• Students participating in a group activity in their ESDP 005 class.


    528 Waterman Building
    Phone: (802) 656-3468
    Fax: (802) 656-1208
    Hours: 8:00a.m. to 12:00p.m.; 1:00p.m. to 4:30p.m (Monday-Friday)

The College of Education and Social Services Student Services Office is excited to work with you! We are here to support you in successfully completing your course of study and achieving your goals. To set up an appointment, please contact us at (802) 656-3468 or cessstsv@uvm.edu.

Some of the services we provide:

  • Advising to undeclared and new transfer students
  • Monitor academic progress
  • Act as a point of contact for withdrawals, leaves of absence, and incompletes
  • Notify faculty when students are missing classes due to serious illness or an emergency
  • Help students with personal or health issues connect to support systems
  • Sign academic forms which require the Dean's signature (study abroad forms, change of student status, permission to take more than 18 credits)
  • Facilitate communication regarding advising between faculty, staff, and students
  • Help students find and access resources on campus



Contact us!  

Our Staff

Lynn White Cloud Lynn White Cloud, Assistant Dean for Academic and Student Affairs
Curriculum management, student concerns, recruitment, retention, commencement

Gillian HomstedGillian Homsted, Director of Student Services
Advising, enrollment management, transfer student coordination


Undergraduate Advising

Explore our advising resources and frequently asked questions (FAQs).

CESS students rate the advising they receive as some of the best in the University!

Undergraduate Majors

  • Human Development and Family Studies
  • Individually Designed Program
  • Social Work
  • Teacher Education

Licensure Information

Teacher Education majors review this information frequently as they progress towards the recommendation for license.