Summer Academy Residential Living

group shot Summer Academy students choosing to live and eat on campus are housed together for two weeks in the same residence hall. As a part of this social learning community you will deepen your understanding of yourself and develop meaningful relationships. The activities planned throughout the week after class and over the weekend, and the spontaneous happenings in the hall, will help you make the most of this pre-college experience and encourage you to become more healthy, engaged and successful. The Summer Academy activities listed below support the Four Cornerstones of UVM’s Department of Residential Life – Enhancing Learning, Community & Civic Engagement, Advancing Diversity & Inclusion, and Health & Wellness.

Enhancing Learning

  • Campus Tour Including Visits to UVM’s Library, Greenhouses, and Museum.
  • Navigating the College Admissions Workshop

Community and Civic Engagement

  • Events on the Green:  Barbecue, Ice Cream Social, Movies, and More
  • Indoor/Outdoor Games and Entertainment

Advancing Diversity and Inclusion

  • Evening Residential Discussions
  • Social Justice Workshop
  • Ecological Leadership Workshop

Health and Wellness

  • Northern Lights Rock and Ice
  • Individual Fitness Time at UVM’s Fitness center, Track, and Athletic Fields.
  • Harvest Picnic at the Burlington Farmer’s Market
  • Swimming and Sand Sports on Lake Champlain

Residential Housing

Summer Academy students will be staying on the UVM campus. Students are supervised 24/7 by a Residential team consisting of a Residential Director and several Residential Assistants.

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Residential Dining Program

Summer Academy students enjoy the ease and convenience of a UVM Summer Dining Plan. The dining plan included in your program fee grants you 21 meals per week. Also included are a total of 40 Retail Points that student can use on campus.

Additional Retail Points can be added to existing accounts by contacting the Meal Plan Office. Visit the University Dining Services for additional information.

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