Doctoral Recognition Ceremony


Dec. 16, 2019, 1pm to 2:30pm

Campus Location

Office/Remote Location



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

All graduates who 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, December 9.


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 open to UNLV students, faculty and staff. Check-in begins at 12:30 p.m.

The Graduate College is now using Event Pass for all events and workshops. For easy check-in at the event, generate an Event Pass QR code by visiting, signing in with your ACE account, clicking on the profile icon in the top right, and choosing Event Pass. This QR code can be used for all UNLV Graduate College events and workshops, so save it to your Apple Wallet, Google Pay, or photos. Attendees without an ACE account will be checked in by the Graduate College team on the day of the event.

Contact Information

UNLV Graduate College
Valarie Burke

External Sponsor

Graduate College