University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Medical Student Admissions

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    If you need to reschedule your interview for any reason, please contact our interview coordinator at (802) 656-1289.
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Travel Information

campusWe are looking forward to seeing you in Burlington. We've assembled some information that will assist you in preparing your travel arrangements for your interview as well links to area information. We hope you enjoy your visit with us!

Air Travel

Burlington International Airport services the northern part of the state.

Six airlines service the Burlington International Airport:

Taxis are readily available and the College of Medicine is an approximate 20 minute ride from the airport. The fare from the airport to UVM is approximately $20.

Bus Lines

Connections to the Vermont Transit depot on Pine Street in Burlington (1 mile from campus) are available through Greyhound from all major U.S. cities, including New York City, Boston, Albany, and Montreal, Canada. Departures to these cities are available on an average of twice daily. Special student rates are offered. For more information call the Greyhound toll free line, 1-800-642-3133 (Vermont only) or 1-800-231-2222 (New England and Eastern New York). www.vermonttransit.com

Connections are also available from Boston and New York through Megabus which arrives and departs twice a day on the UVM campus. For more information call (1-800-462-6342). www.megabus.com

Train

The Essex Junction train station, approximately 8 miles from campus, is served by Amtrak, which connects major cities across the U.S. For schedule and reservation information, call 1-800-872-7245. www.amtrak.com

Auto Travel

Directions to The College of Medicine:

From Interstate 89 (I-89) - use Exit 14W (west) to approach the University of Vermont College of Medicine. At the stoplight at the end of the ramp stay in your right lane. At the second stop light turn right on to East Avenue. At the next stop light turn left on to Carrigan Drive (there is a sign that says Fletcher Allen Health Care with University of Vermont in smaller letters underneath). At the next light turn right and continue down Beaumont Avenue. To park, continue straight down Beaumont Avenue until you see the Fletcher Allen Parking Garage on your right.

To the Admissions Office: The College of Medicine is located within the Given Building. Enter the Given Building through the Health Science Research Facility (HSRF) entrance. Take the steps down to the first floor and walk straight ahead into the Given building (the College of Medicine Dean's Office will be on your left). Continue walking down the hallway. The Office of Admissions is in the glass-walled building that will be immediately on the right.

From Route 7-North (Shelburne Road) - follow signs to 189 North (toward St. Albans). This road will merge with Interstate 89. Use Exit 14W (west) to approach the University of Vermont College of Medicine. At the second stop light turn right on to East Avenue. At the stoplight turn left on to Carrigan Drive (there is a sign that says Fletcher Allen Health Care with University of Vermont in smaller letters underneath). To park, continue straight down Beaumont Avenue until you see the Fletcher Allen Parking Garage on your right.

To the Admissions Office: The College of Medicine is located within the Given Building. Enter the Given Building through the Health Science Research Facility (HSRF) entrance. Take the steps down to the first floor and walk straight ahead into the Given building (the College of Medicine Dean's Office will be on your left). Continue walking down the hallway. The Office of Admissions is in the glass-walled building that will be immediately on the right.

From the Adirondack Northway (I-87) Take Exit 20. Proceed north on Route 9 to Route 149, headed to Fort Ann, N.Y. In Fort Ann, take Route 4 North to Route 22A in Vermont. Follow Route 22A through Vergennes, then follow Route 7 North into Burlington. Turn right onto Main Street (Route 2 East). Go uphill through several lights and stay in right lane. For East Avenue, turn right and follow signs. Once on East Avenue, turn left onto Carrigan Drive. (there is a sign that says Fletcher Allen Health Care with University of Vermont in smaller letters underneath). At the next light turn right and continue down Beaumont Avenue. To park, continue straight down Beaumont Avenue until you see the Fletcher Allen Parking Garage on your right.

To the Admissions Office: The College of Medicine is located within the Given Building. Enter the Given Building through the Health Science Research Facility (HSRF) entrance. Take the steps down to the first floor and walk straight ahead into the Given building (the College of Medicine Dean's Office will be on your left). Continue walking down the hallway. The Office of Admissions is in the glass-walled building that will be immediately on the right.

Parking

Due to construction, parking on campus is extremely limited! Check with your hotel for possible shuttle or taxi voucher service. It is wise to take advantage of this, if available.

If you intend to drive please park in the Fletcher Allen (hospital) parking garage. The cost will be $7.50 for the day. DO NOT PARK in designated areas for the disabled, fire access zones, or restricted University parking areas, especially Zone 1. Your car may be towed or ticketed, and fines are substantial.

Directions to the Office of Admissions from the Fletcher Allen Health Care (hospital) parking garage:

Take the elevator to the 3rd floor. Exit the elevator and walk toward the entrance of the hospital and then go through the revolving doors. The Medical Education Pavillion Building is directly across from the entrance to the hospital. Enter the Medical Education building and walk down the staircase and follow the signs to the Admissions Office located in the Given Courtyard South building.

Last modified August 08 2013 03:24 PM