University of Vermont

2013-2014 Catalogue

Policies and General Information

Advising Resources

In addition to an assigned faculty advisor, a variety of other advising resources are available to undergraduates:

International Student Advising is provided through the Office of International Education to assist international students with personal and academic problems, as well as matters relating to immigration and social and cultural adjustment. A special orientation program, prior to the beginning of each semester, provides new international students with an introduction to the university and the Burlington community. An active campus International Club provides an opportunity for international students to contribute to campus life and to make friends outside the classroom. Students planning to study abroad should also consult the Office of International Education which is located at B162, Living/Learning Center. For more information, please visit the Office of International Education Link out of catalogue site..

Multicultural Student Advising at the ALANA Student Center provides broad based support aimed at ensuring the success of multicultural students at UVM. Services include: academic advising; linking students to resources and opportunities on campus; tutoring; peer mentoring; social and cultural networking. Students may elect to take part in The Summer Enrichment Scholarship Program, a pre-first year opportunity that offers an academic experience (6 credits) and provides an introduction to campus and college life before the official start of the school year. For more information, please visit ALANA Link out of catalogue site..

Continuing Education Advising assists non-degree students and nontraditional students on course selection, how to apply for a degree program, general information about UVM academic resources, and career and life planning. The advisors work with individuals who are returning to school after raising a family or working outside the home, who are considering a career change or who have recently graduated from high school. For more information, please visit the Continuing Education Link out of catalogue site. website.

Pre-professional Advising Services include pre-health, pre-law and pre-veterinary. Pre-veterinary advising is available through the Department of Animal Sciences. Advising for pre-health and pre-law is offered within Career Services. For pre-health and pre-law information, please visit Career Services Link out of catalogue site..