Explore the University of Vermont in This Photo Tour

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University of Vermont in Burlington

The University of Vermont in Burlington
The University of Vermont in Burlington. rachaelvoorhees / Flickr

The University of Vermont is a public institution that was founded in 1791, making it one of the oldest universities in New England. UVM is located in Burlington, Vermont, and it has a student body of about 10,000 undergraduates and 1,000 graduate students. The university maintains an average class size of 30 and a 16 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Students can choose from 100 majors, and they can participate in more than 200 student clubs and organizations.

Admission to the University of Vermont is moderately selective as you can see in this GPA-SAT-ACT graph for UVM admissions.

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The Davis Center at the University of Vermont

The Davis Center at the University of Vermont
The Davis Center at the University of Vermont. Michael MacDonald

The Davis Center is a hub of activity where students can eat, shop, or just hang out. The LEED certified center provides access to stores, dining areas, pool tables, and living rooms. It is a popular spot for anyone at UVM to meet friends and enjoy their time on campus.

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Ira Allen Chapel at the University of Vermont

Ira Allen Chapel at the University of Vermont
Ira Allen Chapel at the University of Vermont. Michael MacDonald

The Ira Allen Chapel is not actually used by religious groups anymore, and instead it serves as a venue for speakers, performances, and campus meetings. Some people who have spoken at the chapel in recent years include Maya Angelou, Spike Lee, and Barak Obama. The chapel’s 165 foot bell tower is a Burlington landmark. 

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Aiken Center at the University of Vermont

Aiken Center at the University of Vermont
Aiken Center at the University of Vermont. Michael MacDonald

UVM’s Aiken Center provides classrooms, faculty offices, and research facilities to the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources. The center is designed to give students applied experience in natural sciences. Some of the Aiken Center’s specialized laboratories include grow chambers, an aquatic species laboratory, and a geographic information system.

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Billings Library at the University of Vermont

Billings Library at the University of Vermont
Billings Library at the University of Vermont. Michael MacDonald

Over the years, Billings Library has many different roles on campus. It was originally UVM’s main library before it became a student center, and it currently serves as a library for the university’s special collections and the Holocaust Studies Department. Billings Library is also home to Cook Commons, which features a cafeteria and open dining area.

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Carrigan Wing at the University of Vermont

Carrigan Wing at the University of Vermont
Carrigan Wing at the University of Vermont. Michael MacDonald

Faculty space for the Food Science Program in the Department of Nutrition and Food Services is located in the Carrigan Wing. The Silver LEED Certified building is equipped with biomedical research labs, specialized equipment stations, and everything needed to research food scien. The Carrigan Wing is also an addition to the Marsh Life Sciences Building.

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Royall Tyler Theatre at the University of Vermont

Royall Tyler Theatre at the University of Vermont
Royall Tyler Theatre at the University of Vermont. Michael MacDonald

The Royall Tyler Theatre was constructed in 1901 to serve as a campus gym and concert hall. Today, the theatre serves as home base for the Theatre Department, as well as a venue for campus performances. Students and guests can buy tickets online or at the box office for some of the Theatre Department’s upcoming shows, including The 39 Steps, Noises Off!, and Toys Take Over Christmas.

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Dana Medical Library at the University of Vermont

Dana Medical Library at the University of Vermont
Dana Medical Library at the University of Vermont. Michael MacDonald

The Dana Medical Library is equipped with more than 20,000 books, 1,000 journals, and 45 computer terminals for students and faculty from the College of Medicine and the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Located in the Medical Complex, the library serves the Academic Health Center as well as Fletcher Allen Health Care.

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Cook Physical Science Hall at the University of Vermont

Cook Physical Science Hall at the University of Vermont
Cook Physical Science Hall at the University of Vermont. Michael MacDonald

The Cook Physical Science Hall holds classrooms and research labs for the university’s departments of Physics and Chemistry. Many University of Vermont students use the building’s resources to research, read, and learn about these sciences. The Cook Physical Science Hall also holds the Chemistry and Physics Library.

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The Fleming Museum at the University of Vermont

The Fleming Museum at the University of Vermont
The Fleming Museum at the University of Vermont. Michael MacDonald

The Fleming Museum was built in 1931 to provide students and community members with several permanent and traveling exhibits. The two story building holds eight galleries, including an Egyptian exhibition with a mummy and other ethnographic articles. Some of Fleming Museum’s recent exhibits include paintings by Warhol and Picasso.

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The Greenhouse at the University of Vermont

The Greenhouse at the University of Vermont
The Greenhouse at the University of Vermont. Michael MacDonald

The university’s Main Campus Greenhouse Complex was built in 1991, and is made of 8,000 square feet divided into 11 compartments and an outdoor nursery. The greenhouse is controlled by computers and used for research and teaching. Students and faculty work in the greenhouse, and one of the facilities is open to the public on weekdays.

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Jeffords Hall at the University of Vermont

Jeffords Hall at the University of Vermont
Jeffords Hall at the University of Vermont. Michael MacDonald

James M. Jeffords Hall is a Gold LEED Certified building that holds the Department of Plant Biology and Plant and Soil Science of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. The building was designed to assist the greenhouse, including transporting plants and materials. Jeffords Hall is also a visual “first impression” of the UVM campus from Main Street.

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Marsh Life Sciences Building at the University of Vermont

Marsh Life Sciences Building at the University of Vermont
Marsh Life Sciences Building at the University of Vermont. Michael MacDonald

UVM’s Marsh Life Sciences Building provides classrooms and faculty space for nutrition, food science, biology, plant biology, and zoology. This building is mainly used by students studying one of the university’s many ecological programs, including Animal Science, Natural Resources, Sustainable Landscape Horticulture, Plant and Soil Science, and Wildlife and Fisheries Biology. 

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Larner Medical Education Center at the University of Vermont

Larner Medical Education Center at the University of Vermont
Larner Medical Education Center at the University of Vermont. Michael MacDonald

The Larner Medical Education Center holds many educational functions, including classrooms and the Dana Medical Library. The classrooms on the second floor of the building feature high-tech audio/visual teaching gear. The Medical Education Center was built in collaboration with Fletcher Allen Health Care to provide medical students with high quality facilities.

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Patrick Memorial Gym at the University of Vermont

Patrick Memorial Gym at the University of Vermont
Patrick Memorial Gym at the University of Vermont. Michael MacDonald

The Patrick Memorial Gym is used by UVM’s men’s and women’s basketball teams. It also provides a space for some of the university’s intramurals, including basketball and volleyball. The university also has intramural teams for broomball, soccer, flag football, and floor hockey. Patrick Gym has concerts and speakers as well as athletics, and some past performances include Bob Hope and the Grateful Dead.

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Virtue Field at the University of Vermont

Virtue Field at the University of Vermont
Virtue Field at the University of Vermont. Michael MacDonald

Virtue field is one of UVM’s athletic venues. The university competes in the NCAA Division I America East Conference and has 18 men’s and women’s teams, but this synthetic turf field is used primarily by the men’s and women’s soccer and lacrosse teams. The Vermont Catamounts also compete in skiing, swimming and diving, ice hockey, cross country, and more.

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Redstone Hall at the University of Vermont

Redstone Hall at the University of Vermont
Redstone Hall at the University of Vermont. Michael MacDonald

Redstone Hall is a co-ed residence hall located near some of the university’s athletic facilities. The building features a kitchen complex, and students in Redstone hall can choose between single, double, and triple rooms. They can also choose to take part in the Substance and Alcohol-Free Environment (SAFE) program.

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Williams Science Hall at the University of Vermont

Williams Science Hall at the University of Vermont
Williams Science Hall at the University of Vermont. Michael MacDonald

The Departments of Art and Anthropology use Williams Hall for classroom and office space. The historic building was constructed in 1896, and it also serves as a home for the Francis Colburn Art Gallery. The gallery features new exhibits regularly, including a recent presentation of photographs made with autoradiography. 

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Old Mill at the University of Vermont

Old Mill at the University of Vermont
Old Mill at the University of Vermont. Michael MacDonald

Old Mill is the oldest building on campus, and it currently holds facilities for the College of Arts and Sciences. It has fully equipped classrooms as well as lecture halls, seminar rooms, and computer classrooms. On the second floor of the Old Mill is the Dewey Lounge, which was once the University Chapel.

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The Waterman Memorial at the University of Vermont

The Waterman Memorial at the University of Vermont
The Waterman Memorial at the University of Vermont. Michael MacDonald

The Waterman Memorial holds many campus functions, including several dining options, a computer lab, computing services, mail services, and academic and administrative offices. The memorial is the place for students to meet with faculty, including those working in registration and financial aid. Food is available in the Manor dining room and the Waterman Café.

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