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2017 Mid-Year Orientation

January 2017 Schedule

This schedule from the 2017 Mid-Year Orientation in January should give you an idea of what to expect.

8:30 – 10:30 a.m.: ID Card Pick Up

ID Office, ground floor of Observatory Hill Dining Hall (O-Hill)

The entrance to the ID office is on the McCormick Road side of the building.

Please remember to bring your original valid government-issued picture identification card (either your U.S. driver's license issued by DMV, U.S. identification card issued by DMV, U.S. permanent resident/U.S. Department of Homeland Security/U.S. green card, passport, or U.S. military ID card) to obtain your ID. No photocopies accepted.

8:30 – 10:30 a.m.: On-Grounds Housing Key Pick Up*

Housing & Residence Life Office, Gibbons House (425 Tree House Drive)

*Only for students living in University Housing on Grounds. Students must have University ID cards in order to retrieve their keys.

9:30 – 10:30 a.m.: ITS Set-Up

Newcomb Commonwealth Room

If you would like help setting up your laptop or tablet on the University network, please bring it to this session. Representatives from Information Technology Services (ITS) will be on hand to help.

11:00 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.: Mid-Year Orientation Program

Newcomb Hall Commonwealth Room

11:00 – 11:15 a.m.

11:15 – 11:45 a.m.
Transfer Student Peer Advisor Program Welcome & Resource Introduction

11:45 a.m. – 1:15 .pm.
Overview of Academic Requirements and Course Selection

1:15 – 2:00 p.m.
Lunch with Transfer Student Peer Advisors (TSPAs) and Transfer Advisory Board (TAB)

2:00 – 2:35 p.m.
Joining the UVA Community

2:35 – 3:00 p.m.
Student Involvement at UVA

3:00 – 3:45 p.m.
University Services

3:45 – 4:30 p.m.: Library Resources Tour

Clemons Library

4:30 p.m.: Bus Tour of the University

Meet bus outside the UVA Chapel on McCormick Road

5:30 p.m.: New Student Dome Room Dinner Reception

The Rotunda (meet at the steps facing the Lawn)