Activities, Programs & Organizations

Activities, Programs & Organizations

Do what you love – and develop friendships and leadership skills along the way. Between service projects, student organizations, and cultural groups, chances are that we've got what you're looking for. Your community is waiting for you!

Multicultural Student Center

Multicultural Student Support

Whether you're from a historically underrepresented community or broadening your cross-cultural understanding, our four centers – Multicultural Student Center, LGBTQ Center, Latinx Student Center, and Interfaith Student Center – can help you find your voice.

Public Service

Volunteering and Service

Looking for a way to serve while doing what you love? Whether it's online tutoring, park restoration, or animal rescue, connect with a volunteer opportunity just right for you!

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Join an Organization, Club, or Other Student Group

Find your community by following your passion. If you don't see what you're looking for among the 650+ student organizations at UVA...start your own!

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African-American Student Programs and Support

Your "home away from home" awaits on Dawson's Row! At the Office of African-American Affairs, you'll find social support, academic resources, and a team championing change on your behalf.

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Get involved in Greek Life

Learn about UVA's four Greek Councils and how they provide opportunities to pursue scholarship, leadership, service, and diversity.

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Orientation & New Student Programs

Orientation & New Student Programs helps first-year and transfer students adjust to academic and social life at the University. We're glad you're here!

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LGBTQ+ Student Support

Questioning, coming out, queer, or an ally? The LGBTQ Center is the place for you. We are a welcoming, safe space with services and programs that raise awareness of sexual and gender diversities at UVA.

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Event Planning

Reserve a space for your on-Grounds event and review University guidance on advertising, decorating, and catering.

Transfer Student Orientation

Transfer Student Resources

Whether you're transferring to UVA in the fall or mid-year, we're here to support you! Learn about programming and resources to help you settle in.

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What's Happening

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Summer Orientation

June 30, 2022 7:30 am - August 18, 2022 5:00 pm
UVA Grounds

Summer Orientation offers an opportunity for students and their guests to visit Grounds and learn about the University. Two-day Orientation sessions (one day for transfer students) take place over the summer. Student and parent programs run concurrently, helping all get acquainted with the rich diversity of UVA life and available resources.

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Wahoo Welcome

August 18, 2022 12:00 am - October 1, 2022 12:00 am
UVA Grounds

During the first weeks of school, Wahoo Welcome is a University-wide program that helps to prepare you for life at UVA, acclimates you to Grounds, helps you to connect with your peers, and find your place at the University.

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Student Calendar

Check out upcoming programs and events that are hosted by a variety of offices and student organizations across Grounds.

Student Engagement Office

The best way to reach us currently is via email at studentengagement@virginia.edu

Our in-person officers are primarily housed within the PAC (Programs & Councils Office), Newcomb Hall First Floor, room 164.

180 McCormick Road
P.O. Box 400701
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4701

 

Staff

Research on the Student Experience

Julie Caruccio

Julie I. Caruccio

Assistant Vice President for Research on the Student Experience
Address:

P.O. Box 400708
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4708

Orientation & New Student Programs

Sarah Dodge

Sarah Dodge

Assistant Director, Orientation & New Student Programs
Address:

Newcomb Hall
180 McCormick Road
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4701

Tabitha Enoch

Tabitha Enoch

Associate Dean of Students
Address:

Peabody Hall
Second Floor
P.O. Box 400708
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4708

Funlola Fagbohun

Funlola Fagbohun

Assistant Director, Orientation & New Student Programs
Address:

Newcomb Hall
180 McCormick Road
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4701

Nate Flyzik

Nate Flyzik

Program Coordinator, Orientation & New Student Programs
Address:

Newcomb Hall
180 McCormick Road
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4701

Fraternity & Sorority Life

Dorothea Mack

Dorothea Mack

Assistant Dean of Students & Director, Fraternity and Sorority Life
Address:

Newcomb Hall
180 McCormick Road
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4701

Alex Winkowski

Alex Winkowski

Assistant Director, Multicultural Student Services, Fraternity & Sorority Life
Address:

Newcomb Hall
180 McCormick Road
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4701

Communications & Technology

Alison White

Alison White

Director of Marketing & Social Media
Address:

Newcomb Hall
180 McCormick Road
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4701

Rotunda

UVA Rotunda

Sheri Winston

Associate Director for Rotunda and Major Events
Address:

The Rotunda
P.O. Box 400305
Charlottesville, VA 22904

 

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