University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Medical Student Education



Contact Us

  • Medical Student Education
    Telephone: (802) 656-0722

Orientation to the UVM College of Medicine
August 11 - 15, 2014

Orientation is a credit-bearing course and your attendance is mandatory. Classes will begin on Monday, August, 11 at 8:00 a.m. It is essential that you be present for the entire Orientation.

As a first-year student, we expect you to:

  • Pay attention to all university requirements and fee deadlines
  • Attend Orientation
  • Get involved
  • Seek assistance

You will be required to complete many tasks prior to orientation. Let's get started.

Review the Following as they become available....

  • Letter from the Office of Medical Student Education
  • Orientation Schedule (tentative)
  • Academic Calendar
  • Textbook List
  • Review Medical Student Handbook  Review the handbook before you arrive on August 11.  You will required to sign an electronic statement which will be recorded in your student records stating you have read the handbook and agree to abide by the rules and regulations.

Incoming Student Checklist

Below is a quick overview of information you will need to provide prior to orientation and beyond:

Complete the following prior to Orientation


Multiple acceptance deadline: Please note that the deadline for those holding multiple acceptances to select one school and release all others is Monday, May 15th. 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 (pdf)

Background Check: Your acceptance is provisional until you have completed and released the results of a criminal background check. More information about the background check is available here.

Final Transcripts: Please send a copy of your final transcript showing all degrees conferred to the admissions office (address below). We must receive your transcripts prior to matriculation.

University of Vermont College of Medicine
Office of Admissions - 2017 Transcripts
The Courtyard at Given, S100
89 Beaumont Avenue
Burlington, VT 05405
Telephone: 802.656.2154
Fax: 802.656.9663

Additional Information

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! For specific concerns please feel free to contact the following:

Immunization/Serology Questions
Student Health Office / 802.656.0600

Health Insurance Questions
Margaret Johnson - Student Health Office / 802.656.0602

Transcripts, Housing, Area Information
Shona Sladyk - Admissions / 802.656.2154
Cary Jewkes - Admissions / 802.626.9292
Tiffany Delaney - Admissions / 802.656.2267

Barbara Brisson, Coordinator of Events & Student Activities / 802.656.0757


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