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Student To-Do List

Ready to start enrollment tasks? Use the list below.


Enrollment Tasks

  • Register for Summer Orientation

You can register for orientation online 72 hours after you have paid your $400 tuition deposit. See our FAQ for more details.
Deadline: June 1


  • Submit Photo for Student ID Card

Submitting your photo online allows you to avoid waiting in long lines when you pick up your UVA ID card during Summer Orientation.
Deadline: June 1


  • Retrieve your UID (University ID) number

Your UID number is the nine-digit number that serves as your ID throughout your time at UVA. Assigned to you by the University, it is NOT your Social Security number. You can retrieve your UID number online. To do so, you will need your seven-digit UVA Student Information System (SIS) ID number. This number can be found in the email acknowledging receipt of your application for admission.


  • Complete Housing Application

All first-year students live on Grounds and must complete the Housing Application. This item is optional for incoming transfer students.
Available: May 1
Deadline: June 1


  • Learn about Project SERVE

Learn about participating in Project SERVE, a one-day service opportunity for incoming students on Friday, August 25 from 2:00-6:00 p.m.
Available: May 15


  • Complete New Student Information Form

College of Arts & Sciences students are required to submit the Student Information Form.
Available: May 8
Deadline: June 4


  • Choose a General Education Curriculum

All incoming first-year students in the College of Arts & Sciences have been given the opportunity to choose a general education curriculum. In order to enroll in classes during Summer Orientation, students should review the three curriculum options and complete the curriculum application by the deadline below.
Available: May 8
Deadline: June 4


  • Take Foreign Language Placement Exams



  • Complete Dining Contract

All first-year students must complete a dining contract. First years who do not sign up by July 7 will be defaulted into the All Access 7 Annual Plan. Incoming transfer students and upperclass students can sign up for a meal plan at any time
Deadline: July 7


  • Sign Up for the Cavalier Outdoor Adventure Retreat (COAR)

Get to know other first years on an IM-Rec three-day adventure trip in Shenandoah National Park. A limited number of need-based scholarships are available to cover the costs of the COAR registratiion. Eligible students will receive notification via email from Student Financial Services.
Available: April 1
Deadline: Open until filled (space is limited)


  • Sign up for UVA Alerts

Register to receive text messages regarding emergency situations on Grounds.
Deadline: July 1


  • Create Your @UVA Profile

Create your @UVA account.
Deadline: July 28


  • Submit Payment for Tuition and Fees

For complete information visit the Student Financial Services website.
Available: Term Statements (tuition bills) will be posted mid-July
Deadline: August 16


  • Complete Pre-Entrance Health Forms

Download and complete information about your health status.
Deadline: Form postmarked, faxed, or emailed by August 31


  • Meet Requirements for the Student Health Insurance Hard Waiver

Learn more about the hard waiver program.
Opens: Early July
Deadline: Mid-September


  • Check Your UVA Email Account

Check your UVA email account regularly as you will receive emails from Orientation & New Student Programs throughout the summer.