Frequently Asked Questions

When should we arrive in Burlington?

Please review the schedule of events to determine the arrival day and time that works best for you and your family and guests.

How long is the ceremony?

Traditional On-Campus Undergraduates:

The ceremony will begin promptly at 10:00 am on Saturday, May 9, 2020. The main doors will open for guests at 8:00 am. The ceremony should conclude by 12:30 pm. 

Champlain College Online (Online) Undergraduates & Master's Students: 

The graduation ceremony will begin promptly at 3:00 pm on Saturday, May 9, 2020. The entrance to the Expo will open for guests at 2:00 pm. The ceremony should conclude by 5:00 pm. 

I am unable to attend, when can I expect my diploma?

All: Diplomas will be mailed to all graduates.

When is the hooding taking place for master's degree graduates?

Master's Only: The hooding will take place as part of the commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 9th at 3pm.

Will the Campus Store be open?

The Campus Store will have a pop-up location at the Champlain Valley Exposition that will be open all day on Saturday, May 9th. Cash and check only. Click here to pre-order your Commencement T-Shirt or Hoodie.

Is the ceremony being streamed on the Champlain College website?

All: Yes, on the Web Video Simulcast page. 

When do I have to move out of Champlain housing?

Students need to move out by noon on Sunday, May 10, 2020.