University of Vermont

Academic Ceremonies - Commencement

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

209th Commencement
College and School Ceremony Information

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College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Contact: Rose Laba or Ja Yun Lee
Email: or
Phone: 802-656-0289 or 802-656-2980


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Location: Multipurpose Facility in the Athletic Complex
Date: Sunday, May 20, 2012
Parking: Please park in your college/school designated parking area
Start Time:
4:30 p.m. Doors will open at 3:30 p.m.
End Time: 6:30 p.m.
Tickets: No
Line-up Location: Gardner-Collins Indoor Track
Line-up Time: 3:45 p.m.
Students should arrive at the line-up location wearing their regalia
Photographer: None
: A DVD of this ceremony will be available for purchase from the UVM Bookstore.
Live Webcast: Commencement Live
Dr. Susan S. Wallace, Professor and Chair of the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics in the College of Medicine. Click here for Wallace Bio.
Diplomas will be awarded at the CALS ceremony. Unclaimed diplomas will be returned to the Registrar's Office. After Sunday, May 20, diplomas may be picked up at the Student Service Center located on the 3rd floor of the Waterman Bldg during the following times: Monday, May 21: 12:00 P.m. - 4:30 p.m., and Tuesday - Friday, May 22 - 25: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Remaining diplomas will be mailed during the week of May 29th.
ASL: Yes, interpreter provided at the ceremony. Click here to request specific Deaf and Disability Accommodations.
Closed Captioning: Not available. Click here to request specific Deaf and Disability Accommodations.


(Note: reception will be held before the ceremony)

Location: Redstone Dining (formerly Simpson Hall)
Start Time: 2:30 p.m.
End Time: 3:30 p.m.
Tickets: Tickets are not required for the reception, but students are asked to Rsvp with Rose Laba to let her know how many guests they are bringing to the reception.

Last updated: 5/7/2012

Last modified May 07 2012 11:53 AM

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