How to Apply

Information for applicants impacted by recent extreme weather events and natural disasters.

If ​you are having difficulty meeting Champlain application deadlines,​ ​please contact Chris Perlongo, Director of Admissions via ​text/phone at (802) 267-3270 or at

We are here to support you during these tragic events.

Finding and pursuing your passion at Champlain will take you further than you ever imagined you could go, but it's not a journey you take alone: Our close-knit community of educators, administrators and fellow students will support you every step of the way.

Understanding Portfolio Requirements

Five of our majors in the Division of Communication & Creative Media have required portfolio reviews. For specific details and instructions, see the Admissions Portfolio Requirements section.

Application Deadlines

Admissions Program

Due Dates

Nonrefundable Deposit*
Due Dates

Early Decision: First-year only

Nov. 15

Within 3 weeks of admit date

Regular Decision: First-year

Jan. 15

May 1

Regular Decision: Transfer



Spring Enrollment**



Application due dates assume completed applications including all required documentation. All deadlines are 11:59 PM (Eastern Standard Time).
*Housing Deposit Dates: Admitted students interested in residing in one of Champlain's residence halls should submit their nonrefundable housing deposit along with the tuition deposit.
**Certain majors are not eligible for Spring enrollment.