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Winter 2015

Saturday, 8 a.m., Dec 5

  • All colleges and degrees

Commencement Photos

Spring Graduation

As a service to students and their parents, a professional photography service will take a color photograph of each graduate as the scroll is received from the President. Order forms will be available during the Commencement ceremony, or at the ASUN Bookstore or the Office of Admissions and Records. There is no obligation to purchase.

GradImages® was the official photographer at your graduation ceremony.

Your photos will be available to view and order by visiting our website at

Simply enter your Last Name, your School Name: University of Nevada - Reno and select 2015 from the dropdown menu. Once you see your name, click on the link to view your photos. If you need additional help to locate your photos, call our customer service department at 800-261-2576 or email us at

*Please note by attending the commencement ceremony, you hereby grant the University of Nevada, Reno permission to interview you and/or to use your likeness in photograph(s)/video in any and all of its publications and in any and all other media, current and future, controlled by the University, in perpetuity, and for other use by the University. You will make no monetary or other claim against the University of Nevada, Reno for the use of the interview and/or the photographer(s)/video.*

For commencement images from May 2013 and prior please visit

Parking Map Download

Winter Commencement Parking

General parking will be available in the Brian J. Whalen Parking Complex and the West Stadium Parking Complex as well as in unmarked or non-coned meter spaces. Parking is also available in the Green, Blue and Purple parking lots.
Disabled parking will be available on levels 1 and 2 of the West Stadium Parking Complex which is north of Lawlor Events Center.
Drop off area is located on the first level of the West Stadium Parking Complex.

Inclement Weather Plan

In case of inclement weather for Spring Commencement, the ceremony will be moved to Lawlor Events Center. Faculty, staff and graduates will enter through the Ticket Office entrance. Spectators will enter through the upper-concourse.

Event Schedule

TimeProgram Item
7:45 a.m. Graduates report to their college lineup located through the Ticket Office entrance
8:00 a.m. Faculty forms in designated area
8:15 a.m. Procession closes ranks
8:45 a.m. All stand for the National Anthem
8:50 a.m. National Anthem (men remove caps) followed by the posting of flags (replace caps)
(Audience is seated)
8:55 a.m. President’s Welcome
9:05 a.m. Board of Regents Welcome
9:15 a.m. Student Welcome
9:20 a.m. Presentation of Advanced Degrees
9:45 a.m. Presentation of Bachelor’s Degrees
10:45 a.m. Welcome remarks, Alumni President
10:50 a.m. Graduate Student Farewell
10:55 a.m. Alma Mater (Audience stands)
11:00 a.m. Recession: Presidential Party, Faculty, and Graduates


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