Campus Living

Life on Campus


Jump Start 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 at Simpson Dining Hall on Redstone Campus (Breakfast: 7:30 – 9:00; Lunch: 11:30 – 1:00; Dinner: 4:30 – 6:00)

Also included are a total of 40 Retail Points. Retail Points are a declining balance account. Retail Points can be used throughout the week at our Retail Locations: Waterman Café, Given Atrium and the Marketplace in the Davis Center.

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


Housing will be within the Wright/Patterson residence halls on Redstone Campus. Students are supervised 24/7 by Residential Assistants.

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Residential Staff

Brandon_100x150Brandon Meyers: Summer Residence Director Brandon Meyers is originally from the Buffalo, New York area, but attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst for his undergraduate studies. A second year in the Higher Education/Student Affairs Administration Graduate Program at the University of Vermont, Brandon has also worked in various residential living positions at the University of Chicago, San Jose State University, and Dean College.

Brandon will work exclusively with the incoming Summer Academy and JumpStart students this Summer. Collectively, he hopes to facilitate a seamless transition into the University of Vermont and Burlington’s vibrant and quirky culture for all students! He is a very passionate hockey fan as well as a passionate traveler and adventurer. His favorite television shows include Modern Family and Boardwalk Empire, but his musical tastes include Robyn, Florence + the Machine, and Coldplay.

steve_100x150Steve Netcoh: Summer Education Co-Curricular Coordinator Steve Netcoh is originally from the Hartford, Connecticut area and attended Trinity College for his undergraduate studies. He recently finished his first year in the Ph.D. program in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Vermont. Prior to coming to Vermont, Steve taught first-year writing and introduction to global literature at St. John’s University and a Hip-Hop themed first-year seminar at Mercy College’s Bronx campus. He also worked as a humanities teacher at CUNY Prep, an alternative high school in the Bronx, and as a cooperating teacher for the CUNY Start program at LaGuardia Community College.
Steve will work exclusively with the incoming Summer Academy and Jump Start students this summer. In collaboration with members of the campus community, he hopes to facilitate fun, interesting, and engaging learning activities that equip all students in these programs with the knowledge and skills that will help them make the most of their college experiences. Steve is a huge basketball fan and former basketball player but enjoys following many professional sports leagues. His favorite television shows include Breaking Bad and Modern Family, and he enjoys many different kinds of music although he would like to give special shout outs to the genres of Hip-Hop and “Classic Rock” and artists like Ben Harper and Jack Johnson.

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