Student and Campus Life Contribution: actions

Since the start of the 2018-2019 academic year, all students enrolling in an initial academics higher education institution must pay the Contribution Vie Etudiante et de Campus (CVEC). Depending on your status, you may be exempt.

The CVEC is "intended to promote the social, health, cultural and sporting welcome and support of students, and to bolster the preventive and health education actions carried out for them" (article L. 841-5 of the Education Code).

Implementation of the CVEC

The USMB has set up a specific system for managing the CVEC, based on the collaborative development of student projects.

1. an idea? All stakeholders (students, university departments, associations, partners) can submit action sheets detailing their projects.

2. A student and campus life coordination committee (Co co) stimulates ideas, examines proposals for action and issues an opinion on the directions and collaborations envisaged on a regional scale. Reflection is organized along 4 axes called "collaborative projects". It meets twice a year.

3. The opinions of the Student and Campus Life Coordination Committee on projects are then analyzed by the CAC's CFVU Campus Life Commission before being submitted to the latter for adoption. These commissions can also be a source of ideas and criticism. Ultimately, the Board of Directors validates these VEC development priorities and allocates the necessary resources to each collaborative project.

4. Finally, an operational committee, made up of the VP Student, the VP academics and University Life, the VP Finance, the Head of the Financial Affairs Department and the Head of the Student Life Department, ensures that actions are consistent with the objectives of the collaborative project, and distributes the resources allocated to the actions.

Collaborative projects

Six collaborative projects are currently setting the pace for the development of student and campus life:

Among the actions to better welcome and integrate new students during the academic year:

  • Successful arrival at the University: organize welcome and integration events to enable students to visit the campuses and discover all the University's players and services, recruiting student intermediaries to answer questions from newly enrolled students, and providing all the resources needed for a smooth start to the new academic year (student guide).
  • Integration through and sports : propose activities to discover the student's immediate environment (the city, the mountains) in order to prevent isolation and foster social ties through physical activity. through physical activity.


Campus life activities:

  • Towards greener campuses: call for student projects on sustainable development and implementation of winning projects (fruit forests, soft mobility)
  • Create and animate student life spaces on the Annecy campus: in the absence of a permanent space, organize events and set up temporary student life spaces.
  • Organize eco-responsible actions: support the implementation of actions (improvement, transformation or creation of premises) with an eco-responsible approach.


Promote students' general well-being, success and integration through several actions :

  • Student health insurance at your disposal - the CSS schemeFor students in need who meet the following criteria, there is an effective and inexpensive health insurance plan available the public system called CSSfor Complémentaire santé solidaire. This is a solidarity-based health insurance scheme for the most disadvantaged people, which works simply: depending on your profile, the price varies between €0 and €1 per day, giving you access to health cover without advance payment.

    However, if you are not eligible for this scheme, it may be worthwhile finding out about the various studenthealth insurance schemes (SMENO, LMDE, Heyme (formerly SMEREP, SMERAG and MEP)) and their rates, bearing in mind that the average rate for a student health insurance scheme is €368 per year. This rate varies, however, depending on the benefits and coverage required, and the deductible level of the complementary health insurance.

  • Developing access touniversity facilities (ISU) : éto expand access to ISU facilities and set up sports activities, purchase of equipment.
  • Promotion des peer-to-peer exchanges in prevention initiatives : train student health relays who will go out to meet their peers to facilitate exchanges and take part in prevention initiatives, particularly in conjunction with IFSIs.
  • Exam preparation : metting up "weeks to prepare for exams with activities to relax and unwind.
  • Permanent relaxation and well-being offerOur permanent relaxation and well-being offer: help students throughout the year in their quest for well-being through regular regular practices to enhance self-awareness (yoga, mindfulness meditation).


Université Savoie Mont Blanc is committed to ensuring that students have equal access to digital resources in order to promote student success. Thanks to funding from the student and campus life contribution, it aims to provide students with personalized support in mastering digital tools, enabling them to access educational content and various online services (schooling, student information, career guidance and professional integration). It also helps to bridge the digital divide by providing a bank of computer equipment.

Promote a university environment that is more conducive to the well-being and educational success of students, regardless of their sex, gender, sexual orientation or disability, through a cross-disciplinary and participatory approach to equality, equity and diversity, by studying the reality at the USMB, conducting information and awareness-raising campaigns, and setting up support processes for victims of discrimination and/or violence.

On and off campus, sporting and artistic events provide special moments for exchanges, encounters and enjoyment. The challenge is to make students active players in their campus life, by practicing artistic activities as part of their openness to social life.

Two main objectives for the 2021/2022 academic year:

  • A better understanding of needs in terms of campus cultural life and local cultural offerings,
  • Adapted cultural programming (shows, activities, artist residencies, etc.) excluding models from academics.

Each collaborative project is supported by a working group led by the Student and Campus Life Department (SVEC). Students are warmly invited to join these working groups and share their ideas.

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