The Cats are Back in Town – UVM Alumni Weekend, Oct 4-6

The University of Vermont’s annual Alumni Weekend will be held from October 4-6, 2019, at the UVM Alumni Association. To help you through the many Alumni Weekend events, we’ve listed here the best available parking and transportation options in that area. Better spend your time cohorting with your old classmates than worrying about how to get there, right?

The weekend kicks off with a Waterfront bike ride on October 4 at 9:45 a.m. for the Class of 1969 who will be celebrating their 50th reunion.

Other events will be all weekend ranging from historic walking tours to soccer games. A full schedule can be found here.

Driving

For visitors who will choose to drive to events such as the Melosira Research Vessel Tour at ECHO or the Alpha Chi Omega Open House, parking options are listed below.

Visit Park Burlington’s Interactive Map for more details.

For visitors who choose to drive up to campus to attend the UVM Women’s Field Hockey game, Honor’s College Open House, or visit the Fitness Center, Check out UVM’s Transportation and Parking Services or call at: (802) 656-8686. They have a pretty amazing map with all the parking options here.

Public Transportation

Green Mountain Transit is a quick and cheap way to get downtown from campus, or from downtown up to campus. GMT offers a free shuttle that travels up and down College Street from the waterfront to the University of Vermont Medical Center.

From the Medical Center, it is a short walk to the Fleming Museum where an exhibition tour will be held for 50th reunion attendees on October 5, 3 p.m. Click here for more details.

Biking

If you want to avoid parking altogether, Greenride Bikeshare is a great way to get around Burlington and the UVM campus.

Greenride Bikeshare is a service in which bicycles are made available for shared use to individuals on a short term basis for a small price. Check their website for more details or check out pick-up locations on the Interactive Bike Parking Map below.