University of Vermont

Academic Ceremonies - May Commencement

213th Commencement Ceremony
May 17-18, 2014

Deaf and Disability Accommodation Request Form

If you have questions or need assistance completing this form, please contact Conference and Event Services at (802) 656-5665.

All ceremonies at the University of Vermont's 213th Commencement are fully accessible and include use of CART (Communication Access Realtime Translation) at all venues. There is no designated 'special seating' nor 'disabled seating'. (Seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis.)

Deaf and Hard of Hearing accommodations are available at all venues, indoor and outdoor. However, completing this form does not guarantee a ticket to ceremonies requiring tickets. PLEASE NOTE: Should the University Commencement Main Ceremony and the College of Arts & Sciences Ceremony be moved indoors, tickets will be required. Guests seeking tickets to these indoor ceremonies must connect with their degree candidate.

 

Please Note: All fields with * are required.

*Graduate's First Name:

*Graduate's Last Name:

 

Will you be attending the Main Ceremony? (Date: May 18, Time: 8:20 AM - 11:00 AM, Location: University Green Severe Weather Location: Multipurpose Facility in the Athletic Complex, tickets required for Multipurpose Facility venue only. Guests without tickets may view the ceremony on large screen and closed circuit TV in the Davis Center. ASL will be available in the Grand Maple Ballroom, Davis Center.)

Yes
No

 

Will you be attending your graduate's college/school ceremony?

Yes
No

 

Which college/school is your graduate in? If you are unsure of which college or school your graduate is affiliated with, follow this link to search an alphabetical list of academic offerings in the university’s online catalog.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (Date: May 18, Time: 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM, Location: Multipurpose Facility in the Athletic Complex)

College of Arts and Sciences (Date: May 18, Time: 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM, Location: University Green Severe Weather Location: Multipurpose Facility in the Athletic Complex, tickets required for Multipurpose venue only. Guests without tickets may view the ceremony on large screen and closed circuit TV in the Davis Center. ASL will be available in the Grand Maple Ballroom, Davis Center.)

School of Business Administration (Date: May 18, Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Location: Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main Street, Burlington)

College of Education and Social Services (Date: May 18, Time: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM, Location: Patrick Gymnasium)

College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (Date: May 18, Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM, Location: Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, 153 Main Street, Burlington)

Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources (Date: May 18, Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Location: Sheraton Burlington Hotel and Conference Center)

College of Medicine (Date: May 18, Time: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM, Location: Ira Allen Chapel: Tickets required. Guests without tickets may view the ceremony on large screen display in Billings-Ira Allen Lecture Hall.)

College of Nursing and Health Sciences (Date: May 18, Time: 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM, Location: Ira Allen Chapel: Tickets required. Guests without tickets may view the ceremony on large screen display in Billings-Ira Allen Lecture Hall.)

 

Will you be attending any of the following Saturday Ceremonies?

Graduate College Ceremony (Date: May 17, Time: 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM, Location: Patrick Gymnasium)

Honors College Scholars Recognition Ceremony (Date: May 17, Time: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, Location: Ira Allen Chapel)

Not Attending

 

*Requestor's Name:

*Requestor's Phone Number:

*Requestor's E-mail:

*Email Subject Line:
Please type the name of your graduate's last name inside the brackets. DO NOT DELETE "Disability Request Form:", so we can better assist you when referring to your form.

 

Preferred method of contact:

Email
Phone

Permits/passes, maps and other commencement information will be emailed. If you would prefer to receive via regular mail, please fill in your mailing address below and make a note in the Additional Information section at the end of this form.

Mailing Address:

City: State: Zip Code:

 


Accommodations

Number of disabled parking passes needed:

Number of wheelchairs you plan to bring:
Please consider your mobility needs for the day. Ceremonies and receptions are generally a short walk or shuttle bus ride apart. UVM will have a limited number of wheelchairs available to transport individuals at each ceremony venue between the venue's main entrance and their seat (please note, guests will not be able to remain in the transport wheelchair as UVM is unable to provide a wheelchair for all-day use). At the end of the ceremony, please locate an usher (wearing a yellow vest) to return with a wheelchair for assistance. If a wheelchair is needed for the full day, we recommend checking with local area vendors for availability.

 

Deaf

Interpreter services needed:

ASL
Signed English
One to One (Deaf/Blind/Deaf-Close Vision)
None Needed

 

Blind/Vision Loss

Number of Braille programs needed:

Number of large print programs needed:

Number of digital copies for e-Reader:

Available by advance request only.

 

Hard of Hearing

Number of amplification ear buds needed:

Number of hearing aid induction loop(s) needed:

Real time open captions needed?

Yes
No

Sign language interpreter needed?

Yes
No

 

Additional Information:


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