College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Contact: Hollee Kennison
Email: Hollee.Kennison@uvm.edu
Phone: 802-656-2980
Web: www.uvm.edu/cals

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Ceremony

Location: Multipurpose Facility in the Athletic Complex
Date: Sunday, May 20, 2018
Start Time: 4:00 p.m.
End Time: 6:00 p.m.
Tickets: No
Doors Open: 3:00 p.m.
Line-up Location: Gardner-Collins Indoor Track
Line-up Time: 3:30 p.m.
Regalia: Students and faculty should arrive at the line-up location wearing their regalia
Speaker: The Honorable Mitzi Johnson, UVM ’93, State of Vermont Speaker of the House. Bio.
Diplomas: Diplomas will be awarded at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences 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 Building 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 28.
ASL: Yes, interpreter provided at the ceremony. For other accommodations and requests, please refer to our Accessibility Request Form.
Closed Captioning: Yes, on large screen display. For other accommodations and requests, please refer to our Accessibility Request Form.
Seating Assistance: Please consider your mobility needs for the day. Ceremonies and receptions are generally a short walk or shuttle bus ride apart. UVM will have a limited number of wheelchairs available to transport guests needing assistance at each ceremony venue between the venue’s main entrance and their seat. Please note, guests will not be able to remain in the transport wheelchair during the ceremony, because UVM is unable to provide a wheelchair for all-day use. For assistance with a wheelchair at the end of the ceremony, please locate an usher wearing a yellow vest. If a wheelchair is needed for the full day, we recommend checking with local area vendors for availability. For other accommodations and requests, please refer to our Accessibility Request Form.
Photographer: GradImages, a professional commencement photography business, will photograph each student at their college/school ceremony.  Pre-event registration is encouraged. Visit the GradImages website to pre-register or to order prints. Please note, that photos take up to 72 hours to become available on the GradImages website. Prices start at $9.95.  For assistance, please contact Customer Service at 800-261-2576.
Video: A DVD of this ceremony will be available for purchase from the UVM Bookstore. Pre-orders may be placed on line beginning Monday, March 19.
Live Webcast: Commencement Live

Reception

(Note: reception will be held before the ceremony)

Location: Redstone Dining (formerly Simpson Hall)
Start Time: 2:00 p.m.
End Time: 3:30 p.m.
Tickets: Tickets are not required for the reception, but students are asked to R.S.V.P. to confirm how many guests they are bringing to the reception.

Last updated: 3/22/2018