Other Sources of Advising Help

Academic Achievement Program

Details on ELA 2890: Strategies for Academic Achievement, and how to enroll.

Academic Resource Center

Need a place to find academic information at UVa, ranging from requirements to advising to introductory academic lingo? Have questions about anything academic? Visit Student Council's Academic Resource Center, or ARC.

Advising Newsletter

Semester updates on advising and departmental changes.

College Council

The College Council is the student governing body for the Undergraduate College of Arts & Sciences. College Council works to provide the best academic experience possible for all College students through programs, events, advising, and cosponsorships.

Asian Student Peer Advising Family Network

Multicultural program that helps incoming Asian/Asian Pacific American students with their transition into college.

Center for Undergraduate Excellence

Advises students regarding undergraduate research opportunities and national scholarships and fellowships.

College Advising Seminars (COLA 1500)

One-credit courses for new students on assorted topics with an emphasis on the faculty student interaction.

Counseling and Psychological Services

Full-service outpatient clinic offering free crisis management, consultation and psychoeducational outreach services.

Foreign Language Placement

Students with questions about testing, placement, etc., should contact a Foreign Language Coordinator.

Office of African American Affairs Peer Advising

Program assisting African American first-year and transfer students in their transition to U.Va.

Office of the Dean of Students Programs and Services

Administrative support for developing student learning, leadership and interpersonal growth. Offers aid for students with children, student leaders and racial and sexual minorities at UVA.

Resident Staff Program 

What Senior Residents and Resident Advisors do, how they can help you, and contact information for student housing administrators.


A list of College and Dean’s Scholarships and Small Research and Travel Grants.

Strategies for Academic Achievement (ELA 2890)

A three-credit course for any student concerned about their study or time-management skills for college work.

Student Disability Access Center

Department providing academic accommodations for students with documented or suspected disabilities. Holds skill workshops and offers individual consulting.

Transfer Student Peer Advisor Program

Are you a new transfer student? This program fosters a strong network of transfer students who can rely upon one another for support, friendship and guidance.

Transfer Student Newsletter and Student Guide

Bulletin updated every month to notify transfer students of important information, deadlines and changes.



ULink is the University Peer Advising Link. The Peer Advising Link serves as a peer advising program for all undergraduate students at the University of Virginia. The program follows the University Board of Visitors’ Strategic Vision to strengthen advising at the University.

University Career Services

Helpful resources provided by University Career Services. One-on-one career counseling appointments also available.

Undergraduate Research Network

Group that promotes undergraduate research. Informs students about research projects and opportunities. Also provides workshops, symposiums and panels on diverse subjects.

University Current Students

Comprehensive information on all aspects of U.Va. student life. Customizable portal page with many links to calendars, events, resources and more.

Women's Center Counseling Services

Division that offers individual (men and women's), couples and group counseling. All services are free and confidential.