Winter commencement

Winter Commencement

Winter commencement will be held on December 7, 2019 in Lawlor Events Center

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Important announcements

Commencement ceremonies

December 7, 2019, 8:00 a.m.

  • College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources
  • School of Community Health Sciences
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering
  • School of Medicine
  • Orvis School of Nursing
  • College of Science
  • School of Social Work

December 7, 2019, 1:00 p.m.

  • College of Business
  • Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism
  • College of Liberal Arts

Ceremony event program

  • Welcome: Marc A. Johnson, President
  • Greetings from the Board of Regents: Carol Del Carlo
  • Keynote speaker:
    • Justice Lidia Stiglich, morning
    • Senator Jacky Rosen, afternoon
  • Student remarks
    • Anthony Martínez ’20, President of the Associated Students of the University of Nevada
    • Tamara D. Guinn ’05, ’15, ’20, President of the Graduate Student Association
  • Presentation of graduates and conferring of degrees: Marc A. Johnson, President, and Kevin Carman, Provost
  • Remarks to 2019 graduates: Scott Walquist ’02, Nevada Alumni Council President

8:00 a.m. schedule

  • 7:30 a.m.: Graduates report to their college lineup located through the south ticket office entrance
  • 8:00 a.m.: Ceremony begins with processional of graduates, faculty and presidential party
  • 10:30 a.m.: Recession: Presidential party, faculty and graduates

*Times are tentative and subject to change. Each ceremony will last approximately 2.5 hours.

1:00 p.m. schedule

  • 12:30 p.m.: Graduates report to their college lineup located through the south ticket office entrance
  • 1:00 p.m.: Ceremony begins with processional of graduates, faculty and presidential party
  • 3:30 p.m.: Recession: Presidential party, faculty and graduates

*Times are tentative and subject to change. Each ceremony will last approximately 2.5 hours.

Keynote speakers