If you are a new student joining the Global Gateway Program at UVM you may have some questions about what it’s like to live and study in the USA. Find out what you need to do before you arrive, visa information, and what you can expect in your first few weeks.
Before you depart for the USA there are several important tasks you need to complete. We have compiled this important information in an arrival guide.
In this guide you will find useful information including:
Visit our Documents page to find out more about the types of documents and visa you might need.
It won’t take you long before you are accustomed to your life here and have made new friends. To help you settle in, we will organize events to help you meet your classmates and build friendships. Plus, there are lots of clubs on campus you can join to meet people with similar interests to you.
We know that moving to a different country to study is exciting, but it’s normal to feel a little bit nervous too. We will do all we can to help you settle in to living in the USA. To get an insight into what you can expect, visit EducationUSA.
There are a number of international and ethnic grocery stores in Burlington and the surrounding towns, so you will be able to find what you’re looking for. There are also many restaurants serving cuisine from around the world.
Things to know before you arrive.
Find out more about the documents needed with your application and visas.