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Graduation 2017 will be held in Montpelier on Saturday, June 10, 2017!

Please apply to attend the June 10, 2017 Graduation Ceremony here:

The graduation application deadline is May 20, 2017.


Four complimentary graduation tickets will be held at the door.

No additional tickets will be sold.


All students will receive a ceremonial diploma cover that is to be returned at the close of the Ceremony and before the Reception. If you have not yet received your official diploma and cover, it will be mailed following the July 28, 2017 conferral.

On the Day of Graduation

Graduation participants are to report for check-in at National Life no later than 12:30 PM on June 10, 2017. Please be on time for check-in!

The AOS and BA graduates in FBBM/HRM will receive caps and gowns, and should wear dark shoes and black trousers or skirt under the gown. The AOS and BA Culinary, AOS Baking and Pastry, and all Certificate graduates will receive white chef jackets and must wear black slacks, black shoes, and a plain white T-shirt to be worn under the chef jacket.

Graduate line-up will begin at 1:30 PM sharp in the National Life Entry Lounge. Students must be present in brigade/caps and gowns at this time. The Ceremony will begin at 2:00 PM and the Graduation Reception will begin at 3:30 PM. All of the Graduation activities, including parking, are within walking distance of National Life.

Class and individual photographs will be available for purchase through a local photographer. Information on ordering will be made available on this page as soon as we have it.

Remember, your application for graduation/RSVP to attend the Ceremony must be submitted by May 20, 2017 to help us make the event a pleasant and memorable one for all.

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