderful acts during your four years with us. These acts, large and small, quietly done or even when amplified through social media, have come into a particularly proud focus for the University during the pandemic."

President Brian Sandoval

University President Brian Sandoval wears graduation attire and speaks at a podium during a commencement ceremony.

#NVGrads

This week, we are awarding more than 8,300 degrees to our 2020 and 2021 graduating students

A student wearing graduation regalia stands for a picture in front of a small lake.
A student wearing graduation regalia and mortar board poses for a picture in front of a giant brown door.
A student wearing graduation regalia poses for a picture in front of a tree.
A student wearing graduation regalia poses on the University of Nevada, Reno Quad in front of Morrill Hall.
A student wearing graduation regalia poses for a picture in a park, with grass and trees in the background.
A student wearing graduation regalia poses for a picture behind the railing on the second floor of Morrill Hall at the University of Nevada, Reno.
A student wearing graduation regalia and mortar board poses for a picture while seated in front of some trees.
A student wearing graduation regalia poses for a seated picture at the Honor Court on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno.
A student wearing graduation regalia poses for a formal picture with a gray professional background.

#WeAreNevada

Our graduates are joining a network with 100,000+ Wolf Pack alumni

A student holds a mortar board on her head and poses for a picture wearing graduation regalia.

A student wears a tie and graduation regalia and poses for a picture while leaning against the railing at the Honor Court on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

A student wearing a hijab holds a mortar board on her head while she wears graduation regalia to pose for a picture.

A student wears graduation regalia and sits for a picture near the trees on the Quad at the University of Nevada, Reno.
A student wearing graduation regalia sits and poses for a picture in the Honor Court on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno.

#PackStrong

89% of our graduates are employed, in the military or in graduate school within one year of graduation

A student wearing graduation attire poses for a picture near Morrill Hall on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno campus.
A student wearing graduation regalia poses for a picture while leaning on a railing at the Honor Court at the University of Nevada, Reno.
A student wearing graduation regalia holds a mortar board and poses for a picture in front of the Honor Court at the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

A student holds a mortar board and graduation gown and poses for a picture on the Quad at the University of Nevada, Reno.

A student wears a mortar board and poses for a picture while the other side of the picture shows a mortar board with the words "Para mis padres. Que llegaron sin nada y me. Lo dieron todo" written on it.

A student wears graduation regalia and holds a mortar board.

A student wears graduation attire and poses for a picture near a water feature in a private home's backyard.

A student wears graduation attire, including graduation medals, and poses for a picture in front of a plant.

#PackPride

Our students earned degrees in 192 different majors in 2020 and 2021

A student wears graduation attire and poses in front of the railing at Morrill Hall on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno.
A student wears graduate student graduation attire and poses for a picture in front of some trees.
A student wears a graduate school graduation hood and sits on the steps of a brick building.
A student poses near the steps of the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center while wearing Graduate School graduation attire.
A student wears doctoral student graduation attire while posing for a picture in front of a fence.
A student wears Graduate School graduation attire and poses for a picture in front of a creek with scattered bushes and trees in the background.

#CubsToWolves

In 2021, our youngest graduate is 18. Our oldest graduate is 75.

A student wears a silver graduation stole and poses for a picture on the walkway on the Quad at the University of Nevada, Reno.

A student wears a dress and a blue graduation hood with the letters OSNA on it and poses in front of a tree and house for a picture.

A student wears a dress shirt and pants and poses at the Honor Court at the University of Nevada, Reno while wearing a silver graduation hood.

A student wears a suit and a red graduation hood and poses for a picture.

#GoPack

We are grateful to every member of our Wolf Pack family for their heart, hustle, grit, and for their perserverance, compassion and support in helping every student find success during the pandemic.