Commencement Information

Commencement is the formal celebration of the degree you have earned. It is a time for you to receive well-deserved recognition for your hard work and to celebrate your accomplishments at TMCC. Please RSVP to inform us that you will attend the Commencement Ceremony (the deadline to RSVP was April 26).

Countdown to Commencement: May 10, 2024, 4:30 p.m.


Participation in the Commencement Ceremony is optional and does not indicate that you have met the requirements to receive your degree.

A review and determination of your graduation status will be made after final grades are posted. Diplomas are not distributed at the ceremony. They will be mailed to the mailing address in your MyTMCC Student Center.

Date and Location

Graduates from the class of 2024 (Fall 2023, Spring and Summer 2024 semesters) are invited to participate in the May 2024 Commencement Ceremony.

TMCC will hold its commencement ceremony on Friday, May 10, 2024, at the Lawlor Events Center, 1664 N. Virginia Street in Reno, NV 89557. Graduates will enter at the south main entrance (which is located at the corner of 15th Street and Virginia Street) and proceed to the Silver and Blue room. Doors will open at 3 p.m. You should arrive dressed in your cap and gown and proceed to the check-in tables to pick up your name card. Students will begin lining up at approximately 4 p.m. The procession will begin promptly at 4:30 p.m.

Contact Information

Keep your email address and contact information current with TMCC so that we can continue to update you. If you have any corrections to the spelling of your name, please email us and include your name, TMCC student ID number and updated information, so that we can keep your record current. If you have a name change due to marriage / divorce / adding a second family name, etc., you must complete the Request to Change Personal Identification Data form and submit it with the necessary documents to the Admission and Records Office. If you have a change of address and/or a change to your contact information, please update that in MyTMCC.

Please check your TMCC email regularly for updated Commencement information, including the Lawlor Event Center's Clear Bag Policy, No Outside Food or Beverage Policy (including water bottles) and No Balloons Policy, etc. 

Everyone at TMCC, including your academic faculty, leadership, and staff, is eager to celebrate with you in May 2024. If you have questions that are not addressed on this page, please feel free to email us.