Doctoral Recognition Ceremony


Dec. 13, 2021, 1pm to 2:30pm

Campus Location

Office/Remote Location



Each fall and spring 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.

Admission Information

Please RSVP online by December 10 2021.


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.

Contact Information

Graduate College
Valarie Burke

External Sponsor

UNLV Graduate College