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 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 get very cold at night. You may also chose to bring your own pillow.
  • Toiletries Towels and washcloths will be provided. However, you are welcome to bring your own.
  • Water bottle
  • Money for snacks or souvenirs
  • Phone Charger

Academic Information

  • Advanced Placement/IB scores Do not be concerned if you do not receive them in time for your session.
  • For first-year students: 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 the SIS.
  • If applicable, Spanish or French foreign language placement scores.