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UNLV Welcomes Newest Grads at Winter Commencement Dec. 17

Nearly 2,000 students from 32 states and 46 countries can participate in 9 a.m. ceremony at Thomas & Mack Center.
Campus News  |  Dec 12, 2016  |  By UNLV News Center
Media Contact: UNLV Office of Media Relations, or (702) 895-3102
crowd of students at commencement


UNLV will welcome the newest members to the Class of 2016 at its Winter Commencement


Saturday, Dec. 17 at 9 a.m. 


Thomas & Mack Center at UNLV


Close to 2,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students are eligible to participate in this winter’s commencement. Graduates range in age from 19 to 77 and hail from 32 states and 46 countries. Roughly 84 percent of graduates are Nevada residents. Since 1964, UNLV has awarded more than 126,000 degrees.

UNLV President Len Jessup will honor four graduating students during the ceremony for their outstanding academic and community achievements.


Watch Saturday's commencement through the event live stream and join in on social media with #UNLVGrad. For full ceremony details, visit the commencement website.


Media wanting access to the Thomas & Mack floor must obtain event-specific credentials before commencement by calling the Office of Media Relations at (702) 895-3102.