Schedule of Events

For Graduates and Faculty

School of Medicine Class of 2018 Graduation Week Events

Below is a list of graduation week events. 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 16

Golf Tournament
Register by Friday, May 11

Lakeridge Golf Course

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Thursday, May 17

Awards Ceremony
Register by Thursday, May 10

Nightingale Concert Hall
University of Nevada, Reno

9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

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Art Show and Reception

Renown Regional Medical Center, Tahoe Tower Lobby, Ground Floor

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

No registration required.

Dean's Dinner
Register by Tuesday, May 8

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.

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Friday, May 18

Academic Hooding Ceremony
Register by Wednesday, May 16

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

Registration is not required for non-faculty members.

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

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Watch the Doctor of Medicine Academic Hooding Ceremony online:

In case of rain, please review the inclement weather procedures.

*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.*