University of Vermont

Academic Ceremonies - May Commencement

Tickets

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University Commencement Main Ceremony
Graduate College
College of Medicine
Honors College
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
College of Arts & Sciences
School of Business Administration
College of Education and Social Services
College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources
College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Instructions to Undergraduate Degree Candidates

Undergraduate degree candidates will receive an email from Marching Order (our ticketing partner) to their UVM email account on Monday, May 5, with a link to a Marching Order web page where they will be asked to log-in with their UVM net ID and password. Once logged-in, they will be able to reserve tickets and print them out at any time and/or send them to their family and friends.

If you do not receive an email on Monday, May 5, from Marching Order (make sure to check your junk mail folder) to your UVM email account by 1:00 p.m., please email Academic_Ceremonies@uvm.edu as soon as possible and someone will assist you within one-business day.

When reserving tickets, please note that all times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

Note: tickets cannot be duplicated. Guests will be required to have their printed tickets on them at all times and will need them for exit and entry at the Multipurpose Facility, where the Main Commencement Ceremony and College of Arts and Sciences Ceremony will be held, and at the Ira Allen Chapel, where the College of Nursing and Health Sciences Ceremony and College of Medicine Ceremony will be held.

main ceremony
  • Ceremony: If the ceremony is held outdoors on the University Green as planned, tickets are not required.

In the event of severe weather, the University Commencement Main Ceremony will be moved indoors to the Multipurpose Facility on the Athletic Campus. Unfortunately, seating is limited at this indoor facility. In an effort to ease congestion and improve everyone’s experience at the ceremony, tickets will be required if the ceremony moves indoors.

Undergraduate degree candidates will receive an email to their UVM email account with instructions on how to reserve their tickets on Monday, May 5. Tickets will be available online to degree candidates only. Guests seeking tickets must connect with their degree candidate. Degree candidates do not need a ticket to participate in the University Commencement Main Ceremony.

Degree candidates may reserve up to 2 tickets each online starting Monday, May 5 at 12:00 noon until Thursday, May 15 at 12:00 noon for the University Commencement Main Ceremony. Tickets will be available on a first come, first served basis. Beginning Friday, May 16 at 12:00 noon, any remaining tickets for the main ceremony will be released online to degree candidates at a maximum of 2 additional tickets per candidate on a first come, first served basis.

Guests without tickets may view the ceremony on large screen display and closed-circuit TV in the Davis Center. A live webcast of this ceremony will also be available on the web at http://live.vpt.org/uvm/uvm.html.

Students planning to invite guests to the ceremony are strongly advised to request their tickets beginning May 5 as they are first come, first served.

Please note, a decision about whether or not to move the University Commencement Main Ceremony indoors will be posted on the commencement website no later than 1:00 p.m., Saturday, May 17.

For more information, please visit Ticket FAQs

Questions: please email Academic_Ceremonies@uvm.edu

  • Reception: There is no reception following the University Commencement Main Ceremony.

graduate college ceremony
  • Ceremony:  tickets not required.
  • Reception:  tickets not required

Please note: Graduate College degree candidates will not participate in the University Commencement Main Ceremony as this ceremony is primarily to confer undergraduate degrees. However, we realize that some Graduate College degree candidates may want to attend the Main Ceremony to hear the commencement speaker. Graduate College degree candidates who would like to reserve tickets (2 each maximum) for the University Commencement Main Ceremony on Sunday, May 18 at 8:20 am, should it move indoors to the Multipurpose Facility on the athletics campus, must do so with their Dean’s Office by Tuesday, April 29.

If you are a degree candidate in the Graduate College, please call 802-656-3160 or email dan.harvey@uvm.edu. You will be asked to provide your name, email address and local address.


college of medicine ceremony
  • Ceremony: tickets required

College of Medicine degree candidates will receive an email from Marching Order (our ticketing partner) to their UVM email account on Friday, March 21 with a link to a Marching Order web page where they will be asked to log-in with their UVM Net ID and password. Once logged-in, degree candidates will be able to reserve their tickets and print them out  at any time and/or send them to their family and friends.

If you do not receive an email on Friday, March 21, from Marching Order (make sure to check your junk mail folder) to your UVM email account by 1:00 p.m., please email Barbara.Brisson@uvm.edu as soon as possible for assistance.

Degree candidates may reserve up to 6 tickets each online starting Tuesday, April 1 at 12:00 noon until Friday, May 9 at 12:00 noon. 

Tickets will be available online to degree candidates only. Guests seeking tickets must connect with their degree candidate. Degree candidates do not need a ticket to participate in the College of Medicine Commencement Ceremony.

Tickets cannot be duplicated. Guests will be required to have their printed tickets on them at all times and will need them for exit and entry at the Ira Allen Chapel.

Guests without tickets may view the ceremony on large screen display in the Billings/Ira Allen Lecture Hall.  A live webcast of this ceremony will also be available on the web at http://live.vpt.org/uvm/uvm.html.

For more information, please visit Ticket FAQs

Questions: Please call Barbara Brisson at 802-656-0722 or email barabra.brisson@uvm.edu

  • Reception: tickets not required

    Please note:  College of Medicine degree candidates will not participate in the University Commencement Main Ceremony as this ceremony is primarily to confer undergraduate degrees.  However, we realize that some College of Medicine degree candidates may want to attend the Main Ceremony to hear the commencement speaker. College of Medicine degree candidates who would like to reserve tickets (2 each maximum) for the University Commencement Main Ceremony on Sunday, May 18 at 8:20 am, should it move indoors to the Multipurpose Facility on the Athletic Campus, must do so with their Dean’s Office by Tuesday, April 29. If you are a degree candidate in the College of Medicine, please call 802-656-0722 or email barbara.brisson@uvm.edu. You will be asked to provide your name, email address and local address.

College and School Ceremonies

Please refer to the list below for ticket information regarding your school or college ceremony.
For ceremony details, click on name of school/college.

 
Honors College Honors College
Ceremony: tickets not required
Reception: tickets not required
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Ceremony: tickets not required
Reception: reservations required, reception precedes the ceremony
College of Arts and Sciences
Ceremony: If the ceremony is held outdoors on the University Green as planned, tickets are NOT required.

 

In the event of severe weather, the College of Arts and Sciences ceremony will be moved indoors to the Multipurpose Facility on the Athletic Campus. Unfortunately, seating is limited at this indoor facility. In an effort to ease congestion and improve everyone’s experience at the ceremony, tickets will be required if the ceremony moves indoors.

College of Arts and Sciences degree candidates will receive an email to their UVM email account with instructions on how to reserve their tickets for the College of Arts and Sciences Ceremony on Monday, May 5.  (Please note: a separate email will be sent regarding tickets for the University Commencement Main Ceremony as separate tickets will be required for that ceremony should it also move indoors.) Tickets will be available online to degree candidates only. Guests seeking tickets must connect with their degree candidate. Degree candidates do not need a ticket to participate in the College of Arts and Sciences ceremony.

College of Arts and Sciences degree candidates may request up to 4 tickets each for the Arts and Sciences ceremony online starting Monday, May 5 at 12:00 noon until Thursday, May 15 at 12:00 noon. Beginning Friday, May 16 at 12:00 noon, any remaining tickets for the College of Arts and Sciences ceremony will be released to degree candidates at a maximum of 2 additional tickets per candidate on a first come, first served basis.

Guests without tickets may view the College of Arts and Sciences ceremony on large screen display and closed-circuit TV in the Davis Center. A live webcast of this ceremony will also be available on the web at http://live.vpt.org/uvm/uvm.html.

Students planning to invite guests to the College of Arts and Sciences ceremony are strongly advised to request their tickets beginning May 5. After May 15 at 12:00 noon, tickets are no longer guaranteed.

Please note, a decision about whether or not to move the College of Arts and Sciences ceremony indoors will be posted on the commencement website no later than 1:00 p.m., Saturday, May 17.

For more information, please visit Ticket FAQs

Questions: please call Mark Galen Hall at 656-3344 or email mghall@uvm.edu

Reception: The College of Arts and Sciences does not host a reception

School of Business Administration
Ceremony: tickets not required
Reception: tickets not required
College of Education and Social Services
Ceremony: tickets not required
Reception: tickets not required, reception precedes ceremony
College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
Ceremony: tickets not required
Reception: tickets not required
Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources
Ceremony: tickets not required
Reception: tickets not required, reception precedes ceremony
College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Ceremony: required
  College of Nursing and Health Sciences degree candidates will receive an email to their UVM email account with instructions on how to reserve their tickets for the College of Nursing and Health Sciences Ceremony on Monday, May 5. College of Nursing and Health Sciences degree candidates may request up to 4 tickets each for the College of Nursing and Health Sciences ceremony on-line, starting at 12:00 noon on Monday, May 5 until 12:00 noon on Thursday, May 15. Beginning on Friday, May 16 at 12:00 noon, any remaining tickets for the College of Nursing and Health Sciences ceremony will be released to degree candidates at a maximum of 2 additional tickets per candidate on a first come, first served basis. Guests without tickets may view a live broadcast of the ceremony on large screen display and closed circuit TV in the Billings-Ira Allen Lecture Hall.

Reception: tickets not required

Which college/school is my graduate in?
If you are unsure of which college or school your graduate is affiliated with, follow this link to search an alphabetical list of academic offerings in the university’s online catalog. You will need to use your back button or type into your browser www.uvm.edu/commencement to return to the commencement web pages.

More questions? Follow this link to Ticket FAQs

Last updated: 3/22/2014

Last modified April 11 2014 11:19 AM