FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
All LARSS participants must be U.S. Citizens. Therefore, permanent residents and holders of visas or green cards are not eligible for the program. Dual citizens will need to indicate what other country they are a citizen of and possibly respond to additional security requirements.
Housing arrangements and expenses are the sole responsibility of the student participants, including leases, rent payments, deposits, etc. Payments are made out of stipend provided. In an effort to help defray the cost of housing and assist in locating an appropriate housing option, the LARSS program staff will try to assist students in obtaining roommates and other housing information. However, you must indicate your interest in assistance in your application. If housing assistance is requested, please note that changing plans affects other designated roommates as well. The housing assistance by program staff is limited and subject to change. If selected, we will confirm your desire for assistance prior to assigning roommates.
Ultimately, transportation arrangements are the responsibility of the student. It is highly recommended that students plan to bring their own vehicles. The LARSS program staff will help students explore various transportation options if needed at his or her expense, i.e. Hampton Roads Transit System. Historically, students who have roomed together may plan to carpool together to work, especially if a roommate is without transportation. It is expected that carpool expenses, i.e. fuel costs, etc. will be shared.
Selection Notification Dates:
- 2008 Summer Notification Timeline: Selection notifications for the 2008 Summer program will be sent out between March 14 and April 18, 2008. Non-select notifications will be sent out by April 30, 2008.
- 2008 Fall Notification Timeline: Selection notifications for the 2008 Fall program will be sent out between May 2 and 16, 2008. Non-select notifications will be sent out by May 30, 2008.
- 2009 Spring Notification Timeline: Selection notifications for the 2009 Spring program will be sent out between November 14 and 25, 2008.