2024 Wahoo Welcome Schedule

2024 Wahoo Welcome Schedule

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Wahoo Welcome is the gateway to getting you connected and off to a great start during your first six weeks at the University of Virginia!

Below is a detailed schedule of events occurring on Grounds during Wahoo Welcome. Check back for the most up-to-date schedule as Wahoo Welcome approaches! 

Thursday, August 22

DINING HALL HOURS

Please visit UVA Dining's "Locations & Menus" page to find each dining hall's hours of operation. 

MOVE INTO RESIDENCE HALLS

9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Check-in with Resident Staff for information about mandatory meetings and welcome events.

COMMERCE CONNECTIONS TRANSFER STUDENT ORIENTATION

9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Rouss & Robertson Halls

Mandatory for all McIntire School of Commerce transfer students.

GLOBAL GREETERS SHOPPING TRIP

10:00 AM - 11:30 PM 
Meet at Lile-Maupin Bus Stop

Need dorm essentials from Barracks Shopping Center? Need help figuring out bus routes? Global Greeters are here to help international students learn about shopping near Grounds. Bring your wallets to the international student orientation beforehand so that you do not need to return to your dorm! 

MANDATORY MEETING FOR UNDERGRADUATE INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

2:30 PM-5:00 PM
Clark 108

The International Studies Office will be holding an international student orientation that is mandatory for new undergraduates to attend to learn about any immigration/visa requirements while in the United States. This session will be conducted by an ISSP advisor.

PRESIDENT'S ADDRESS FOR FAMILIES & STUDENTS

4:00 PM-5:00 PM 
Old Cabell Hall Auditorium

Join President Ryan and other University administrators as they welcome you to Grounds and share more about what to look forward to this fall. If you are unable to attend in person, join virtually via livestream.

WELCOME MEETING WITH RESIDENT ADVISORS

6:30 PM-8:00 PM

Mandatory for all first-year students who moved in on Thursday.

GLOBAL GREETERS MOVIE AND BOARD GAME NIGHT

8:00 PM-11:00 PM 
Meet at International Residential College (IRC) - Sprigg Ln, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Calling all international students to join our Global Greeters at our movie and board game night! This is an opportunity to mingle with greeters as well as student leaders across grounds in a fun, relaxed setting!  

LATE NIGHT CLIMB WITH UVA RECREATION

9:00 PM-12:00 AM 
Slaughter Recreation Center 

 

Friday, August 23

DINING HALL HOURS

Please visit UVA Dining's "Locations & Menus" page to find each dining hall's hours of operation. 

MOVE INTO RESIDENCE HALLS

9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Check-in with Resident Staff for information about mandatory meetings and welcome events.   

COMMERCE CONNECTIONS TRANSFER STUDENT ORIENTATION

9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Rouss & Robertson Halls

Mandatory for all McIntire School of Commerce transfer students.

GROUNDS FOR DISCUSSION AND RA DEBRIEFS

10:30 AM-1:00 PM
Old Cabell Hall Auditorium
Grounds for Discussion, a student-directed and student-performed theatrical production, is required viewing for all first year students. The eight member cast performs skits focused on issues such as roommate disagreements, alcohol, upholding the honor code, and sexual assault. Grounds for Discussion sessions will take place in Old Cabell Hall Auditorium from 10:30 AM-11:45 AM, with a RA Debrief Hall Meeting in dorm lounges from 12:00 PM–1:00 PM. 

Mandatory for all first-year students who moved in on Thursday.

GROUNDS FOR DISCUSSION AND RA DEBRIEFS

12:00 PM-2:30 PM
Old Cabell Hall Auditorium
Grounds for Discussion, a student-directed and student-performed theatrical production, is required viewing for all first year students. The eight member cast performs skits focused on issues such as roommate disagreements, alcohol, upholding the honor code, and sexual assault. Grounds for Discussion sessions will take place in Old Cabell Hall Auditorium from 12:00 PM–1:15 PM, with a RA Debrief Hall Meeting in dorm lounges from 1:30 PM–2:30 PM. 

Mandatory for all first-year students who moved in on Thursday.

GLOBAL GREETERS INSIDER'S TOUR

2:30 PM-3:30 PM 
Meet Outside of Newcomb Hall

Curious about where the yummiest place to grab a meal between classes is? Want to know where you can find free printing? Global Greeters have the inside scoop for international students.  

OAAA PEER ADVISOR PROGRAM PRESENTS: FAMILY FUN NIGHT - FALL 2024

5:00 PM -7:30 PM 
1515 University Avenue 

Join the Office of African American Affairs (OAAA) and the peer advisors for food fellowship games and karaoke with your family and friends before they say goodbye and you get settled into your new home away from home.

WELCOME MEETING WITH RESIDENT ADVISORS

6:30 PM-8:00 PM

Mandatory for all first-year students who moved in on Friday.

RECFEST SPONSORED BY UVA RECREATION

6:00 PM-8:30 PM 
The Aquatic & Fitness Center (Front Parking Lot)

Learn about all things UVA Recreation! Enjoy free food, games, activities, music, giveaways and grab a free t-shirt. Staff will be present to answer all your questions, help you register for programs, and help you get connected. There will also be a club sport meet and greet.

NEWCOMB HALL CRAWL

8:00 PM-1:00 AM
Newcomb Hall

This event is aimed to bring and create a welcoming community for all the new students and returning students as we kickoff the upcoming school year. There will be a tote making event, succulent station, a chalkboard name tag event, outdoor games and bingo, pizza and Kona ice will be served.

WELCOME TO THE 4TH SIDE

8:30 PM-9:30 PM (Gates open at 7:30 PM)
Scott Stadium

All new students- come be a part of the 4th Side! UVA fans everywhere are an extension of the sidelines, a part of the "4th Side". Meet Coach Elliott and UVA football players at Scott Stadium for a good old fashion pep rally to kick-off the UVA Football season. Get your free, exclusive football t-shirt and learn the "The Good Old Song" from the Cavalier Marching Band. Be sure to bring your student ID and water bottle. New transfer students are highly encouraged to attend

Mandatory for all first-year students.

Saturday, August 24

DINING HALL HOURS

Please visit UVA Dining's "Locations & Menus" page to find each dining hall's hours of operation. 

CLASS OF 2028 RUN WITH JIM 

7:30 AM Gathering Time; 8:00 AM Run Begins
Observatory Hill Field  

Lace-up your sneakers and join President Jim Ryan on a run/walk followed by snacks and mingling with fellow classmates. Students must bring their University ID and are strongly encouraged to bring their own water bottles. All attendees will receive a commemorative “Run with Jim” t-shirt while supplies last. Register for the run here

GLOBAL GREETERS FARMER'S MARKET TRIP

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Meet at the UVA Chapel Bus Stop at 9:30 AM/First group leaves ~9:45 AM, Second group leaves ~10:10 AM  

International students are invited to join the Global Greeters explore Charlottesville Downtown Mall and its Farmer’s Market! There will be an opportunity to see some common spots to dine, walk, and enjoy with friends outside of the University! 

GROUNDS FOR DISCUSSION AND RA DEBRIEFS

10:30 AM-1:00 PM
Old Cabell Hall Auditorium
Grounds for Discussion, a student-directed and student-performed theatrical production, is required viewing for all first year students. The eight member cast performs skits focused on issues such as roommate disagreements, alcohol, upholding the honor code, and sexual assault. Grounds for Discussion sessions will take place in Old Cabell Hall Auditorium from 10:30 AM–11:45 AM, with a RA Debrief Hall Meeting in dorm lounges from 12:00 PM–1:00 PM. 

 

Mandatory for all first-year students who moved in on Friday.

GROUNDS FOR DISCUSSION AND RA DEBRIEFS

12:00 PM-2:30 PM
Old Cabell Hall Auditorium
Grounds for Discussion, a student-directed and student-performed theatrical production, is required viewing for all first year students. The eight member cast performs skits focused on issues such as roommate disagreements, alcohol, upholding the honor code, and sexual assault. Grounds for Discussion sessions will take place in Old Cabell Hall Auditorium from 12:00 PM–1:15 PM, with a RA Debrief Hall Meeting in dorm lounges from 1:30 PM–2:30 PM. 

 

Mandatory for all first-year students who moved in on Friday.

HOOS GOT YOUR BACK: CREATING A COMMUNITY OF CARE

1:15 PM-2:30 PM
Various Locations

We all have an influence on creating a community where people feel safe, included, and supported. Peer Health Educators will share strategies and resources to support your own personal well-being and contribute to our ‘Community of Care’ at UVA.

 

Mandatory for all first-year students who moved in on Thursday. 

HOOS GOT YOUR BACK: CREATING A COMMUNITY OF CARE

2:45 PM-4:00 PM
Various Locations

We all have an influence on creating a community where people feel safe, included, and supported. Peer Health Educators will share strategies and resources to support your own personal well-being and contribute to our ‘Community of Care’ at UVA.

 

Mandatory for all first-year students who moved in on Thursday. 

OAAA 2024 FALL WELCOMING RECEPTION 

3:00 PM-4:30 PM 
Ern Commons

Meet the faculty, staff, and deans of OAAA and your peer advisor.

GLOBAL GREETERS CORNER DINNER

5:45 PM-7:00 PM 
Meet at the UVA Chapel at 5:45 PM

Join us for dinner at some of UVA and Charlottesville’s bustling restaurants! We will be exploring a wide array of options at this must-visit place. 

UPC's WAHOO WELCOME CONCERT

9:00 PM-10:00 PM (Doors open at 7:00 PM)
John Paul Jones Arena

Join us for our annual Wahoo Welcome concert! Doors open at 7:00 pm and the show starts at 9:00. See you there Hoos, old and new! Join us at the AFC after the concert to win exclusive prizes!

HOOS HOME SPONSORED BY UVA RECREATION 

10:00 PM-1:30 AM 
The Aquatic & Fitness Center (Gym & Front Parking Lot) 

The concert after-party is at the AFC! Join us for free food trucks, games, music, bears to build and grocery bingo! 

Sunday, August 25

DINING HALL HOURS

Please visit UVA Dining's "Locations & Menus" page to find each dining hall's hours of operation.  

TAI CHI ON LOWER LAWN/HOMER FLAT

10:00 AM-10:50 AM 
Lower Lawn (Rain Location: Convergence Hall at the Contemplative Commons)

Start your morning with the calm, grounding, and fluid movements of T'ai Chi, a martial art form developed in China centuries ago for self-defense. Aside from the physical benefits of T'ai Chi, the slow, continuous, and flowing movements of the practice lower stress; help you sleep better at night; promote resilience; and enhance focus and concentration. No prior experience required! 

YOGA ON LOWER LAWN/HOMER FLAT

11:00 AM-11:50 AM 
Lower Lawn (Rain Location: Convergence Hall at the Contemplative Commons)

Kick off a Sunday ritual of intentionally moving your body and join us for an all-levels, all-bodies yoga session on the Lower Lawn/Homer Flat. Please bring your own yoga mat or towel if you have one. No yoga experience required!

SOUND BATH IN GARDEN I

12:00 PM-12:50 PM
Lower Lawn (Rain Location: Studio 3D at the Contemplative Commons)

Melt away your stress and get ready for the week ahead. A sound bath is a deeply immersive, full-body listening experience that uses sound to nurture your mind and body. While laying still, you’ll be washed with sounds created by a range of instruments to encourage a meditative state. Please bring your own yoga mat or towel if you have one. No experience needed!

GLOBAL GREETERS PICNIC ON THE LAWN

11:00 AM-1:00 PM
Meet at the Rotunda 

Join us for a relaxing afternoon on the lawn – play some frisbee or just sit, chat, and relax! 

HOOS GOT YOUR BACK: CREATING A COMMUNITY OF CARE

1:15 PM-2:30 PM
Various Locations

We all have an influence on creating a community where people feel safe, included, and supported. Peer Health Educators will share strategies and resources to support your own personal well-being and contribute to our ‘Community of Care’ at UVA.

 

Mandatory for all first-year students who moved in on Friday. 

HOOS GOT YOUR BACK: CREATING A COMMUNITY OF CARE

2:45 PM-4:00 PM
Various Locations

We all have an influence on creating a community where people feel safe, included, and supported. Peer Health Educators will share strategies and resources to support your own personal well-being and contribute to our ‘Community of Care’ at UVA.

 

Mandatory for all first-year students who moved in on Friday. 

GLOBAL GREETERS INSIDER'S TOUR

3:00 PM-4:00 PM
Meet Outside of Newcomb Hall
Curious about where the yummiest place to grab a meal between classes is? Want to know where you can find free printing? Global Greeters have the inside scoop for international students. 

TRANSFER STUDENT WELCOME 

3:00 PM-6:00 PM
Old Cabell Hall

Welcome to UVA! Attend your formal welcome to the transfer community and meet your peers. 

 

Mandatory for all new transfer students. 

OPENING CONVOCATION & HONOR INDUCTION

6:30 PM-7:30 PM
The Lawn (Rain Location: John Paul Jones Arena)

Join fellow new students at your official welcome to the University. Sign the honor pledge and hear about the many enduring UVA traditions.

Mandatory for Class of 2028 students. 

NEW STUDENT ICE CREAM SOCIAL

7:30 PM-8:30 PM
Lower Lawn (Rain Location: John Paul Jones Arena)

Immediately following opening convocation, enjoy an ice cream social hosted by President Ryan and meet fellow new students.

Monday, August 26

DINING HALL HOURS

Please visit UVA Dining's "Locations & Menus" page to find each dining hall's hours of operation.

UVA RECREATION PROGRAM REGISTRATION

August 6 - Ongoing 
The Aquatic & Fitness Center

If you want to make friends and develop healthy habits, then you'll want to get familiar with your UVA Rec Programs. Registration is open for Group Fitness, Small Group Training, Intramurals, and Outdoor Adventure, sign up now!

COMMERCE THIRD-YEAR ORIENTATION

9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Rouss & Robertson Halls

Mandatory for all McIntire School of Commerce Third-Year students.

ORIENTATION FOR FIRST-YEAR NURSING STUDENTS 

9:00 AM-11:00 AM
Claude Moore Nursing Building, Room G010

Mandatory for first-year nursing students. 

SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION

9:00 AM-1:30 PM
Campbell Hall

Mandatory for all new first-year and transfer students. 

ENGINEERING EXPO 

9:00 AM-2:30 PM 
Darden Courtyard, Thornton Hall

COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES FIRST LECTURE SERIES

10:00 AM-10:45 AM
The Lawn 

Dean Acampora offers the first academic lecture of the year. 

Mandatory for all College of Arts & Sciences students. 

 

COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES ADVISING DEAN MEETINGS

11:00 AM-1:45 PM
Various Locations 

Advising Deans review important academic policies, procedures, and rules for the term. Various locations across grounds, assigned locations TBA.

Mandatory for all College of Arts & Sciences students. 

TRANSFER WELCOME BREAKFAST HOSTED BY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION AND CLASS COUNCILS

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 
Alumni Hall Ballroom 
Join the Alumni Association for breakfast, free swag, and information about their student programs and resources, as well as to hear from your Class President on getting involved in class leadership opportunities.      

ORIENTATION FOR NURSING TRANSFER STUDENTS 

10:30 AM-3:00 PM
Claude Moore Nursing Building, Room 1110

Mandatory for nursing transfer students. 

MAIN STUDENT ACTIVITIES FAIR

11:00 AM-3:00 PM 
Lower Lawn/Amphitheatre/Peabody Lawn

Explore different clubs, organizations, and opportunities for involvement at UVA!

ENGINEERING TOURS

12:00 PM-2:30 PM 
Thornton Hall

Receive a tour of engineering spaces on Grounds. Meet at McCormick Rd Entrance of Thornton Hall (3 tours, each approx.. 45 minutes)

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT (EHD) WELCOME AND ORIENTATION 

1:00 PM-2:30 PM 
Brenneman Courtyard, Bavaro Atrium, Holloway Hall

Come pick up your new EHD t-shirt, hear from Dean Rowley and meet with your classmates and faculty. Programs: Kinesiology, Speech Communication Disorders, Youth and Social Innovation and Teacher Education.

COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES ACADEMIC ADVISING 

2:00 PM-4:50 PM
Various Locations 

Students, meet with your academic advisor in groups to answer questions related to your first academic classes. Attend your assigned advising window at assigned location. Locations TBA (*note: students enrolled in a COLA will meet their advisor during the first week of classes and not during these advising windows.)

2:00 PM-2:50 PM - Window One 

3:00 PM-3:50 PM - Window Two

4:00 PM-4:50 PM - Window Three

Mandatory for all College of Arts & Sciences students. 

DEAN'S WELCOME ADDRESS, SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING & APPLIED SCIENCES

3:00 PM-3:45 PM 
Old Cabell Hall 

Join Dean West and be officially welcomed to UVA! 

HOOS AGAINST HAZING 

4:00 PM-5:30 PM
Old Cabell Hall

This interactive session helps new students learn how to identify hazing, learn the four "PUBS" signs of an alcohol overdose, and know how to step up as an active bystander. We'll use a fun, interactive platform to share your opinions (anonymously!) and have time for discussion. This program is required under Virginia law. 

Mandatory for all new transfer students.

CUPCAKES IN DARDEN COURTYARD, SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING & APPLIED SCIENCES

4:00 PM-6:00 PM 
Darden Courtyard, Thornton Hall

Socialize with engineering students, faculty and staff to kick off the school year!

UVA REC JOB FAIR 

4:00 PM-7:00 PM 
The Aquatic & Fitness Center

Want to get paid to play? Come learn about the fun job opportunities at UVA Rec!

Tuesday, August 27

ROOMMATE AGREEMENTS AVAILABLE ONLINE

Time Varies

UVA RECREATION GROUP FITNESS FREE WEEK (AUG. 27 - SEPT. 6)

Time Varies
The Aquatic & Fitness Center

Do you love music, being around other people, or experiencing a great workout without having to create it yourself? If any of these are true, you’re going to love our group fitness classes! UVA Rec has it all! We offer over 50 classes each week ranging from dance, yoga, cycling, Bootcamp, kickboxing, and barre and all are free to check out during FREE WEEK!

CAREER CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE FAIR 

5:00 PM-7:00 PM 
Rouss & Robertson Halls

Strongly encouraged for all McIntire School of Commerce students.

FIRST YEAR FOOD FEST 

5:00 PM-7:00 PM 
Alumni Hall 

Join your classmates for a free buffet dinner featuring fajitas and all the fixings, as well as locally-made Kline’s ice cream!  In addition to all-you-can-eat food, we’ll have a photobooth, lawn games, an appearance from Cavman, free swag, and more.  The dorm with the highest attendance will win $500 towards programming for its residents.

Week Two: August 28 - September 1

AUGUST 28


SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE WAHOO WELCOME BACK DINNER

5:00 PM-6:00 PM
Campbell Hall

ROTUNDA SING

7:00 PM-11:00 PM 
The Lawn

Rotunda Sing is an annual welcome-to-UVA tradition! Come to the Lawn and see our amazing a cappella groups perform on the steps of the Rotunda. Swing by, meet new Hoos, and join the University Programs Council (UPC) for free food. Stick around at the Lawn to get a good spot for the performance that start at 8!

CHATTIN WITH BATTEN: WAHOO WELCOME BATTEN INTEREST SESSION

5:00 PM-6:00PM
Garrett Hall 

At the Frank Batten School of Leadership & Public Policy, we are committed to solving the world’s toughest policy challenges. We know the complex issues of our time demand innovative, collaborative, cross-sector relationships within our walls and beyond. Our multidisciplinary approach to problem-solving and emphasis on ethics reinforce our focus on how leadership works, why context matters in decision-making and which actions lead to tangible results. 

Drop-in at this informal event to kick off the academic year, enjoy a snack, and get to know the Batten community. Admissions staff and current students will be on hand to answer your questions.


AUGUST 29


MEET UVA LIBRARY

10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Outside of Brown Library

Come meet UVA Librarians, learn about UVA library, and pick up some Library swag!


AUGUST 30


MEET UVA LIBRARY

10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Outside of Brown Library

Come meet UVA Librarians, learn about UVA library, and pick up some Library swag!

COMMUNITY WELCOME LUNCH 

12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Rouss & Robertson Halls

Open to all McIntire School of Commerce students, faculty, and staff.

UPC: O'HILL MOVIE NIGHT

7:00 PM-10:00 PM
O'Hill Field

Join University Programs Council (UPC) and Student Engagement for a fun movie night on O'Hill Field!


SEPTEMBER 1


GRADUATE BBQ

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The Park at North Grounds 
Welcome back our graduate students with a BBQ collab between University Programs Council and Graduate Council!

2ND YEAR WELCOME BACK BASH 

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Alumni Hall 

To celebrate your return to Grounds, visit the 2nd Year Welcome Back Bash. We’ll have FREE FOOD. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to reconnect with the Class of 2027 and celebrate the start of your second-year!

 

Week Three: September 2 - September 8

SEPTEMBER 2


RESIDENT ADVISOR'S INFO SESSION  

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM 
Location TBD

Information Sessions will occur throughout the semester, leading up to interviews in the fall. They are a great resource to applicants as they can hear from and ask questions of current RAs. These sessions will be held in various locations around grounds (TBA) and will be open to all students!

RESIDENTIAL LEADER EXPERIENCE INFO SESSION  

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM 
Location TBD

RLE is an opportunity for first year students to get involved in their communities at the dorm level as well as the class size level. This is a chance to plan evens for fellow classmates, get to know people in your building, and lead events at the university. 

UVA RECREATION FREE FITNESS ASSESSMENTS

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM 
The Aquatic and Fitness Center

Join personal trainers for free fitness assessments and information on all our Fitness offerings to keep you healthy and active at UVA.


SEPTEMBER 3


RESIDENTIAL LEADER EXPERIENCE INFO SESSION  

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM 
Location TBD

RLE is an opportunity for first year students to get involved in their communities at the dorm level as well as the class size level. This is a chance to plan evens for fellow classmates, get to know people in your building, and lead events at the university. Location TBA


SEPTEMBER 4


RESIDENT ADVISOR'S INFO SESSION 

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM 
Location TBD

Information Sessions will occur throughout the semester, leading up to interviews in the fall. They are a great resource to applicants as they can hear from and ask questions of current RAs. These sessions will be held in various locations around grounds (TBA) and will be open to all students!

RESIDENTIAL LEADER EXPERIENCE INFO SESSION 

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM 
Location TBD

RLE is an opportunity for first year students to get involved in their communities at the dorm level as well as the class size level. This is a chance to plan evens for fellow classmates, get to know people in your building, and lead events at the university. Location TBA

ED COUNCIL WELCOME PICNIC 

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM 
Bavaro Atrium, Holloway Hall, Brenneman Courtyard

Join Ed Council for Welcome Games, lunch and fellowship!

UVA RECREATION FREE FITNESS ASSESSMENTS

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM 
The Aquatic and Fitness Center

Come join our personal trainers for free fitness assessments and information on all our Fitness offerings to keep you healthy and active at UVA.


SEPTEMBER 5


UVA RECREATION FREE FITNESS ASSESSMENTS

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM 
The Aquatic and Fitness Center

Come join our personal trainers for free fitness assessments and information on all our Fitness offerings to keep you healthy and active at UVA.


SEPTEMBER 6


RESIDENT ADVISOR'S INFO SESSION 

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM 
Location TBD

Information Sessions will occur throughout the semester, leading up to interviews in the fall. They are a great resource to applicants as they can hear from and ask questions of current RAs. These sessions will be held in various locations around grounds (TBA) and will be open to all students!

MCINTIRE BLOCK BUILDING DAY

12:30 PM-3:30 PM
The Park (North Grounds)

Open to all McIntire School of Commerce students. 

Mandatory for all third year McIntire School of Commerce students. 


SEPTEMBER 8 


RESIDENTIAL LEADER EXPERIENCE INFO SESSION 

TBD
TBD

Come learn what it means to be a part of the Residential Leadership Experience, the difference between Association Councils (AsCo) and First Year Council (FYC), and what responsibilities RLE members have at the university!

UVA ARTS ANNUAL WELCOME PICNIC

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Betsy and John Casteen Arts Grounds (behind the Fralin Art Museum on Culbreth Road)

Free picnic, live music & arts tabling sponsored by UVA Arts. Come learn about Visual & Performing Arts & Architecture opportunities at the University and within the community. See the UVA Arts website for more details: arts.virginia.edu.

 

Week Four: September 9 - September 15

SEPTEMBER 9


RESIDENT ADVISOR APPLICATION OPENS 

Time TBD 
Location TBD


SEPTEMBER 10


RESIDENT ADVISOR'S INFO SESSION 

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
TBD

Information Sessions will occur throughout the semester, leading up to interviews in the fall. They are a great resource to applicants as they can hear from and ask questions of current RAs. These sessions will be held in various locations around grounds (TBA) and will be open to all students!

FALL EDUCATION ABROAD FAIR 

11:00 AM-3:00 PM 
Newcomb Ballroom

Join UVA Education Abroad to learn more about study abroad opportunities - it's never too early to start planning! Browse program information and learn about education abroad at UVA. 

BATTEN INFORMATION SESSION: BACHELOR OF ARTS IN PUBLIC POLICY AND LEADERSHIP, MINOR IN PUBLIC POLICY AND LEADERSHIP, AND MINOR IN SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

5:00 PM-6:00 PM 
Garrett Hall 

Hosted by current students and Admissions staff, this is your chance to learn more about Batten’s undergraduate programs and the application process and ask questions about anything and everything related to admissions and the Batten experience!

BIPOC/LGBTQ WELCOME DINNER 

5:00 PM-6:30 PM 
Holloway Hall (Bavaro Hall 116)

Join EHD’s Offices of Student Affairs and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for a welcome dinner for BIPOC/LGBTQ students, faculty, and staff! 


SEPTEMBER 11


 


SEPTEMBER 12


RESIDENT ADVISOR'S INFO SESSION 

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM 
Location TBD

Information Sessions will occur throughout the semester, leading up to interviews in the fall. They are a great resource to applicants as they can hear from and ask questions of current RAs. These sessions will be held in various locations around grounds (TBA) and will be open to all students!


SEPTEMBER 13


 


SEPTEMBER 14


UVA RECREATION LATE NIGHT CLIMB W/PIZZA

9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Slaughter Recreation Center

Friday night bouldering, movie and free pizza! No need to register for this one. Invite your friends.

Week Five: September 16 - September 22

SEPTEMBER 18


VOTING BEGINS: RESIDENTIAL LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE 

10:00 AM
First Year Dorms/Virtual

BATTEN INFORMATION SESSION: MASTER IN PUBLIC POLICY 

5:00 PM-6:00 PM 
Garrett Hall 

Hosted by current students and Admissions staff, this is your chance to learn more about the accelerated and postgraduate tracks into our Master of Public Policy graduate degree program and the application process and ask questions about anything and everything related to admissions and the Batten experience!


SEPTEMBER 19


RESIDENT ADVISOR'S INFO SESSION: RESIDENTIAL COLLEGES

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
TBD

Information Sessions will occur throughout the semester, leading up to interviews in the fall. They are a great resource to applicants as they can hear from and ask questions of current RAs. These sessions will be held in various locations around grounds (TBA) and will be open to all students!


SEPTEMBER 20


VOTING ENDS: RESIDENTIAL LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE 

4:00 PM
First Year Dorms/Virtual

UVA RECREATION LATE NIGHT CLIMB W/PIZZA

9:00 PM-12:00AM 
Slaughter Recreation Center 

Friday night bouldering, movie and free pizza! No need to register for this one. Invite your friends.


SEPTEMBER 21


RESIDENTIAL LEADER EXPERIENCE DAY 

TBD
TBD

Residential Leader Experience Day is a fun and rewarding bonding opportunity that engages Senior Residents and Resident Leader Experience representatives and aims to explore the various facets of inclusive community building and leadership identity development. Members of RLE will help build inclusive and welcoming communities and connect residents with each other and the rest of UVA and Charlottesville community. During RLE Day, representatives will have the opportunity to meet others and brainstorm programs that they would like to host through for their fellow residents. It will be held on Saturday, September 21st. Time and location TBA.


SEPTEMBER 22


RESIDENT ADVISOR'S INFO SESSION 

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
TBD

Information Sessions will occur throughout the semester, leading up to interviews in the fall. They are a great resource to applicants as they can hear from and ask questions of current RAs. These sessions will be held in various locations around grounds (TBA) and will be open to all students!

Week Six: September 23 - September 29

SEPTEMBER 23


 


SEPTEMBER 25


 


SEPTEMBER 27