University of Vermont

216th Commencement Ceremonies - May 20 and 21, 2017

216th Commencement
College and School Ceremony Information

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Graduate College

Email: gradcoll@uvm.edu
Phone: 802-656-3160
Web: www.uvm.edu/graduate

 

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Graduate College Ceremony

Location: Multipurpose Facility in the Athletic Complex
Date: Saturday, May 20, 2017
Start Time: 12:30 p.m.
End Time: 2:30 p.m.
Tickets: No
Doors Open: 11:00 a.m.
Line-up Location: Students will line-up in the Patrick Gymnasium; Faculty will line-up in the Athletic Performance Center
Line-up Time: 11:30 a.m.
Regalia: Students and faculty should arrive at the line-up wearing their regalia
Speaker: Gary J. Margolis, UVM Class of 1991, G 1996, 2001, founder and CEO of Social Sentinel, Inc. and co-founder and director of Margolis Healy & Associates, LLC. Bio
Diplomas: All master’s and doctoral degree graduates will receive their academic hood and diploma during the Graduate College Commencement Ceremony. After Saturday, May 20, diplomas may be picked up at the Student Service Center located on the 3rd floor of the Waterman Building during the following times: Monday, May 22, 12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., and Tuesday - Friday, May 23 - 26, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Remaining diplomas will be mailed the week of May 29.
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

Reception

Location: Patrick Gymnasium
Start Time: 2:30 p.m. (immediately following the ceremony)
End Time: 4:00 p.m.
Tickets: No

Last updated: 4/23/2017

Last modified April 23 2017 10:34 AM