Independent Students

UV welcomes independent students pursuing full time, semester, academic year or short term courses in their field of study or Spanish language.



Flights to Nearest Airports:

Veracruz (VER):

There are daily flights to Veracruz Airport (VER) from Houston (IAH) with United Airlines and from Dallas (DFW) with American Airlines – both Houston and Dallas are hubs for international flights from many destinations around the world.

Mexico City International Airport (MEX):

Flights arrive to Mexico City from many international destinations. There are direct buses from Mexico City Airport (Domestic Arrivals Area) to 3 of our campi: Xalapa (Jalapa), Veracruz and Orizaba (4 hour journeys approx.) with ADO – we recommend you book online at

Airport Pick Up:
UV’s International Office staff can also pick up at either Mexico City or Veracruz airports on arrival.