Information for Master's Candidates

Master’s candidates are asked to report to the Alliot Student Center lobby, in front of the fireplace, no later than 9:00 a.m., Sunday, May 12, for the class picture. Instructions for the ceremony will be given in the Green Mountain Dining Room immediately after pictures. If you change your mind about being in the ceremony please be sure to let us know by calling 802-654-2574, or emailing Sarah Hodgon at shodgson@smcvt.edu, as soon as possible.

Saturday, May 11

Attendance at undergrad rehearsal is not required.

4:00 p.m. - Baccalaureate Mass - Chapel of Saint Michael the Archangel (Caps and gowns are not worn and there is no procession. Tickets are not required for Mass)

Sunday, May 12

8:00 a.m. - Sunday Mass - Chapel of Saint Michael the Archangel 
9:00 a.m.    Master’s Degree class picture - Alliot Student Center, fireplace lobby
9:15 a.m.    Robing – Green Mountain Dining Room, Alliot Student Center
9:50 a.m.    Procession of Graduates and Faculty to Ross Sports Center
10:00 a.m.  Commencement - Ross Sports Center

Tickets are required for Commencement. 

The graduation ceremony lasts approximately 2-2 ½ hours. Immediately following Commencement there will be a reception on the lawn in front of the Library; in case of inclement weather, the reception will be held in the Tarrant Recreation Center.

Caps and Gowns

All orders must be at the Campus Store by March 24th. Any orders received after March 24th will be charged a $12.00 late fee. The Campus Store can be reached at (802-654-2517).

Commencement Ticket Distribution

Beginning soon graduates will be able to order and print up to four commencement tickets from https://smcvtickets.universitytickets.com using their Mikenet account login and password. It is recommended that tickets be printed by Friday, May 10. Please note that tickets are required for children. Tickets should be printed. Bar code scanners do not always work on cell phones and a valid ticket is required for entry. 

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