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218th Commencement Ceremonies — May 18 and 19, 2019

Class of 2019 Turns the Tassels: UVM Today News Story 05-19-2019

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Program: 218th Commencement Ceremony (PDF)

Photography/DVD Information

  • Official individual photographs from each school or college ceremony are available on the GradImages website
  • Main commencement ceremony photo galleries
  • 218th Commencement DVD orders

Greetings

  • The Honorable Philip B. Scott, Class of 1980, Governor of the State of Vermont, and Trustee of the University of Vermont
  • David A. Daigle, Class of 1989, Chair of the University of Vermont Board of Trustees
  • Ethan Foley, Class of 2020, President of the Student Government Association

President's Remarks

  • E. Thomas Sullivan, President of the University of Vermont and Professor of Political Science

Commencement Speaker

Recognition of University Distinguished Professor Award

  • Award presented by Patricia A. Prelock, Provost and Senior Vice President, Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Recognition of Outstanding Student Leader Award Recipients

  • Award presented by Patricia A. Prelock, Provost and Senior Vice President, Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders

 

Please continue to check this website for updated information.

For more information contact Kelly O'Malley, Coordinator of Presidential Events:

Phone: 802-656-3272

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.