Students or other visitors arriving at the university alone may reach the school with the following directions: From the Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini (EZE) airport, take the 'Manuel Tienda León' bus which will take you to Rosario in the province of Santa Fe (there is a bus every two hours) in about 5 hours. From the bus terminal in rosario, one can travel by SAN JOSE (7:30, 13:00, 16:15) to reach Libertador San Martin (this is the university town) in Entre Rios (this is the state) in about 3 hours.
Another option, which is a bit more complicated, is the following: From the airport in Buenos Aires, take the 'Manuel Tienda Leon' bus which will take you to 'Terminal de Retiro' the Buenos Aires bus terminal in about 40 minutes. From this bus station, one can travel by FLECHA BUS (9:20, 14:20, 23:00) to reach Libertador San Martin (name of the town where the university is located) in about 6 hours.
Universidad Adventista del Plata can be reached by telephone at the following numbers:
- From the United States and Canada: 011-54-343-4910010
- From any place in Argentina: 0-343-4910010
- The program Director can be reached by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
When speaking with the receptionists at the University they will always speak in Spanish. The university has an E-mail service available for all students with a large amount of computers in different buildings, which one can freely access at no charge.
School officials will be waiting to meet the students at the Buenos Aires Ezeize airport as they arrive. All students must plan to arrive on September 19 between 7:30 in the morning and 12 o'clock noon. Students are requested not to come to the university before this date. Flights being overnight, everyone must leave the US on the 18th. (UAP staff have to go a 12-hour roundtrip in order to pick up students at the airport). At the end of the year, the return flights shold be in the evening after 4 or 5 pm.
Students should inform the program director of their arrival time as early as possible by fax or e-mailing their notice of arrival which should include their arrival time, airline and flight number; or you can go on ACA web page, click on Preparing to Travel, Arrival Form, complete the info and submit your arrival information directly to the internatiional ACA program director. If for any personal or circumstantial reason a student arrives before or after the arrival date, they will be responsible for reaching the university on their own. (Each student will receive a letter with more detailed instructions and directions during August.) Therefore, student must give their correct email address on the application.
Argentina offers four wonderful four wonderful ACA cultural tours which are included in the tuition:
1. Buenos Aires: capital city of Argentina (310 miles by bus)
2. Iguazu Falls: north of Argentina (932 miles by bus)
3. Peru: visit to Lima, Cuzco and Machu Picchu (2700 miles by plane)
4. Brazil: visit to the beautiful city of Rio de Janeiro (1900 miles by plane)
Students will receive a gift of USD 100 each quarter (total of USD 300 a year) for their personal travel expenses around Argentina and neighboring countries.