Committees

The Vice President and Chief Student Affairs Officer annually appoints members to a number of committees that address a broad range of student life issues:

Cultural Programming Board

This board is charged with supporting the development and implementation of cultural programming at the University of Virginia. For more information, see the Cultural Programming Board website.

Judicial Review Board

The purpose of the University Judicial Review Board (the "JRB") is to ensure fairness in student disciplinary proceedings consistent with due process of law. Specifically, the JRB is the University Committee charged with reviewing: 1) Appealed decisions of the University Judiciary Committee (the "UJC") when acting within its original jurisdiction, 2) Decisions of the UJC referred for review by the Vice President and Chief Student Affairs Officer, and 3) Appealed decisions of other University bodies if an appeal to the JRB is incorporated within their operating procedures.

Lawn Selection Process Organizing Committee

This group is charged with recruiting membership of a broad-based selection committee; reviewing application materials and the selection timeline and revising where needed; announcing the required grade point average, other criteria, and the selection procedure in accordance with guidelines provided by the University Housing Committee; and training the Selection Committee on the criteria and process of selection.

Student Activities Committee

This committee is charged with the authority and responsibility for supervision of the Student Activity Fund (SAF). The duties and responsibilities of the Student Activities Committee are described in the Board of Visitors Guidelines for the SAF and in the committee’s bylaws.

University’s Advisory Committee on Alcohol and Substance Abuse

This committee considers effective ways to promote short- and long-term programs that minimize drinking and substance abuse among underage students and tackle abuse among students of legal age. The committee strives to be proactive in identifying key issues that should be of institutional priority, and in ensuring that sufficient resources are being dedicated to address such issues.

UVA Coalition on Eating Disorders and Exercise

This coalition considers effective ways to support short- and long-term programs that help improve UVA students’ health and well-being in relation to eating disorders and body image issues, as well as help improve the response and intervention guidelines among faculty, staff and students. The committee strives to be proactive in identifying these key issues and ensuring that sufficient resources are being dedicated to address such issues.