Scheduling an Appointment with Dean Gates

To make an appointment with Dean Lisa Gates, go to and use the drop down menus on the left side of the page. First choose the Program of Fellowships and Undergraduate Research, then follow the below instructions.

Notes for fall: From mid-September to mid-October, Lisa is unavailable for advising appointments except for currently active fall applicants. 

During other weeks, if you cannot find a slot, please email a couple possible appt times. You can schedule appointments up to 60 days in advance.


  1. Select 25 minutes unless Dean Gates or she has asked you to book a different appointment length.

  2. If you are a current Middlebury student (without an active fellowships application) and this is your first appointment, fill out the information form found at go/firstappt at least one day prior to your scheduled appointment. You will need to upload a copy of your current resume and advising transcript (found in BannerWeb under student records) to complete the form. If you are an alumnus, please just email your current resume and a copy of your transcript (if you have one available) to

  3. Check which programs you wish to discuss in this meeting.

  4. Select a date on the calendar to see the available appointments for that day, choose a time, and click Book it.

  5. Choose if you are a new or returning user.
    (Note: New users will need to complete some basic contact information and create a login.)

  6. Type in the appointment type (In-person, Phone or Skype)

  7. Add any comments if needed and finalize.

You will receive an email confirmation of the appointment, a link if you need to cancel or reschedule, and an email reminder prior to the appointment.