University of Vermont

Academic Ceremonies - May Commencement

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

213th Commencement
College and School Ceremony Information

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College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Contact: Rose Laba
Email: Rose.Laba@uvm.edu
Phone: 802-656-0289 or 802-656-2980
Web: www.uvm.edu/cals

 

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Ceremony

Location: Multipurpose Facility in the Athletic Complex
Date: Sunday, May 18, 2014
Start Time: 4:30 p.m.
End Time: 6:30 p.m.
Tickets: No
Doors Open: 3:30 p.m.
Line-up Location: Gardner-Collins Indoor Track
Line-up Time: 3:45 p.m.
Regalia:
Students should arrive at the line-up location wearing their regalia
Photographer: GradImages. Visit the GradImages website at www.gradimages.com to pre-register or to order prints. Pre-event registration is encouraged. Prints can be ordered online or by phone at 800-261-2576. Prices start at $9.95. See GradImages complete pricing and package list. Check the GradImages website for more details, daily specials and special price breaks throughout the summer.
Videographer: A DVD of this ceremony will be available for purchase from the UVM Bookstore. Pre-orders may be placed on line beginning April 28.
Live Webcast: Commencement Live
Speaker:
Dr. Karen I. Plaut, UVM Class of 1981, Director of Agricultural Research, Senior Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Affairs, Purdue University.
Diplomas: Diplomas will be awarded at the CALS ceremony. Unclaimed diplomas will be returned to the Registrar's Office. After Sunday, May 18, diplomas may be picked up at the Student Service Center located on the 3rd floor of the Waterman Bldg during the following times: Monday, May 19: 12:00 P.m. - 4:30 p.m., and Tuesday - Friday, May 20 - 23: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Remaining diplomas will be mailed during the week of May 27th.
ASL: Yes, interpreter provided at the ceremony. For other accommodations and requests, please refer to our Deaf and Disability Accommodation Request Form (the underlined text is the hyperlink to the form).
Closed Captioning: Yes, on large screen display. For other accommodations and requests, please refer to our Deaf and Disability Accommodation Request Form (the underlined text is the hyperlink to the form).
Seating Assistance: 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 your local area vendors for availability. For other accommodations and requests, please refer to our Deaf and Disability Request Form.

Reception

(Note: reception will be held before the ceremony)

Location: Redstone Dining (formerly Simpson Hall)
Start Time: 2:30 p.m.
End Time: 3:30 p.m.
Tickets: Tickets are not required for the reception, but students are asked to R.S.V.P. with Rose Laba to let her know how many guests they are bringing to the reception.

Last updated: 3/29/2014

Last modified March 29 2014 02:00 PM