University of Vermont

Academic Ceremonies - May Commencement

213th Commencement
College and School Ceremony Information

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Graduate College

Contact: Dan Harvey
Email: gradcoll@uvm.edu
Phone: 802-656-2918
Web: www.uvm.edu/graduate

 

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Graduate College Ceremony

Location: Patrick Gymnasium
Date: Saturday, May 17, 2014
Start Time: 12:30 p.m.
End Time: 2:30 p.m.
Tickets: No
Doors Open: 11:00 a.m.
Line-up Location: Students and faculty will line-up in the Multipurpose Facility in the Athletic Complex
Line-up Time: 11:30 a.m.
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. Pre-orders may be placed on line beginning April 28.
Live Webcast:
Commencement Live
Speaker: Otto Berkes, '89 M.S. in Computer Science, Chief Technology Officer at Home Box Office.
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 18, 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 19, 12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., and Tuesday - Friday, May 20 - 23, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Remaining diplomas will be mailed the week of May 27th.
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 (the underlined text is the hyperlink to the form).

Reception

Location: Harris-Millis Dining Hall
Start Time: 2:30 p.m. (immediately following the ceremony)
End Time: 3:30 p.m.
Tickets: No

Last updated: 3/22/2014

Last modified March 22 2014 06:17 PM