Welcome! Below are some links to help you find housing and get started. The MSE Graduate Student Board guide the area includes shopping, useful area information, and tips for eating and day trips. Another excellent all around resource is the UVA graduate guide. UVA also has detailed building maps which help find various offices.
All international students should check in with the International Student Office and read their welcome guide as soon as you are admitted. Questions about the Financial Garuntee Form as well all I-20 related questions should be directed there.
Below are links that will help you get started finding housing in the area. UVA buses service most of the immediate areas and considering transit routes can be important part of locating convenient housing.
- Search Craigslist postings
- Check Local Newspapers:C-Ville Weekly and Daily Progress
- UVA Offgrouds Housing
- U-Loop Housing Resources
- Blue Ridge Apartments
- Set up your email ID and computing ID's
- Get a Photo ID Card
- Enroll in Health Insurance
- Check/update your UVA phonebook information
For the below forms: Fill in your info, print out, and sign them.
Please return them to Jeannie Reese in RM109D