University of Vermont

216th Commencement Ceremonies - May 20 and 21, 2017

Ticket Information

IMPORTANT UPDATE!

Due to a favorable weather forecast, the University Commencement Main Ceremony and the College of Arts and Sciences ceremony will be held outdoors on the University Green as originally planned. (Tickets are not required for these ceremonies.)

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.

Tickets are required for the following ceremonies regardless of weather:

Grossman School of Business Ceremony
College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Ceremony
Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources Ceremony
The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine Ceremony

All other college/school ceremonies do not require tickets.

Tickets will be available online to degree candidates only. Guests seeking tickets must connect with their degree candidate. Tickets are event specific. If you are attending more than one ceremony that requires tickets, you will need a ticket for each 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 Multipurpose Facility, where the Main Commencement Ceremony and College of Arts and Sciences Ceremony will be held; at the Ira Allen Chapel, where the Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine Ceremony will be held; the Flynn Center for Performing Arts where the Grossman School of Business and the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences will be held; and the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center where the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources will be held.

Guests with accessibility requests and attending a ticketed ceremony will still need to receive a ticket from their degree candidate.  To request Deaf and Disability Accommodations please submit an online Accessibility Support Request Form.

There is no fee for tickets to any of the commencement ceremonies requiring tickets.

Degree candidates and faculty dressed in academic regalia and participating in their academic procession do not need a ticket for any ceremony, including individual college/school ceremonies.

A decision about whether or not to move the University Commencement Main Ceremony or College of Arts and Sciences Ceremony indoors will be posted on the commencement website no later than 1:00 p.m. (EDT), Saturday, May 20.

Please note:
• A live webcast of each commencement ceremony will be available on the web at http://live.vpt.org/uvm/.
• A DVD of each commencement ceremony, filmed by Vermont Public Television, will be available for purchase from the UVM Bookstore.

Instructions to Reserve Your Commencement Ceremony Tickets

Click on the ceremony below for more specific ticket information. 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.)

University Commencement Main Ceremony
Graduate College
The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine
Honors College
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
College of Arts & Sciences
Grossman School of Business
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

University Commencement Main Ceremony
  • Ceremony: Tickets are weather dependent. If the University Commencement Main 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 and tickets will be required. 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. (EDT), Saturday, May 20.

    Undergraduate degree candidates will receive an email from Academic_Ceremonies@uvm.edu to their UVM email account on Wednesday, April 26, with a link to a the University of Vermont University Tickets 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 Wednesday, April 26, from Academic_Ceremonies@uvm.edu (make sure to check your junk mail folder), to your UVM email account by 12:00 noon, please email Academic_Ceremonies@uvm.edu as soon as possible and someone will assist you within one-business day.

    Undergraduate degree candidates may reserve up to 2 tickets each online starting Wednesday, April 26 at 11:00 a.m., until Thursday, May 18 at 12:00 noon for the University Commencement Main Ceremony. Tickets will be available on a first come, first served basis. Beginning Friday, May 19 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.

    Students planning to invite guests to the ceremony are strongly advised to request their tickets beginning April 26, as they are first come, first served.

    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.

    Guests without tickets may view the ceremony on large screen displays in the Davis Center on the main campus. A live webcast of each commencement ceremony will be available on the web at http://live.vpt.org/uvm/.

    Questions: please email Academic_Ceremonies@uvm.edu
  • Reception: There is no reception following the University Commencement Main Ceremony.
Graduate College Commencement 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 21 at 8:20 a.m., should it move indoors to the Multipurpose Facility on the athletics campus, must do so with their Dean’s Office by Monday, May 1. 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.

The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine Commencement Ceremony
  • Ceremony: tickets required

Larner College of Medicine degree candidates will receive an email from Academic_Ceremonies@uvm.edu to their UVM email account on Monday, April 17 with a link to the University of Vermont University Tickets 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 Monday, April 17, from Academic_Ceremonies@uvm.edu (make sure to check your junk mail folder) to your UVM email account by 1:00 p.m. (EDT), please email Carole.Whitaker@med.uvm.edu as soon as possible for assistance.

Larner College of Medicine degree candidates may reserve up to 6 tickets each online starting Monday, April 17 at 12:00 noon (EDT) until Monday, May 8 at 12:00 noon (EDT).

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 Robert Larner, M.D. 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 each commencement ceremony will be available on the web at http://live.vpt.org/uvm/.

Questions: Please call Carole Whitaker at 802-656-1108 or email Carole.Whitaker@med.uvm.edu

  • Reception: tickets not required

Please note: Larner 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 Larner College of Medicine degree candidates may want to attend the Main Ceremony to hear the commencement speaker. Larner College of Medicine degree candidates who would like to reserve tickets (2 each maximum) for the University Commencement Main Ceremony on Sunday, May 21 at 8:20 a.m., should it move indoors to the Multipurpose Facility on the Athletic Campus, must do so with their Dean’s Office by Monday, May 1. If you are a degree candidate in the Larner College of Medicine, please call 802-656-1108 or email: Carole.Whitaker@med.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 college/school.

 
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Ceremony: tickets not required
Reception: reservations required, reception precedes the ceremony
College of Arts and Sciences
Ceremony: Tickets are weather dependent. If the College of Arts and Sciences 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 and tickets will be required. 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. (EDT), Saturday, May 20.

College of Arts and Sciences degree candidates will receive an email from Academic_Ceremonies@uvm.edu to their UVM email account on Wednesday, April 26, with a link to the University of Vermont University Tickets 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 Wednesday, April 26, from Academic_Ceremonies@uvm.edu (make sure to check your junk mail folder) to your UVM email account by 12:00 noon, please email CAS@uvm.edu as soon as possible for assistance.

College of Arts and Sciences degree candidates may request up to 4 tickets each for the Arts and Sciences ceremony online starting Wednesday, April 26, at 11:00 a.m. until Thursday, May 18 at 12:00 noon. Beginning Friday, May 19 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.

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.

Guests without tickets may view the College of Arts and Sciences ceremony on large screen display in the Davis Center on the main campus. A live webcast of each commencement ceremony will be available on the web at http://live.vpt.org/uvm/.

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

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

Grossman School of Business
Ceremony: tickets required
 

Grossman School of Business degree candidates will receive an email from Academic_Ceremonies@uvm.edu to their UVM email account on Wednesday, April 26, with a link to a the University of Vermont University Tickets 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 Wednesday, April 26, from Academic_Ceremonies@uvm.edu (make sure to check your junk mail folder) to your UVM email account by 12:00 noon, please email Jennifer.Fath@uvm.edu as soon as possible for assistance.

Grossman School of Business degree candidates may request up to 5 tickets for the Grossman School of Business ceremony on-line, starting at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 26, until 12:00 noon on Thursday, May 18. Beginning on Friday, May 19 at 12:00 noon, any remaining tickets for the Grossman School of Business ceremony will be released to degree candidates at a maximum of 1 additional ticket per candidate on a first come, first served basis.

A live webcast of each commencement ceremony will be available on the web at http://live.vpt.org/uvm/.

Questions: please call Jennifer Fath at 802-656-3151 or email Jennifer.Fath@uvm.edu

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 required
 

College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences degree candidates will receive an email from Academic_Ceremonies@uvm.edu to their UVM email account on Wednesday, April 26, with a link to a the University of Vermont University Tickets 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 Wednesday, April 26, from Academic_Ceremonies@uvm.edu (make sure to check your junk mail folder) to your UVM email account by 12:00 noon, please email Marnie.Owen@uvm.edu as soon as possible for assistance.

College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences degree candidates may request up to 5 tickets for the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences ceremony on-line, starting at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 26, until 12:00 noon on Thursday, May 18. Beginning on Friday, May 19 at 12:00 noon, any remaining tickets for the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences ceremony will be released to degree candidates at a maximum of 1 additional ticket per candidate on a first come, first served basis.

A live webcast of each commencement ceremony will be available on the web at http://live.vpt.org/uvm/.

Questions: please call Marnie Owen at 802-656-8857 or email Marnie.Owen@uvm.edu

Reception: tickets not required

Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources
Ceremony: tickets required
 

Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources degree candidates will receive an email from Academic_Ceremonies@uvm.edu to their UVM email account on Wednesday, April 26, with a link to a the University of Vermont University Tickets 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 Wednesday, April 26, from Academic_Ceremonies@uvm.edu (make sure to check your junk mail folder) to your UVM email account by 12:00 noon, please email Marie Vea-Fagnant@uvm.edu as soon as possible for assistance.

Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources degree candidates may request up to 6 tickets for the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources ceremony on-line, starting at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 26, until 12:00 noon on Thursday, May 18. Beginning on Friday, May 19 at 12:00 noon, any remaining tickets for the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources ceremony will be released to degree candidates at a maximum of 1 additional ticket per candidate on a first come, first served basis.

Guests without tickets may view the ceremony on large screen display in the Emerald Ballroom at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center. A live webcast of each commencement ceremony will be available on the web at http://live.vpt.org/uvm/

Questions: please call Marie Vea-Fagnant at 802-656-3003 or email Marie Vea-Fagnant@uvm.edu

Reception: tickets not required, reception precedes ceremony

College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Ceremony: tickets not required
Reception: tickets not required
Honors College Honors College
Ceremony: tickets not required
Reception: tickets not required

Last updated: 5/19/2017

Last modified May 19 2017 11:07 AM