Family and Guests


Hooding Ceremony Location

The hooding ceremony will take place at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts. The Pioneer Center is located at 100 South Virginia Street, approximately two miles south from the University of Nevada, Reno.
More information about getting to the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts.

Watch the Doctor of Medicine Academic Hooding Ceremony online:

Travel by Air

The Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) is located just five miles from the University campus. The airport is home to seven airlines with convenient access to most of the country.


Parking and Directional Map

Free Parking is available in the Club Cal-Neva parking garages. Download the Pioneer Center Parking Map to view all parking options.

Club Cal-Neva
Stadium Parking
100 N. Center St
FREE (727 spaces)

Club Cal-Neva
101 N. Center St
Free with validation inside casino. (450 spaces)

There will be drop-off zones located on Mill St and State St directly outside the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts.


For hotel accommodations, we recommend the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, as this is where the Dean's Dinner is held.

With other institutions' graduations occurring, early room reservations are strongly suggested. For central reservations, call (800) 723-6500.

Additional Lodging Information

For additional information regarding the area’s lodging, dining and entertainment go to Visit Reno Tahoe.


Families, friends, and the general public are cordially invited to attend the academic hooding ceremony. Accessible seating is first come, first served. Seating for individuals with disabilities is available.

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