Campus offices continue to develop new ways of figuring out how to best deliver what you need, when you need it. Support services remain accessible while learning and working plans for fall are evolving and on track. Check back often.
Ways to "Visit" UVM's Campus
Connection can happen without being here.
"What's the latest plan for fall?" "Is the library open?" Frequently Asked Questions.
This is a time when the community at UVM is undeniable. Units on campus are working around the clock to come up with the information you need to make this time easier. We've compiled a fairly exhaustive list of Frequently Asked Questions that we hope you'll check often.
Pro Tip: Follow your favorite UVM clubs, orgs, and departments on social media for updates on how they plan to adapt their services to work digitally. UVM's social media directory can help.
Support for Remote Learning and Teaching
- Online Learning Resources - includes academic support and tips for success.
- The Center for Teaching and Learning is the hub for remote teaching strategies and support. The CTL shares strategies for using university-supported applications (Blackboard, MS Teams) and detailed how-to documentation for several other instructional technologies. Their events page offers opportunities for gathering remotely for assistance and support.
- Guide for working remotely
- CTL’s private Facebook Group
- Tips on teaching writing remotely
- Student Accessibility Services is available to help you ensure that your online instruction is accessible
- Support for teaching with Blackboard
- Information - Blackboard for Instructors
- Get help: CTL support is now offered via email, telephone, and video conference via Teams. Submit a ticket by emailing email@example.com or call: (802) 656-1155.
- UVM Libraries - Call (802) 656-2023, e-mail or chat with a UVM librarian. Curbside pick-up available for academic materials
Continue to Make the Most of UVM Student Services
Student success is — and will remain — a top priority. Most offices have converted support services to remote operations and look forward to hearing from you; the most accurate information regarding hours and contacts will be available on their websites.
Health and Wellbeing
- Registration information
- College and School Student Services
- Student Accessibility Services (firstname.lastname@example.org or 802-656-7753)
- Tutoring (email@example.com or 802-656-4075)
- Writing Center (online appointment scheduling)
- Student Conduct and Academic Integrity (firstname.lastname@example.org or 802-656-4360)
- Howe Library (802-656-2023) or chat. Curbside pick-up available for academic materials
Housing and Meals
- Residential Life (email@example.com)
- UVM Dining (802-656-4664 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Food Pantries on Campus:
All food pantries on campus have been consolidated into Rally Cat’s Cupboard for the time being. If you are food insecure or have need of emergency food supplies, please come to Rally Cat’s Cupboard. The pantry is open this summer on Mondays and Fridays of every other week at the following hours.
- Mondays: 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (Monday hours begin May 11, followed by May 25, June 8, June 22, July 6, etc.)
- Fridays: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Friday hours begin May 15, followed by May 29, June 12, June 26, July 10, etc.)
The pantry is located in the Hills Agricultural Science Building, behind Marsh Life Sciences; use the Carrigan Drive entrance. If you need assistance, are unable to make it during these times or have an emergency in between openings, don’t hesitate to contact Rally Cat's Cupboard at email@example.com or (802) 299-1976. Other resources can be found on the City of Burlington's COVID-19 Food Access Resources page.
- Office of Student and Community Relations (802-656-9405)
Student Involvement and Support
- Student Life (802-656-2060 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Student Government Association (802-656-2053 or email@example.com)
- Prism Center (802-656-8637 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Women's Center (802-656-7892 or email@example.com)
- Mosaic Center for Students of Color (802-656-3819 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Interfaith Center and Affiliate Organizations (802-656-4703 or Laura.Engelken@uvm.edu)
- First Year Experience (email@example.com)
Recreation and Fitness
- Parking and Transportation (firstname.lastname@example.org or 802-656-8686)
- Enterprise Technology Services Tech Team (email@example.com or 802-656-2604)
- Print and Mail (802-656-2960)
- CATcard Office (802-656-4509 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
- UVM Bookstore (800-331-7305, shop online or visit the Davis Center)
- The Davis Center Updates (802-656-4636 )
Practice Self-Care and Stay Connected
- The Center for Health and Wellbeing is open and ready to talk and offer help. Follow them at @LivingWellUVM.
- Reach out for support. Feeling anxious? You're not alone. Call UVM Counseling and Psychiatry Services to speak to someone for support. Student Health Services also remains open.
- Consider empowering language and messaging when talking about the communities and individuals most vulnerable during this pandemic.
- How to create an ergonomic workstation while learning from home.
- Group training classes online — Campus Rec facilities are closed, but they plan to keep the Employee Wellness strong by offering free, online group training classes that you can stream from home through ZOOM. Can't make the live event? They will post classes on YouTube. Employee Wellness Facebook group for class updates
- UVM Mindfulness free guided meditation
Ways to stay connected
- UVM's flagship social media channels are constantly sharing new and relevant information, and units on campus that maintain their own channels are doing the same. Social media directory.
- Fleming Museum collection online
- Fleming From Home offers videos from current and archived exhibitions and programs
- UVM Libraries offers free and reliable medical resources to support clinical care in the age of COVID-19
- ScholarWorks@UVM brings together the University's research under one umbrella to preserve and provide access to things like historic botanical research, occasional papers on Vermont policy, student dissertations and theses and more.
- UVM Libraries' Center for Digital Initiatives makes unique digital collections available to researchers around the world. Includes: Historical photographs, papers, maps, film and audio recordings, UVM archival materials and more.
Ways to Give Back
It's in the UVM DNA to think greater than oneself. Despite isolating at home, there are still ways to give back. And at times like this, it feels pretty good.
- City of Burlington: Want to volunteer? Need to volunteer? Here are some volunteer opportunities.
- United Way: Volunteering and COVID-19 fund
- State of Vermont: Ways to help Vermonters
- Red Cross: Give blood
Disclaimer: We are sharing opportunities and needs in the State of Vermont. The University of Vermont has not vetted or researched these opportunities, and cannot warrant or recommend one opportunity over another. It is your sole responsibility to thoroughly evaluate any volunteer organization or opportunity before engaging. Please keep yourself and your community safe by practicing social distancing and follow the guidelines.
Other Helpful Links and Resources