Larner College of Medicine Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2023
Sunday, May 21, 2023, 3:00 P.M.
Ira Allen Chapel*
3:00 - 5:00 P.M.
Doors will open at 2:00 P.M. for guests
Students will line up at 2:00 P.M. in the lower level of Billings
*Please note that balloons are not allowed inside the Ira Allen Chapel.
Tickets will be required for guests and will be reserved online by degree candidates in the Spring. Tickets will be available to reserve via a link sent to each degree candidate. Number of guests per graduate will be shared soon.
The Commencement Ceremony for the Larner College of Medicine Class of 2022 will be livestreamed for guests who are unable to attend in person. The livestream link will be posted on this page prior to the ceremony.
Degree Candidate Participation
Degree candidates are not required to participate in the Commencement Ceremony. If degree candidates wish to participate in the ceremony they must wear UVM Larner College of Medicine regalia with robe, hood, tam and tassel.
For degree candidates: The UVM Larner Alumni Association is pleased to sponsor regalia for the Larner College of Medicine Class of 2023 through generous alumni philanthropy. All graduating students participating in commencement must request regalia. Regalia will be available for pick up prior to Commencement, additional information will be forthcoming.
Hooding and Guest Hooders
Hooding is a part of the Commencement Ceremony immediately prior to when each graduate receives their diploma. As each graduating student's name is called, they ascend the stage and are seated on the "hooding stool". A doctoral hood is then placed over their head. Students may request to have a guest hooder assist Dean Zehle with their hooding. Additional information will be shared with students about criteria for guest hooders soon.
The Commencement Ceremony for the Larner College of Medicine Class of 2023 will be livestreamed for guests who are unable to attend in person. The livestream link will be available one week before the event.