Information for Family & Friends

Champlain College Commencement

Commencement Ceremony

Undergraduate: Ceremony will begin promptly at 10:00 am on Saturday, May 14, 2016, at Edmunds School Field, which is located on Main Street, behind Skiff Hall.

Master's: TBD

Tickets

Undergraduate: Each graduate will receive four tickets. All guests, including children and infants, must have a ticket to attend the commencement ceremony.

Master's: Each graduate will receive four tickets. All guests, including children and infants, must have a ticket to attend the commencement ceremony.

Planning for the Weather

Both commencement ceremonies will be held outdoors. Please plan to dress in layers, as the weather in Vermont can be unpredictable in the spring. Please also wear proper footwear for walking on the grass.

Hotel Accommodations

Undergraduate: This can be a busy time of year in Burlington, so we recommend making reservations as early as possible.

Blocks of rooms have been reserved at the following hotels for your convenience:

  • Courtyard Burlington Harbor Hotel (Cutoff Date to Make Reservations: April 12, 2016)

25 Cherry Street, Burlington
(802) 864-4700 x 1
Group Name: Champlain College Commencement
Special Rate: $189.00 plus tax per night

  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Burlington (Cutoff Date to Make Reservations: April 13, 2016)

1117 Williston Road, Burlington
(802) 658-0250
Group Name: Champlain College Commencement Block
Special Rate: $149.00 plus tax per night; Should you want a two-room suite they will be available at $199.00 plus tax per night

  • Hilton Garden Inn (Cutoff Date to Make Reservations: April 12, 2016)

101 Main Street, Burlington
(800) HILTONS
Group Name: Champlain College
Special Rate: $209.00 plus tax per night

  • Sheraton Burlington Hotel and Conference Center (Cutoff Date to Make Reservations: April 15, 2016)

870 Williston Road, Burlington
(800) 325-3535

Online Booking: Click hereGroup Name: Champlain College Commencement Block 2016
Special Rate: $189.00 plus tax per night

Master's: This can be a busy time of year in Burlington, so we recommend making reservations as early as possible.

Blocks of rooms have been reserved at the following hotels for your convenience:

  • Sheraton Burlington Hotel and Conference Center (Cutoff Date to Make Reservations: April 22, 2016)

870 Williston Road, Burlington
(800) 325-3535
Online Booking: Click here
Group Name: Champlain College Masters Commencement Block 2016
Special Rate: $255.00 plus tax per night

Accessibility

For both commencement ceremonies, if any guest has special needs (such as wheelchairs or hearing impaired), please let us know at graduation@champlain.edu by April 1, 2015, so that accommodations can be made.

Parking

Undergraduate: All parking lots on the Champlain College campus are available for handicap parking only. Parking will be available at the Miller Center at Lakeside Campus (175 Lakeside Ave) with a shuttle running from 8:00 am - 10:00 am, and 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm. Parking is also allowed on city streets, unless indicated by "No Parking" or "Residential Only" signs, but we strongly recommend parking at Lakeside (see Commencement Map section.)

Master's: All parking lots on the Champlain College campus are available. Parking is also allowed on city streets, unless indicated by "No Parking" or "Residential Only" signs.