We’re Bringing Champlain to You With Virtual Tours & Visits

Explore everything Champlain College has to offer—right from the comfort of home.

Take a Virtual Tour of Campus

Stepping foot on the Champlain College campus is an incredible experience. Nestled in the beautiful Hill Section of Burlington, you can see all the way across Lake Champlain to the Adirondack Mountains. Historical Victorian-era houses blend with ultra-modern student centers, like the Center for Communication & Creative Media, right in the heart of campus. Students often gather in the evening at the top of our library, the Miller Information Commons, for the best sunset view in all of Burlington. Just imagine what it will be like to catch up on your reading and see jaw-dropping panoramas every time you look up from your book or laptop!

View from the third-floor terrace of Champlain’s library, the Miller Information Commons.

But don’t take our word for it—stop by for a virtual visit and check it out for yourself! Champlain’s virtual tour takes you through every corner of campus you’ll need to navigate during your first semester. You can take a virtual walk through your new home and stop by the IDX Student Life Center (a place to meet for meals with friends and a view of the Lake, fitness classes with great instructors, and nightly improv or open mic sessions). Or, tour the Game Studio with its six state-of-the-art labs where you can bring all your best ideas to life. Explore residence halls, student quads, academic buildings, and the library, too.

Amazing views. Stunning campus. Check out our virtual tour here!

How about a personal tour from your friendly Student Ambassadors? If you’re looking for the inside scoop, head over to the Champlain Instagram and Admissions Instagram and tap through the Campus Tour highlights.

Attend Virtual Events

Campus may be closed, but events never stop! For prospective and current students alike, there’s always something virtual happening at Champlain College. 

Planning on visiting Champlain for an Information Session? Attending a Virtual Information Session lets you absorb all the information you would during our on-campus version. During the session, you will learn more about our majors, discover what the the Upside-Down Curriculum can do for you, hear about our amazing student life experience, and more! Virtual Information Sessions provide answers to all of your questions about the Champlain College experience. 

You won’t believe the caliber of the work on display during the the Game Studio at Champlain College’s Senior Show. It’s just one of the reasons Champlain consistently ranks in the Top 20 Game Design Schools by The Princeton Review.

For current (and curious prospective) students, virtual events like the Game Studio Senior Show (streamed on Twitch) and Commencement can’t be missed. The highlight of many Champlain students’ academic careers, these events celebrate the accomplishments of Champlain College seniors and are sure to inspire a few happy tears. 

Liza Ryan, second from right, is not only saving lives in the Burlington community as part of her internships, she’s playing pond hockey, serving as a Resident Assistant, and launching student well-being initiatives.

Meet Our Students

Champlain College students are innovative, active in their community, and utterly one-of-a-kind. Get to know students like Liza Ryan, a Social Work and Criminal Justice double major who is tackling social issues like homelessness and the opioid crisis; Dy’mon Guthrie, an Early Childhood/Elementary Teacher Education major achieving her dream of changing the lives of future students; and Charlie Carucci, a Game Design alumnus who worked on Marvel’s Spider-Man for PS4. 

Check out this view from Stowe Pinnacle. As a student, you’ll be able to hike, ski, fish, paddle board, swim, jog, skate, bike—you name it—in one of the most beautiful areas of the country, if not the world! Photo by Logan Potvin ’19.

Experience Burlington and Vermont

Discover everything Burlington and greater Vermont have to offer year-round, including an incredible lake, gorgeous sunsets, unlimited skiing, and the legendary Church Street Marketplace. Every season in Vermont has something unique to experience, and summer is no exception! 

With our Bringing Burlington to You series, Champlain College delivers the beauty and excitement of Burlington, Vermont right to your door. You can explore our top five spots for gamers and first years, or plan future trips to Burlington’s green spaces and art hubs, and other unique places every college student will enjoy.  

For a more major-specific experience, check out our Go-To Spots for Professional Writing, Broadcast Media Production, and Environmental Studies & Policy students. No matter your major, there’s always something amazing to do on or off-campus. 

Housing at Champlain College is unlike anywhere else. In fact, one of the most distinctive features of Champlain is our 19 Victorian-era mansion residence halls. Did we say mansion? Yes, you heard right! You can check them out in the articles below.
Photo by Logan Potvin ’19.

Get Ready for the Fall

Preparing for your first semester of college is an exciting experience, and we won’t let anything get in your way! To give you the best possible start, Champlain College is offering daily information panels, 1:1 Financial Aid appointments, faculty-led academic webinars, and more! Everything you’ll need to get ready for the fall can be found here

Eager to move in, but unsure of which residence hall you want to call home? Look into all your options for first year housing, or check out your future digs in apartment style or contemporary housing. From Hill Hall’s Victorian-era style to 194 Saint Paul Street’s modern amenities, there’s a residence hall that’s perfect for every student’s lifestyle. 

Our Virtual Admitted Student Day event was such a big hit, we’re excited to see what we can do to make our Virtual Summer Open House even more fun! Attending an Open House is an important way to really get to know a college, so make sure to sign up for our Summer Open House and we’ll let you know how to tune in. Our Open House experience allows students to connect with professors, explore campus, and learn more about Champlain College’s cutting-edge education. 

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