University of Nevada, Las Vegas Spring 2012 Commencement Ceremonies
Saturday, May 12, beginning at 9 a.m.
- 9-11:30 a.m. - colleges and schools of business, dental medicine, education, engineering and hotel administration
- 2-4:30 p.m. - colleges and schools of law, fine arts, allied health sciences, community health sciences, nursing, liberal arts, sciences and urban affairs
Thomas & Mack Center at UNLV
Close to 3,000 UNLV undergraduate, graduate and professional students are eligible to participate in the ceremonies. This spring's grads range in age from 19 to 74 and hail from 42 states and 61 foreign countries. More than 80 percent of graduates are Nevada residents. This spring also marks the first graduates from the Entertainment Engineering & Design bachelor's program and Nursing Practice and Public Health doctoral programs.
UNLV President Neal Smatresk will honor selected graduating students during each ceremony for their outstanding academic and community achievements. Smatresk will also recognize Rachakonda Prabhu and Jonathan Goldberg during the morning ceremony and Pat Lundvall and Carl J. Christensen during the afternoon ceremony as Distinguished Nevadans for their contributions to the community and support of higher education.
For additional details, including guest and visitor information, please visit commencement.unlv.edu.
Media wanting access to the Thomas & Mack floor must obtain event-specific credentials prior to commencement by calling the Office of Media Relations at (702) 561-1094.
Commencement will also stream live at unlv.vegasgraduations.com
Graduates can upload and share their spring 2011 commencement photos on UNLV's social media sites.
- Facebook: Log on to the UNLV Official Facebook page, like the page and upload a photo celebrating the accomplishment.
- Twitter: Follow the UNLVNews Twitter feed, use the hashtag #UNLVGrad. The message or photo will be retweeted to UNLVNews followers.
For additional details, including guest and visitor information, please visit UNLV Commencement or call (702) 895-3229.