Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have any ideas for a birthday present for my son/daughter?

There are several ways to wish your Villanova student a Happy Birthday.

  1. A Birthday Cake. The Office of Music Activities sells birthday cakes that can be delivered right to your student's residence hall room! For more information, order online or contact the Office of Music Activities  at (610) 519-7214 or email Please place your orders 2-3 weeks in advance.
  2. Cookies. Another option that is very popular with Villanova students is a specialty tin of cookies from Hope's Cookies in Bryn Mawr, 1-888-266-5439. Hope's sells a variety of cookies in festive tins for just about any special occasion. Cookies by Design also delivers to Villanova. Sweet Treats By Lisa also offers a variety of cookie/brownie gift baskets with on-campus delivery.
  3. Balloons. Balloons are fun and most of the florists listed below sell balloon "bouquets" and can deliver directly to the University.
  4. Villanova Gear.  At the Villanova Bookstore, you can purchase everything from VU apparel and accessories to gift certificates. Shop online or in person!

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Want to help relieve your student's stress during FINALS?

Order a Survival Kit from Music Activities! On Reading Day each semester (the day before finals begin) we will deliver a package of goodies directly to your son’s or daughter’s dorm room to help him or her make it through the stressful week.  It is always wonderful to receive a special treat from Mom or Dad to help break up a busy day of studying! Proceeds support Villanova Voices!


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Can you recommend a local florist?

There are many options for floral delivery service and we've suggested a few here.

Cowan's Florist
195 East Lancaster Ave
Wayne, PA
Phone:      (610) 688-5150
Belvedere Flowers
28 W. Eagle Road
Havertown, PA
Phone: (888) 449-3880

Lefevers Flowers
Lancaster & Eagle Roads
Wayne, PA
Phone:    (610) 687-0432
Brenda’s Flowers
389 West Lancaster Ave
Wayne, PA
Phone:   (610) 964-0923
Bryn Mawr Flower Shop
928 W. Lancaster Ave
Bryn Mawr, PA
Phone: (610) 527-6131

National Florists


Edible Arrangements
(Real fruit "flower" arrangements)
777 East Lancaster Ave
Villanova, PA
Phone: (610) 520-1710
Flowers for Commencement
Commencement Flowers
Available on Commencement morning in front of the Jake Nevin Field House.

Pro Flowers

15% Discount to Villanova University  Community on all orders when using code WILDCATS15 at checkout!
15% discount on all orders when using the code WILDCATS15 at checkout.

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How do students travel to and from the Airport from Villanova?

In the travel section of this web site, a list of contact information for ground transportation is provided, including taxi, bus, and shuttle services. The Student Government Association (SGA) also offers Shuttle service during some of the breaks. SGA airport shuttle service is generally advertised on the Villanova Home Page as well as on the Wildcat Newswire about 2 weeks prior to break.

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Where can I get my students Enrollment Verification for our insurance company?

The Registrar's Office provides this service and you can order an Enrollment Verification on that web site.

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How can I find out about Family Weekend, Homecoming or Commencement?

These special events: Family Weekend, Homecoming and Commencement each have a web site to assist you in planning your visit.

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Whom do I contact with questions about my students bill?

Please contact the Bursar's Office at (610) 519-4258 or email

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How do I change my students permanent home address?

This services is provided by the Registrar's Office and you can request to change your address on their web site. Students can also log into NOVASIS to change their permanent home address.

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How can I access my student's grades?

Grades are available online at mid-term and at the end of each semester. The University does not mail grades home, so be sure to check with your son or daughter at Fall Break, Spring Break, and at the end of each semester.

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How do I mail a package to my student?

Please address the parcels as follows:

Student's Name
Student VU Box Number
Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085-1699

Students will receive a notice in their mailbox informing them that a package has arrived and to pick up their package at the Mail Desk in the Mail Room.

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How do parents deposit money on a student's Wildcard?

Parents may deposit funds to their students Wildcard online.

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How can I schedule a tour of campus?

The Office of University Admissions offers campus tours on select days.  Please check the campus tour schedule when planning your visit.

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Does the University have a Crisis Response Plan?

Villanova University takes all incidents affecting students, faculty and staff safety as serious and time sensitive. Please visit the  Crisis Response website for information on Villanova's Crisis Response Plan.

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