International Students & Scholars Program, U.Va.

International Students & Scholars Program

A Division of the International Studies Office


Newly Admitted Students

Congratulations on your admission to the University of Virginia! We welcome you to the international student body of more than 2,500 graduate and undergraduate students from 130 countries. We look forward to meeting you.

QuizRequired: Watch the Orientation Presentation and Take the Quiz Before You Arrive at UVA!



CalendarOrientation Events Calendar


Obtaining a Visa Document

Acquiring F-1 or J-1 Status:


Orientation and Check In

You will need coverage beginning your first day in the U.S.  The University-approved Aetna plan does not begin until August 15.  For short-term coverages the following resource can be consulted: NAFSA Insurance Search.