Welcome Picnic

Enjoy a Delicious Dinner, Live Music, and a lovely atmosphere together at a beautiful American home with mountains in the background!

We are excited about starting the new school year. All UVA International students are invited to
Saturday, August 26 at 4:30 PM 
There are multiple pickup locations for the picnic

Van 1
3:50 PM – The Flats at West Village iOS maps | Google maps
4:00 PM – U-Heights bus stop on Colonnade Dr. iOS maps | Google maps
4:10 PM – Copeley Bus Stop on Seymour Rd  | Google maps
Van 2
3:50 PM – IRC on Sprigg Ln. in front of Munford House iOS maps | Google maps
4:00 PM – UVA’s Aquatic Fitness Center
4:10 PM – Eagles Landing Clubhouse iOS maps | Google maps ​

If you can’t get to one of these pickup locations, please let us know by Thursday, August 24. Send your phone number and pickup location. If you plan to drive yourself, please reply to let us know. Maybe you can help transport other students and scholars?

This picnic is for all international students and scholars at UVA. Students from around the world can come to ISI Activities and meet other students. Friendships are formed that can last throughout your time at UVA. Local American volunteers interact with internationals throughout the picnic. The event is free and no registration is necessary!


  • Hear live musical performances
  • Hear news and information about future ISI events and activities – picnics, sports club, music ensemble, hiking at the peak of the Fall colors, etc. Give us your ideas of what we can do to make this a great year for internationals
  • Picnic games like croquet, tug-of-war, and soccer
  • Enjoy a picnic setting and activities in a beautiful setting with a view of the mountains!
  • Have a delicious meal – YOU WILL LOVE THE FOOD – provided by local families
  • Get to chat with a UVA Materials Science Professor.

The Welcome Picnic is a great place to be this weekend. Maybe you know another international student new to Charlottesville who did not get on our email list – invite them to join you at the Picnic. REMEMBER: WE MEET AT ONE OF THE LOCATIONS MENTIONED ABOVE AND CARPOOL TO THE HOUSE IN THE COUNTRY. WE WILL ENJOY THE FUN, PROGRAM, AND DINNER AND THEN FINISH AT ABOUT 7:15PM.

Any questions or ideas???

Just reply to this email
Go to our website:     isivirginia.com
or contact:

info@isivirginia.com or Patrick 434-760-1509

Let’s save gas and conserve parking spaces by sharing rides together.  We will have a bus and van available at the UVA Clock Tower , but if you have a car, please be ready to drive it if it is needed.  Everyone, please meet at the UVA’s clock tower in front of the Aquatic & fitness center, and we will have directions and the address available from there.  Reply to let us know you will drive.
See you there,
–Your ISI friends

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