After Arrival Checklist

Check in with the Office of International Affairs and attend Orientation. Bring passport, visa, passport, I-94 card, and acceptance letter. New students participate in the International Student Orientation to get started at UNA.

During Orientation new students will learn how to: 

  • Take the English exam if you are an undergraduate student or are enrolled in a graduate program that requires it. You will receive more information about this at check-in.
  • Register for classes after arriving on campus.
  • Check in with your academic department to learn how to meet with your academic advisor.
  • Get your UNA ID card inside the GUC at the Mane card office. Bring your passport with you.
  • Have a screening with the on-campus University Health Services


  • Log in to your UNA email account and access Portal. This is an important tool for communication as a student at UNA.
  • Call or email home. Be sure to touch base with your family.

Important Essentials

  • Get an on campus post office box inside the GUC.
  • Get a cell phone.
  • Set up a local bank account. 

Living in Florence 

  • Connect to your cultural organization and other student organizations.
  • Practice your English and learn more about programs at the Office of International Affairs.
  • Learn about activities happening on campus.