Schedule of Events


School of Medicine Class of 2019 Graduation Week Events

Below is a list of graduation week events or can also download the Graduation Week booklet. . Please be sure you register for all events you plan to attend. Please note, we will use the information you enter on registration to communicate with you about the events.

Wednesday, May 15

Golf Tournament - Register by May 10

Lakeridge Golf Course, 1218 Golf Club Dr. Reno, Nevada

  • 6:30 a.m. Registration and breakfast
  • 8:00 a.m. Shotgun start
  • 12:30 p.m. BBQ lunch, scoring and prizes

Entry Fees:

UNR Med Students $65

Regular Golfer $100

4th Year UNR Med Students Free

Questions? Please contact: Tim Saitta, Tim Grunert, or Brandi Aiazzi

Register Now!  

Thursday, May 16

Awards Ceremony - Register by Thursday, May 9

Nightingale Concert Hall
University of Nevada, Reno

9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Register for the awards ceremony

Student Healing Arts Show and Reception

Featuring the work of 4th year students Georgina Puentedura and Alexandra Magliarditi

Renown Regional Medical Center
Tahoe Tower Lobby, Ground Floor
1155 Mill St.
Reno, Nevada

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Artist Presentation at 4:00 p.m.

No registration required.
Parking is available in the Mill Street Garage. More information about parking can be found here.

Dean's Dinner - Register by Tuesday, May 7

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, Paradise Ballrooms B-E (all locations)

  • 5:30 p.m. No-host Cocktails
  • 6:30 p.m. Dinner

All attendees must register in advance for the Dean's Dinner. Tickets are $65 per person. Graduating M.D. students are hosted by UNR Med.

Register for the deans dinner

Friday, May 17

Academic Hooding Ceremony & 50th Anniversary Reception

Register by Wednesday, May 15

All faculty participating in processional, please register in advance. Regalia required – please email to rent regalia or call (775) 682-9605.

New Venue: Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, Reno

Parking and Directional Map

  • 9 a.m. Class Photo and Student Rehearsal
  • 11:30 a.m. Hooders Rehearsal
  • 12:30 p.m. Processional Line-up
    (platform party, hooders, students and faculty)
  • 1 p.m. Ceremony
  • 50th Anniversary Reception immediately following ceremony until 4 p.m., supported by the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine Alumni Chapter. Reception to be held at the Renaissance Reno Downtown, across the street from the Pioneer Center.
*Graduates will recess offstage from the ceremony and head directly to the Renaissance. Family and friends, please meet your graduates at the Renaissance.

Registration is not required for non-faculty members.

To ensure we have ample processional seating we request that all faculty register in advance. 

Register for hooding

Watch the Doctor of Medicine Academic Hooding Ceremony online

*Video/photos will be taken at this event and potentially used in University promotional materials. By attending this event, you consent to have your photo taken and allow the University of Nevada, Reno to use this photo and/or video. If you don't want your photo taken, please let organizers know.*