Commencement Program: 3 PM Ceremony

Wondering what the run-of-show will be during the 3 PM Champlain College Online commencement ceremony for undergraduates and master’s candidates?

Welcome to the one hundred forty-fifth Champlain College commencement! The ceremony for our Champlain College Online undergraduate and master’s Class of 2023 will be held at 3 PM on Saturday, May 13 at the Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction, Vermont. View a brief run-of-show below.

A livestream will be available on the homepage of this commencement website.

PROCESSIONAL

NATIONAL ANTHEM
Led by Hilary Delisle, Champlain College staff member and alum

BOARD OF TRUSTEES WELCOME
Colin Owyang, Vice-Chair, Board of Trustees

CONVENING OF COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES
Chris Montagnino, Vice President for Online Education

ALUMNI MESSAGE
Sarah Jerger, ’02, ’03, ’04, G’20

STUDENT ADDRESS
Denzel Johnson ’21, G’23, Information Security

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT
Alejandro Hernandez

CONFERRING OF HONORARY DEGREE, HONORIS CAUSA
Led by Alejandro Hernandez

Presented to Jessie James Green Jr., Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa

Presented by Sergio Tenreiro de Magalhaes, Chief Learning Officer, Champlain College Online

ADDRESS TO THE GRADUATES
Jessie James Green Jr.

PRESENTATION OF CANDIDATES FOR DEGREES
Chris Montagnino

CONFERRING OF ASSOCIATE’S DEGREES
Alejandro Hernandez

CONFERRING OF BACHELOR DEGREES
Alejandro Hernandez

HOODING AND CONFERRING OF MASTER’S DEGREES
Alejandro Hernandez

RECESSIONAL

POST-GRADUATION GATHERING AND CELEBRATION
Expo North & Outdoors

More 2023 Online Undergraduate & Master's
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Online Undergraduate & Master’s 2023 Commencement Livestream
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