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Pre-Departure Information

Your Florence program is about to begin! 

While you begin to prepare for your life in Florence, we have compiled a list of the pre-departure information that you may need to consider for your time with us to help with logistics and questions that you have.  


  • Plane ticket 
  • Passport (w/ two photocopies)  
  • Doctor’s note for prescription meds 
  • Orientation schedule (link)
  • FUA-AUF useful numbers (link)
  • International Health Insurance (link)
  • Copy of this document
  • Permit of Stay / Visa (non US students – link)


Before Your Arrival in Italy we suggest that you: 

  • Change at least $100.00 into Euro 
  • Pack a change of spare clothes in your carry on in case of lost or delayed luggage