What to Bring

Important: Be sure to bring an unexpired government-issued Photo ID. Without it, you will be unable to get your University ID.

Personal Items

  • Unexpired laminated government-issued photo ID U.S. Driver's License, State-Issued ID Card, Passport, or U.S. Military ID. One form of ID is required to get your UVA ID; photocopies and school-issued IDs are not accepted.
  • Paper, pens, and pencils for note- and test-taking
  • Casual, comfortable clothing and walking shoes You may want to pack a sweatshirt, jeans, raincoat and umbrella, as the weather can be unpredictable.
  • Athletic clothes, running shoes, swimsuit, and towelYou will have access to the UVA fitness facilities.
  • Blanket and pillowResidential areas are air-conditioned and can get very cold at night. You may also chose to bring your own pillow.
  • Toiletries In addition to personal toiletry items, you should bring a towel and washcloth. Linens for the bed will be provided.
  • Water bottle
  • Money for snacks or souvenirs
  • Phone charger

Academic Information

  • Students in the College of Arts & Sciences¬†MUST bring a hard copy/printed version of courses you have pre-selected in the Student Information System (SIS).
  • Advanced Placement/IB scores Do not be concerned if you do not receive them in time for your session.
  • For first-year students: credit evaluated high school transcripts/grade reports, including previous college coursework, if possible.Photocopies are acceptable.
  • For transfer students: your academic requirements Academic Requirements is a report designed to assist currently enrolled undergraduate students and their advisors in the advising process. You can get a copy of your Academic Requirements through SIS.
  • If applicable, Spanish, French or German foreign language placement scores.