Student studying on a bench in the garden in spring

Spring Break Services and Hours

Aerial View of the lawn in spring

Staying in Charlottesville during Spring Break? Here are some fun things to do!

Visit Monticello for Free

Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson, has extended free admission to all UVA students for this academic year. You can reserve your free ticket online or in person. Be sure to take your UVA ID when you visit. More details are on the Monticello website.

Explore Charlottesville and Albemarle County >>

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Facilities and Operations 

Residence Hall

Residence Halls

  • All first-year and upperclass housing areas, including residential colleges and language houses, will remain open during Spring Break (March 2-10).
  • All on-Grounds mailrooms (Bond, Lambeth, Page, Runk, Shannon) will be open limited hours from March 4-7 for package pick-up.
    • Residents will be notified by email when a package has arrived
    • Mailrooms will be closed March 2- 3 and 8-10
    • Regular mailroom hours resume on Monday, March 11 – see

For more information, including safety and other important reminders, please see the Housing & Residence Life website.

Newcomb Facade in spring

Newcomb Hall and 1515

Newcomb Hall and 1515 will operate on a limited schedule March 1-10.

Dates Newcomb 1515
March 1 7am-5pm 9am-5pm
March 2-5 9am-5pm CLOSED
March 6 7am-5pm CLOSED
March 7 9am-5pm CLOSED
March 9 9am-5pm CLOSED
March 10 12pm-12am 12pm-10pm

Multicultural Student center entrance in spring

Student Centers

Student Centers will operate on a limited schedule March 1-10.



March 1

10am - 5pm

March 2-3


March 4-7

10am - 5pm

March 8-10


March 11

10am - 9pm (resume normal schedule)




March 1 - 7

10am-5pm, swipe access only for anyone with a UVA ID

March 8


March 9

10am-5pm, swipe access only for anyone with a UVA ID

March 10

12pm - 10pm, swipe access only for anyone with a UVA ID 

March 11

10am - 10pm  (normal schedule)

Fresh Food Co Dining Hall

Dining Services

UVA Dining will operate on a limited schedule from March 2-11, with additional locations reopening the evening of Sunday, March 10. For a full list of locations and hours, see the Dining website.

Bench under pink blossoms

Student Health and Wellness

Student Health and Wellness will be open for spring break, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m except for March 8th in which Student Health and Wellness will be closed.

In an emergency or life-threatening situation, please call 911.

If Student Health and Wellness is closed and you need to speak with someone regarding an urgent medical concern, care providers are always on call at (434) 297-4261. For an urgent mental health concern, CAPS has providers available at (434) 243-5150. Students can also access TimelyCare's "TalkNow" service to speak to a mental health professional in minutes, anytime. Learn more on Student Health and Wellness’s After House and Emergencies website here.


Parking & Transportation

  • University Transit Service (UTS) will not run on March 2, 3, 9, and 10.
  • UTS buses will operate on their Recess Service schedule March 4-8:
    • Commuter routes (Blueline, Redline) run normally
    • Academic Routes (Gold Line, Green Line, Orange Line, Silver Line) run every 20 minutes until 8:00 p.m.
    • UTS Night Pilot does not run
  • UTS OnDemand will provide service 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., March 4-8.

Visit the Parking & Transportation website to view the March Service Schedule.

Alderman Library

UVA Libraries

University Libraries will operate on a limited schedule March 2 -11. Hours vary by date and location. View the Library Locations & Hours page for more information.

Memorial Gym

Fitness & Recreational Facilities

All fitness and recreational facilities will operate on a limited schedule March 2 - 10. Hours vary by date and location. See the Virginia Recreation website for more information.