Admitted Emergent Media Graduate Students

Welcome Admitted Emergent Media Graduate Students!

To make your transition as smooth as possible we are providing a list of next steps, resources and links below.

Pay your enrollment deposit

To hold your place in your class, please submit your $500 deposit by mailing a check to the address below.

Champlain College Office of Graduate Admissions
163 South Willard Street
P.O. Box 670
Burlington, Vermont 05402-0670

Activate your Champlain Account

If you have not already done so, activate your Champlain College username and password. Go to our account set-up webpage and follow the instructions to activate your account and change your temporary password. If you experience challenges with this process, please contact Champ Support by emailing or by calling 802-860-2710.

Software Recommendations

Graduate Emergent Media students use the Adobe Creative Suite (Creative Cloud or CS6 Master Collection) and the Microsoft Office Suite. Open source alternatives to Office are acceptable. Many students use Keynote (Mac), Prezi and note-taking software such as Evernote. You are eligible for educational pricing on most software packages. You may purchase software anywhere you choose, but a popular online store for educational software is


Graduate Emergent Media students are invited to campus for a one-day orientation the week before classes start. Invitations with event details will be emailed over the summer.

Parking Permit

Order your free parking permit for Zone 2: 115 Lakeside Avenue lot.


Apartment-style housing is available for Graduate Emergent Media graduate students. If you are interested, please contact: or call 866-282-7259.

Health Insurance

The Health Insurance plan through Champlain College is mandatory for all students who are not covered by another policy and have not completed the online waiver form.

Access the Student Portal

The Student Portal is the launching place that allows you to access important platforms and resources such as your Champlain Email, WebAdvisor, Tutoring, our academic calendar, and more. Access the student portal here.

From the Student Portal, you can:

Access your Email

    • Check your Champlain email account often, this is the college's main way to contact you once enrolled.

Connect to Web Advisor

    • Tuition & Financial Aid Information
    • View and pay your Bill
    • Fill out Emergency Contact

Have specific questions about your program or classes? Contact