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Important Update!

The University of Vermont will celebrate its 217th Commencement on Sunday, May 20.  While Sunday’s forecast is calling for rain showers it does not indicate severe weather, therefore the University Commencement Main Ceremony and College of Arts and Sciences Ceremony will take place outdoors on the University Green.  Graduates and guests are urged to dress appropriately for the weather. Tickets will not be required for the University Main Ceremony or the College of Arts and Sciences Ceremony.

Campus Calendar of Events

For a campus-wide calendar of events Commencement Weekend please visit the campus calendar of events.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

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Graduate College Commencement Ceremony

All master’s and doctoral degree graduates will receive their academic hood and diploma during the Graduate College Commencement Ceremony.

Honors College Scholars Recognition Ceremony

Sunday, May 20, 2018

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The University Commencement Main Ceremony
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.

Larner College of Medicine Commencement Ceremony
The president will confer upon graduates the doctor of medicine degree. Graduates will take their professional oath.

College and School Ceremonies
College and school ceremonies (see links below) are schedule 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 to receive their diploma.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
College of Arts and Sciences
Grossman School of Business
College of Education and Social Services
College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources
College of Nursing and Health Sciences

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.