University of Vermont

Campus Photo Tour

Image of the iraallen building

Ira Allen Chapel stands tall alongside the university green

Ira Allen Chapel

map of showing location of Ira Allen Chapel  in the UVM campus

What happens here – No longer used for religious practices, Ira Allen Chapel now hosts campus meetings and a variety of performers and speakers. Named after the university's founder Ira Allen, the chapel is one of Burlington's most prominent landmarks, with its gold-domed bell tower rising 165 feet above the campus. Recent speakers to campus include: Elie Wiesel, Barack Obama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Maya Angelou, Spike Lee, David McCullough among others.