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 firstname.lastname@example.org to register for the Crash Course UVA awards dinner and prize raffle!
To complete the program, attend eight (8) or more of the Crash Course UVA events and follow the instructions above to track your participation.
|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|
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