University of Vermont

216th Commencement Ceremonies - May 20 and 21, 2017

College of Medicine

216th Commencement
College and School Ceremony Information

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The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine

Contact: Carole Whitaker
Phone: 802-656-1108


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Larner College of Medicine Ceremony

Location: Ira Allen Chapel
Date: Sunday, May 21, 2017
Start Time: 3:00 pm
End Time:
5:00 pm
Tickets: Tickets required. Guests without tickets may view the ceremony on large screen display in Billings-Ira Allen Lecture Hall. Details
Doors Open: 2:00 p.m.
Line-up Location: Students will line-up in Cook Commons; Faculty should report to Ira Allen Chapel
Line-up Time: 2:00 pm
Regalia: Students should arrive at the line-up location wearing their regalia, Faculty may robe upon arrival
Speaker: Michael J. Kaplan, M.D. ’87; Director of Orthopedics St. Mary's Hospital Waterbury, Connecticut; Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Yale University; ESPN Chief Medical Correspondent. Bio
Diplomas: Diplomas will be awarded at Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 21. Unclaimed diplomas will be mailed to medicine graduates by the college.
ASL: Yes, interpreter provided at the ceremony. For other accommodations and requests, please refer to our Accessibility Support Request Form
Closed Captioning:
Yes, on large screen display. For other accommodations and requests, please refer to our Accessibility Support Request 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 guests needing assistance 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 during the ceremony, because UVM is unable to provide a wheelchair for all-day use. For assistance with a wheelchair at the end of the ceremony, please locate an usher wearing a yellow vest. If a wheelchair is needed for the full day, we recommend checking with local area vendors for availability. For other accommodations and requests, please refer to our Accessibility Support Request Form
Photographer: GradImages, a professional commencement photography business, will photograph each student at their college/school ceremony.  Pre-event registration is encouraged. Visit the GradImages website to pre-register or to order prints. Please note, that photos take up to 72 hours to become available on the GradImages website. Prices start at $9.95.
Video: A DVD of this ceremony will be available for purchase from the UVM Bookstore. Pre-orders may be placed online beginning Monday, March 20th.
Live Webcast: Commencement Live. The Larner College of Medicine ceremony will also be webcast live in the Billings-Ira Allen Lecture Hall.


Location: Grand Maple Ballroom, Davis Center
Start Time: 5:00 pm
End Time: 7:00 pm

Last updated: 4/23/2017

Last modified April 23 2017 12:07 PM