view of graduate caps at main ceremony

Saturday, May 21, 2022

Graduate College Ceremony

A ceremony for master and doctoral degree candidates in the Graduate College where they will be hooded and presented with their diploma as they cross the stage. Degree conferral will take place at the University Commencement Main Ceremony.

Ceremony Location: Gutterson Fieldhouse
Ceremony Time: 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Tickets: Not required
Speaker: Ryan McDevitt G’14; CEO, Benchmark Space Systems | Bio
Doors Open: 11:00 am
Line-up Location: Gardner-Collins Indoor Track
Line-up Time: 11:30 am
Regalia: Students and faculty should arrive at the line-up wearing their cap and gown (regalia)
Diplomas: Diploma Distribution and Academic Transcripts
Live Stream: www.uvmcommencement.com

Honors College Scholars Recognition Ceremony

Ceremony Location: Ira Allen Chapel
Ceremony Time: 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Tickets: Not required
Doors Open: 2:00 pm
Line-up Location: Billings Lecture Hall & MLK Classroom (accessible via back entrance to Ira Allen Chapel)
Line-up Time: 2:30 pm
Regalia: Students and faculty should arrive at the line-up wearing their cap and gown (regalia)
Diplomas: Diplomas are not awarded at the Honors College Scholars Recognition Ceremony. Diplomas will be awarded at each home college/school ceremony on Sunday, May 22. Diploma Distribution and Academic Transcripts
Live Stream: www.uvmcommencement.com
Reception: Grand Maple Ballroom; 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm (no tickets required) 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

University Commencement Main Ceremony

The formal ceremony where the president will confer baccalaureate, master, doctoral and doctor of medicine degrees, and honorary degrees. The commencement address will be given and student awards will be presented.

Ceremony Location: University Green (rain or shine)
Ceremony Time: 8:20 am – 11:00 am
Tickets: Not required
Speaker: Erik Weihenmayer; adventurer, educator and author | Bio
Live Stream: www.uvmcommencement.com

Student Information

Line-up Location: Andrew Harris Commons/Davis Center Green
Line-up Time: 7:45am
Regalia: Students should arrive at the line-up wearing their cap and gown (regalia)
Diplomas: The president will confer degrees at the University Commencement Main Ceremony. Diplomas will be distributed at each college/school ceremony. Diploma Distribution and Academic Transcripts.

Faculty Information

Faculty Line-up Location: Andrew Harris Commons/Davis Center Green
Line-up Time: 7:45 am
Regalia: Faculty should arrive at the line-up wearing their regalia

College of Arts and Sciences Ceremony

A ceremony for undergraduate College of Arts and Sciences degree candidates where they will receive their diplomas as they cross the stage. Degree conferral will take place at the University Commencement Main Ceremony.

Ceremony Location: University Green (rain or shine)
Ceremony Time: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tickets: Not required
Line-up Location: Andrew Harris Commons/Davis Center Green
Line-up Time: 11:15 am
Regalia: Students and faculty should arrive at the line-up wearing their cap and gown (regalia)
Diplomas: Diploma Distribution and Academic Transcripts
Live Stream: www.uvmcommencement.com

Grossman School of Business Ceremony

A ceremony for undergraduate Grossman School of Business degree candidates where they will receive their diplomas as they cross the stage. Degree conferral will take place at the University Commencement Main Ceremony.

Ceremony Location: The Flynn, 153 Main Street, Burlington
Ceremony Time: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tickets: 5 tickets per graduate
Speaker: Robert Clarkson ‘88; Chief Revenue Officer, Payoneer Global Inc | Bio
Doors Open: 11:00 am
Line-up Location: Backstage at the Flynn Center, enter through back entrance via the alley off of lower Church Street. Students should avoid bringing personal belongings to the line-up as there is limited space backstage and the Grossman School will not be responsible for any loss.
Line-up Time: 11:15 am
Regalia: Students and faculty should arrive at the line-up wearing their cap and gown (regalia) as there is limited space backstage
Diplomas: Diploma Distribution and Academic Transcripts
Live Stream: www.uvmcommencement.com
Shuttle Buses: A dedicated shuttle will run between the Flynn Center, Hilton Burlington Hotel, and Allen House. Buses will run every 10 - 15 minutes.
Reception: Hilton Burlington Lake Champlain Hotel, 60 Battery Street (Green Mountain Ballroom); 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm (no tickets required)

College of Nursing and Health Sciences Ceremony

A ceremony for undergraduate College of Nursing and Health Sciences degree candidates where they will receive their diplomas as they cross the stage.  Degree conferral will take place at the University Commencement Main Ceremony.

Ceremony Location: Gutterson Fieldhouse
Ceremony Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Tickets: Not required
Doors Open: 11:00 am
Line-up Location: Gardner-Collins Indoor Track
Line-up Time: 11:15 am
Regalia: Students and faculty should arrive at the line-up wearing their cap and gown (regalia)
Diplomas: Diploma Distribution and Academic Transcripts
Live Stream: www.uvmcommencement.com
Reception: Davis Center Grand Maple Ballroom; 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm (no tickets required)

Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources Ceremony

A ceremony for undergraduate Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources degree candidates where they will receive their diplomas as they cross the stage. Degree conferral will take place at the University Commencement Main Ceremony.

Ceremony Location: DoubleTree Hotel, 870 Williston Rd, South Burlington
Ceremony Time: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Tickets: 4 tickets per graduate
Speaker: David Blittersdorf ‘81; President/CEO, All Earth Renewables | Bio
Doors Open: 12:00 pm
Line-up Location: Diamond Ballroom Foyer
Line-up Time: 12:30 pm
Regalia: Students and faculty should arrive at the line-up wearing their cap and gown (regalia)
Diplomas: Diploma Distribution and Academic Transcripts
Live Stream: www.uvmcommencement.com
Reception: Doubletree Hotel; 11:30 am – 12:30 pm (no tickets required)
(Note: reception will be held before the ceremony)

College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Ceremony

A ceremony for undergraduate College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences degree candidates where they will receive their diplomas as they cross the stage. Degree conferral will take place at the University Commencement Main Ceremony.

Ceremony Location: Gutterson Fieldhouse
Ceremony Time: 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Tickets: Not required
Speaker: Sara Kinnamon Fritsch ‘00; President, Schoolhouse Electric and Supply Company | Bio
Doors Open: 2:45 pm
Line-up Location: Gardner-Collins Indoor Track
Line-up Time: 2:45 pm
Regalia: Students and faculty should arrive at the line-up wearing their cap and gown (regalia)
Diplomas: Diploma Distribution and Academic Transcripts
Live Stream: www.uvmcommencement.com
Reception: Harris-Millis Dining Hall; 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm (no tickets required)
(Note: reception will be held before the ceremony)

College of Education and Social Services Ceremony

A ceremony for undergraduate College of Education and Social Services degree candidates where they will receive their diplomas as they cross the stage. Degree conferral will take place at the University Commencement Main Ceremony.

Ceremony Location: The Flynn, 153 Main Street, Burlington
Ceremony Time: 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Tickets: 6 tickets per graduate
Doors Open: 2:45 pm
Line-up Location: Backstage at the Flynn Center, enter through back entrance via the alley off of lower Church Street. Students should avoid bringing personal belongings to the line-up as there is limited space backstage and CESS will not be responsible for any loss.
Line-up Time: 2:45 pm
Regalia: Students and faculty should arrive at the line-up wearing their cap and gown (regalia) as there is limited space backstage
Diplomas: Diploma Distribution and Academic Transcripts
Live Stream: www.uvmcommencement.com
Shuttle Buses: A dedicated shuttle will run between the Flynn Center, Hilton Burlington Hotel, and Allen House (or Patrick Gym, rain venue for the main ceremony). Buses will run every 10 minutes.
Reception with Food/Beverage, No Tickets Required: Hilton Burlington Lake Champlain Hotel, 60 Battery Street (Adirondack Ballroom); 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm (refresh, refuel, reconnect with your families and friends, and with CESS students, faculty, and staff)
(Note: reception will be held before the ceremony)

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Ceremony

A ceremony for undergraduate College of Agriculture and Life Sciences degree candidates where they will receive their diplomas as they cross the stage. Degree conferral will take place at the University Commencement Main Ceremony.

Ceremony Location: Patrick Gymnasium
Ceremony Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tickets: Not required
Speaker: Beth Kirkpatrick, Professor and Chair, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Vermont | Bio (to come)
Doors Open: 3:00 pm
Line-up Location: Multipurpose Facility Indoor Turf AB
Line-up Time: 3:15 pm
Regalia: Students and faculty should arrive at the line-up wearing their cap and gown (regalia)
Diplomas: Diploma Distribution and Academic Transcripts
Live Stream: www.uvmcommencement.com
Reception: Simpson Dining Hall; 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm (no tickets required)
(Note: reception will be held before the ceremony)

Larner College of Medicine Ceremony

A ceremony for doctor of medicine degree candidates in the Larner College of Medicine where they will be hooded, take their professional oath, and receive their diploma as they cross the stage. Degree conferral will take place at the University Commencement Main Ceremony.

Ceremony Location: Ira Allen Chapel
Ceremony Time: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tickets: 6 tickets per graduate
Doors Open: 2:00 pm
Line-up Location: Billings Lecture Hall/MLK Classroom
Line-up Time: 2:00 pm
Regalia: Students and faculty should arrive at the line-up wearing their cap and gown (regalia)
Diplomas: Diploma Distribution and Academic Transcripts
Live Stream: www.uvmcommencement.com
Reception: Grand Maple Ballroom, Davis Center; 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm (no tickets required)
 

Campus Calendar of Events

For a campus-wide calendar of events Commencement Weekend please visit the campus calendar of events. Information will be posted as it becomes available.