Commencement Week Schedule 2016

Commencement Week Events


  • Thursday, May 12 @ 4pm
  • Patterson Lawn

Open to all students, family members, alumni, faculty, and staff.

This annual event is a day to celebrate the end of the school year with Hawaiian food and beverages, volleyball, and live music.

SNC Choir Annual Broadway Concert

  • Thursday May 12 @ 7 pm
  • Cornerstone Church

    (Tahoe Blvd. at Country Club Drive)

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

Awards Ceremony

  • Friday, May 13 @ 9:30am
  • Patterson Hall

Faculty and Staff present Student Departmental Awards for outstanding performance, and Students announce outstanding Faculty and Staff.

Graduates may invite guests.

Commencement Rehearsal

  • Friday, May 13

    (immediately following Awards Ceremony)

  • Patterson Lawn

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

Annual Graduation Picnic

  • Friday, May 13 @ 12:30pm
  • Incline Beach

Open to all students, family members, alumni, faculty, and staff.

Come to the beach for a fun afternoon following Commencement Rehearsal for food, fun, friends, and volleyball.

Presidential Investiture & Reception

  • Friday, May 13 @ 4:30pm
  • Patterson Hall

Open to all students, family members, alumni, faculty, and staff.

A ceremony to welcome and install Dr. Alan Walker as SNC Tahoe president, to be followed by Dr. Walker’s “State of the College” address.


  • Saturday, May 14 @ 10am
  • Patterson Lawn

NOTE: Graduates report to TCES @ 9am. Please attend this important milestone event early to prepare for your final goodbye!