Commencement 2018

Welcome to the information hub for the

48th Annual Sierra Nevada College Commencement

Saturday, May 12, 2018 @ 10 am

Commencement FAQ

For information about attendees, graduation requirements, and graduation regalia and accessories see Commencement FAQ.

Grad Announcements & Regalia

Order your graduation announcements and class rings through the Jostens website at

Regalia will be available in the Campus Store after February 1.

The 1969 Blue Legacy Cords

imagesGraduates – Celebrate your achievements at SNC Tahoe, show your appreciation for the experiences and opportunities you’ve had, and set the example for future classes by wearing your Blue 1969 Legacy Cord at Commencement.

Commencement Week Events

SNC Choir Annual Broadway Concert

  • Thursday May 10 @ 7 pm
  • St. Patrick's Episcopal Church

    (on Incline Blvd.)

FREE to SNC Students and their families
TICKETS: $10 Adults | $5 Children

Awards Ceremony

  • Friday, May 11 @ 9:30am
  • Patterson Hall

Faculty, staff, and student awards presented for outstanding performance.
Presentation of the Lane Murray Distinguished Alumni Award.
Graduates may invite guests.

Commencement Rehearsal

  • Friday, May 11

    (immediately following Awards Ceremony, about 10:45am)

  • Patterson Lawn

This rehearsal will help ensure the big day is a success - mandatory for undergrads; optional for graduate students.

Annual Graduation Picnic

  • Friday, May 11 @ 12:30pm
  • Patterson Hall & Patio

Come enjoy a picnic lunch on our beautiful Incline campus.
Open to
 graduating students, family members, alumni, faculty, and staff.


  • Saturday, May 12 @ 10am
  • Patterson Lawn

NOTE: Graduates report to TCES 139/141 at 9am | Faculty to report to Prim Library at 9am.
Please attend this important milestone event early to prepare for your final goodbye!