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Shemayne Pitts 
Director, Ely Center
Great Basin College
Phone: 775-327-5350
Email: shemayne.pitts@

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Ely Graduation Information

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Ely Commencement Thursday May 16, 2024, at 6:00 pm


White Pine High School Gymnasium, 1800 Bobcat Drive, Ely, NV 89301



Graduates and Faculty:

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.


Seating is limited but students are welcome to invite as many guests as they would like.


Accessible parking is available by the detached gymnasium directly across from White Pine High School. The graduation ceremony will be held in the gymnasium located inside the school's main building.

Nursing and Health Science Pinning Ceremonies

May 16, 11 am, Nevada Northern Railway, 1000 Avenue A, Ely, NV 89301.

For More Information Contact

Shemayne Pitts 
Director, Ely Center
Great Basin College
Phone: 775-327-5350
Email: shemayne.pitts@

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Great Basin College, "The Gold Standard in the Silver State", offers associate and baccalaureate level education in academic, career and technical fields. Welcoming over 4,000 students annually from all corners of the country, both online and at our various campuses and centers, GBC's presence extends across two time zones and spans more than 86,000 square miles throughout Nevada. A leader in rural higher education, GBC takes pride in developing students who are well-prepared to meet the demands of industry and who contribute to the success and prosperity of the local economy.

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