University of Vermont

216th Commencement Ceremonies - May 20 and 21, 2017

General Ticket Information

Tickets are NOT required to attend the University Commencement Main Ceremony or College of Arts and Sciences Ceremony if the ceremony is held outdoors on the University Green as planned. In the event of severe weather, the University Commencement Main Ceremony and 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 venue. In an effort to ease congestion and improve everyone’s experience at the ceremony, tickets will be required for each ceremony.  All undergraduate degree candidates will be able to reserve up to 2 tickets for the Main Commencement Ceremony.  Arts and Sciences degree candidates will be able to reserve up to 4 tickets for the Arts and Sciences ceremony.

Tickets are required for the Grossman School of Business regardless of weather. Degree candidates will be able to reserve up to 5 tickets. 

Tickets are required for the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences regardless of weather. Degree candidates will be able to reserve up to 5 tickets. 

Tickets are required for the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources regardless of weather. Degree candidates will be able to reserve up to 6 tickets. 

Tickets are required for the Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine Commencement Ceremony regardless of weather. Degree candidates will be able to reserve up to 6 tickets.

Tickets are NOT required for the following ceremonies:
Graduate College Commencement Ceremony
Honors College Scholars Recognition Ceremony
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
College of Education and Social Services
College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Degree candidates and faculty do not need a ticket to participate in any ticketed commencement ceremony. 

Only degree candidates will be able to reserve tickets; details will be emailed to degree candidates in the spring.  Guests must receive their tickets from their degree candidate. Guests without tickets will be able to view the ceremony on large screen display and closed circuit TV in the Davis Center (University Commencement Main Ceremony and College of Arts and Sciences Ceremony), Billings/Ira Allen Lecture Hall (Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine), or Emerald Ballroom at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center (Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources).  

In addition, all ceremonies will be live streamed and a link to these broadcasts will be available from the Commencement homepage. 

All tickets are free.

More information will be added as it becomes available. Please check back.

Last updated: 2/11/2017

Last modified February 08 2017 02:15 PM