Larner College of Medicine Ceremony for the Class of 2024

Sunday, May 19, 2024, 3:00 P.M.

Ira Allen Chapel*

Doors will open at 2:00 P.M. for guests
Students will line up at 2:00 the lower level of Billings.

Reception immediately following in the Grand Maple Ballroom at the Davis Center

*Balloon are not allowed in the Ira Allen Chapel or Davis Center


Tickets will be required for guests and will be reserved online by degree candidates beginning April 24 at 11 A.M. Each student will receive up to six tickets for the ceremony, which will also be livestreamed. Additional tickets will be requested via a waitlist and will be fulfilled if available after the initial ticketing request period. A link to request tickets will be emailed to degree candidates at their (not email addresses. 

Additional Information About Tickets

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 2024 through generous alumni philanthropy. All graduating students participating in commencement must wear regalia. Regalia will be available for pick up in front of the Office of Medical Education on the following dates/times:

  • Tuesday, May 7 - 11:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.
  • Wednesday, May 8 - 11:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.
  • Friday, May 10 - 11:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.
  • Tuesday, May 14, 11:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.
  • Wednesday, May 15 - 11:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.

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.

Students who wish to have a guest hooder should review the document below for information on who may serve as a guest hooder. Guest hooder names must be shared with Liz Dohrman by Friday, April 19.

Information About Guest Hooding

Ceremony Livestream

The ceremony will be livestreamed for guests who are unable to attend in person. The livestream link will be posted on this page and shared with degree candidates prior to the ceremony. 

Future Larner College of Medicine Ceremony Dates

Class of 2025 - Sunday, May 18, 2025

Class of 2026 - Sunday, May 17, 2026

Class of 2027 - Sunday, May 23, 2027



Contact Liz Dohrman via email or phone at