Commencement 2017

Commencement 2016 - Tent

*Updated as of April 13, 2017

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

Saturday, May 13, 2017

10:00 a.m.

Edmunds Field, Burlington, VT - Entry is by ticket only

Simulcast in Alumni Auditorium, Champlain College, Burlington, VT - No tickets necessary

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.


Graduate Student Hooding Ceremonies for the Class of 2017 - Entry is by Ticket Only

Friday, May 12, 2017

4:00 p.m.

Argosy Gymnasium, Champlain College, Burlington, VT (Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Digital Forensic Management, Master of Science in Digital Forensic Science and Master of Science in Executive Leadership)

Champlain Room, Champlain College, Burlington, VT (Master of Fine Arts in Emergent Media, Master of Science in Emergent Media, Master of Science in Health Care Administration, Master of Education in Early Childhood Education, Master of Science in Law, Master of Science in Mediation & Applied Conflict Studies, and Master of Science in Managing Innovation & Information Technology)

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.

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 - Entry is by ticket only

Simulcast in Alumni Auditorium, Champlain College, Burlington, VT - No tickets necessary

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.


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.