Commencement 2017

Commencement 2016 - Tent

*Friday, September 16, 2016 - Please note that the below dates for online and graduate commencements have changed from previous postings.

On-Campus Students' Undergraduate Commencement for the Class of 2017

Saturday, May 13, 2017

10:00 a.m.

Edmunds Field, Burlington, VT

This ceremony is for our traditional, on-campus, undergraduate students, and will be held under a tent at Edmunds Field, located at Edmunds School next to Champlain College. The President, Provost, members of the Board of Trustees, College Leadership, faculty and other members of the institution will participate in this ceremony.

The ceremony will be followed by a reception under a tent behind Roger H. Perry Hall.

Students who received their degree in August and December 2016 are encouraged and welcome to attend the May ceremony. There will be no program held in December 2016.


Graduate Student Hooding Ceremonies for the Class of 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

5:00 p.m.

Multiple Locations (TBD), Champlain College, Burlington, VT

The Graduate Hooding Ceremonies are for our graduate students receiving their Master's Degrees on Saturday, and will be held in multiple locations across campus depending on your program. These ceremonies will be a special time for graduate students, families and friends to share with the Program Director(s) of your specific programs. At Champlain College, we bestow hoods, with colors representing the College and discipline of the student, only to those students receiving a Master's Degree.

The Hooding Ceremonies will be followed by a cocktail reception for all graduate students, family members, friends and members of Champlain College.

Students who received their Master's Degrees in August and December 2016 are encouraged and welcome to attend the May graduate hooding ceremonies. There will be no program held in December 2016.

PLEASE NOTE: This year Graduate Hooding will take place as a stand-alone ceremony. We encourage graduates to attend both the hooding and Saturday's commencement ceremony.


Continuing Professional Studies (Champlain Online) Undergraduate & Master's Commencement for the Class of 2017

Saturday, May 13, 2017

3:00 p.m.

Edmunds Field, Burlington, VT

The Continuing Professional Studies Undergraduate & Master's Commencement ceremony is for our students receiving their Associate's Degrees and Bachelor's Degrees through our ONLINE Continuing Professional Studies program, and for our students receiving their Master's Degrees. This ceremony will take place under a tent at Edmunds Field, located at Edmunds School next to Champlain College. The ceremony will be followed by a reception under a tent behind Roger H. Perry Hall.

The President, Provost, members of the Board of Trustees, College Leadership, faculty and other members of the institution will participate in this ceremony. Diplomas will be bestowed upon each of the graduates at this time.

Students who received their degrees in August and December 2016 are encouraged and welcome to attend the May ceremony. There will be no program held in December 2016.


Finding Additional Information about Commencement 2017

Whether you are a student, parent, friend or faculty member, the links to the left will provide all of the information you will need for the big day. Please pay special attention to the sections on weather and parking, as well as the campus map.

Please check back for updated information on the Commencement Speakers and Honorary Degree Recipients.

If you have any additional questions, please email graduation@champlain.edu.