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Airport to UNA Service

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The Office of International Affairs (OIA) provides free airport pickup service to NEW international students at the beginning of each ESL term and academic semester at the following airports only:

Huntsville International Airport (HSV) (65 miles from UNA campus)

When booking return airline tickets, keep in mind that for students not returning to UNA for Spring 2019, residence hall check out is December 13. You cannot stay longer.

For students not enrolling for Summer 2019, residence hall check is May 9. You cannot stay in the residence halls if you do not enroll for summer semester.

Northwest Alabama Regional Airport (MSL) (7 miles from UNA campus)

Pickup is available daily but advance sign up is required. 

FALL 2018: New students must arrive at HSV airport on August 16 or 17, 2018 to receive the free airport pickup service.

IMPORTANT:

Students with flights that arrive before 7 pm local time will be picked up the same day. If Residence Hall check in is available upon arrival, (Fall 2018: check in - Aug. 18-19, 9-4. Remember, it will take up to 2 hours to get luggage and drive to campus. So, your flight must land before 13:30 to check in the same day) the students will check in to the Residence Hall. If not, the students should make a hotel reservation in Florence. Ms. Cala Flippo will be happy to provide recommendations and information about a reduced rate at several hotels. Email her at oiaservices@una.edu.

Students with flights that arrive after 7 pm local time will be picked up the following morning. These students should make a hotel reservation at Huntsville International Airport. The hotel name is "Four Points by Sheraton". The UNA international student price is $91 per night. To make a reservation, email peggy.tiemann@fourpointsHuntsville.com.

airport van

Once you arrive to UNA, you will check-in to your residence hall. Listed below are the check-in times.

  • Thursday, August 16, 2018 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM (Upperclassmen)
  • Friday, August 17, 2018 from 9:00 to 11:30 AM, 1:00 to 4:00 PM (Freshmen)
  • Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 9:00 to 11:30 AM, 1:00 to 4:00 PM (Freshmen)