Meet at the fountain in Piazza IV Novembre (#6 on your map) at your scheduled time.
Learn where Umbra is located, where to shop and buy food and where to find the post office and the other useful places.
Schedule as follows:
2:00 pm Last names A – G
3:00 pm Direct Enrollment students and students taking placement exam
4:00 pm Last names H – O
5:00 pm Last names P – Z
Meet your small group staff members at the Hotel Brufani (#5 on your map) and walk to Umbra Institute (#1 on your map – Piazza IV Novembre, 23) together. See group assignment on the orientation folder. Snacks provided.
- Group 1: Aula 1 (1st floor)
- Group 2: Aula 2 (2nd floor)
- Group 3: Aula 3 (2nd floor)
- Group 4: Aula Magna (1st floor)
Join Umbra for a pizza!
Meet at the fountain in Piazza IV Novembre (#6 on your map) to walk together to L’Amore per la Pizza pizzeria (via del Forno, 19) and Baldo’s pizzeria (Via Baldo, 11).
We will divide groups accordingly and walk together to the respective pizzerias.
- Last names: A – K L’Amore per la Pizza
- Last names: L – Z Il Baldo
Please let Student Services know if you have any dietary restrictions.
Want to know the best tips to travel in Europe? Do you have questions concerning Trenitalia or budget airlines? Interested in learning more about hostels or couchsurfing?
Come find the answers at the Travel Workshop and learn all there is to know about transportation, lodging, and safety to help you better plan all your trips around Italy and Europe during your semester abroad.
To participate, you must sign up on the Umbra App.
At the Umbra Institute, we are passionate about cultural immersion. To further this aim we offer a language exchange called “Tandem”. This is an informal social gathering between American students and Italian students from local universities.
Meet staff at the Fountain at 7:20pm to walk to Il Birraio.
This event has been postponed until after the Spring-break (Feb. 9th-Mar. 15th). You will be notified about the new date as soon as it is set.
Come eat pizza on Umbra! Meet at the fountain at 6:50pm to walk together to the pizzerias. We will divide you into groups and walk together to Il Baldo (Via Baldo, 11) and L’Amore per la Pizza (Via del Forno, 19)
Join us for a hiking day (suitable for all) through the wonderful olive oil fields of the Umbrian countryside.
Availability is limited, so remember to see Student Services to finalize your reservation by paying the 17€ contribution fee – or, if you are an all-inclusive student, come to the Student Services office to finalize your reservation.
Below is some information about the trail, see the posters around the school for schedule and packing recommendations.
This semester’s hike will take us from Assisi to Spello along the foothills of Mount Subasio, one of the most significant boulders in Umbria.
Level of difficulty: easy; no athletic preparation needed
Distance: 12,5 km (7,76 mi)
Elevation Change: 50 mt (164 ft)
Estimated Time: 2,50 hrs
Elevation trend: mixed (uphill and downhill)
Type of terrain: paved road, dirt foot path
Sun exposition: mostly exposed to direct sunlight