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of African American Affairs
Luther P. Jackson House (924-7923)
The Office of African-American Affairs offers a wide range of services
and programs to create a welcoming and nurturing environment for African-American
students. Among them is the nationally recognized Peer Advisor Program,
which provides first-year and entering transfer students individualized,
sensitive, and caring support through formal interactions with U.Va. administrators/faculty/staff.
The Faculty/Administrator Mentoring Program provides second- and third-year
students with faculty mentors. The Student Leadership Program offers students
leadership education training and development. In addition, the OAAA works
in collaboration with schools, departments, other student affairs' offices,
student organizations, and the Charlottesville community to provide cultural
activities and educational programs to benefit the entire University community.
and Sciences Center for Instructional Technologies (ASCIT)
The Arts &
Sciences Center for Instructional Technologies at the University of Virginia
supports use of technology in teaching in the College of Arts and Sciences.
This includes consultation with faculty on creative ways to enhance classroom
instruction with technology. They also provide an extensive equipment
loans service and are the home of the Language Laboratory, a digital facility
delivering authentic resources for language learning and teaching.
Provost for Classroom Management and Academic Support
Booker House (924-3728)
Contact this office for physical accommodations (such as a room with carpeting
or air conditioning, a separate exam room, or a location change for a
public lecture) or for special access needs (a temporary ramp, outlet
for an electric wheelchair, etc).
for Alcohol and Substance Education (CASE)
170 Rugby Road, Lower Level (924-5276)
CASE is dedicated to providing the University of Virginia community with
education activities and prevention programs related to substance abuse
concerns. By providing outreach, trainings, consultation, and group classes,
CASE aims to increase knowledge and awareness of alcohol and other drug
issues and to decrease the negative consequences associated with high
risk drinking and illegal drug use.
for American English Language & Culture (CAELC)
Dell Building 1, Room 101 (924-3371, firstname.lastname@example.org)
CAELC offers English as a Second Language services at the University of Virginia. CAELC is charged both to provide leadership on issues related to ESL/intercultural communication and to help members of the University of Virginia community attain the level of linguistic and cultural proficiency needed for success at a research university in the United States.
Center for Diversity in Engineering
Thornton Hall D111 (924-0614)
The Center for Diversity in Engineering's primary purpose is to increase the recruitment and retention of students from underrepresented populations in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) pursuing degrees in engineering and applied sciences at all academic stages.
Center for the Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (CASTL-HE)
Curry School of Education
The Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (CASTL→HE) partners with academic programs across the University of Virginia to apply the principles of evidence-based assessment to the relationship between college teaching and pedagogy and student learning outcomes. CASTL→HE seeks to improve undergraduate, graduate, and professional student experiences at UVa and beyond through the practice of a rigorous science of postsecondary teaching and learning.
of Services for Students with Disabilities/Ombudsman
Washington Hall, East Range (924-7819 General U.Va. TTY Relay: 982-HEAR).
The coordinator holds primary responsibility for the University's compliance
with the Americans with Disabilities Act and works to further program
and physical accessibility at U.Va.
and Psychological Services (CAPS)
Elson Student Health Center (Daytime Phone: 243-5150; After Hours and Weekend Crisis Assistance 972-7004)
The Center provides broad, comprehensive range of psychological services:
psychological and psychiatric assessment, referral, individual, couples
and group psychotherapy, emergency walk-in and crisis consultation, 24-hour
on-call crisis consultation, and consultation to administrators, faculty,
students, families, and allied professionals. A substance abuse clinician
provides consultation and treatment to students concerned about their
use of alcohol and other drugs, or who are affected by another's substance
abuse. CAPS provide suicide prevention programming, and psycho-educational
of the Dean of Students
Peabody Hall (924-7133)
The Office of the Dean of Students provides advising services and co-curricular
programs to enhance student life and development, working to create an
academic environment where diversity is valued and encouraging students
to become responsible, active members of the University and local communities.
Deans also deal with discipline problems inside and outside the classroom.
as a Second Language Program
100 Brooks Hall (924-6824)
The ESL Program offers courses in English pronunciation, writing, and
conversation to University students whose native language is not English.
Most courses are taught in the late afternoon or evening.
Office of Equal
Opportunity Programs (EOP)
Washington Hall, East Range (924-3200)
The Office of Equal Opportunity Programs is committed to eliminating discrimination and advancing equal access in all opportunities, programs, and facilities of the University in accordance with applicable federal laws, state laws, and University policy.
Graduate Arts & Sciences Career Services (GSAS Career Services)
Graduate Arts & Sciences Career Services provides direct career services tailored to the needs of Master's and PhD students of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences at the University of Virginia. These services supplement the career planning and professional development programs offered by academic departments and other support services on Grounds.
The Graduate Guide
A resource to assist incoming and enrolled graduate students with adjusting to "life" in Charlottesville. The website is maintained by the Office of the Vice President for Research.
Programs and Services
Peabody Hall (924-7427)
This organization, stemming from the Office of the Dean of Students, distributes
information relevant to the Hispanic/Latino community (including people
of Latin American origins and all those interested in the community, culture,
or issues). In collaboration with other University offices, the Office
of the Dean of Students works with Hispanic/Latino students and organizations
to strengthen their interconnectedness and their ability to benefit from,
and contribute to, the life of the University and of the wider community.
The website provides links to a variety of programs designed to support
Newcomb Hall, 4th Floor (924-7602)
Comprised of members elected from the schools of the University, the Honor
Committee is responsible for maintaining and strengthening the University's
community of trust. Each academic department is also assigned an Honor
Committee liaison with whom faculty and TAs may consult.
Technology and Communication (ITC)
Main Office: Carruthers Hall; Classroom Support Office: Wilson Hall 235 (924-4357)
ITC provides a wide range of computing support services to UVA faculty
and students, including research computing support, UVaCollab
(https://collab.itc.virginia.edu/portal), electronic test scoring (http://www.itc.virginia.edu/desktop/unix/docs/u022.testscor.html), and
short courses on a variety of computing and web-related subjects. Students
and faculty can obtain information and assistance at the helpdesk and
in the on-Grounds computer labs.
for Advanced Technology in the Humanities (IATH)
Alderman Library (924-4527)
The Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities supports computer-mediated
faculty research projects in the humanities, and can help develop teaching
resources based on those projects. Projects are selected in an annual
application process, and support includes office space, teaching release
time, technical support, and access to high-end computer equipment. The
Institute does not provide walk-in service, nor help develop resources
unrelated to its research projects, but faculty members are invited to
discuss potential research projects with the Institute's Director.
for Substance Abuse Studies (ISAS)
2400 Old Ivy Road (924-5276)
ISAS is dedicated to providing the University of Virginia community with
educational activities and prevention programs related to substance abuse
concerns. By providing outreach, consultation, individual meetings and
group classes, ISAS aims to increase knowledge and awareness of alcohol
and other drug issues, and decrease the negative consequences associated
with high risk drinking and illegal drug use.
21 University Circle
The International Center provides a dynamic environment where culture
can flourish. The Center offers support services, development and execution
of cultural and education programs, outreach services, and learning opportunities
for individuals, both international and American, to share and enhance
their cross-cultural knowledge and leadership skills. The Center also
features a multi-cultural library available to students and Charlottesville
community members. The Center coordinates short-term lodging for international
students and faculty.
208 Minor Hall (982-3010)
International Student and Scholar Program staff advise international students,
research scholars, and visiting faculty from abroad about visa regulations,
employment, and any individual concerns. Overseas Study Program staff
offer information to undergraduate students who study and do internships
Center for Cultural Fluency
Newcomb Hall (924-3329)
The Center collaborates with organizations across Grounds to offer consistent
programming that stimulates analysis of the social, political, and economic
foundations of cultural realities and how these realities shape perspectives
and experiences. The goal is to challenge visitors to engage issues that
are traditionally uncomfortable, peripheral or unknown. A place for gathering,
programs, reflection, and debate, ultimately the Kaleidoscope Center aspires
to be equally inviting to any individual who enters its doors. The Center
is a multidimensional space designed to engage the University community
in dialogue about diversity and its ever-changing aspects.
Needs and Evaluation Center (LNEC)
Elson Student Health Center (243-5180)
LNEC provides support services for students with disabilities in line
with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) guidelines. These services
include reasonable academic accommodations and assistance with enrollment
and residence life, including group instruction in specific learning and
study skills during the academic year. In addition, their psycho- educational
evaluation services for students with unexplained academic difficulties
help diagnose learning, attention, and/or emotional disorders and plan
appropriate treatment. LNEC services are available to all undergraduate
and graduate students.
435 Newcomb Hall (982-2843)
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Resource Center provides students
and faculty with the opportunity to attend programs, evaluate resources,
and talk to peers regarding concerns or questions. This resource exists
for questioning and LGBT students, as well as everywhere else in the spectrum.
The Speaker's Bureau is available for presentations in classrooms and
the Resource Library is available for browsing and check-outs. Their website
also provides additional information and links on LGBT groups and issues
within the UVa community.
Kerchof Hall (924-4919)
The Mathematics Tutorial Center primarily helps first-year students in
elementary calculus and pre-calculus programs but also serves students
who need help in other areas. The tutors are mathematics students selected
by the Department of Mathematics. The free tutorial sessions are held
in Clark Hall.
Elson Student Health Center (924-1509)
Trained University students provide comprehensive health promotion programs
through outreach, patient education and special events enabling students
to make well-informed health decisions.
Robertson Media Center (RMC)
3rd floor, Clemons Library (924-7474 or email@example.com)
The RMC combines both analog and digital media services supported by the
Library and ITC. Here you can gain access to extensive collections of
video, audio and digital media and view analog or digital media in carrels,
small group rooms or classrooms. You will also find facilities for scanning,
digitizing, CD burning, HTML and multimedia production. Formal support
for instructional technology is available on site.
for Students With Disabilities
Southwest Wing, Rotunda (924-7984)
Students who have a disability covered under the ADA/Section 504 guidelines
can receive reasonable accommodations, such as classroom reassignment,
transportation services, or other modifications to physical structures.
Contact the Learning Needs and Evaluation Center for audio or visual aids,
note takers, readers or interpreters (LNEC 243-5180).
Assault Education Office (SAEO)
The Women's Center and Newcomb Hall-call or email for location hours as
they may vary. (982-2774 or Saeo@virginia.edu)
The SAEO's goal is to increase awareness of sexual assault issues and
strategies for personal safety through educational programs for students,
faculty, and staff. The SAEO works on strengthening University policies
and procedures, provides advocacy for students, staff, and faculty dealing
personally with sexual assault or domestic violence issues, and maintains
a network of appropriate referral resources while working closely with
University groups. SAEO staff provides guidance for students who are exploring
their options both outside the University (criminal and civil courts)
and internally (adjudication by the Sexual Assault Board and mediation)
and consults with faculty who are concerned about particular student problems,
or who have questions about how to infuse these issues into the curriculum.
The SAEO library has resources covering a broad range of issues including
books, videotapes, journals, and clipping files.
2205 Fontaine Avenue - Suite 202 (924-6354)
The UVA Speech-Language-Hearing Center offers comprehensive services for
the diagnosis and treatment of language, speech, swallowing, and hearing
disorders for adults, adolescents, children, and infants. The facility
has treatment rooms with observation capabilities and diagnostic suites
for hearing evaluations and hearing aid fittings. Most services are provided
by graduate student associate clinicians under the direct supervision
of speech-language pathology and audiology faculty who are licensed by
the State of Virginia and certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing
Association. Our Center also provides invaluable observation opportunities
in audiology for our graduate and undergraduate students in Speech-Language
Pathology. Our program is accredited by the American Speech-Language-Hearing
Elson Student Health Center (924-5362)
on the corner of Brandon and Jefferson Park Avenues
The Student Heath Service is responsible for all aspects of health care
of enrolled University students' with valid IDs. Its facilities include
General Medicine, Allergy, Gynecology, Counseling and Psychological Services,
Health Promotion, Learning Needs Evaluation, a clinical laboratory, and
pharmacy. Please call ahead for an appointment.
Garrett Hall, Room B-19 (924-3371)
Most Summer Session courses equal fall and spring semester courses both
in character and in credit value and include undergraduate- and graduate-level
courses leading to degrees in the schools of arts and sciences, architecture,
commerce, education, engineering and applied science, and nursing. Special
courses lead to teacher certification in Virginia.
Career Services (UCS)
Bryant Hall, 2nd floor (924-8900)
UCS serves primarily undergraduate and graduate students seeking non-academic
employment, although those planning careers in higher education may utilize
the office's credentials service. Services include an extensive career
library, individual career counseling, EXTERNships and job fairs, pre-professional
advising for students interested in law or medicine, as well as panel
discussions, career information days and workshops.
Carruthers Hall (924-4122)
The Office of the University Registrar provides services related to the
creation and maintenance of academic records. The office oversees student
enrollment and registration, coordinates course rolls and grade submission,
operates the Integrated Student Information System (ISIS), and maintains
academic transcripts. The office also maintains the Undergraduate and
Graduate Records (catalogs) on-line, provides diplomas and intermediate
honors certificates, administers enrollment verifications and loan deferrals,
and assigns classroom space.
UVa Graduate Guide
A web resource maintained by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies and designed to assist new graduate students and families with their transition to the Charlottesville community.
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Faculty, Staff & Graduate
Student Association was founded in the spring of 1992 to serve the needs
of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender members of the University
of Virginia community. By providing advocacy, education, social events
and an open forum, UVa Pride hopes to foster a more tolerant and diverse
atmosphere both in the community and at the University.
Vice-Provost for Faculty Development
In support of the University's commitment to excellence, the Vice Provost for Faculty Development (VPFD) sustains and advances the faculty through innovative best-in-class academic career development programs and initiatives as well as access to appropriate resources and expertise.
Vice-Provost for Faculty Recruitment & Retention
Booker House (924-6865)
The VPFRR partners with the university's schools, centers, and programs to support all faculty members so that they can excel as scholars, teachers and human beings. It has responsibility for a broad range of faculty related initiatives, projects, and research, including faculty diversity, recruitment and retention, dual careers, and promotion and tenure.
The Virginia Relay Center allows deaf, hard of hearing, and speech-impaired
persons to communicate with hearing persons over the telephone. For more
information, see the website.
314 Bryan Hall (924-6678)
The Writing Center offers free individual tutoring in writing to all undergraduate
and graduate students. Each tutor is a graduate student in the English
Department with experience teaching composition or tutoring. Tutors recommend
students call in advance for appointments but can sometimes accommodate
walk-ins. The Writing Center is open Monday through Friday, with hours
and procedures posted each fall.
The Corner Building, University Ave. (982-2361)
The Women's Center offers education and service to University and community
members. Programs include a scholars, artists and activist lecture series;
personal counseling and workshops on topics of interest to women; and
mentoring and leadership programs. The Women's Center also publishes IRIS:
A Journal About Women and manages the First Year Resource Center.
Faculty and Professional Association
Box 400529, Newcomb Hall Station (982-3283)
The WFPA serves as an advocate to improve the professional and work environment
for women faculty, staff, and health care professionals at the University
of Virginia. They provide networking and mentoring opportunities as well
as access to higher level administrators to discuss workplace issues through
informational programs. WFPA created the Administrative Internship Program,
contributed to the tuition waiver program, and celebrates women's accomplishments
each year through its Woman of Achievement and Aspiring Woman awards.