What's it like here? It's an intimate and diverse community of thinkers and doers. It's a bustling campus with something always going on. It's an outdoor paradise located in one of America's best college towns. At UVM, we're balanced in mind, body and spirit because UVM students seek out opportunities for work, service and play.
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Student Life

It's not just where you learn -- it's where you sleep, eat and play. And there's something for everyone.

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Student Involvement

High energy and commitment characterize every aspect of life at UVM. Our 170+ campus clubs and organizations pair with student passions for service, sports, arts, community and beyond. In fact, more than 70% of UVM students are involved in a club or org.

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Academic and Career Support

Support is in place to make sure your academic experience is rich, well-rounded, and that you're poised for every kind of success after graduation.

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Athletics and Fitness

UVM is one of the country's most active and health-minded campuses. (Outside magazine ranks us #9 in its list of the top 25 colleges for its readers.)

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Campus Events and the Arts

Get the lowdown on all that our campus has to offer -- from the hottest bands to visiting artists and speakers. From seminars on study abroad to half-price burger night. It's all going on.

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Health, Wellbeing and Safety

UVM students are most whole in the classroom when they're healthy and safe. UVM's health resources were created with your well-being in mind.

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UVM Stories

Joseph Friedman '14
Anthropology major, Fulbright scholarship winner, focus on domestic and global research related health metrics
Alexandria Hall
English major, poet, Beinecke Scholarship winner
Egbert Stolk
Graduate student, historic preservation program
Rehana Pothiawala, Fathima Samen & Christopher Thomas
Founders, UVM chapter, Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students
Celeste Heinz on Winooski bridge
Senior environmental studies major, intern for Vermont Agency of Natural Resources
Alia Degen
Global studies major, service-based travel participant
Students Zach and Pughe-Sanford
Film and Television Studies major, Film and TV studies major, participant in Werner Herzog film project
Anders Christiansen '14
Political science major, Fulbright scholarhip winner, focus on economic and political issues in Latin America
S Cramer
Hip hop poet, English lecturer
Nika Ouellette
Environmental studies major, Track and Field team captain, two-time All-America javelin thrower
Katie Ann Miller, Stephanie Juice & Leigh Ann Holterman
Recipients of National Science Foundation (NSF) research fellowships
Justin Guilbert
Doctoral student, lead author on new study for projecting climage change into VT
Trevor Gearhart, Peter Isles
Conducting winter research on summer algae blooms
Sydney Healey ’14
Global studies and environmental studies double major, Fulbright scholarship winner, focus on teaching in Brazil

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