Now, let’s get ready to fly!
To smoothly take-off for your Verto abroad experience, complete your full Onboarding Checklist in the Student Portal — critical dates and deadlines are approaching! Below are your “top of the list” to-do’s:
Apply for Visa
All US Passport holders heading to Italy or Spain require a student visa — read the Visa Guide below and speak with your Student Onboarding Advisor for your visa application options.
IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES
Don’t skip a beat! Missing one deadline could affect your ability to start college abroad.
Here’s a recap of key upcoming dates and deadlines:
* dates are subject to change
Stay on track by adding these dates to your personal calendar
Travel & Logistics
Schedule Welcome Call via email with your Student Onboarding Advisor (SOA)
Czech Republic – Must apply for an expedited passport by this date
Italy & Spain– Must apply for an expedited passport by this date
Argentina & England – Must apply for an expedited passport by this date
Czech Republic – Must have passport in hand and uploaded in your My Verto Portal by this date
Italy & Spain – Must have passport in hand and uploaded in your My Verto Portal by this date
Argentina & England – Must have passport in hand and uploaded in your My Verto Portal by this date
For travel & onboarding support, contact your Student Onboarding Advisor (SOA). If you’re not sure who your SOA is, email [email protected]
BILLING & FINANCIAL SERVICES
Complete the Financial Planning form, found in the Student Portal
Deadline to Apply for the Verto Scholars Award
Final Date TBD: Billing statements expected to be released. *Note: check back for official date.
Final Date TBD: Expected date of tuition in full due or first installment of 5 installment payment plan. *Note: check back for official date.
Cancellation Deadline — be sure to read the Payment, Cancellation, and Refund Policy
For billing and payment support, contact:
Email your Unofficial High School Transcript to [email protected]
If you have graduated highschool, have your high school or 3rd party provider (e.g. Parchment.com) send your official high school transcript to [email protected]. This can not come directly from the student. If you have not yet completed highschool, you should email your in-progress high school transcript directly.
Within one week of high school graduation, speak to your High School Counselor for where to request AP/IB/DE grades for delivery to Verto Education by July 19 (if applicable)
Once we receive your student ID number from the University of New Haven, you will receive an email to your personal email address (the one you’ve shared with Verto) which contains login credentials to Canvas. Within Canvas, you will complete your placement exams for Math and Spanish language (as applicable) in PACE. PACE opens on March 18, 2024.
Note: Precise Date TBD
For your Spring Schedule, check the My Verto Portal
Argentina, England, Italy & Spain – Complete Health History & Emergency Contact Form in My Verto Portal
Argentina, England, Italy & Spain – Complete Housing and Roommate Preference Form in My Verto Portal
Argentina, England, Italy & Spain – Complete Housing Accommodation Form in My Verto Portal (optional)
ACCESS GUIDE FOR YOUR
Student Portal is for…
My Verto is for…
Completing pre-departure forms for your checklist, registering for courses, viewing your housing assignments, care team, and course schedule, and course add/drop once you are on location.
For course registration assistance, reach out to: [email protected]
Canvas is for…
Gaining access to the Placement, Advising, and College Exploration (PACE) materials for taking placement exams, college advising, location guides for courses, and post-Verto planning.
Read the PACE FAQ for details.
Get to know your Verto Community even before touching down in your abroad location! Meet fellow Vertoans at community events offered in the Events section of the Student Portal.
All incoming Vertoans must attend all three virtual Pre-Departure Orientation sessions prior to their study abroad experience—the Global Orientation, Location Orientation, and Care Team Hangout.
If your pathway to Verto included an invitation from one of our partner colleges, you may be invited to an additional required event to cover details for a smooth transition back to your university after studying abroad.
OUR ONBOARDING TEAM IS READY TO SUPPORT YOU
After enrolling, each incoming Vertoan is matched via email with a dedicated Student Onboarding Advisor (SOA) to provide one-on-one support for your pre-departure preparations.
If you’re unsure who your SOA is, email: [email protected]
If you have questions during the arrival process or while abroad, visit our Contact Us page.
Is your Verto semester your first time traveling abroad?
Be sure to watch the above tips video!