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.
Book Your Flight
Ensure your flight itinerary is booked and submit your flight details in the Student Portal by December 15. You will have access to arrival instructions closer to the start date of the experience.
Pay Tuition Balance or Set Up Payment Plan
Your billing statement is available via MyCharger on November 20. Payment plan must be setup by December 1. MyCharger access instructions will be sent to your personal email account. See access details below.
IMPORTANT DATES & 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:
Stay on track by adding these dates to your personal calendar
Travel & Logistics
Schedule Welcome Call via email with your Student Onboarding Advisor (SOA)
Italy – Must apply for an expedited passport by this date
Spain – Must apply for an expedited passport by this date
Argentina, Czech Republic & England – Must apply for an expedited passport by this date
Italy – Must have passport in hand by this date
Spain – must have passport in hand by this date
Argentina, Czech Republic, & England – must have passport in hand 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
Within 1-2 weeks of enrolling, receive login details to personal inbox and setup UNewHaven email account via step-by-step instructions
eBill Statement ready via MyCharger — login details email to your UNewHaven inbox
Optional Payment Plan opens in MyCharger – Must setup by December 1, 2023
Cancellation Deadline — be sure to read the Payment, Cancellation, and Refund Policy
First payment of Payment Plan due in MyCharger (if applicable)
If no Payment Plan is setup, eBill Statement is due in full via MyCharger
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 December 15 (if applicable)
Once we receive your student ID number from the University of New Haven, you will receive an email to personal inbox with login credentials to Canvas to complete placement exams in PACE. PACE will open on October 23, 2023
Official high school transcript due from your high school or Parchment.com
Dual Enrollment Transcript due (if applicable)
AP/IB Grades due (if applicable)
For your Spring Schedule, check the Course Registration Portal
If you have any questions about accommodations, contact Dr. Lorello at: [email protected] For additional pre-departure questions, reach out to your Student Onboarding Advisor.
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.
MyCharger is for…
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.
Get to know your Verto Community even before touching down in your abroad location! Meet fellow Vertoans and enter a raffle for prizes at additional community events offered in the Events section of the Student Portal.
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!