University of Vermont

Ceremonial Events - Commencement


Commencement 2007

The UVM Bookstore is now open in the Davis Center. On Sunday, May 20, the bookstore will open 1/2 hour earlier than originally scheduled in order to accommodate any graduates who may have forgotten to pick up their caps and gowns. Store hours on Sunday will be 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Caps and Gowns
Regalia for the 203rd Commencement ceremony will be available at the UVM Bookstore beginning, Thursday, April 5. Pre-orders are not necessary.

If you require special gown sizing, please contact the Bookstore to assure that you will have a gown that fits you.

Student Regalia:
Prices for students are as follows:

Complete (gown, cap, tassel, stole) — $62.00
Bachelor Gown, Cap, Tassel — $32.00
Bachelor Gown only — $21.00
Bachelor Stole only — $35.00
Black Mortar Board — $14.00
Black Tassel 2007 — $4.50

Complete (gown, cap, tassel, hood) — $64.00
Masters Gown, Cap, Tassel — $36.50
Masters Gown only — $28.00
Masters Hood only — $29.00

Complete (cap, gown, tassel, hood) — $72.00
Ph.D. Gown, Cap, Tassel — $40.00
Ph.D. Hood only — $33.00
Ph.D. Gold Tassel — $7.00

Faculty Regalia:
Faculty may rent regalia for a fee of $50.00, hoods only, $25.00. Orders must be placed by Monday, April 23.

Regalia can be shipped out of state by calling 1-800-331-7305. (There will be a shipping fee of $8). No regalia will be held without pre-payment

Other items available at the UVM Bookstore:

  • Non-Personalized Announcements: Non-personalized announcements will be available at $1.45 each. (Date TBA)
  • Personalized Announcements: Order forms for personalized announcements for Bachelor, Masters, PhD degrees and College of Medicine can be picked-up at the Bookstore. Orders can be placed by phone at 1-877-225-3687, or online at Please allow 3 weeks to process personalized orders.
  • Frames: Diploma frames are on display at the Bookstore and are available for bachelors, masters and Ph.D. degrees.

Senior Celebration
Senior Celebration at the UVM Bookstore is Thursday, April 5, from 11 am to 3 pm. Join the fun and pick-up your cap and gown, diploma frame, and announcements while enjoying some refreshments. A DJ from Supersounds Etc. will provide entertainment. A special hat and T-shirt will be available for purchase. All diploma frames will be discounted 25% that day.

Class Rings
A representative from ArtCarved Balfour will be at the UVM Bookstore Thursday, April 5 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (during Senior Celebration) for those wishing to order class rings.

As more information becomes available it will be added to the website. Please check back.

Contact information:

Phone: (802) 656-3290 or toll free (800) 331-7305
Semester hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Sat 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Commencement weekend hours:
Sat (5/19) 10:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m., and Sun (5/20) 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
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Last modified May 18 2007 12:28 PM

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