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205th Commencement
College and School Ceremony Information

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Graduate College
Hooding Ceremony

Contact: Mike Cook
Email: gradcoll@uvm.edu
Phone: 802-656-3160
Web: www.uvm.edu/~gradcoll

 

Due to an unfavorable weather forecast for Saturday, May 16, the Graduate College Hooding Ceremony will be held INDOORS at Patrick Gymnasium.  Please follow instructions below for the Severe Weather Plan.

Please continue to check the commencement web site for change of venue information regarding the Main Commencement Ceremony and the College of Arts and Sciences ceremony. Details will be posted by Saturday, May 16, after 1:00 pm. 

Ceremony

Location: University Green
Date: Saturday, May 16, 2009
Parking: University Health Center (UHC) Parking Lot, enter on South Williams Street. If the ceremony is moved indoors due to severe weather, parking will be in the Gutterson Lot and Garage. (See Commencement Parking)
Start Time: 1:00 pm
End Time: 3:00 pm
Tickets: No
Line-up Location: Students will line-up in the lobby of Angell Lecture Center. Faculty will line-up in the Billings Hall.
Line-up Time: 12:00 pm (noon)
Regalia:
Faculty and students should arrive at the line-up location wearing their regalia
Photographer:
No
Videographer:UVM Media Services. DVD's can be ordered through the UVM Bookstore.
Speaker: Lynne A. Bond, Professor of Psychology, UVM Department of Psychology. Click here for Bond bio.
Diplomas: Diplomas are not awarded at the Hooding Ceremony

Reception

Location: University Green
Start Time: 3:00 pm
End Time: 4:00 pm
Tickets: No


Severe Weather Plan


Rain Site Venue for the Graduate Ceremony

Rain Site Venue: Patrick Gymnasium
Date: Saturday, May 16, 2009
Start Time: 1:00 pm
End Time: 3:00 pm
Tickets: No
Rain Site Line-up Location: Students and faculty will line-up in the Multipurpose Facility in the Athletic Complex
Line-up Time: 12:00 pm (noon)
Regalia: Faculty and students should arrive at the line-up location wearing their regalia
Photographer: No
Videographer: UVM Media Services. DVD's can be ordered through the UVM Bookstore.
Speaker: TBD
Diplomas: Diplomas are not awarded at the Hooding Ceremony

Rain Site Venue for the Reception

Rain Site Venue: Lobby of Patrick Gymnasium
Start Time: 3:00 pm
End Time: 4:00 pm
Tickets: No

Note: For information on a possible change of venue due to severe weather for the main commencement ceremony, visit the UVM home page at www.uvm.edu or call (802) 656-3309 or toll free (800) 903-6601 beginning Saturday afternoon, May 16.

Last updated: 5/13/09

Last modified May 13 2009 04:25 PM

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