• Commencement Main Ceremony 2018
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217th Commencement Ceremonies — May 19 and 20, 2018

Alexander Nemerov Delivers 2018 UVM Commencement Address

Alexander Nemerov

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Please continue to check this website for updated information. For more information contact Kelly O'Malley, Coordinator of Presidential Events, at (802) 656-3272 or email: Academic_Ceremonies@uvm.edu

Graduate College

Saturday, May 19 at 12:30 p.m.
Multipurpose Facility

At the Graduate College Commencement Ceremony, the president will confer upon degree candidates master and doctoral degrees. All master and doctoral degree students will be hooded and presented with their diploma.

Main Ceremony

Sunday, May 20 at 8:20 a.m.
University Green

The University Commencement Main Ceremony is a formal ceremony where the president will confer baccalaureate degrees and honorary degrees. Students will receive their diploma at their home college/school ceremony later in the day.

College and school ceremonies are scheduled throughout the afternoon following the University Commencement Main Ceremony on Sunday, May 20. At these ceremonies, undergraduates will walk across the stage of their home college/school and receive their diploma.

Which college/school is my graduate in?

If you are unsure of which college or school your graduate is affiliated with, follow this link to search an alphabetical list of academic offerings in the university’s online catalog.

Larner College of Medicine

Sunday, May 20 at 3 p.m.
Ira Allen Chapel

At the Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine Commencement Ceremony, the president will confer upon degree candidates the doctor of medicine degree. Graduates will take their professional oath.