A Division of the International Studies Office

Plan for your Arrival

Plan for your Arrival

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Dining Plans: Sign up here


Travel to Charlottesville

Fly directly to Charlottesville Albemarle Airportlocated 15 minutes away from UVA

Fly to Dulles International Airport near Washington, D.C.

Take the megabus from Dulles International Airport to Charlottesville

Take the train (Amtrak) to Charlottesville

Uber and Lyft provide service in Charlottesville

Paying Your Tuition and Fees

We recommend paying your tuition & fees to UVA using Flywire. Flywire allows you to pay in over 100 different currencies, save on bank fees and exchange rates, track your payment online, and have access to 24/7 multilingual customer service. Make your payment on UVA's International Payments page

Banking and Cell Phones

 Cell phone Providers

 Bank Accounts and Financial Matters

Transportation Around Grounds

Download the Transloc Rider App to your phone for real-time bus tracking

Transit information can also be found on UVA's Parking and Transportation page 

Global Greeters

Global Greeters are UVA students who help international students settle in and acclimate to life in Charlottesville and at UVA. Keep up to date with our events here: Global Greeters 2022

  • Global Greeters cannot answer any questions related to visas, immigration, legal, or financial issues. Please direct any inquiries to an ISSP advisor or the International Studies Office. 


Where can I find more information about Orientation?

  • Summer Orientation FAQ's can be find here
  • Questions not answered on the Orientation page? Email [email protected]

Where can I find information about housing?

  • Move-in dates can be found here 
  • Other FAQ's and answers can be found here
  • Questions not answered on the Housing page? Email [email protected]