Registration and Payment Procedures

Third- and fourth-year students may register for January Term beginning 8:00 a.m. on November 20.  All other students may begin registration at 8:00 a.m. November 21.  Registration will be completed through the Student Information System (SIS).

Students may register for only one January Term course.

For information on add/drop, withdrawal, and transcripts, see Academic Policies.

Students who register for a January Term non study abroad course pay by the credit hour. January Term courses are generally three-credit courses. Current UVa students are not charged an additional activity fee. Visiting students will pay an activity fee for January Term as listed below.

Visiting Students

Visiting students admitted to January Term may register and pay for their course any time after 8:00 a.m. November 21.  Registration and payment are completed through UVa’s Student Information System (SIS). Instructions on registration and payment are provided in the acceptance email.

Students may enroll in only one January Term course.

January Term students pay by the credit hour. Courses are generally three-credit courses.

Registration and Payment for Study Abroad Courses

Students accepted to a J-Term study abroad program are responsible for study abroad tuition and program fees once they have committed to participation in a program. Committed students are registered in the SIS by the International Studies Office; students may view their bills in the SIS through student self-service. Payment is made to Student Accounts. For more information regarding billing and payments visit:

For January Term programs, the following payment schedule applies:

  • 30% of tuition and fees plus airfare at 100% (when included in the program price) is due 15 days from registration.
  • The remaining 70% of tuition and fees is due by 12/1/2014.