University of Vermont

June Orientation

Orientation Students

Your "To Do" List before Orientation

No matter what time of the year you enroll at UVM, there are things you can do before attending Orientation - and certainly before starting classes to get yourself ready.

  1. Notify the Orientation Program Office of any disability accommodations or special needs at least two weeks prior to your arrival.
  2. Activate your UVM NetID 
  3. Set up your UVM email account.
  4. Log-in and familiarize yourself with the myUVM Student Portal.
  5. Take the following Placement Tests:
  6. Get questions answered about your Financial Aid.
  7. Make sure you've got adequate health insurance.   
  8. Make sure you've met the immunization requirement.   
  9. Get connected to UVM clubs and organizations!
  10. Connect with other UVM Students on
  11. Connect with the ACCESS office if you have a disability.
  12. Make sure to get your CATcard Student ID while you are at Orientation or before the start of the semester.
  13. Plan ahead & know how to be safe at UVM.


CatAlert is UVM's rapid emergency notification system.  CatAlert's goal is to help keep UVM as informed and as safe as possible during emergency situations.  Add your emergency contact information in order to receive the CatAlert emergency messages by phone, email and text messaging.  This contact information is used only in emergency situations.

Last modified July 08 2014 11:30 AM