[Before withdrawing from a course, you are strongly encouraged to get advise from your academic advisor and/or Dean's Office]



It's time to start thinking about registering for classes for FALL 2014!

ACCESS created a website [below] that guides students through the process of registration. It is important to read this website and take advantage of the information and instructions provided to you.


To know which date/time you will register, please check the schedule below.


Date                 Time              Type of Registration

Mon, March 31   7:00 AM         FIRST DAY Priority Registration
Tues, April 1      6:30 AM         SR IN-CLASS Priority Registration
Wed, April 2       6:30 AM         JR IN-CLASS Priority Registration
Thur, April 3      6:30 AM         SO IN-CLASS Priority Registration
Fri, April 4         6:30 AM         FY IN-CLASS Priority Registration
Mon, April 7      7:00 AM         Continuing Education Registration

Please Note: Continuing Education Students are NOT ELIGIBLE FOR PRIORITY REGISTRATION.

If you have IN-CLASS Priority Registration, be sure to register at 6:30 AM on the day of your class status. If you have further questions or concerns, contact your Specialist in ACCESS.

***SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE [$1000, $500, & $500] - APPLY BY APRIL 7th***

The Defining Excellence Award

Each year, the Defining Excellence Award acknowledges three UVM students with a disability.

The criteria for this Award are:

- Demonstrated academic excellence by maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.

- Service to Community.

- Demonstrated an ability to work with others as a leader.

The recipient of this award understands the honor and the privilege of giving to others.

Applying for the Defining Excellence Award:

Applicants must submit a 500-word, double-spaced written essay to ACCESS sharing how they have provided service and been a leader in their community.

In addition, applicants submit a minimum of one letter of recommendation from a UVM faculty member, staff member, or another student supporting their community service efforts.

Essays and Letters of Recommendation should be emailed to [log in to unmask] with the subject line: Defining Excellence Award.

Previous recipients are eligible to apply. However, they must have the ability to demonstrate furthered and continued contributions to the community.

 *Applications are due by Monday, April 7th*

The Defining Excellence Award is presented at the annual Student Life Awards Ceremony on May 1 from 10 am to noon in the Sugar Maple Ballroom/Davis Center. The recipient will be notified that they are the winner and should plan to attend this event in order to be honored and given the Award at the Student Life Awards Ceremony.

Please note - Earning the Defining Excellence Award may impact your financial aid package. Please consider this benefit by seeking guidance from Student Financial Services.


ACCESS is one of the main sponsors of Disability Awareness Month. We've begun meeting with the Disability Awareness Month Committee to plan for next year's [events happen in October] events.

If you or someone you know is interested in participating on this committee, we would greatly appreciate STUDENT INPUT!

Please email [log in to unmask] if you'd like to know when our next meeting is, give suggestions for events, speakers, activities, etc.


ACCESS has a specific portion to our website about setting up accommodations for summer courses either at UVM or at other institutions.

If you are taking summer courses, please check out the website at: