Congratulations! We are so excited that you are coming to GIV, and we welcome you to the GIV community. You’re going to learn a lot, make tons of new friends, and have an incredible time!

By now you’ve probably received an acceptance letter in the mail with all the information you’ll need to prepare for an amazing time at GIV.

You will get information about what to pack and other helpful info from your Program Director before your Institute. In the meantime, give us a call at (802) 865-4448 if you have any questions.

Do you need additional financial aid? Do not hesitate to contact us! Give us a call at (802) 865-4448 or email us at

Can your GIV experience contribute to your Personalized Learning Plan? Get more info here!

What to expect at GIV:

LEARNING: Your time at GIV will be jam-packed with learning. You’ll be working with  instructors, professors and professionals who are leaders in their field and who love to share knowledge with young people. Your GIV experience can help you prepare for college, the working world…and beyond!



FRIENDS: We bet you’ll make great friends at GIV. You’ll be surrounded by students who share the same interests, passion and motivation. It is an amazing experience.



FUN: GIV is all about fun – the fun of learning about a topic you personally care about, the fun of surprise activities, the fun of being surrounded by other people excited about the same ideas, and the fun of living in a dorm and trying on a college experience ahead of time. Be warned – it is very hard to come to GIV and not have a great time!

Want to know more? Check out what alums say about GIV.

Again, congrats on your acceptance.  Watch your mail for the information you need and contact us with any questions.  We will see you soon!