Matriculation Requirements

Policy 490.00

Policy Statement

To enroll in the Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont, all students must:

  1. Agree to abide by the provisions of the Medical Student Handbook, including Tenets of Professionalism and the Student Honor Code.
  2. Be a United States citizen, permanent resident, or have Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration status.
  3. Provide evidence of graduation from all degree-bearing programs that were ongoing at the time of acceptance.
  4. Affirm that they can meet the technical standards of the Larner College of Medicine, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  5. Submit to a criminal background check.
  6. Provide documentation of immunization for communicable diseases and comply with all Larner College of Medicine requirements for working in a health care environment.
  7. Have health insurance.
  8. Have a valid United States driver's license.

Applicants officially become students of the Larner College of Medicine on the first day of classes

Applicability of the Policy

Admitted Applicants/Foundations Level Students

Related Larner College of Medicine Policies

Related University of Vermont Policies

Not Applicable

Related Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) Standard(s)

  • 10.5 Technical Standards
  • 12.6 Student Health and Disability Insurance
  • 12.7 Immunization Requirements and Monitoring


  • 2/18/2014 Policy Adopted/Affirmed [Medical Curriculum Committee]
  • 8/16/2016 Policy Revised [Medical Curriculum Committee]
  • 3/17/2020 Reformatted [Medical Curriculum Committee]
  • 7/19/2022 Policy Edited [Medical Curriculum Committee]

Policy Oversight

Associate Dean for Admissions pre-matriculation; Associate/Assistant Dean for Students post-matriculation

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