Academic Ceremonies - December Commencement

Caps and Gowns/UVM Bookstore

The UVM Bookstore is located on campus in the Dudley H. Davis Center at 590 Main Street. The Catamount Store, is located on the Church Street Marketplace at 46 Church Street.

Caps and Gowns | Commencement DVD

Announcements, Class Rings, Diploma Frames | Contact Information

Caps and Gowns:

Academic regalia for the 210th Commencement Ceremony will be available for purchase either online or at the UVM Bookstore beginning Monday, December 3rd. Regalia may be purchased as a complete package or parts may be purchased à la carte. Pre-orders are not necessary.

Caps and gowns are made of Oak Hall’s GreenWeaver material, a lightweight polyester-like material made from 23 post-consumer recycled plastic bottles. If you require special gown sizing, please contact the Bookstore at 1-800-331-7305 to assure that you will have a gown that fits you.

Student Regalia:

To participate in December 2012 Commencement ceremonies, a complete outfit is required for all degree candidates (Bachelor, Master and Doctoral).

Complete Regalia Package Prices:

  • Bachelor - $65.00
  • Master - $69.00
  • Doctoral - $75.00

For a comprehensive à la carte price list, please contact the UVM Bookstore at 1-800-331-7305.

Undergraduate students may opt to sell their stoles back to the Bookstore until December 21st. Stoles in clean, re-saleable condition will be purchased back by the store for $15.

Faculty Regalia:

Faculty may rent regalia through the UVM Bookstore for $55. Orders must be placed by Wednesday, November 28th.  Any rental orders placed after this date will incur late order charges as well as expedited shipping charges.

Faculty may also purchase inexpensive GreenWeaver regalia or custom regalia by contacting Balfour representative Paul Trono at 802-658-6126 or by email at paul.trono@balfour-rep.com.

Announcements, Class Rings, and Diploma Frames:


Personalized announcements for bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees can be ordered online at http://www.balfour.com  (click on colleges, type in VERMONT, click on University of Vermont). Please allow 3-4 weeks to process personalized orders.

Class Rings:

Information packets are available at the Bookstore.  To order a class ring, please contact the ArtCarved-Balfour representative, Paul Trono, at (802) 658-6126 or by email at paul.trono@balfour-rep.com.

Diploma Frames:

Diploma frames are available for bachelor, master, doctoral degrees. They can be purchased either online or at the UVM Bookstore.

Commencement DVD:

A 90-minute DVD of the December commencement ceremony will be available from the UVM Bookstore for $19.99 plus $7.99 shipping and handling (please allow 4 weeks after Commencement for delivery). Pre-orders may be placed online at http://uvmbookstore.uvm.edu or at the UVM Bookstore.

Contact Information:

UVM Bookstore
Dudley H. Davis Center
590 Main St.
Burlington, VT 05405
Phone: (802) 656-3290 or toll free (800) 331-7305
E-mail: UVM.Bookstore@uvm.edu
Web address: http://uvmbookstore.uvm.edu

UVM Bookstore Regular Hours:
Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.,
Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

On Saturday, December 15th, the Bookstore and Henderson’s Café will be open 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Catamount Store
46 Church St.
Burlington, VT 05401
Phone: (802) 660-0868
E-mail: catstore@uvm.edu
Web address: http://catamountstore.com

Catamount Store Regular Hours:
Sunday – Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Patrick Gym Kiosk
The Bookstore will have a kiosk in the lobby of Patrick Gym for last minute purchases from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 15th.

Last modified November 05 2012 02:40 PM

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