Academic Ceremonies - May Commencement
Caps and Gowns/UVM Bookstore
The UVM Bookstore is located on central campus in the Dudley H. Davis Center at 590 Main Street. The Catamount Store, is located on the Church Street Marketplace at 46 Church Street.
Academic regalia for the 213th Commencement Ceremony will be available for purchase both at the UVM Bookstore and online at http://uvmbookstore.uvm.edu beginning Monday, April 28th. Pre-orders are not necessary.
If you require special gown sizing, please contact the Bookstore to assure that you will have a gown that fits you. Caps and gowns are made of Oak Hall’s GreenWeaver material, a lightweight polyester-like material made from 23 post-consumer recycled plastic bottles.
To participate in May 2014 Commencement ceremonies, a complete outfit is required for all degree candidates (Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral).
|Complete Bachelor’s regalia with new stole:||$65.00|
|Complete Master’s regalia:||$69.00|
|Complete Doctoral regalia:||$75.00|
Individual parts of the complete regalia (tassel, cap, gown, hood, or stole) may be purchased at the UVM Bookstore. For a comprehensive price list please call 1-800-331-7305.
Undergraduate students may opt to sell their stoles back to the UVM Bookstore until May 30th. Stoles in clean, re-saleable condition will be purchased back by the store for approximately half their retail value, dry cleaned, and reused for the following year’s Commencement.
Medical Student Regalia:
Medical students MUST pre-order their regalia through the UVM Bookstore website between January 31 and February 28, 2014. Regalia will be custom made and shipped to a home address or held at the Bookstore for pickup at the end of April.
Pricing: Complete M.D. regalia with six-sided tam: $120.00
Individual parts of the complete medical regalia (gown, hood, tam, and tassel) may also be purchased separately through the UVM Bookstore website.
Faculty may rent regalia through the UVM Bookstore. Orders must be placed by Thursday, May 1st. Any rental orders placed after this date will incur late order charges as well as expedited shipping charges.Faculty may also purchase inexpensive GreenWeaver regalia or custom regalia by contacting Balfour representative Paul Trono at 802-658-6126 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Personalized Announcements: Orders for personalized announcements for bachelor, master, doctoral, and medical degrees can be placed online at http://www.balfour.com (click on colleges, type in VERMONT, click on University of Vermont). Please allow 3-4 weeks for personalized orders.
- Non-Personalized Announcements: single, 5 pack, and 10 packs of non-personalized announcements for the Sunday morning Main Commencement Ceremony for bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees are available at the Customer Service counter at the Bookstore or online at http://uvmbookstore.uvm.edu
A representative from ArtCarved Balfour will be at the UVM Bookstore Wednesday, April 30th (during Senior Celebration) for those wishing to order class rings. Class rings may also be purchased anytime by contacting Balfour representative Paul Trono at (802) 658-6126 or by email at email@example.com.
- Diploma frames are available for bachelor, master, doctoral, and medical degrees. They can be purchased either at the UVM Bookstore or online at http://uvmbookstore.uvm.edu.
Senior Celebration at the UVM Bookstore is Wednesday, April 30th from 10 am to 3 pm. Join the fun and pick-up your cap and gown, diploma frame, and announcements while enjoying refreshments provided by Sodexo. GradImages will be on hand to take cap & gown portraits and pre-register students for the photographs that will be taken of them as they cross the stage and graduate. All in-stock diploma frames from Church Hill Classics will be discounted 25% that day and there will be a raffle for a diploma frame and other items.
A DVD of the 213th Commencement Ceremony will be available from the UVM Bookstore for $37.95 plus $7.99 shipping and handling (please allow 3-4 weeks for delivery).
The DVD will include both the University Commencement Main Ceremony (Sunday, 5/18, 8:20 a.m.) and an individual college or school ceremony of your choice: College of Agriculture & Life Sciences (CALS), College of Arts & Sciences (CAS), School of Business Administration (BSAD), College of Education & Social Services (CESS), College of Engineering & Mathematical Sciences (CEMS), Rubenstein School of Environment & Natural Resources (RSENR), College of Medicine (COM), College of Nursing & Health Sciences (CNHS), Graduate College (GRAD). The Honors College Scholars Recognition Ceremony (HCOL) or a second individual ceremony may be added to the DVD for an additional fee of $16.95. Beginning Monday, April 28, pre-orders may be placed at the UVM Bookstore or online at http://uvmbookstore.uvm.edu
Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.,
Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
46 Church St.
Burlington, VT 05401
Phone: (802) 660-0868
Monday – Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Commencement Weekend Hours:
UVM Bookstore and Henderson’s Café
Friday, May 16, 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 17, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 18, 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. *
* The Bookstore will set up a kiosk at the ceremony for last minute items on Sunday, May 18: 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Severe Weather Venue, Patrick Gymnasium: 7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)
Saturday, May 17, 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 18, 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Last updated: 2/11/2014
Last modified February 27 2014 02:56 PM