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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.
Available: April 2
Deadline: June 14


  • Submit Photo for Student ID Card

Submit your photo online. You will be able to pick up your UVA ID card during Summer Orientation.
Deadline: June 25


  • 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


  • Complete Dining Contract

All first-year students must complete a dining contract. First-years must sign up for the “Ultimate Access” or “All Access 7” plans unless they live in a residential college. Residential college first-years must chose the "Ultimate Access” or “All Access 7” that is linked to their particular residential college. First-years who do not sign up by July 6 will be defaulted into the "All Access 7" annual plan. Incoming transfer students and upperclass students can (but are not required to) sign up for any meal plan at any time.
Deadline: July 6


  • Arts & Sciences Only: Complete New Student Information Form

College of Arts & Sciences students are required to submit the Student Information Form.
Available: May 7
Deadline: June 14


  • Arts & Sciences First-Years Only: 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 7
Deadline: June 14


  • Take Foreign Language Placement Exams

A foreign language placement exam is required only for students in the College of Arts & Sciences and Architectural History students in the School of Architecture. For students in other schools, the exam is required only if you choose to take a foreign language class.



  • Complete Pre-Entrance Health Forms

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


  • 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 15


  • Complete the Authorization to Release Financial Information

Your student record is protected -- even from your parents -- by federal law. Because so many students rely on their parents and others for help with their financial aid or student account, we recommend that all students complete the Authorization to Release Financial Information Form and submit it before July 1 to Student Financial Services. A handwritten signature is required, so be sure to print, complete, and submit a hard copy.
Deadline: July 1


  • 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 registration. Eligible students will receive notification via email from Student Financial Services.
Available: April 2
Deadline: Open until filled (space is limited)


  • Learn about Project SERVE

Learn about participating in Project SERVE, a one-day service opportunity for incoming students on Friday, August 31 from 2:00-6:00 p.m.


  • 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 and explore opportunities to get involved.
Deadline: July 28


  • Register with Student Disability Services (as needed)

Students who need to request academic and/or housing accommodations based on a disability or medical condition should register with the Student Disability Access Center (SDAC) as soon as possible. In order to register, please go to the SDAC website, scroll down, click on the “register for services” button, and complete the online form.

If you have additional questions, please contact the Student Disability Access Center at 434.243.5180 or


  • Meet Requirements for the Student Health Insurance Hard Waiver

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


  • Check out University Cleaners laundry service

If you are interested in weekly wash, dry, and fold services for your laundry, check out Housing & Residence Life's approved vendor University Cleaners. Their weekly service provides you with 15 pounds of laundry (two loads) each week of the academic year. Please visit to learn more.


  • Check Your UVA Email Account

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