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Vermont Law School has resumed on-campus classes for the fall. Masks are currently required for all community members. For information on campus access, health and safety protocols, and testing requirements please visit vermontlaw.edu/covid19.

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Campus Operations

Masking Requirement:

Masking while indoors is required for all students, faculty, staff, and visitors at all times regardless of vaccination status. Masks must fully cover both the mouth and nose. Bandanas and gaiters are not permitted. The mask requirement is subject to the following exceptions:

Exceptions to the Indoor Mask Requirement for Vaccinated Individuals

  • Vaccinated students do not need to wear a mask indoors if they are actively eating and drinking; presenting/teaching in a class (including Dean Fellow or TA review sessions); or in an office or study room alone.

Exceptions to the Indoor Mask Requirement for Unvaccinated Individuals with an Approved Exemption

  • Unvaccinated students do not need to wear a mask indoors if they are in an office or study room alone. Unvaccinated students may only remove their mask when actively eating and drinking if no one is within 6 feet of them.
  • Staff and faculty may not be wearing a mask if they are in their office alone or at their workstation when no one is within 6 feet of them. If you are entering an office or approaching a workstation of a staff or faculty member, please give them an opportunity to put on their mask. Staff and faculty will be masked at all other times unless actively teaching/presenting or eating/drinking.
  • Masks must be worn during in person meetings and at library carrels.
  • Masks do not need to be worn outside.

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement:

Vermont Law School requires all campus-based faculty, staff, and students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they qualify for a medical or religious exemption. Please note that there will be no virtual or hybrid option for any residential classes.

To submit your vaccine information for verification, click here.

Being fully vaccinated means that:

  • You have received all doses of an FDA- or WHO- approved COVID-19 vaccine, and;
  • You have completed the mandatory two-week post vaccine waiting period, and;
  • You have submitted your vaccine info for verification via the VLS Vaccine Verification Form.

Masks may be worn by vaccinated individuals at any time. Please do not assume that someone wearing a mask outdoors or at other times when it is not required is not vaccinated. Also, please do not ask anyone their vaccination status. Employees and students with exemptions are entitled to privacy. If you have any concerns, you may contact covid19@vermontlaw.edu.

Covid-19 Symptoms and Daily Health Monitoring:

Monitoring yourself daily for possible symptoms of COVID-19 is crucial for our community’s safety. Do not come to campus if you are displaying any possible symptoms of COVID-19, which include but are not limited to:

  • Fever (100.4 °F or higher)
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Chills
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

If you notice possible symptoms of COVID-19 or are unsure if you have symptoms of COVID-19, please stay home and away from others and alert your medical professional. Please also contact covid19@vermontlaw.edu so we may mark your absence as excused and schedule a contactless onsite COVID-19 test for you. You may also seek out a PCR test at an offsite provider. A list of offsite providers that provide PCR testing can be found by clicking the “testing” button at the bottom of this page. You will be allowed to return to campus/in-person classes once we have received and reviewed your negative PCR test result.

Testing Requirement:

Weekly testing is required for unvaccinated, exempt community members. Weekly testing is optional for fully-vaccinated students, faculty, and staff. If you have experienced symptoms of COVID-19, a negative PCR test result is required before you return to campus. Please contact covid19@vermontlaw.edu if symptomatic so we may schedule a contactless onsite COVID-19 test for you.

Free, on-campus testing will be offered on Monday mornings and on Thursday afternoons. Pre-registration is required. For information on the schedule, location, and how to register, please click on the green “Testing” button at the bottom of this page.

If you are required to test and are unable to test on-campus for any reason, you must submit a negative off-site PCR test result to satisfy the weekly testing requirement. This off-site test must be administered no later than 7 days after your last test was administered, and you must share your results with covid19@vermontlaw.edu. Please note, VLS is only able to accept negative PCR test results. For more information about what kinds of test results VLS accepts, please click on the green "Testing" button at the bottom of this page.

Visitors are permitted on the Vermont Law School campus and are subject to the following:

  • Follow any quarantine guidelines that may be in effect as directed by the State of Vermont guidelines.
  • Wear a face mask that fits snugly around the nose and mouth at all times on campus. Face shields or bandanas are not acceptable.
  • Visit Vermont Law School's COVID site at vermontlaw.edu/resources/covid19 to stay informed of any updated policies, notices, or information pertaining to VLS’s response to COVID-19. The information posted will supersede any previously released guidance.
  • Abstain from coming to campus if experiencing any symptoms or have reason to believe they have been exposed to COVID-19.

These protocols may be evaluated and adjusted.

The Fitness Center is open. Vermont Law School has worked hard to ensure that your safety is a priority, therefore, the following Fitness Center policies and procedures will be strictly enforced:

  • Only staff, faculty, and students are eligible to use the Fitness Center at this time. Please, no spouses, family, or other community guests.
  • Fitness center visitors must wear a mask at all times, even during exercise.
  • Members are asked to clean all equipment before and after use.

Thank you for your cooperation and we look forward to seeing in the Fitness Center!

Barrister's Bookstore, on the corner of the campus nearest the Town Green, is a student-run non-profit specializing in new and used books, office supplies, clothing, diploma frames, and all the VLS swag you need to show your school spirit. You may also preorder on Barrister’s site Barrister's Book Shop. When dropping off used books please do so during the designated hours on the website, place the books in a bag with your name and address and bring them in. Check out their website for hours of operation, available services, contact info, and more.

Contact barristers@vermontlaw.edu with questions.

Please send questions to covid19@vermontlaw.edu.

Campus Events

There are no restrictions on campus events and meetings location and size. However, masks must be worn while indoors and many events may continue to be held in a virtual format.

The following restrictions are in place for events where food will be present:

  • Food and drink may not be served or consumed inside at events that are open to people outside of current VLS students, faculty, and staff. (Reminder: unvaccinated students, faculty, and staff who are exempt from the VLS COVID19 vaccination requirement may only consume food or drink inside when they are at least 6 feet away from others.)
  • Food and drink may be consumed at outdoor events hosting both current VLS students, faculty, and staff and non-VLS community members.
  • For any event at which food and drinks are permitted, the student group (or event organizer) must submit a request to Nina Russo, the VLS Event Coordinator, at least 28 days before the event.
  • The above policies apply to both on- and off-campus events.

Commencement 2022 is expected to be held in-person.

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) free tax preparation service at VLS is expected to be offered in 2022.

Students

Masking Requirement:

Masking while indoors is required for all students, faculty, staff, and visitors at all times regardless of vaccination status. Masks must fully cover both the mouth and nose. Bandanas and gaiters are not permitted. The mask requirement is subject to the following exceptions:

Exceptions to the Indoor Mask Requirement for Vaccinated Individuals

  • Vaccinated students do not need to wear a mask indoors if they are actively eating and drinking; presenting/teaching in a class (including Dean Fellow or TA review sessions); or in an office or study room alone.

Exceptions to the Indoor Mask Requirement for Unvaccinated Individuals with an Approved Exemption

  • Unvaccinated students do not need to wear a mask indoors if they are in an office or study room alone. Unvaccinated students may only remove their mask when actively eating and drinking if no one is within 6 feet of them.
  • Staff and faculty may not be wearing a mask if they are in their office alone or at their workstation when no one is within 6 feet of them. If you are entering an office or approaching a workstation of a staff or faculty member, please give them an opportunity to put on their mask. Staff and faculty will be masked at all other times unless actively teaching/presenting or eating/drinking.
  • Masks must be worn during in person meetings and at library carrels.
  • Masks do not need to be worn outside.

These policies are subject to change at any time, and you are responsible for staying on top of these changes.

Yes. Vermont Law School requires all campus-based faculty, staff, and students to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus unless they qualify for/are approved for a medical or religious exemption.

Fully vaccinated means you must have received your final dose of the vaccine no later than 14 days prior to your arrival on campus. Additional guidelines are as follows:

  • People living in the United States should receive a U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved vaccine (Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson) prior to their arrival to campus.
  • People living abroad without access to the FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccines should prioritize a WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccine, followed by any other government vaccines provided in their location prior to coming to campus. Students who are unable to receive a FDA- or WHO-approved vaccine prior to arriving in Vermont should email covid19@vermontlaw.edu to discuss their options.

 

People living abroad without access to the FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson) should prioritize a WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccine, followed by any other government vaccines provided in their location prior to coming to campus. Students who are unable to receive a FDA- or WHO-approved vaccine prior to arriving in Vermont should email covid19@vermontlaw.edu to discuss their options.

Monitoring yourself daily for possible symptoms of COVID-19 is crucial for our community’s safety.

Do not come to campus if you are displaying any possible symptoms of COVID-19, which include but are not limited to:

  • Fever (100.4 °F or higher)
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Chills
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

If you notice possible symptoms of COVID-19 or are unsure if you have symptoms of COVID-19, please stay home and away from others and alert your medical professional. Please also contact covid19@vermontlaw.edu so we may mark your absence as excused and schedule a contactless onsite COVID-19 test for you. You may also seek out a PCR test at an offsite provider. A list of offsite providers that provide PCR testing can be found by clicking the “testing” button at the bottom of this page. You will be allowed to return to campus/in-person classes once we have received and reviewed your negative PCR test result.

If you’ve tested positive for COVID-19, stay home and contact your medical professional ASAP to discuss next steps. Please also contact covid19@vermontlaw.edu and Dean Brennan and the Office of the Registrar to notify them that you will be staying home as soon as you can. VLS requires that you follow the below protocols prior to returning to campus:

  • Isolation
    • If you had symptoms, you may leave isolation and return to campus once all of the below criteria are met (unless otherwise instructed by your health care provider):
      • You have had no fever for at least 24 hours without the use of medicine that reduces fevers, and
      • Other symptoms have improved, and
      • At least 10 days have passed since your symptoms first appeared
    • If you did not have symptoms, you may leave isolation and return to campus once the below criteria are met:
      • 10 days have passed since the date you had your positive test (unless otherwise instructed by your health care provider)
    • You are NOT required to submit a negative covid test prior to returning to campus should the above criteria be met.
    • You are also exempt from the weekly COVID testing requirement for 90 days after your isolation ends, as it is possible that you will test positive for COVID19, even if not infected, during this time.
    • If you become symptomatic during this 90-day period, you must stay home and contact your healthcare provider. Please also contact covid19@vermontlaw.edu and Dean Brennan and the Office of the Registrar to notify them that you will be staying home as soon as you can. You will need either a negative test result OR a note from your doctor indicating that you are safe to return to campus without infecting others to return to campus.

A violation of the Health Safety Protocols is a violation of the VLS Code of Conduct and may result in disciplinary action including being barred from access to the campus. All Code of Conduct violations are also reported to the Board of Bar Examiners.

Yes. Please report any violations immediately to the OVAT Team, Deans Jefferson or Brennan, or on the COVID Incident Reporting Form.

OVAT Team: covid19@vermontlaw.edu

Associate Dean Jefferson: sjefferson@vermontlaw.edu

Dean Joe Brennan: jbrennan@vermontlaw.edu

Yes, with the following restrictions:

  • Unvaccinated students may only remove their mask when actively eating and drinking if no one is within 6 feet of them.
  • Vaccinated students may remove their mask when actively eating or drinking and are not required to socially distance.

Unvaccinated community members who are not symptomatic can enter the testing cycle at the next scheduled test and are not permitted to campus until you receive your negative test result. You are also welcome to seek out an offsite PCR test, but you may not come to campus until your results are received and reviewed by VLS.

Fully vaccinated students community members who are not symptomatic are welcome to continue to come to campus.

Please click the Testing link at the bottom of these pages for more information.

Please click the Testing link at the bottom of these pages for more information.

For assistance obtaining a TWEN account, please contact Jane Woldow at JWoldow@vermontlaw.edu.

Vaccinated students who have completed the two-week post vaccine waiting period and have their vaccine information verified are exempt from the testing requirement. Follow this link to have your vaccine information verified.

If you notice possible symptoms of COVID-19, you are required to stay home and receive a negative PCR test result prior to returning to campus. Please click the Testing link at the bottom of these pages for more information.

If you may have been a close contact, as defined by the CDC, you should be contacted by the Vermont Department of Public Health or by VLS.

Yes. There are no restrictions on indoor meeting location or length at this time. However, all meeting participants must wear a mask if meeting indoors.

We have a few local volunteers willing to help with transportation to and from the grocery store or pharmacy – if you need a ride, please email Ashley Ziai, Theresa Johnson, or Associate Dean Jefferson and they will connect you with a volunteer, if possible.

Personal Domestic and International Travel: All students must follow Vermont Department of Health domestic and international travel policies, found here. VLS-Sponsored Travel: Vermont Law School is unable to sponsor travel for any students who are not fully vaccinated against COVID19 and who have been approved for an exemption from our vaccine requirement. Regardless of vaccination status, any VLS student may decline to participate in VLS-sponsored travel until further notice.

These policies are subject to change, and you are responsible for staying on top of any changes. Unvaccinated students are discouraged from personal travel until fully vaccinated.

Please review the VT Department of Health and CDC guidance for international travel.

If anyone in our community requires assistance, whether technical, illness, or are not able to access groceries or other necessities, contact Vice Dean for Students Joe Brennan, Associate Dean Jefferson, or email the covid19@vermontlaw.edu address.

The VLS Food Pantry is open, and has moved to the former bike shed on the quad. please reach out to Ashley Ziai with any questions.

For more information or to schedule a virtual event, email Theresa Johnson.

Currently enrolled students who are in need of funding to pay for expenses related to the COVID pandemic should reach out to the financial aid office about financial options available to offset these expenses, such as updating computer software, Wi-Fi expenses, medical bills due to COVID, monitors or other office expenses, etc. Students should email finaid@vermontlaw.eduto see if their expenses qualify for a financial aid budget increase.

For more information on the COVID-19 Hardship Fund and the application process, please click here.

Any member of VLS's COVID Response Team – Dean Brennan, Dean Lewis, Dean McCormack, Associate Director Anne Linehan, VP Lorraine Atwood, VP John Miller, Ashley Ziai, or you can email COVID19@vermontlaw.edu

Faculty and Staff

Masking Requirement:

Masking while indoors is required for all students, faculty, staff, and visitors at all times regardless of vaccination status. Masks must fully cover both the mouth and nose. Bandanas and gaiters are not permitted. The mask requirement is subject to the following exceptions:

Exceptions to the Indoor Mask Requirement for Vaccinated Individuals

  • Vaccinated students do not need to wear a mask indoors if they are actively eating and drinking; presenting/teaching in a class (including Dean Fellow or TA review sessions); or in an office or study room alone.

Exceptions to the Indoor Mask Requirement for Unvaccinated Individuals with an Approved Exemption

  • Unvaccinated students do not need to wear a mask indoors if they are in an office or study room alone. Unvaccinated students may only remove their mask when actively eating and drinking if no one is within 6 feet of them.
  • Staff and faculty may not be wearing a mask if they are in their office alone or at their workstation when no one is within 6 feet of them. If you are entering an office or approaching a workstation of a staff or faculty member, please give them an opportunity to put on their mask. Staff and faculty will be masked at all other times unless actively teaching/presenting or eating/drinking.
  • Masks must be worn during in person meetings and at library carrels.
  • Masks do not need to be worn outside.

Yes. Vermont Law School requires all campus-based faculty, staff, and students to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus unless they qualify for/are approved for a medical or religious exemption.

Fully vaccinated means you must have received your final dose of the vaccine no later than 14 days prior to your arrival on campus. Additional guidelines are as follows:

  • People living in the United States should receive a U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved vaccine (Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson) prior to their arrival to campus.
  • People living abroad without access to the FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson) should prioritize a WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccine, followed by any other government vaccines provided in their location prior to coming to campus. Students who are unable to receive a FDA- or WHO-approved vaccine prior to arriving in Vermont must receive a FDA-approved vaccine as soon as possible upon arriving in Vermont.

 

People living abroad without access to the FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson) should prioritize a WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccine, followed by any other government vaccines provided in their location prior to coming to campus. Students who are unable to receive a FDA- or WHO-approved vaccine prior to arriving in Vermont should email covid19@vermontlaw.edu to discuss their options.

Yes. Please report any violations immediately to the OVAT Team, Deans Jefferson or Brenna or on the COVID Incident Reporting Form.

OVAT Team: covid19@vermontlaw.edu

Associate Dean Jefferson: sjefferson@vermontlaw.edu

Dean Joe Brennanjbrennan@vermontlaw.edu

Monitoring yourself daily for possible symptoms of COVID-19 is crucial for our community’s safety.

Do not come to campus if you are displaying any possible symptoms of COVID-19, which include but are not limited to:

  • Fever (100.4 °F or higher)
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Chills
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

If you notice possible symptoms of COVID-19 or are unsure if you have symptoms of COVID-19, please stay home and away from others and alert your medical professional. Please also contact covid19@vermontlaw.edu so we may mark your absence as excused and schedule a contactless onsite COVID-19 test for you. You may also seek out a PCR test at an offsite provider. A list of offsite providers that provide PCR testing can be found by clicking the “testing” button at the bottom of this page. You will be allowed to return to campus/in-person classes once we have received and reviewed your negative PCR test result.

If you’ve tested positive for COVID-19, stay home and contact your medical professional ASAP to discuss next steps. Please also contact covid19@vermontlaw.edu and your supervisor to notify them that you will be staying home as soon as you can. VLS requires that you follow the below protocols prior to returning to campus:

  • Isolation
    • If you had symptoms, you may leave isolation and return to campus once all of the below criteria are met (unless otherwise instructed by your health care provider):
      • You have had no fever for at least 24 hours without the use of medicine that reduces fevers, and
      • Other symptoms have improved, and
      • At least 10 days have passed since your symptoms first appeared
    • If you did not have symptoms, you may leave isolation and return to campus once the below criteria are met:
      • 10 days have passed since the date you had your positive test (unless otherwise instructed by your health care provider)
    • You are NOT required to submit a negative covid test prior to returning to campus should the above criteria be met.
    • You are also exempt from the weekly COVID testing requirement for 90 days after your isolation ends, as it is possible that you will test positive for COVID19, even if not infected, during this time.
    • If you become symptomatic during this 90-day period, you must stay home and contact your healthcare provider. Please also contact covid19@vermontlaw.edu and your supervisor to notify them that you will be staying home as soon as you can. You will need either a negative test result OR a note from your doctor indicating that you are safe to return to campus without infecting others to return to campus.

Unvaccinated community members who are not symptomatic can enter the testing cycle at the next scheduled test and are not permitted to campus until you receive your negative test result. You are also welcome to seek out an offsite PCR test, but you may not come to campus until your results are received and reviewed by VLS.

Fully vaccinated students community members who are not symptomatic are welcome to continue to come to campus.

Please click the Testing link at the bottom of these pages for more information.

Please click the Testing link at the bottom of these pages for more information.

For assistance obtaining a TWEN account, please contact Jane Woldow at JWoldow@vermontlaw.edu.

Vaccinated faculty and staff who have completed the two-week post vaccine waiting period and have their vaccine information verified are exempt from the testing requirement. Follow this link to have your vaccine information verified.

If you notice possible symptoms of COVID-19, you are required to stay home and receive a negative PCR test result prior to returning to campus. Please click the Testing link at the bottom of these pages for more information.

If you may have been a close contact, as defined by the CDC, you should be contacted by the Vermont Department of Public Health or by VLS.

Yes. There are no restrictions on indoor meeting location or length at this time. However, all meeting participants must wear a mask if meeting indoors.

Personal Domestic and International Travel: All faculty and staff must follow Vermont Department of Health domestic and international travel policies, found here. VLS-Sponsored Travel: Vermont Law School is unable to sponsor travel for any faculty or staff who are not fully vaccinated against COVID19 and who have been approved for an exemption from our vaccine requirement. Regardless of vaccination status, any VLS faculty or staff may decline to participate in VLS-sponsored travel until further notice.

These policies are subject to change, and you are responsible for staying on top of any changes. Unvaccinated persons are discouraged from personal travel until fully vaccinated.

Please review the VT Department of Health and CDC guidance for international travel.

If anyone in our community requires assistance, whether technical, illness, or are not able to access groceries or other necessities, contact Vice Dean for Students Joe Brennan, Associate Dean Jefferson, or email the covid19@vermontlaw.edu address.

If you have any questions regarding employee benefits, please contact Betsy Erwin, Director of Human Resources or Lori Campbell, Benefits and Payroll Coordinator.

You can make a gift in support of the COVID-19 Hardship Fund online, by mailing a check, or via phone. Please see below for further information on each option.

  • Gifts can be made online by clicking here and selecting the COVID-19 Hardship Fund designation. Visa, Mastercard and American Express are all accepted via our secure giving site.
  • Checks made payable to Vermont Law School can be mailed to the below address. Please specify the COVID-19 Hardship Fund on the memo line of your check.
    Vermont Law School
    Offices for Alumni Relations and Development
    PO Box 26
    South Royalton, VT 05068
  • To make a credit card payment by phone, call 802-831-1312. Since our staff is currently working remotely, please leave a message with your name and phone number, and your call will be returned as soon as possible. The Offices for Alumni Relations and Development continue to monitor messages during normal business hours (Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.).

To learn more about the hardship fund, please click here.

Faculty and staff who are in need of funds should submit an online application and supporting documentation by clicking here. A committee—made up of staff members from both the Office of Human Resources and Senior Deans—reviews the submitted applications.

For more information on the COVID-19 Hardship Fund and the application process, please click here.

Any member of VLS's COVID Response Team – Dean Brennan, Dean Lewis, Dean McCormack, Associate Director Anne Linehan, VP Lorraine Atwood, VP John Miller, Ashley Ziai, or you can email COVID19@vermontlaw.edu

Health

To stay informed, please visit the CDC and World Health Organization websites, where you will find the most accurate and up-to-date information.

We realize that the spread of COVID-19 might bring forth a rush of emotion and mental health concerns – anxiety, depression, isolation/withdrawal, etc. – rest assured that mental health services will still be available.

If you find yourself in need of immediate assistance, please call the 24 hour emergency line at 1-800-639-6360.

Ashley Ziai, Manager of Mental Health Services and Academic Accommodations, is available to assist the VLS community with resources, guidance, or to just listen.

The fitness center is open, with restrictions. For details and requirements for access, see the Campus Operations section above.

Technology

IT has created a Teams help and support site. The site is focused on Teams questions IT has received, Teams basics, and is also a portal to more advanced support topics posted to the Teams Microsoft support site.
https://vermontlaw.sharepoint.com/sites/TeamsSupport/SitePages/Home.aspx.

If you need assistance accessing or using TWEN, email Jane Woldow.

Below are instructions to forward your phone to an outside line and to check your voicemail remotely. We also have the ability to send your voicemail messages as audio attachments to your VLS email. If you would like to sign up for this service, please email helpdesk@vermontlaw.edu.

Forward Phone

  1. Pick up the receiver of your desk phone to get a dial tone.
  2. Dial **2 to start the forward and then the outside number, including 9 and 1, where you would like to receive calls. For example, if a cell phone number is (555) 555-1234, then you would dial **2-9-1-(555) 555-1234. You will hear a succession of 9 beeps to let you know the forward is on.
  3. To REMOVE the forward, pick up the receiver of your desk phone to get a dial tone and dial #2.

 

Accessing your voicemail from Off-Campus or someone else's telephone From Off-Campus

  1. Dial 802-831-1099
  2. Enter your extension while the attendant says "Welcome to the Message Center"
  3. When your mailbox greeting starts, press * (star, once)
  4. Enter your passcode to access your voicemail messages

 

Email Audio Files of Voicemails

  1. Audio files of your voicemail can be sent to your VLS email and played through a media/music player.
  2. Send a request to helpdesk@vermontlaw.edu titled “Voicemail Emails.”

 

If you require IT assistance, please submit an IT Helpdesk request by sending an email to: helpdesk@vermontlaw.edu

Sending an email to this address automatically creates a ticket in our system.

We are currently experiencing a high volume of phone requests as well as ticket requests, but tickets are much more manageable for the IT Team to process. If you are experiencing an IT emergency, please call the IT Helpdesk at 802-831-1355, but if it's a non-emergency, please submit a ticket request and we will address the issue as quickly as we can.

 

As we move forward, communication is crucial. Vermont Law School uses an emergency notification system called Regroup or VLS Alerts.

Sign up for VLS Alerts:

You can sign up for VLS Alerts here: https://vermontlaw.regroup.com/login. To log in, enter your VLS username and password.

Put it on your phone:

Regroup has a free app called Alertme available for download to Android and iPhone devices. Regroup already communicates over cellular networks and through email, but having the app on your cellular device provides an additional means of communication as notifications will be delivered over wifi.

The Alertme app can be found in the Google Play store or Apple iTunes. Just search for Alertme. Sign on with your full VLS email address and vls password. If you have difficulty signing in, click the Forgot Password link for a password reset.

Here are some direct links to the app stores:
Apple iTunes for iPhones/iPads
Google Play Store for Android

Please consider installing Alertme. It provides you an additional means of emergency communication.

 

 

If you have further questions that have not been answered here, please reach out to covid19@vermontlaw.edu for assistance.

 

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