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.

How to Protect Your Mental Health During a Quarantine

As the number of coronavirus infections continues to rise, the likelihood more people will need to self-quarantine or self-isolate is becoming evident.

COVID-19 Causes Sweeping Changes to University Operations

The University of Virginia is closely monitoring the emergence of COVID-19, and consulting with experts at UVA Health, the Virginia Department of Health, the CDC and other partners. The top priority is the safety of the members of the University community, and UVA will make decisions based on public health guidance and current conditions here and elsewhere. 

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

Walk-in Advising hours will still be held from 2:30-4:00 during the spring 2020 semester but via Zoom only. Click here for information on how to join a meeting.

Dates & Deadlines

March 19

Last Day to Withdraw from a Class (use SIS; deadline is midnight)


April 6 - 17

Advising for Fall 2020 Course Selection (all advising meetings will be conducted remotely)


April 15 - July 1

Apply in SIS for August 2020 Graduation


April 20

Undergraduate Enrollment Begins for Fall 2020 Classes

Majors & Minors