Apply to Bread Loaf

New applicants may apply to any of Bread Loaf's three campuses, and they may attend different campuses in different summers. The single residency requirement is that students pursuing a degree must spend at least one summer at the Vermont campus. The application process is the same for both degree and nondegree (continuing education) applicants. Rolling admissions for the 2020 session run from December 9, 2019 through May 8, 2020.

If you have any questions about the Bread Loaf program or the application process, contact the director of admissions, Dana Olsen (; 802-443-5049), send an email to, or call the Bread Loaf office at 802-443-5418. If you have questions about the online application or the status of your application materials, please contact Melissa Nicklaw at 802-443-5187 or

Want to speak to a current student or recent graduate about the Bread Loaf program? We have a list of students who have volunteered to answer (online) questions about various facets of life at Bread Loaf.