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Crash Course UVA

Six-week program to learn about UVA resources

Are you looking for a way to find community and discover all that UVA has to offer?

Between August 23 and October 25, 2019, Crash Course UVA will help new transfer students get involved, learn about resources, and find a community on Grounds.

Crash Course UVA encourages transfer students to start their time at UVA in an engaging way. Students are invited to attend events during their first six weeks to ease their transition to the University. By participating in at least eight different events, you will not only experience the value of getting involved and building your resume, but also be eligible to attend the Crash Course UVA awards dinner and be entered to win various prizes. Connect with people, places, and opportunities during your first six weeks at the University of Virginia!!

This opportunity is available exclusively to incoming transfer students.

 

Tracking Your Participation

Step 1: Attend events on the Crash Course UVA syllabus below.

Step 2: Complete this form for each Crash Course UVA event you attend.

Step 3: Once you have attended eight (8) events, email orientation@virginia.edu to register for the Crash Course UVA awards dinner and prize raffle!

     

    Syllabus

    To complete the program, attend eight (8) or more of the Crash Course UVA events and follow the instructions above to track your participation.

    Event Name

    Event Date

    Time

    Location

    University Programs Council (UPC) Welcome Week Events Begin August 23    
    Transfer Orientation and Welcome BBQ August 25 2:30 p.m. Newcomb Ballroom
    Opening Convocation August 25 6:00 p.m. The Lawn
    Transfer Breakfast at Alumni Hall August 26 10:00 a.m. Alumni Hall
    Student Activities Fair August 26 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. South Lawn and Amphitheater
    Multicultural Student Welcome August 27 6:00-8:30 p.m. Multicutural Student Center, Newcomb Hall
    Transfer Garden Party August 28 6:30-8:30 p.m. Garden V
    SIS Help for Hoos August 28 2:00-4:00 p.m. Georges Student Center, Clemons Library 204
    SIS Help for Hoos August 29 2:00-4:00 p.m. Georges Student Center, Clemons Library 204
    SIS Help for Hoos August 30 2:00-4:00 p.m. Georges Student Center, Clemons Library 204
    Project SERVE Interest Meeting August 30 3:00 p.m. Newcomb Hall Ballroom
    Exploring Education Abroad Opportunities September 3 3:00-4:00 p.m. Georges Student Center, Clemons Library 204
    2021 Class Council Kickback September 4 4:00-6:00 p.m. Garden IX
    Getting Started in Undergraduate Research September 5 3:00 p.m. Georges Student Center, Clemons Library 204
    Transfer Advisory Board (TAB) Meeting September 9 5:30-6:00 p.m. Georges Student Center, Clemons Library 203
    Transfer Advisory Board (TAB) Meeting September 11 6:00-6:30 p.m. Georges Student Center, Clemons Library 204
    Up Close: Tips to Connect With Faculty September 12 12:00 noon Georges Student Center, Clemons Library 202 & 203
    Transfer Advisory Board (TAB) Meeting September 12 5:30-6:00 p.m. Georges Student Center, Clemons Library 203
    Researching Beyond Google at UVA September 16 10:00 a.m. Clemons Library 407
    Researching Beyond Google at UVA September 17 2:00 p.m. Clemons Library 407
    UVA Career Center Transfer Week Drop-In Hours September 16-20 1:00-5:00 p.m. 1515 Career Center
    Imposters Among Us: Calming the Gremlin Voices in Our Minds September 26 3:00 p.m. Georges Student Center, Clemons Library 204
    Student Financial Services Peer Workshop: Budgeting in College and Beyond September 27 2:00 p.m. Georges Student Center, Clemons Library 204
    Safe Space Training see the Safe Space website for dates, times, and locations

     

    Program Areas

    Crash Course UVA events will provide opportunities in the following areas:

    • Community: Develop selected communities that provide a network of support in your transition to UVA
    • Discovery: Identify and engage with resources and academic opportunities that relate to your intellectual and personal interests
    • Service: Explore different service opportunities, and identify ways to better the community