How to Apply
Graduate College Admissions application and Assistantship application
are separate processes. It is possible to attend the HESA program
without an assistantship (see practice requirements). If you are
interested in applying for an assistantship, see the instructions
FOR APPLICATION TO THE HESA PROGRAM: Deadline, December 15.
You will need the Academic Application from the
Graduate College, which can be found online here and must include:
a. An official transcript from each institution you have
b. Three letters of reference*
c. A statement of purpose
d. A current resume
e. Application fee ($40 for online applications)
All materials for the HESA program should be sent to Graduate College Admissions by December 15 to:
Graduate College Admissions Office
330 Waterman Building
85 South Prospect Street
Burlington, Vermont 05405-0160
FOR APPLICATION FOR A GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIP: Deadline, December 15.
If you are applying for a graduate assistantship, you will need the assistantship application,
which must include:
a. Three letters of reference, two of which must be written by
current or former supervisors/employers who can speak to your
b. A current resume
c. A short personal statement**
d. A short answer to a question on the application
e. A current GRE score***
Asked Questions about the process? Application must be
emailed to the Coordinator of Student Affairs Graduate
by December 15.
* The academic and assistantship
applications each require a set of reference letters. You may
use the same reference letters as long as they each have
original signatures and follow each respective guidelines.
** Details and prompts will be included on the assistantship application.
*** All applicants seeking an assistantship
or university funding must submit GRE scores to UVM Graduate
A personal on-campus
interview with a Higher Education and Student Affairs program
faculty member is required for academic admission. There are no exceptions to this policy. Selected
candidates will be invited to campus for one of two interview
Days for invited candidates are February 9 - 10 and 23 - 24, 2014.
For help or more
information, contact the Higher Education and Student Affairs
directly at (802) 656-2030. You may also email a message
information to email@example.com.