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Programs : Budget Sheet
The following listing represents the Spring Embedded Budget Sheet for UVA Hereford College in China: Global Engagement at Home & Abroad.

Spring Embedded Budget Sheet for UVA Hereford College in China: Global Engagement at Home & Abroad

Budget Item In-State Out-of-State
Program Fees *   $130.00 $130.00
Non-Refundable Deposit *   $500.00 $500.00
Billable subtotal:  $630.00 $630.00
Airfare   $1,000.00 $1,000.00
Meals   $225.00 $225.00
Personal expenses   $75.00 $75.00
Local Transportation   $60.00 $60.00
Non-billable subtotal:  $1,360.00 $1,360.00
Total: $1,990.00 $1,990.00
Cost listed above is for Spring Embedded 2018
Withdrawal & Refund
Students are responsible for study abroad tuition and program fees once they have committed to attending a program. Please refer to the Withdrawal and Refund Policy before committing to your program. Once you have committed, you will be subject to the Withdrawal and Refund Policy. In some cases, there will be no refund available.
For Spring Term programs, the following schedule applies:
  • 100% of billable tuition and program fees due 30 days prior program on grounds start date
  • Billable Program Fees and the Non-refundable Deposit listed above are in addition to regular on-grounds tuition and fees and will appear in you SIS account as separate line items Res. College-Global Prog Fees and Res.College-Global Non Ref Dep.
  • Payment information is available
  • No term statement is issued for students studying abroad
Program Fees* include:
  • Double Occupancy in Shanghai Hotel (Astor House)
  • Daily Breakfasts at Astor House hotel in Shanghai
  • Two group dinners (welcome and farewell) and one group lunch
  • Public transportation in Shanghai and cab costs related to program-related activities
  • Roundtrip high-speed train tickets to Suzhou and transportation in Suzhou
  • Entry fees to program-related activities
  • Health and Emergency Assistance Insurance through CISI. The ISO will enroll students in the insurance policy. 
  • Visa processing**: Chinese tourist visa processed by the International Studies Office
Not included:
  • International airfare to and from Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG)
  • Ground transportation to and from Pudong International Airport and the hotel
  • Personal travel beyond the scope of the program
  • Most lunches and dinners
  • Phone Service
  • Applicable passport fees
    • Students are required to have a passport with at least 6 months of validity remaining and two blank pages
  • Course materials
  • Laundry
Non-billable items posted above are estimates and will differ for each individual depending on their personal needs, course requirements, and personal choices.  Fluctuations in international currency will affect total expenditures. 
  • The estimated non-billable airfare listed above is based on fares provided online July 2017 with departure from Dulles International Airport (IAD) arriving Shanghai (PVG). This is an estimate and fares will change with availability and routing.
  • Estimated cost of Non-billable meals is based on a daily average of $28 or approximately RMB 187 per day
 *The University of Virginia reserves the right to adjust all program charges, without prior notification, for increases associated with but not limited to, the cost of instruction, foreign exchange rates, and Board of Visitors changes to tuition and fees.
**Visa fees and regulations are subject to change.

* Billable item