What to Bring

What to Bring

Personal Items

  • Unexpired, laminated government-issued photo ID

    US driver's license, state-issued ID card, passport, or US 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 notetaking

  • Laptop computer or tablet

    Having a laptop or tablet with you will come in handy during course enrollment.
  • Casual, comfortable clothing and walking shoes

    You may want to pack a sweatshirt, jeans, raincoat, and umbrella, as the weather can be unpredictable.
  • Workout clothes and footwear

    Think about bringing athletic apparel for our Late Night Fun with UVA Recreation. 
  • Blanket and pillow

    Bedding is not provided in the residence halls. Please bring your own sheets, pillow, blanket etc. Beds are Twin XL. 
  • Toiletries

    In addition to personal toiletry items, you should bring a towel, washcloth, and shower shoes.
  • Water bottle

  • Phone charger

Academic Information

  • Advanced Placement/IB scores

    Do not be concerned if you do not receive them in time for your session. Printouts of online scoring information are acceptable.
  • For transfer students: your academic requirements report

    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: foreign language placement scores

    Scores from French, Spanish/Italian, or German foreign language placement exams taken before orientation.