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First Steps for New Students


Are you a new student ready to take the first steps in your UVA journey?

Here's what to do first.


  • Pay your $400 deposit

You can pay your enrollment deposit by logging into your SIS account.


  • Activate your UVA email

Information Technology Services (ITS) provides detailed instructions on how to start using UVA student email.


  • Register for Orientation

72 hours after you pay your deposit, and once you've activated your UVA email account, you can register for Summer Orientation! The registration portal opens on April 1.