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Make the decision - become a member of the UVM Wellness Environment

Members of UVM's Wellness Environment receive incentives in an environment suited for the development of healthy brains, so that healthy bodies may follow. Join a community of students committed to wellness to help you succeed in college!

For 2018-2019: All incoming first-year WE students have the opportunity to gain access to the UVM WE App and receive a free Apple Watch in return for their participation in the voluntary research study!


Prospective first-time, first-year students

Are you interested in joining the Wellness Environment in Fall 2018? Follow these steps to express your interest in WE:

  1. Apply for admission to the University of Vermont
  2. After notification of admission, activate your UVM NetID. (be sure to save your password)
  3. Login, using your UVM NetID and password to complete the housing and meal plan contract and select your preference for WE

Pick WE


Current UVM students

To view more upcoming dates for returning room selection, visit the ResLife website.

Live in WE


Prospective Transfer Students

Transferring to UVM for the 2018-2019 academic year? If you are interested in living in WE, please visit the ResLife website to learn more about the housing request form and the housing & meal plan contract.

Contact WE

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    Why WE?

    Enjoy the Benefits of WE
    • WE Residence Hall amenities: daily mindfulness and yoga, 24/7 virtual fitness classes, fitness center with personal fitness mentors, mindful eating options - all in your residence hall
    • WE app: custom iOS app that incentivizes daily participation in the four pillars of wellness
    • WE promise: a safe living environment free from the influence of alcohol and other drugs 
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The WE-volution

Mary Christie Quarterly Cover

Learn more about how the Wellness Environment works, as seen in the Mary Christie Quarterly. Interested in the words of a WE student? Check out the Young Voices piece featuring WE student, Kyle Bodge.

WE Requirements

New students who preference the Wellness Environment in the Housing & Meal Plan Contract and are notified of their placement in WE must agree to the PDF icon WE Code (updated 11/13/17). 

  • Students are required to complete the course COMU 001: Healthy Brain, Healthy Bodies during their first semester of living in WE. All students who choose to live within WE will be automatically pre-registered for this course
  • Community members commit to the WE Promise


Forever WE

Students who have lived in WE and choose to move off-campus as full-time, undergraduate students are eligible to participate in Forever WE – an important piece of the Wellness Environment that engages former WE students in the WE community. Through this program, WE upperclassmen have the opportunity to continue their wellness journey with access to a variety of WE amenities and events.


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