Accept your admission offer
Accept your admission offer by selecting the "complete your decision response form" on your UVM Graduate Application dashboard.
Pay your acceptance deposit
Confirm your enrollment at UVM by submitting the $500 nonrefundable acceptance fee online. You are able to do a credit card payment through your student financial tab on your myUVM portal. You would need to have activated your NetID to have access to the Student Financial Services tab in MyUVM (by completing your decision response form on the application dashboard). This will allow you to make an electronic payment. Please note it could take 3-5 days for you to receive your NetID..
Review Academic Calendar
View the UVM Academic Calendar for term start dates and other important information.
Activate your UVM NetID and email
Activate your NetID and email after you have been offered admission (and check your UVM email regularly). Once your NetID is activated, you will be able to set up your UVM email account (where you will receive all official UVM correspondence). Follow steps on uvm.edu/account – be sure to have your UVM '95' ID available.
Review program requirements (mandatories) and schedule an appointment NOW with your healthcare provider for April
DPT program requirements ("mandatories") include immunization and insurance records, healthcare provider training, memberships and background screenings needed to participate in the program. Documenting health records and receiving immunizations takes coordination with your healthcare provider and is best to start NOW! Review requirements >>
Complete background check (due May 1)
Check your email for a message from email@example.com with the subject line "Conditional Acceptance Background Check Request" and follow instructions. (Check your spam folder!)
Complete Medical Terminology Course (if applicable)
All DPT students must demonstrate competency in medical terminology by successfully completing a college medical terminology course with a grade of C+ or better. Students who need to complete this requirement will be notified by email.
File for Financial Aid
If you plan to apply for financial aid, submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at fafsa.ed.gov. Enter our school code (003696) to have your FAFSA sent to UVM. (Note: You will need to fill out the 2022–2023 FAFSA unless you are still enrolled as an undergraduate, in which case will need to add UVM to your existing FAFSA. You will also need to file a 2023–2024 FAFSA.) View DPT Tuition Costs and Financial Aid (scroll to see "Graduate Prgorams with Alternate Pricing").
Review the DPT student handbook (PDF).
Register for summer courses (due May 15)
Complete program mandatories steps 2-5 (due by June 1)
Pay your bill
Billing statements are issued monthly by UVM. Generally, a student's first bill for each semester will have a specific due date; subsequent bills throughout a semester are due upon receipt. More information, including due dates, can be found here.
Get your UVM Identification Card (can be done during June Orientation)
Visit CatCard Services for details. Your CatCard provides building access and serves as a city bus pass.
Watch for an email with details.
Explore housing options
Explore off-campus housing options in Burlington and surrounding areas or check out the UVM DPT Facebook group for your class year.
Send final transcripts
Request a final official electronic college transcript confirming your graduation date and/or final outstanding prerequisite courses. Please send your official final transcript electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are unable to get an electronic copy, please mail your final official transcript to:
The Graduate College Admissions Office
The University of Vermont
330 Waterman Building
Burlington, Vermont 05405-0160
Health requirements (due July 1)
All new students must submit the Insurance Decision form by July 1.
Review technology requirements
Visit the UVM Information Technology page and review the DPT student handbook for program-specific requirements.
Navigate campus with the virtual map.