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Strategic Plan 2022

The world faces a daunting series of complex challenges. Overcoming these challenges requires bold action, creative thinking, and new approaches.

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Alumni Reunion 2022

Join other Swans for an exciting weekend of in-person events on June 24 and 25! All alumni are invited to attend, and you can find more information—including details on the COVID-19 policies—by clicking the button below.

New Online Hybrid JD Program

New Online Hybrid JD Program

VLS has launched a part-time Online Hybrid JD that makes it easier for working professionals to earn their law degree.

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Join us for the 2022 Summer Session

Learn all about the courses on deck for our annual summer program, open to both students and the general public.

Photograph of VLS Incoming President Rodney Smolla


The Vermont Law School Board of Trustees has named Rodney A. Smolla incoming VLS president. The higher education leader and legal educator, litigator, scholar, and author will become the school’s president on July 1.

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COVID-19: Updates and Return to Campus Protocols
COVID-19: Updates and Return to Campus Protocols
Requirements for all students, faculty, and staff to return to campus include: signing a Health Safety Contract, producing negative COVID-19 test result, daily health screening questionnaire, and more.
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VLS Ranked a Top Environmental Law School
Vermont Law School was recently ranked a top environmental law school by U.S. News and World Report. Learn more about our premier environmental programs.
Admissions | Vermont Law School
You are thinking about law school because you see the law as a powerful tool for changing the status quo. That's the way we see it, too.
The Environmental Law Center
Environmental Law Center
The Environmental Law Center is home to one of the largest and most highly-ranked graduate environmental law programs in the country.
Library | Academics
The 35,000-square-foot library houses our collections and provides a variety of study spaces across four floors, including a highly specialized environmental law collection and the Environmental Reading Room in the library’s loft. 
Online Degrees | Academics
Online Degrees
Are you intrigued with the idea of expanding your expertise with a Vermont Law School degree, but wonder how you can do it while working, raising a family, or being engaged in your community?