• main commencement ceremony in front of waterman building
  • banners in commencement procession
  • commencement procession
  • students lined up waiting for procession
  • student veteran at commencement
  • Commencement Main Ceremony 2018

218th Commencement Ceremonies — May 18 and 19, 2019



The 218th University Commencement Main Ceremony and College of Arts and Sciences Ceremony will be held outdoors on the University Green on Sunday, May 19, 2019.  

Sunday’s forecast is calling for a slight chance of showers in the morning, so please dress appropriately for the weather.  Note: the University Green is very saturated, so please wear appropriate footwear.

Tickets will not be required for the University Main Ceremony or the College of Arts and Sciences Ceremony.

All commencement ceremonies will be available to watch live on the web at: streamvt.com/vermontcommencement/


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 Commencement Ceremony
Graduate College
Commencement Ceremony

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Saturday, May 18
12:30 pm
Multipurpose Facility

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.

Commencement Main Ceremony
University Commencement
Main Ceremony

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Sunday, May 19
8:20 am
University Green

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 19. At these ceremonies, undergraduates will walk across the stage of their home college/school and receive their diploma. View schedule of the various college and school ceremonies.

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.

College of Medicine Graduates
The Robert Larner
College of Medicine
Commencement Ceremony

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Sunday, May 19
3:00 pm
Ira Allen Chapel

The president will confer upon degree candidates the doctor of medicine degree. Graduates will take their professional oath.