Open gate into garden in springtime

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 >>

Discover Downtown Charlottesville >>

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 4-12).
  • All on-Grounds mailrooms(Bond, Cauthen, Lambeth, Page, Runk, Shannon) will be open March 6-9 by appointment only for package pick-up.
    • Residents will be notified by email when a package has arrived
    • Mailrooms will be closed March 10-12
    • Regular mailroom hours resume on Monday, March 13.

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 4-13.

Dates Newcomb 1515
March 4-5 9am-5pm 12pm-5pm
March 6 8am-5pm 9am-5pm
March 7 7am-5pm 9am-5pm
March 8-9 8am-5pm 9am-5pm
March 10 Closed Closed
March 11 9am-5pm 12pm-5pm
March 12 9am-12am 9am-10pm
March 13 7am-12am 9am-10pm

Multicultural Student center entrance in spring

Multicultural Student Centers

The Multicultural Student Centers will operate on a limited schedule March 3-12.



March 3

10am – 5pm

March 4-5


March 6-9


March 10-12


March 13

10am – 9pm (resume normal schedule)




March 4 – 9 

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

March 10


March 11

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

March 12

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

March 13

10am-10pm  (normal schedule)

Fresh Food Co Dining Hall

Dining Services

UVA Dining will operate on a limited schedule from March 3-12, with additional locations reopening the evening of Sunday, March 15. For a full list of locations and hours, see the Spring Break Hours of Operation.

  • O'Hill Dining Hall, Newcomb Fresh Food Co., and Runk Dining Hall will be closed March 4-11.
  • Crossroads will be open March 4-11 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and March 12 from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.
  • Starbucks at Newcomb Hall will be open 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. March 7-11.

Bench under pink blossoms

Student Health

Student Health will be open March 4-11 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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

Student Health’s Medical Services and CAPS after-hours urgent call line is available 24/7, even when the facility is closed. Call 434-297-4261 to reach care providers for urgent questions or concerns. Learn more by visiting the Student Health website.


Parking & Transportation

  • University Transit Service (UTS) will not run on March 4, 5, 11, and 12.
  • UTS buses will operate on their Recess Service schedule March 6-10:
    • 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 6-10.

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

Alderman Library

UVA Libraries

University Libraries will operate on a limited schedule March 3-12. 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 3 - 12. Hours vary by date and location. See the Intramural-Recreational Sports website for more information.