University of Vermont

Ceremonial Events - Convocation

Convocation Schedule

2006 Convocation Schedule

Wednesday, August 30, 2006

3:00 p.m.
Procession participants will robe at Royall Tyler Theatre. (In case of heavy rain, robing will be held in the Martin Luther King Lounge on the first floor of the Billings Student Center. The procession will then ascend the stairs to Ira Allen Chapel.)

3:15 p.m.
University Marshal and President of the Faculty Senate Justin Joffe will assemble the procession two by two. The University Marshal followed by the UVM Police Services Honor Guard and the Pipes and Drums of Saint Andrew's Society of Vermont will then lead the procession from Royall Tyler Theatre to Ira Allen Chapel. Members of the procession include honored guests, trustees, senior officers of administration, deans of the University, faculty and emeriti faculty, and student members of the TOWERR Society, Boulder Society, and Mortar Board.

3:30 p.m.
The procession enters the Chapel. Speakers will ascend the stage to their seats. Other members of the procession will sit as directed in the center floor section in front of the stage.

4:30 p.m.
Recessional and reception. University Marshal and President of the Faculty Senate Justin Joffe will lead the platform party from the stage. They are followed in sequence by seated floor sections from the Ira Allen Chapel to the Billings Student Center for the reception.

For more information contact Leslie Logan, Administrator of University Events, at (802) 656-1266 or by email to:

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