About half of students that attend Lyndon live off campus, and we offer events and a commuter student group just for you!
You'll have a chance to meet other students outside of the classroom and share your experiences. For more information contact us at Commuter@NorthernVermont.edu .
Helpful Links for Commuter Students
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is considered to be a commuter student at Lyndon?
Anyone living off campus whether part time, or full time.
How important is involvement in student life and student activities?
To make the most out of your Lyndon experience, we recommend that you get involved! There are many clubs that may hold your interest. Getting involved can help you form relationships with students outside of the classroom. Being a commuter can make forming connections on campus difficult; but, getting involved can help!
Can I still have a meal plan on campus?
Yes! Commuter students may sign up for any of the offered meal plans— including both residential and commuter plans. Please visit the NVU-Lyndon Sodexo website for more information on the plans we offer and how to sign up!
What happens in inclement weather? Will I be able to stay overnight on campus?
Yes, commuter students are eligible for overnight stay on campus if they do not feel safe driving home in bad weather. Please contact the Student Affairs office at 802.626.6418 during business hours or the Hall Director on call at 802.274.3152 after hours.
For weather conditions state-wide, call 1.800.ICY.ROAD (429.7623) or visit 511VT.com
How will I find out about canceled classes or school closings?
The decision to delay or cancel classes or close the campus is made by 6 a.m. This decision is also conveyed to the Vermont Association of Broadcasters, the primary source of weather cancellation information for all radio and television stations statewide. The announcement is recorded on the campus class cancellation line 802.626.6767, posted on the portal and on the campus Kiosk system as well as social media.