The University of Vermont is at the top of a hill coming up from Lake Champlain. It is a large property with 4 campuses. There are about 10,000 undergraduates and 2,000 graduate students. The university is made up of 7 undergraduate colleges, an Honors College, a Graduate College (offering 50 masters programs and 24 PhD programs) and a Medical College. UVM considers itself an “active campus with a conscience” and the most commonly used descriptors are “green, global, inclusive, community”.