• Student cohort all smiles at 2017 Commencement

    528 Waterman Building

    Phone: (802) 656-3468

    8:30 am to 12:30 pm; 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm (Monday-Friday)

The College of Education and Social Services Student Services Office is excited to work with you! We are here to support you in successfully completing your course of study and achieving your goals. To set up an appointment, please contact us at (802) 656-3468 or cessstsv@uvm.edu.

Some of the services we provide:

  • Advising to undeclared and new transfer students
  • Monitoring academic progress
  • Acting as a point of contact for withdrawals, leaves of absence, and incompletes
  • Notifying faculty when students are missing classes due to serious illness or an emergency
  • Helping students with personal or health issues connect to support systems
  • Signing academic forms which require the Dean's signature (study abroad forms, change of student status, permission to take more than 18 credits)
  • Facilitating communication regarding advising between faculty, staff, and students
  • Helping students find and access resources on campus

Undergraduate Advising

Explore our advising resources and frequently asked questions (FAQs).

CESS students rate the advising they receive as some of the best in the University!

Undergraduate Majors

  • Human Development and Family Studies
  • Individually Designed Program
  • Social Work
  • Teacher Education

Praxis Preparation

The Praxis® Core Academic Skills for Educators Exam and the Praxis® II Exam are required for all students seeking endorsement for teacher liscensure. Click here to find out more infomation regarding the Praxis® Exams.

Licensure Information

Teacher Education majors review this information frequently as they progress towards the recommendation for license.


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Our Staff

Lynn White Cloud
Lynn White Cloud
Assistant Dean for Academic and Student Affairs

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Gillian Homsted
Director of Student Services

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Meghan "MJ" Jaird
Assistant Director of Student Services

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Margaret Coan
Student Services Coordinator