Campus walking past Honors College residence

Patrick Leahy Honors College students live in University Heights during their first and second years at UVM. In the Patrick Leahy Honors College community, students learn together in their honors college classes, grow together through advising & peer mentoring, and participate in co-curricular programming that enables them to find success in college.

Housing & room selection process for incoming first-year students 2024-2025 academic year

All incoming first year Patrick Leahy Honors College students live in University Heights. The timeline for housing and learning community selection is:

Early February – early May: Access and review your housing & meal plan contract at Be sure to rank the Patrick Leahy Honors College first on the list of learning communities.

Mid-late May: Check your UVM email for your housing placement.

Early August: Receive your room and roommate assignment.

Late August: Move into your residence hall and attend Orientation.

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Housing & room selection for transfer Honors College students

Incoming Patrick Leahy Honors College students transferring from other institutions who are under the age of 20 the first day of classes are required to live on campus for two semesters and will be contacted by Residential Life to complete a housing and meal plan contract. Transfer students over 20 years old are not required to live on campus and not guaranteed housing. If interested in on campus housing, students must fill out a housing request form located in myResLife to indicate interest. Students who are eligible for on-campus housing can request to live in University Heights and will be placed on a space-available basis.

Honors College Housing Policies

All Patrick Leahy Honors College students in their first and second year, must live in University Heights. To qualify for the room selection process in Patrick Leahy Honors College housing for an upcoming academic year, students must:

  • Be in good academic standing (maintain a 3.40 GPA).
  • Adhere to the University’s Center for Student Conduct policies.

The Patrick Leahy Honors College reserves the right to relocate students who are no longer in good standing.