UVM Celebrates Constitution Day on Friday, September 17, 2021

Pursuant to legislation passed by Congress in 2004, educational institutions receiving federal funding are required to hold an educational program pertaining to the United States Constitution on the anniversary of the document's signing, September 17th (or in the preceding or following week if the day falls on a Saturday, Sunday, or holiday).  Resources and additional readings are available here:

Did you know?

The only language (other than English) that's used in the Constitution is Latin. 

The three Latin phrases found in the Constitution are "ex post facto" (after the fact), "pro tempore" (for the time being), and "habeas corpus" (produce the body).