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Request a Workshop

Are you part of a student club at UVM, or do you work with a student organization that needs help with group dynamics, giving feedback, leadership styles, personality types and more, Leadership and Civic Engagement offers workshops at flexible times and dates. Click HERE to submit a workshop request form. 


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“I took this photo during school games in Costa Rica. It is the biggest sports game for primary school kids in the region. In the photo, a boy won first place in the 50-meter race and ran to his mom.”

Did you know UVM is one of the top colleges for the Peace Corps? Learn more about UVM’s Peace Corps and the Peace Corps recruiter on their website.


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The Majors Fair is a large resource fair for UVM Students. The purpose of the event is to connect students with important academic information, resources, and services.

Students will have the unique opportunity to speak with UVM Faculty and Staff from all 7 Colleges, Career Services, Honors College, and the Office of International Education – Study Abroad.

Get some of your questions answered such as:

  • I’m still undecided. Where can I go to find some help?
  • What kind of job can I get as a ___________ major?
  • How can I study abroad with my major/minor?
  • Can I transfer into a different college?
  • What’s the difference between environmental studies in CALS, CAS, and RSENR?
  • How can I get involved with research?

For questions or accommodations, please contact:

Have some major fun at the 2015 Majors Fair!


Heads up!

For UVM students who identify as white:

Are you struggling to make sense of your place in conversations about race? Eager to make a difference but unsure how? Looking for community and support for making a difference? This retreat is for you!

For the second year, UVM is offering interested students a chance to gather, talk about their white identity and learn from one another in a two-day, two-night off-campus retreat. Join us for a weekend of meaningful conversation, good food and building relationships.

To access the application and learn more about the opportunity, click here!


WORKSHOP: “Take Perspective…Someone Else’s”

Interactive and discussion-based, this workshop will give you valuable skills you can use on your next service project. You will learn how to better understand the perspective of those affected by social problems that you are trying to help. These reflection skills will help you participate in service work that is high-impact and culturally competent.

Friday April 24 at 3 pm in the Career and Experience Hub, 1st floor Davis Center

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Volunteer This Weekend!


What: LCE will be helping with Dismas House’s ( resource center for former prisoners transitioning back into the Burlington community) annual Perennial Plant Sale.

Who: You! Only 5 spots left, so sign up now!

When/Where: Saturday April 25th from 9 am - 4 pm/Right here in Burlington!

For full details and sign up click here:


Volunteer Opportunity

Holocaust Remembrance Week is happening now (April 13-17). UVM Hillel​ has programs planned throughout the week they’re encouraging member’s of the community to attend. If you’d like to volunteer, please contact Alana Carey, the Hillel Social Justice Intern at 407-547-9580/


Catamounts Care Day - 4/25/15

Looking for a volunteer opportunity right here in Burlington? Join the LCE team on Saturday April 25th from 9 am - 4 pm as we help out Dismas House, a resource center for former prisoners transitioning back into the Burlington community.

We will be helping with Dismas House’s annual Perennial Plant Sale. There are only 15 spots available, so please sign up!

For full details and SIGN UP click here:


VT NEDA Walk - April 11, 2015

Participate in the second Burlington, VT NEDA Walk!  NEDA stands for National Eating Disorder Association. 95% of people who have eating disorders are between the ages of 12-25, and it is especially common on college campuses. Eating Disorders have the highest mortality rate among all mental illnesses, including depression. There will be zumba, mindfulness activities, speakers, a raffle, and of course the walk itself.  

It is Saturday, April 11th and it is starting at the Royal Tyler Theater. Registration is at 9:30 AM and the walk starts at 10 AM. We also need some volunteers! Check out the descriptions below and click on the links for more info.

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UVM SERVES Week of March 23, 2015

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Check out this brand new edition of UVM SERVES - an e-newsletter with tons of ways to get involved at UVM and in the Burlington, VT area.