Academic Ceremonies - May Commencement
College and School Ceremony Information
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Location: Patrick Gymnasium
Date: Saturday, May 18, 2013
Parking: Please park in your college/school designated parking area
Start Time: 1:00 p.m. Doors open at 11:00 a.m.
End Time: 3:00 p.m.
Line-up Location: Students and faculty will line-up in the Multipurpose Facility in the Athletic Complex
Line-up Time: 12:00 p.m. (noon)
Regalia: Students 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.
Videographer: A DVD of this ceremony will be available for purchase from the UVM Bookstore.
Live Webcast: Commencement Live
Speaker: David Lyden, MD, PhD, Stavros S. Niarchos Chair and Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Cell and Developmental Biology at Weill Cornell Medical Center and Pediatric Neuro-Oncologist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
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 Sunday, May 19, 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 20, 12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., and Tuesday - Friday, May 21 - 24, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Remaining diplomas will be mailed the week of May 28th.
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
Location: Harris-Millis Dining Hall
Start Time: 3:00 p.m. (immediately following the ceremony)
End Time: 4:00 p.m.
Last updated: 3/27/2013
Last modified March 28 2013 11:27 AM