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Housing & Travel

University Heights NorthHousing

Housing is not included in the program fee, but students can choose to purchase on campus housing during the registration process, details will be provided in the acceptance letter. Participants have the option of staying in the cost efficient, newest, green, residence halls on campus-University Heights. Linens are included in your stay, and the U Heights dorms are air-conditioned. Staying on campus is convenient for access to dining halls, parking, easy access to class, and downtown restaurants. A parking permit for the week is included with on campus housing, or you can purchase just the parking permit during the registration process if you are not staying on campus. Additional information about University Heights.

On Campus Housing Rates in University Heights for Week-Long Programs

  • Single room with linens: $78 per night
  • Double room with linens: $55.50 per person per night

A minimum of 2 nights is required. Parking fees in Gutterson Garage are waived for individuals staying on campus; pay station and permit rates in other lots will still apply.

Off-Campus Housing

If you would like to make overnight accommodations at area hotels, please visit the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce’s website for a list of area hotels.


A parking pass is required on weekdays for on-campus parking. A parking permit is included for those staying on campus, just request it when you check in to housing. All parking permits will be for Gutterson Garage. If you opt for a parking permit during the registration process, and you are not staying on campus, it will be emailed to you along with a map of the parking location. If you did not request a permit during registration, but now require one, please go back into your registration and add it, or contact UVM Continuing & Distance Education at 800-639-3210 or 802-656-2085, or if you need help adding a parking permit to your registration. General information about parking at UVM can be found on the Transportation and Parking Service website.

Information about Burlington, VT

Burlington, Vermont—a small city on Lake Champlain—offers excellent shopping, a wide variety of restaurants, and spectacular views of both New York’s Adirondacks and Vermont’s Green Mountains. Summer is one of the best seasons to enjoy the state’s natural splendor. For more information about events throughout the State of Vermont, visit


Burlington International Airport, only about twenty minutes from the UVM campus.