Doctoral Recognition Ceremony


Dec. 17, 2018, 1pm to 2:30pm

Campus Location

Office/Remote Location

Group poses near a podium


Each fall and spring the Graduate College hosts this reception in celebration of our graduating doctoral candidates. The Doctoral Recognition Ceremony is held in addition to the university Commencement Ceremony and does not replace Commencement.

All graduates that attend the event will be awarded the UNLV Doctoral Honor Cord to be worn at Commencement. Students are hooded at Commencement.


Please RSVP by Monday, Dec. 10.


Doctoral candidates are to wear their tam and gown (please do not wear your hood). For academic faculty, regalia is optional, but encouraged.


Family and friends are invited to join students at the Doctoral Recognition Ceremony. Please include a guest count when you RSVP for the event.


Parking information forthcoming.

Admission Information

This event is free and open to all fall 2018 doctoral candidates, graduate faculty, friends and family.

Please submit your RSVP by Monday December 10, 2018.

Contact Information

Graduate College
Valarie Burke

External Sponsor

Graduate College