University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Medical Student Admissions

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Dear Admitted Students to the Class of 2020

Congratulations on your admission to the UVM College of Medicine!


We want to congratulate you on your admission to UVM. You will find UVM is a wonderful medical school with an excellent faculty and students who are both talented and congenial. We all welcome you as colleagues!

We're here to help

This page and the accompanying website contain important information to assist you between the time of acceptance and matriculation in August. We will continue to add information to this site throughout the fall and early spring.

Do not hesitate to contact the admissions office at, or by phone at (802) 656-2154.

Please note the following important items:

  • Please keep your PREFERRED Contact Information updated in the AMCAS system. Until matriculation, this is the phone number, e-mail address, and regular mailing address that the University will use to contact you.
  • Please stay aware of updates here on the 'Admitted Student' Page

Important Dates:

  • Orientation begins on Monday, August 8th, 2016. Orientation week is August 8-12. Orientation is a credit-bearing course; therefore, it is essential and mandatory.

We look forward to welcoming each of you in August 2016!

Get Ready for Orientation

New student orientation begins on August 8, 2016.


Other Reminders

Enrollment Deposit: You must submit your $100 enrollment deposit to hold your seat in the class within the time frame listed in your acceptance letter. This deposit is credited toward your first year tuition. If you notify us in writing by April 30th of your intent to withdraw, your deposit will be refunded.

Withdrawal: If you decide that you are not going to attend the University of Vermont College of Medicine, please let us know in writing that you would like to decline your seat. Please send an email to

Financial Aid: Fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid as soon as possible if you wish to be considered for education loans. You will be sent instructions on how to access your financial aid package beginning in March. Visit Office of Medical Student Education Student Financial Services website for more information, or feel free to contact the Student Financial Services Office.

Background Check: Your acceptance is provisional until you have completed and released the results of a criminal background check. Please review our handout, "About the AAMC-Facilitated Background Check Service", for more information.

Multiple Acceptance deadline: Please note that the deadline for those holding multiple acceptances to select one school and release all others is April 30th. In order to receive a refund of your enrollment deposit, we must receive your request to withdraw no later than that date. For more information, please review the Admitted Applicant Responsibilities

FacebookClass of 2020 Facebook page: Connect with your future classmates on the Facebook group for the Class of 2019 prior to orientation regarding housing, etc. The name of the group is UVM College of Medicine Class of 2020. Please note that participation is wholly voluntary and anyone who chooses to participate should use good judgment in what is posted and remember that this means of communication should not be considered private or confidential.

Contacting Us: We know that as you prepare for school you will have many questions---from housing concerns to financial aid, to preparing to get settled in Vermont. Please do not hesitate to contact us so we can assist you!

Visit the Orientation Website for more information >>

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