#UVM2021: Convocation Ceremony & Twilight Induction


UVM’s president, E. Thomas Sullivan, hosts this annual celebration that marks the official beginning of the academic year. This ceremony closes with the Class of 2021 procession down Main Street and a unique UVM tradition, the candlelight ceremony.

#UVM2020 Pro tip: Be prepared to snap some selfies – the convocation walk down Main Street with your entire class is a sight to remember!

Mandatory for all incoming First-Year Students.  Upperclassmen – come cheer on the new class around 7-7:30PM along Main street!