Orientation Leaders

Orientation Leaders

Orientation Leaders serve as your first "Welcome" to UVA. Our OLs are well-respected leaders in their communities around Grounds, and are eager to help you find yours!

After you meet your Orientation Leader (OL), please feel free to contact them. They are here to answer your questions on a variety of UVA topics, whether general, academic, or social. Click on each OL's name below to read their bio.

Adi Raghavan
A&S
Talk to me about...Economics and Social Entrepreneurship, International and Indian/South Asian Student Experience.
Aminah Mason
A&S
Talk to me about...Echols Scholar, Questbridge, Being Black at UVA, Being Out-of-State, Sociology, Makeup
Cam Williams
A&S
Talk to me about...Club Sports, Transfer Students, Government or Economics majors, Mental Health
Carolina Aronhime
A&S
Talk to me about...Transfer experience; Greek life
Carolyn Imbrogulio
A&S
Talk to me about...Chemistry, Dance, and STEM/pre-health clubs.
Carson Min
SEAS
Talk to me about...School of Engineering, UVA Clubs, Volleyball, Dancing, Chemistry
Cartlie Vincent
A&S
Talk to me about...Being Black at UVA, Mindfulness, Mental and physical wellbeing, Bus system, Forming connections, Sexual Assault
Christian Betancourt
A&S
Talk to me about...Intersectionality at UVA, Military Kid Experience, Asian-American/Latin-American Experience at UVA
CJ D'Virgilio
A&S
Talk to me about...UVA Sports, UVA Clubs, Fraternity and Greek Life, McIntire School of Commerce
Coco Zhang
SEAS
Talk to me about...Housing and Residence Life, Engineering, International student, Charlottesville’s bus system
Ella Nelsen
A&S
Talk to me about...LGBTQ resources, Low-Income student resources
Emile Cohen Suárez
A&S
Talk to me about...Being an RA, OYFA, UPC, PMP, Being undecided, LGBTQ+ Identity, Latinx Identity
Emily Nguyen
NURS
Talk to me about...School of Nursing
Helen Do
A&S
Talk to me about...On Grounds support for Vietnamese/Asian American queer women, Music/Theater/Poetry scene, Anxiety in college
Jahnavi Dave
SEAS
Talk to me about...Joining CIOs, UVA sports, UVA history, The Society of Women Engineers, Materials Science research, Greek Life, and the Indian Student Association
Jale'l Green
A&S
Talk to me about...Mental health, Racial consciousness, Studying resources, Being low-income, Combating loneliness
Jason Almas
A&S
Talk to me about...Residential Colleges, Student Self-Governance, Mental Health, LGBTQ+ Student Life
Jonathan Mondrey
A&S
Talk to me about...Extracurricular involvement, the UVA experience before COVID
Kameryn Daniels
A&S
Talk to me about...Black student life, Involvement, Time & stress management
Karla Gonzalez
A&S
Talk to me about...Student Life, Minority experience, First-Gen experience
Kayla Simpson
A&S
Talk to me about...Being a minority at UVA, Being First-Gen/Low-Income, Finding your way
Kaylee Chan
A&S
Talk to me about...SDAC, Multicultural Center, School's History
Lauren Pierce
A&S
Talk to me about...Black student groups on Grounds, Computer Science, Residential Colleges, Charlottesville
Leianis Gunn
A&S
Talk to me about...Black (Woman) and (Afro)Latina experience at UVA, Housing & Residence Life, Military brat experience; First-Gen
Mikayla Tayok
A&S
Talk to me about...Third-culture experiences, Asian experience, ways to cope with new environments/college life
Morgan Meyer
A&S
Talk to me about...First generation/low income, double majoring/interdisciplinary majors, research as an undergrad, LGBTQ+ students adjusting to the culture of the university
Olivia Shepard
A&S
Talk to me about...UVA Arts, Arts Grounds, Miller Arts Scholars, Studio Art and Media Studies majors, SDAC
Olivia Wilkinson
A&S
Talk to me about...American Studies, Virginia Ambassadors, Greek Life
Quana Dennis Jr.
Education
Talk to me about...Transfer & First-Gen experience
Rola Suleiman
SEAS
Talk to me about...Research opportunities, homesickness, roommate issues 
Saoirse Farrell
A&S
Talk to me about...Housing, CAPS, History of UVA, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Sean Goodhart
A&S
Talk to me about...Club sports, Navigating Grounds, Hoos Connected
Sergio Camacho
A&S
Talk to me about...Latinx Community, Political Orgs, Queer Topics, Humanities as a Major
Syrell Grier
A&S
Talk to me about...The Black experience at UVA, Jefferson/Echols Scholars, Work/life balance, Working, Making mistakes outside of the classroom
Taylor Lamb
A&S
Talk to me about...Sports, Dining Options, Being unsure of a career-path, Social life, SafeRide, Working, Student Health
Tyler Ruvolo
A&S
Talk to me about...Mental Health, Cooking
Wyatt Carter
A&S
Talk to me about...School/Life Balance, Scheduling, Budgeting,
Yasmeen Ofleh
A&S
Talk to me about...Social Life, CAPS, OAAA Peer Mentors, CS Major, Out of State