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Great Basin College 
1500 College Parkway
Elko, Nevada (USA) 89801 

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Elko Graduation Information

Elko Commencement - Saturday, May 20, 2023, 10:00 am

Pinning for Nursing/EMS/HMS - Friday, May 19, 5 pm, Great Basin College, Amphitheater.

Pinning for Radiology/Sonography - Thursday, May 18, 2 pm, Great Basin College, Amphitheater.


Great Basin College - 1500 College Pkwy., Elko, NV 89801.



Information for Graduates:

  1. Graduation Regalia will need to be purchased prior to the graduation ceremony. Custom graduation announcements and graduation apparel can be ordered on this site,
    • Caps, gowns, honor cords, and Phi Theta Kappa stoles are also available through the GBC Bookstore. Contact the GBC Bookstore at 775-753-2270 for more information.
    • Students graduating with a Bachelor level degree will need a green cap and gown.
    • Students graduating with an Associate level degree or a certificate will need a black cap and gown.
    • Students graduating with honors will also need to purchase the appropriate honor cords and/or stoles.
  2. Please be sure to attend the Graduation Rehearsal for more information on what to expect at the ceremony.

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Information for Faculty:

Meet in the Solarium at 9:00. At 10:00 the processional line will meet up with the graduates across the bridge by the McMullen Building.

Information for Guests:

There will not be ticketed seating this year, but seating is limited.

Seating is on a First Come, First Served Basis.

If any of your guests require accommodations, please email us at

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For More Information Contact

Great Basin College 
1500 College Parkway 
Elko, Nevada (USA) 89801
Phone: 775.327.2059

Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 4,000 students are enrolled annually online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!

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