Graduating medical students

Academic Attire

Hooding Regalia for both the graduate and hooder will be distributed through the Office of Admissions and Student Affairs. The date and time of pick-up will be announced as we get closer to Graduation. Please contact Brandi Aiazzi or Robin Wittmann with questions.


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.


The hooding ceremony for the School of Medicine Class of 2020 will be held Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts. Graduates should plan to arrive by 9 a.m. for rehearsal. Please see our schedule of events for more detailed information.

Graduation Announcements

School of Medicine graduation announcements will soon be available for purchase online. More information coming soon.


The class photo will be taken on the day of Graduation. Please arrive by 9:00 a.m. dressed in regalia for your class photo session. Hooding rehearsal will be directly afterward. Our photographer will be present throughout the day to take pictures during graduation. For more information on this please contact Brandi Aiazzi.

Each graduate will be invited to a shared folder with photos from their years at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine: Family Day, White Coat Ceremony, Match Day, Class Portraits and Graduation Week Events. Photos will be emailed to the graduate's current email address on record within a few months after graduation.