The Vermont Cynic

Students rush past Royall Tyler Theatre on their way to class. UVM has recently fallen behind other school in relation to its retention rate, which is 86.6 percent, between a class's first and second fall semesters.

First-year retention rate falls behind

Lee Hughes and Rachel Halpern December 6, 2018

UVM has fallen behind its comparative schools in retention rate of students. Comparative schools, like Boston University, outdo UVM by four to five percent, a trend driven by a need to better connect...

UVM undergraduates will be allowed to return to their dorms from 8 a.m. Saturday, March 14 until 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 17 to gather “essential items necessary for remote instruction,” according to a March 11 email from Rafael Rodriguez, director of Residential Life. 

First-year programmed housing plan moves forward

Lily Young, Staff Writer November 28, 2018

There will be 100 percent participation in learning communities by first-years by fall 2019. Next school year, all first-year housing options will be in learning communities. Residential Life Director...

New ResLife plan fails students

New ResLife plan fails students

Mills Sparkman February 15, 2018

Complaints about rooming situations are common on college campuses, but students are especially disgruntled this spring. This year, ResLife required students to select their learning community preferences...

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