The Purpose of this Handbook

This handbook has been compiled in an effort to prepare students for graduate studies at the Middlebury Bread Loaf School of English (“Middlebury”). Students reading these materials carefully will find the answers to many commonly asked and basic questions. Campus Information pages, which will be posted on the Bread Loaf website in May, will provide supplementary details, specific to each campus’s operations for the upcoming summer. The Bread Loaf staff is always available address any additional questions.

Middlebury endeavors to present an accurate overview of the programs and facilities of the Bread Loaf School of English in this publication. However, Middlebury reserves the right to alter any policy, program, facility, or fee, described in this publication without notice or obligation. Printed copies of this handbook are available upon request from the Bread Loaf School of English program director. Updates to this handbook that may become necessary during the course of the year are made on the web and shall supersede wholly any prior versions of the handbook. Please consult the Web version of the handbook for the most up-to-date information. 

Reasonable accommodations will be provided for persons with disabilities who need assistance in reviewing the handbook.

All Middlebury Bread Loaf School of English students are also subject to the Middlebury College Handbook.