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Friday, October 22, 2021

2021 Schedule

Please see below for confirmed 2021 Family Weekend events. Check back for the most up-to-date schedule as Family Weekend approaches!

 

Friday Schedule

 

Declaring Independence: Creating and Re-creating America's Document

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Harrison Institute and Small Special Collections Library, First Floor

This self-guided opportunity allows you to explore Albert H. Small's Declaration of Independence Collection, the most comprehensive collection of letters, documents, and early printings of the Declaration of Independence. View more information about the exhibit on the UVA Library website.

 

Presswork: The History of Printing Technology

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Harrison Institute and Small Special Collections Library, South Gallery

This is a self-guided opportunity. 
 

Cycle HIIT

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Aquatic & Fitness Center, Cycle

Cycle HIIT is built upon the principle of metabolic training. This class will condition your anaerobic training system with intervals of hard intensity followed by essential rest. View more information about the event on the UVA IM-Rec Sports website.

 

Off-Grounds Housing Fair

11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Newcomb Hall South Meeting Room

Meet and talk to landlords and property managers from various off-Grounds locations.

 

On-Grounds Housing Information Session

11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Newcomb Hall Commonwealth Room

Meet and talk to Housing & Residence Life staff about on-Grounds housing areas and the housing application process.

 

Strength & Stretch

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Aquatic & Fitness Center, MP2

Strength & Stretch is a total body resistance training class utilizing accessories like dumbbells, stability balls, gliding disks, resistance bands, and tubing. Class ends with stretches for all muscles just worked. View more information about the event on the UVA IM-Rec Sports website.

 

Cycle HIIT

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Aquatic & Fitness Center, Cycle

Cycle HIIT is built upon the principle of metabolic training. This class will condition your anaerobic training system with intervals of hard intensity followed by essential rest. View more information about the event on the UVA IM-Rec Sports website.

 

McIntire School of Commerce Information Session

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Rouss & Robertson Halls, 410

Curious about McIntire? Learn about the business education opportunities offered at the Commerce School and hear from McIntire Ambassadors about their student experience.

 

Engineering Festival

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Darden Courtyard

Join the School of Engineering for a day of events, including an Undergraduate Research Expo, tours of design spaces, and interaction with our student clubs.

 

Tours of McIntire School of Commerce

1:00 PM
Rouss & Robertson Halls, 410

Come learn about the McIntire School of Commerce, from its academic programs to the admissions process

 

School of Architecture: "Pathway to Practice" Panel Discussion

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Campbell Hall, 220B

Join us for a panel discussion entitled "Pathway to Practice."

 

It's Spooky Season!

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM 
The Women's Center, on the Corner at 1400 University Avenue

Banish the ghost of midterms past with festive fall fare and friendly competition for seasonal prizes. Bring family or friends - or count on the warm Women's Center welcome you'll find on your own. Check out resources to help you finish the semester strong, and get sneak previews of events we have coming up to ensure that the coming weeks and months won't be dark and dreary.

 

Open House at the School of Education and Human Development

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM 
Ridley Ground Floor Patio

Meet and Greet with the School of Education and Human Development Student Ambassadors, Staff and Faculty. Come learn more about EHD, get a tour and grab a snack to kick of UVA’s Family Weekend! 

 

Ask A Librarian

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM 
Clemons, Main Library, and Special Collections Triangle

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

 

Mindful O'Hill Hike

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM 
Starting at Slaughter Recreation Center, 505 Edgemont Road

Join the Contemplative Sciences Center for a fun and mindful hike on UVA’s O’Hill trails. We will explore playful nature connection exercises to both invigorate the body, relax the mind, and have fun exploring the beautiful O’Hill trails. Trail will be easy/moderate hiking.

 

Auschwitz Survivor and Wahoo Great-Grandmother

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Brody Jewish Center, 1824 University Circle

Join the Brody Jewish Center to hear Minnie Osher's remarkable story of survival and resilience.  Minnie Osher, the great-grandmother of Aidan Silverman ('25) and Holocaust survivor, was a young girl when World War II broke out.  She survived the Lodz Ghetto, transport in boxcars, death marches, overwhelming illness, and five concentration camps before being liberated from Bergen-Belsen by British forces in April 1945. Free event, but advance registration requested. Visit the Brody Jewish Center website to register for this event. 

 

First-Generation, Low-Income (FGLI) Family Weekend Reception

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Newcomb Hall, South Meeting Room

Come mingle with fellow members of the first-generation, low-income community and First-Generation, Low-Income Partnership (FLIP) at our family weekend reception. 

 

Family Weekend Pickleball Club Tournament

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Snyder Courts 9 and 10

Club members may bring parents to hit around in a casual tournament! 

 

Class of 2023 Third Year Ceremony

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Doors Open at 3:30 PM  
John Paul Jones Arena

Seize your second half at the Third Year Ceremony! This event is open to all members of the Class of 2023 and their families and is an opportunity to reflect on your last two years, as well as to set goals for the two to come! Please join us for speeches, live music, and a light reception afterwards. All attendees will be expected to follow John Paul Jones Arena COVID-19 protocols which includes wearing a mask when inside the venue and providing proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test before entry. For more information, please refer to the official policy here. Additionally, please consider telling us your plans by RSVPing using this link.

 

Class of 2023 Reception

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM 
John Paul Jones Arena

The reception will take place following the Third Year Ceremony.

 

L'chaim and Open House

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM 
Brody Jewish Center, 1824 University Circle

Join the Brody Jewish Center for drinks and hors d'oeuvres before Shabbat services and dinner. Visit the Brody Jewish Center website to register for this event. 

 

Fralin Open House with Student Docent Tour

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Student Docent Tour at 6PM 
Fralin Museum of Art, 155 Rugby Road

Stop by Arts Grounds to explore the Fralin Museum of Art. Student docents will lead guests through a guided tour of the permanent and featured exhibitions. 

 

Cycle Core

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Aquatic & Fitness Center, Cycle

Cycle Core is 45-minutes of indoor cycling followed by 15-minutes of core strengthening  View more information about the event on the UVA IM-Rec Sports website.

 

Family Weekend Shabbat Dinner & Brisket Cook Off

6:15 PM & 7:00 PM 
Brody Jewish Center, 1824 University Circle

Welcome in Shabbat with the Brody Jewish Center, Hillel at UVa with our Annual Brisket Cookoff - a showdown of palatable proportions. Students, family, and friends are welcome to join for services, dinner, or stay for both. Visit the Brody Jewish Center website to register for this event. 

 

Dome Room Dinner

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Rotunda

Enjoy catered dinner and listen to a lecture from a UVA professor, all while taking in the historic atmosphere of the Rotunda’s dome room. Seats are $85 per person and available through a raffle process upon registration. 

 

Family Style Shabbat Dinner at Chabad House

7:00 PM
Chabad House, 2014 Lewis Mountain Road

Join us for a warm family style home cooked Shabbat Dinner. Fresh challah, matza ball soup and more will be served! Email Channa at mayer.channa@gmail.com with how many people are in your party!

 

Men's Soccer vs. Pittsburgh

7:00 PM
Klockner Stadium

Come support your Virginia Cavaliers as they take on the Pittsburgh Panthers at Klockner Stadium. Get your tickets on the Virginia Sports website!

 

Family Weekend Choral Showcase: UVA University Singers, UVA Chamber Singers, Virginia Glee Club, & Virginia Women's Chorus

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Old Cabell Hall

Enjoy an evening of music performed by incredibly talented UVA students. Student groups include the University Singers, Chamber Singers, Virginia Glee Club, and Virginia Women’s Chorus.  Tickets can be purchased at this link.
 

McCormick Observatory Open House

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
McCormick Observatory

Come see Saturn, Jupiter and other celestial wonders through the telescopes at the historic McCormick Observatory atop OHill. Members of the Astronomy Department will be on hand to answer questions and talk about the night sky. In case of cloudy skies, they will offer tours of the Observatory and talk about its history.

 

UPC Cinema Presents: Black Widow

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Newcomb Theater

Come watch Black Widow and dress up in your best Marvel look to win a $15 Bodo’s gift card!