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Commencement 2005 Schedule

Commencement 2005 Schedule

Commencement Map (in PDF format)


Friday, May 20, 2005

Graduate College Hooding Ceremony
4:00 p.m.
Patrick Gym
Faculty and students planning to process should arrive by 3:15 p.m. at the Indoor Tennis Facility with your cap, gown and hood. Reception to follow. For questions, contact the Graduate College, (802) 656-3160 or gradcoll@uvm.edu.


Saturday, May 21, 2005

Phi Beta Kappa Induction Ceremony
9:00 a.m.
Royall Tyler Theatre
Induction of members in course, undergraduate and graduates, into the Alpha Chapter of Vermont, Phi Beta Kappa. Initiates will sign the chapter's register volume, now in its 158th year. Guests welcome. For information, contact Christopher Landry at (802) 656-0270.

UVM ROTC Commissioning
10:00 a.m.
UVM Recital Hall, Redstone Campus
A reception from 9-10 a.m. will precede the ceremony. Tickets or reservations are not required. For more information, contact Linda Blake at 656-2966 or Linda.Blake@uvm.edu.

Alumni Association Reception
(Invitation only)
4:00-5:30 p.m.
Waterman Manor, Waterman Building
A special reception sponsored by the UVM Alumni Association and the UVM Parent Council for student leaders, donors to the Class of 2005 gift, and parents who have been volunteers and donors to the University.

Ivy Planting & Robing of Ira Allen
4:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Billings & University Green
Join the Senior Class of 2005 for this annual tradition of planting the ivy and robing of Ira Allen. Sponsored by the TOWERR and Boulder societies.


Sunday, May 22, 2005

201st Commencement Ceremony of the University of Vermont
9:00 a.m.
University Green
Faculty and students are requested to assemble on the Chittenden-Buckham-Wills (CBW) Green at 8:00 a.m. The Marshaling Ceremony will begin at 8:15 a.m. The Academic Procession will begin at 8:20 a.m.

The president will confer degrees on the graduates by college and school. Brown University President, Ruth J. Simmons, will give the commencement address. Honorary degrees will be awarded to Simmons and to Lilian Baker Carlisle, F. Herbert Bormann, Thomas R. Cech, and Adam Clymer.

Commencement will be held outdoors on the University Green, rain or shine. Please dress accordingly. In the event of severe weather, the ceremony will be held at the Indoor Tennis Facility in the Athletic Complex. There will be no academic procession, and students may sit with their families and friends. O
verflow seating will be available in the adjoining Patrick Gymnasium (closed-circuit TV). For information on this possible site change, visit the UVM home page at http://www.uvm.edu or call (802) 656-3309 or toll free (800) 903-6601, beginning early Sunday morning.

College and School Ceremonies and Receptions

11:00 a.m.
The Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources
Reception, George D. Aiken Center for Natural Resources
Reception for graduates, family and friends. (See 1:00 p.m. for ceremony information.) Tickets are not required. For information, contact Marcia Caldwell at (802) 656-3010 or Marcia.Caldwell@uvm.edu.

11:45 a.m.
College of Arts and Sciences
Ceremony, University Green
The academic procession will form at 11:15 a.m. at the CBW Green. Tickets are not required. For information contact (802) 656-3344 or Angela.Vogel@uvm.edu or Sarah.Sears@uvm.edu. In the event of severe weather, the academic procession will form at 11:00 a.m. in the Gutterson Ice Rink, and the ceremony will be held in the Indoor Tennis Facility in the Athletic Complex with overflow seating available in the adjoining Patrick Gymnasium (closed-circuit TV). For information on this possible site change, visit the UVM home page at http://www.uvm.edu or call (802) 656-3309 or toll free (800) 903-6601, beginning early Sunday morning.

11:45 a.m.
College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Ceremony, Ira Allen Chapel
The academic procession will form in the Campus Center Theater between 11:00 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. A reception will follow for graduates, faculty, family and friends in the Billings Student Center. Tickets are required. For information contact the Office of Student Services at (802) 656-3858 or cnhsoss@uvm.edu.

11:45 a.m.
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Ceremony, Gutterson Indoor Track
The academic procession will form at 11:00 a.m. in the Gutterson Ice Rink. Tickets are not required. A reception for graduates, faculty, family and friends will follow the ceremony in the Simpson Dining Hall. Reservations for the reception are required. For information contact Laurie Baker at (802) 656-2980, Laurie.Baker@uvm.edu or visit the CALS Student Services Office in 106 Morrill Hall. In the event of severe weather, the academic procession will form at 11:00 a.m. in the hallway above the Gutterson Ice Rink.

12:30 p.m.
College of Education and Social Services
Reception, Harris-Millis Main Lounge
A reception has been scheduled for CESS graduating students and their families PRIOR to the CESS Ceremony.  Light refreshments will be served in the Harris-Millis Main Lounge from 12:30-2:00. For information contact, (802) 656-3468 or Beth.Mohler@uvm.edu. (See 2:30 p.m. for ceremony information.)

1:00 p.m.
The Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources
Ceremony, Gymnastic Facility, Patrick Gymnasium
The academic procession will form in the downstairs hall at the entrance left of the Gymnastic Facility at 12:30 p.m. Tickets are not required. For information contact Marcia Caldwell at (802) 656-3010 or Marcia.Caldwell@uvm.edu (see 11:00 a.m. for reception information).

2:00 p.m.
School of Business Administration
Ceremony, Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
The academic procession will form between 1:15 and 1:30 p.m. A reception for graduates and their families will follow at the Wyndham Burlington Hotel. Tickets are not required. For information, contact Todd Stewart at (802) 656-3177.

2:00 p.m.
College of Engineering and Mathematics
Ceremony, Patrick Gymnasium
The academic procession will form at 1:45 p.m. in the south hall of Patrick Gymnasium. A reception for graduates, family and friends will immediately follow in the Billings Student Center, Cook Commons. Tickets are not required. For information, contact Joan Jordan at 802-656-2673 or jjordan@cem.uvm.edu

2:30 p.m.
College of Education and Social Services
Ceremony, Gutterson Indoor Track
The academic procession will form at 2:00 p.m. in the Gutterson Ice Rink. Tickets are not required. For information contact, (802) 656-3468 or Beth.Mohler@uvm.edu. (See 12:30 pm for reception information.)

2:30 p.m.
College of Medicine
Ceremony, Ira Allen Chapel
The academic procession will form at 2:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Theater. A reception at 4:00 p.m. will be held in the HSRF Gallery. Tickets are not required but attendance must be confirmed by contacting Nini.Anger@uvm.edu or by calling (802) 656-2152.

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