College and School Ceremony Information
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Location: Multipurpose Facility in the Athletic Complex
Date: Saturday, May 16, 2015
Start Time: 12:30 p.m.
End Time: 2:30 p.m.
Doors Open: 11:00 a.m.
Line-up Location: Students will line-up in the Patrick Gymnasium; Faculty will line-up in the Varsity Strength and Conditioning Center
Line-up Time: 11:30 a.m.
Regalia: Students and faculty should arrive at the line-up 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.
Video: A DVD of this ceremony will be available for purchase from the UVM Bookstore. Pre-orders may be placed on line beginning Monday, April 27.
Live Webcast: Commencement Live
Speaker: Kathy Battistoni G'85, UVM Foundation Leadership Council; Partner, KP Partners, LLC | Bio
Diplomas: The president will confer all master's and doctoral degrees at the Graduate College Commencement Ceremony. Degree candidates will receive their academic hood and diploma during the ceremony. After Saturday, May 16, 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 18, 12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., and Tuesday - Friday, May 19 - 22, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Remaining diplomas will be mailed the week of May 25th.
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 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 Deaf and Disability Accommodation Request Form.
Location: Patrick Gym
Start Time: 2:30 p.m. (immediately following the ceremony)
End Time: 3:30 p.m.
Last updated: 3/22/2015
Last modified March 25 2015 12:14 PM