University of Vermont

Commencement 2015 on the Green

215th Commencement Ceremonies - May 21 and 22, 2016


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.)

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Last updated: May 20, 2016

Graduate College

Graduate College Commencement Ceremony

Saturday, May 21
12:30 pm
Multipurpose Facility

All master and doctoral degree students will be hooded and presented with their diploma.

Main Commencement Ceremony

The University Commencement Main Ceremony

Sunday, May 22
8:20 am
University Green

A formal ceremony where the president will confer baccalaureate degrees and honorary degrees. Students will receive their diploma at their home college/school ceremony later in the day.

College and school ceremonies are scheduled throughout the afternoon following the University Commencement Main Ceremony on Sunday, May 22. At this ceremony, undergraduates will walk across the stage of their home college/school to receive their diploma.

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College of Medicine

College of Medicine Commencement Ceremony

Sunday, May 22
3:00 pm
Ira Allen Chapel

The president will confer upon graduates the doctor of medicine degree. Graduates will take their professional oath.

Last modified June 03 2016 01:40 PM