UPDATE APRIL 1, 2013
We will continue to accept graduation applications for Spring 2013, but there will be a $5.00 late fee in addition to the regular $20 graduation application fee. The deadline for Summer 2013 graduation is July 1.
Graduation announcements are now available. Contact Great Basin College Media Services Office at 775-753-2103 for ordering information.
Caps, gowns, and honor cords will be available starting the first week of April 2013 through the Great Basin College Bookstore. Contact the helpful staff at the GBC Bookstore at 775-753-2270 or for more information or to order online visit GBC Bookstore, select Great Basin College and follow the prompts from there. This link will shut down on April 29th, so anytime after that, please contact the GBC Bookstore for your graduation needs.
The Great Basin College Spring 2013 Commencement Ceremony will take place at 10am on Saturday, May 18, at the Elko Convention Center located at 700 Moren Way.
Tickets: Due to the large number of graduates, each graduate walking at the Commencement ceremony will receive 2 tickets for their guests. This is for seating in the theater (graduates do not need a ticket). Tickets are being mailed to participating graduates starting April 1st.
Children age 3 and under do not have to have a ticket to sit in the theater if they sit on a guest's lap.
Seating will also be available in a viewing room, which will be set up to accommodate more than 300 guests. No tickets are required for seating in this area. There will be a live, televised feed from the theater to the large screen in this room. The graduates will walk through the viewing room just prior to joining the procession in the theater.
Extra Tickets: If there are any extra tickets, they will be available at 12:30pm prior to the 1pm Graduation Rehearsal in the Convention Center on Friday, May 17. There is a limit of 2 tickets per graduate. These will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Rehearsal will last approximately 1 hour.
Graduation Day, May 18: The doors will open at 8:30am. Graduates should plan on arriving by 9am. A group photo of the graduates will be taken at 9:30am in front of the Convention Center. We ask that guests be seated by 9:45am. Commencement will start promptly at 10am.
No tripods are allowed, and there is no electricity for cameras. All cell phones must be turned off.
Special Accommodations: Please contact the Admissions Office at 775-753-2273 or email email@example.com if you or a guest are in need of special assistance or seating. We will be happy to help in any way we can. We ask that you arrive a little earlier so that we can accommodate any guests requiring special assistance before the rush.
Please stay for the reception immediately following the ceremony. The Student Government Association is sponsoring the reception for you and your guests.
DVD Sales: The ceremony will be recorded. Graduates and families may purchase the DVDs in the Convention Center lobby before and after the ceremony. The cost for each DVD is $20.
Questions? Please contact Admissions at 775-753-2273 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.