The Office of International Education (OIE) exists to support international students at UVM.  We work primarily with F-1 and J-1 international students, but welcome any other students who consider themselves to be international students into our community. Click on the links below to find out more about common immigration questions, life in Burlington and the events and programs hosted by the OIE.  We look forward to working with you!


Do you have questions about your F-1 or J-1 status, including enrollment requirements, work options and travel?  Learn more.

Life in Burlington

Want to know more about life in Burlington, including housing, driver’s licenses and US taxes?  Learn more.

UVM Resources

Being successful at UVM requires more than just studying for your classes.  Learn more about the resources that UVM offers to help you study, keep your mind and body healthy and build your resume.

Programs and Events

Interested in finding out about upcoming programs and events hosted by the OIE?  See the OIE's calendar.

Getting Involved

Want to learn more about getting involved on campus and with the OIE?  Learn more.


Can’t find the answer to your question or want to discuss your situation in detail?  Please schedule an appointment, come to walk-in hours or email

Have a question for an international student advisor?

Walk-in Hours

  • Quick questions
  • Monday-Friday 1-4pm


  • Longer questions
  • Call +1-802-656-4296 or stop by the front desk to schedule