Staying Grounded

What’s your favorite spot on Grounds? Choosing one could be difficult: UVA is rich in hidden nooks, secret hideaways and world-famous vistas.


Class of 2016: Pre-Med Bethany Bruno Adds Compassion to Her Passion for Science

During Bethany's time at UVA, through volunteering with children and working with doctors in the UVA Medical Center’s emergency room, she has learned that it’s the personal touch, and a touch of heart, that make a great doctor.

Grant Allows Eight College Scholars to Deep-Dive Into Foreign Language Study

The Critical Language Scholarship is a fully funded opportunity to further one’s language abilities and learn about a foreign culture – without distraction.

Arabic Major Nets Boren Scholarship

Rising third-year Dominick Giovanniello will study Arabic for a year in Amman, Jordan, thanks to a Boren Scholarship, and in exchange, will devote time to government service.

Class of 2016: Sadeghi's Success Not a Subject for Debate

Parisa Sadeghi believes her experience on her high school’s debate team gave her the edge she needed to earn admission to UVA, complete with a Jefferson Scholarship – and it’s hard to argue with that, especially considering her success in college.

Walk-In Advising with the
“Dean of the Day” 

Walk-in Advising hours are held daily from 2:30-4:00 in Monroe Hall during the summer, fall and spring terms.

Dates & Deadlines

August 3

Students Apply in SIS for December 2015 Graduation

August 23

Fall Semester Begins

September 6

Last Day to Add a Class, Change Grading Option for a Class, or Elect to Audit a class

September 7

Last Day to Drop a Class

Degree Programs