International Student Checklist

International Student Guide

Life as an international student can be exciting and exhilarating, but also confusing, difficult, and sometimes lonely. The following is a list of resources for international students which we hope will be helpful whether you end up joining us at Darden or not:

Handbook for International Students at the University of Virginia

Great information on a variety of topics, including:

  1. Health Care and Medical Insurance
  2. Housing, Utilities and Postal Services
  3. Shopping, Restaurants and Transportation
  4. Finances and Banking
  5. Family Life, Children and Schools
  6. American Cultural Life
  7. Visa Issues, Employment and Taxes

NAFSA Handbook for International Students in the United States

From the National Association of Foreign Service Academies, a very useful handbook that includes tips on:

  1. Preparing for Departure
  2. Housing and Transportation
  3. Managing Your Money
  4. Immigration Regulations
  5. Academic and Social Life
  6. Culture Shock
  7. Family Life

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