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Welcome to the College of Education and Social Services (CESS) Office of Graduate and Non-Degree Student and Program Services.

We are here to guide and support students, faculty and staff who have questions about our nationally recognized graduate and non-degree programs. Located in 539 Waterman Building, our office hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.

Meet Our Team

Collectively, we are hear to ensure your success in our College. Below you will see contact information for our key support staff. Please reach out to us with your questions about application assistance, how to connect with faculty, how to fund your graduate studies, and other inquiries. We will respond quickly or link you with the best person to answer your question.

Dean's Office

Kieran Killeen

Kieran Killeen, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Graduate, Non-Degree and Research Programming

Faculty Profile

Gillian Homsted

Gillian Homsted, M.A.

Director of Graduate & Non-Degree Enrollment Management

Contact Gillian for: Admissions Questions, Processes and Recruitment; Accelerated Master’s Programs (AMPs); Non-Degree Program and Student Support; Enrollment and Retention Data

Email: Gillian.Homsted@uvm.edu / Phone: 802-656-1446

Roman Vogel

Roman Vogel, M.Ed.

Administrative Coordinator of Graduate Programs

Contact Roman for: Graduate Student Support; Scholarships Administration; Graduate Policy Administration and Application; and Student and Program Data/Reporting

Email: Roman.Vogel@uvm.edu / Phone: 802-656-2936

Graduate Program and Student Support Staff (by Program Affiliation)

Education: Curriculum & Instruction (M.Ed.), Educational Leadership & Policy Studies (M.Ed.), Educational Leadership & Policy Studies (Ed.D./Ph.D.), Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), Special Education (M.Ed.)

Ursula Georgeoglou

Ursula Georgeoglou, M.S.

Program Specialist

Email: Ursula.Georgeoglou@uvm.edu / Phone: 802-656-2310

Higher Education and Student Affairs (M.Ed.) & Interdisciplinary Studies (M.Ed.) Programs

Chris Caswell

Chris Caswell

Program Specialist

Email: Chris.Caswell@uvm.edu / Phone: 802-656-2030

Social Work (MSW) Program

Ken Bechtel

Ken Bechtel

Program Specialist

Email: kbechtel@uvm.edu / Phone: 802-656-1339

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