University of Vermont

Academic Ceremonies - Commencement

Graduate College

209th Commencement
College and School Ceremony Information

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Graduate College

Contact: Sylvie Frisbie
Phone: 802-656-3160


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Graduate College Ceremony

Location: Patrick Gymnasium
Date: Saturday, May 19, 2012
Parking: Please park in your college/school designated parking area
Start Time:
1:00 p.m. Doors open at 11:00 a.m.
End Time: 3:00 p.m.
Tickets: No
Line-up Location: Students and faculty will line-up in the Multipurpose Facility in the Athletic Complex
Line-up Time: 12:00 p.m. (noon)
Regalia: Faculty and students should arrive at the line-up location wearing their regalia
Photographer: GradImages. Visit the GradImages website at to pre-register or to order prints.  Pre-event registration is encouraged.  Prints can be ordered online or by phone at 800-261-2576. Prices start at $9.95. See GradImages complete pricing and package list. Check the GradImages website for more details, daily specials and special price breaks throughout the summer.
: A DVD of this ceremony will be available for purchase from the UVM Bookstore.
Live Webcast: Commencement Live
Madeleine M. Kunin, UVM Marsh Professor, former Governor of the State of Vermont and former U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland. Click Here for Kunin Bio
Diplomas: The president will confer all master's and doctoral degrees at the Graduate College Commencement Ceremony. Degree candidates will receive their academic hood and diploma during the ceremony. 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 the week of May 29th.
ASL: Yes, interpreter provided at the ceremony. Request specific Deaf and Disability Accommodations.
Closed Captioning: Yes, on large screen display. Request specific Deaf and Disability Accommodations.


Location: Harris-Millis Dining Hall
Start Time: 3:00 p.m. (immediately following the ceremony)
End Time: 4:00 p.m.
Tickets: No

Last updated: 5/16/2012

Last modified May 16 2012 12:41 PM

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