Class of 2020 Commencement Weekend

Friday, September 17 - Sunday, September 19

Class of 2020 Commencement Weekend

We look forward to welcoming you, your classmates, and your family members back to campus to celebrate your accomplishments with our Saint Michael’s College community. This schedule outlines the planned events for the weekend, but please feel welcome to participate in any of our Alumni and Family Weekend events.

Please complete this registration as soon as you can so we can ensure the best experience possible for you and your guests. There is no limit to seating and tickets for the ceremony on Saturday morning. See who is already registered by following this link. Please provide any questions to

Friday, Sept. 17th

Registration: 3:00-5:00 pm

First Floor, Dion Family Student Center
Please stop by our registration table and ask any final questions about the Commencement ceremony. If you are having problems locating your cap and gown, please contact

Class of 2020 Gathering

Join your classmates in an event planned and hosted by your Commencement Committee. More details will be provided soon.

Saturday, Sept. 18th

Commencement: 10:00-11:30 am

Library Lawn (weather permitting)
The class of 2020 Commencement Ceremony will begin promptly at 10:00 with a precession of the faculty, staff, and students. The ceremony will continue with a number of speakers to congratulate your class and their accomplishments, before asking each participant to cross the stage with an opportunity for pictures. A program of the speakers will be provided soon.

Post-Commencement Reception

300s Field
Immediately following the ceremony, a reception with light refreshments will be provided for you and your loved ones to reconnect with program advisors, coaches, mentors, and beloved professors.

Oktoberfest on the Waterfront: 6:00-10:00 pm

Lake Champlain Waterfront, Burlington
Reconnect with classmates and friends at this exclusive event in partnership with Oktoberfest Vermont. The Class of 2020 will have a dedicated, private section while enjoying access to all of the Oktoberfest festivities. Be sure to get your ticket to join before they are sold out by following this link.

Sunday, Sept. 19th

Mass: 11:00 am

Chapel, Saint Michael’s the Archangel
Conclude your celebration with your classmates and other participants of Alumni and Family weekend at Mass with the Society of Saint Edmund.


Please note that these hotel room blocks are only reserved for a limited time. Be sure to make your reservations soon!

Courtyard Burlington Harbor Hotel
25 Cherry Street, Burlington, VT
Rate: $309 per night

Delta Hotels by Marriott
1117 Williston Road, South Burlington, VT
Rate: $179-229 per night

Hilton Garden Inn
101 Main Street, Burlington, VT
Rate: $322-339 per night

Home2 Suites by Hilton
150 Market Street, Williston, VT
Rate: $189 per night