FAQs

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WHEN DOES THE JUMP START AT UVM BEGIN?

Jump Start Track A:
Pre Class Learning (Online): June 16 – 20, 2014
On Campus Class: June 23 – July 3, 2014
Post Class Learning (Online): July 7- 11, 2014
Optional Bridge Program for students attending
Orientation Session 5: June 21 – 22, 2014

Jump Start Track B:
Pre Class Learning (Online): June 16 – 20, 2014
On Campus Class: June 25 – July 3, 2014
Post Class Learning (Online): July 7- 11, 2014

UVM Orientation Can I register for Jump Start Track A? Can I register for Jump Start Track B?
Sessions 1-4 Yes Yes
Session 5 Ideal (directly follows orientation 5) Yes
Session 6 No* Ideal (directly follows orientation 6)

*dates conflict

WILL I EARN COLLEGE CREDIT?

You will take a course worth 3-4 credits. These credits are part of your official UVM transcript.

HOW DO I REGISTER FOR MY SUMMER CLASSES AND KNOW WHAT MY SCHEDULE WILL BE?

The UVM Jump Start program staff will register you for the summer semester and guarantee class placement. During your Jump Start orientation, you will receive a schedule of events including your class time and location. Please inform your UVM College Advisor that you are registered for the Jump Start program and inform them of the class you will be taking.

CAN I GO HOME ON WEEKENDS IF I LIVE CLOSE TO CAMPUS?

Commuter students will be allowed to leave campus after the evening programing each night.

Residential students may not leave campus for the duration of the Jump Start program unless there is an emergency. Guests may not visit campus without notifying the Residential Director in advance.

HOW MUCH DOES JUMP START COST?

Please refer to the Tuition and Fees page for detailed pricing.

WHAT IS THE HOUSING LIKE?

Please refer to the housing page.

HOW DO PEOPLE CONTACT ME WHILE I’M AT UVM?

You may bring a cell phone, but it is not required.

SHOULD I BRING A LAPTOP OR COMPUTER?

Laptops are required for this program.

HOW DO I DO LAUNDRY?

The residence hall is equipped with laundry facilities. Facilities are free.

DOES JUMP START PROVIDE FINANCIAL AID?

Financial aid is not available for students participating in this program, however a 50% off discount has been applied to the tuition fee for high school students. Please refer to the Tuition and Fees page for detailed pricing.

WHERE CAN I BUY MY BOOKS FOR THE SUMMER?

The UVM Bookstore is located in the Davis Center Bookstore website: http://uvmbookstore.uvm.edu/

AM I REQUIRED TO LIVE IN THE RESIDENCE HALLS?

No, we offer both commuter and residential housing options.

HOW AM I ASSIGNED A ROOMMATE?

Roommates are randomly assigned.

WHEN CAN I MOVE INTO THE RESIDENCE HALLS?

Track A students move into Wright/Patterson on Monday June 23, 2014.

Track B students move into Wright/Patterson on Wednesday June 25, 2014.

CAN I HAVE A CAR ON CAMPUS?

Students are allowed to bring their car to the campus for the program, students must purchase a parking permit from Parking Services in order to park their cars on the campus premises. Students living in the residence halls may not use their cars to get to classes. Parking lots are restricted according to permit type. You will be responsible for all parking citations. See the USF Parking Services website for more information concerning parking and transportation at: http://www.uvm.edu/~tpswww/

HOW DO I OBTAIN A UVM CAT CARD?

Residential and commuter students will be given a UVM Catcard when you start Jump Start. The CATcard Card is the official identification card of UVM. CATcards are multi-functional with digitized photo and electronic identification and validation for departments needing to verify student and/or employee status. The CATcard will allow you to ride the CCTA bus for free and will provide you access to meals.

If you are a residential student, your CATCard will get you into your residence hall.