Nearby and on-site housing is available on a first-come, first-served basis to students enrolled in the semester-based programs at Vermont Woodworking School. VWS does not manage housing but coordinates housing placements and invoicing. Housing is managed by the individual property owners. In the event that we run out of rooms on-site, given enough notice, we do our best to place students in apartments and rooms in Fairfax or the neighboring communities of Cambridge and Jeffersonville.  In order to ensure we have created successful communities in each of the individual housing units (silos, farmhouse, off-site apartment) all room assignments are subject to change up until the start of the semester.


While living in this housing, students have access to shared kitchens, baths, and wireless internet. Students prepare their own meals and coordinate with housemates on general housekeeping. On-site housing units are equipped with a washer and dryer. The nearby apartments are very close to a coin-op laundromat.


Each room in all housing units are furnished with the basics including a bed, an overhead light or table lamp, a bed-side table, a dresser, and sometimes a closet. You will need to bring your own sheets, pillows, towels and toiletries.  You are also encouraged to bring items to personalize your room. The kitchens are equipped with basic items including pots, pans, dishes, cups. glasses and utensils, In addition to bringing food, you may also want to bring personal items for kitchen (i.e. coffee maker.) 


There are two general stores within three miles of VWS where you can pick up food, toiletries, etc. There is a grocery store 15 minutes away from campus. Off-site housing is in Jeffersonville which has village stores, restaurants, art galleries, all within walking distance.


Spring 2021

Move in: January 16th and 17th - unless an alternative date is scheduled ahead of time to account for quarantining requirements.

Final move out: April 30th


If you are in need of a room for the upcoming Immersion Program semester, please complete the housing request form here:


If you have completed the housing request form, and are ready to make a deposit, please contact the office at 802-849-2013

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Physical Address: 148 Main Street, Fairfax, VT 05454

Mailing Address: 148 Main Street, Cambridge, VT 05444



Phone: (802) 849-2013

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