On Words: Why You Should Embrace ‘Anxiety,’ Even in the Era of Coronavirus

It is time to stop dreading anxiety.

Few things motivate escape and avoidance more than the feeling of anxiety, the sense of apprehension and worry that a catastrophic outcome may lie ahead. Sometimes we can name it – tomorrow is the big test, the first online date, a telemedicine check-up by Zoom. Other times, we are unsure of the source of our unease. Of course, few words promote anxiety more than “coronavirus.”

DID YOU KNOW? 10 Facts about the Declaration of Independence

The Declaration of Independence is near and dear to the University of Virginia. Literally. In observance of the holiday, brush up on 10 things you may not have known about the document. 

Physics Professor Lou Bloomfield Explains the Crucial Math Behind Social Distancing

University of Virginia physicist Lou Bloomfield has a clear message about social distancing to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus. “From a statistical point of view, every time you keep your distance from others during this crisis, you are saving lives,” the popular physics professor said. Bloomfield created a video explaining how social distancing can decrease the exponential growth of the virus.

Students' 'Main Street Speaks' Podcast Speaks to Rural America from the Northern Neck

 Students Denzel Mitchell, Tahi Wiggins and Avery Shivers created the “Main Street Speaks” podcast to address current events, politics and history in Virginia’s Northern Neck

Students Don’t Have It All Figured Out, And That’s Ok. This Program Is Here To Help.

The University of Virginia is expanding a popular program just in time for the fall semester, offering up to 500 first-year and transfer students a spot in “Hoo’s Connected,” which teaches healthy relationship-building skills designed to launch a thriving college experience.

Q&A: Why People are "Stress Eating" During the Pandemic, and How to Stop

Anxiety provoked by the COVID-19 pandemic is causing people to adopt a lot of unhealthy coping mechanisms – including “stress eating,” when people eat in response to feelings or emotions.

Uva Announces That All Students, Regardless Of Citizenship Status, Are Eligible To Enroll

University of Virginia President Jim Ryan today announced that all students, regardless of citizenship or immigration status, will now be eligible for admission and enrollment at UVA.

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“Dean of the Day” 

Walk-in Advising hours are held from 2:30-4:00 when classes are in session but via Zoom only. Click here for information on how to join a meeting.

Dates & Deadlines

July 30

Last Day to Apply for Readmission for Fall 2020 Semester (Use eForm in SIS)


August 5 to October 1

Students Apply in SIS for December 2020 Graduation


August 25

Classes Begin


September 8

Last Day to Add, Change Grading Option, Select AU Option

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