Welcome to the Governor’s Institutes of Vermont

It’s finally here, GIV’s 2014 spectacular summer is under way!   

Are you coming to an Institute this summer? Check out the Accepted Students page for everything you need to know. Your Program Director will be contacting you with all the nitty-gritty details. If you still have questions, give us a call at (802) 865-4448. It’s going to be a fantastic summer!

Check out our Get to Know GIV Video here!


The Governor’s Institutes of Vermont creates prestigious, fun, accelerated learning residencies on college campuses for highly-motivated Vermont teenagers. There are Governor’s Institutes focused on Arts, Engineering, Information Technology, Environmental Science and Technology, Mathematics, Asian Cultures, and Current Issues and Youth Activism – plus in 2014, Special Topics Institutes on Farms, Food and Your Future and Entrepreneurship.  Any Vermont student can ask his/her school guidance counselor for referral to a Governor’s Institute for an unforgettable experience of extreme learning and extreme fun.

If you are looking for a world-class summer opportunity and you live in Vermont, GIV is the place for you.