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Welcome to the University of Virginia (Transfer Parents)

June 20, 2017

Dear Parents of New Transfer Students:

Greetings and welcome to the University of Virginia community. We are pleased that your daughter or son has chosen UVA as the place to continue their studies.

Summer Orientation marks the official beginning of your student's entry into the University. Three sessions are planned specifically for transfer students and their parents, with registration continuing through Friday, June 23:

Welcome Week Concert: Future and Lil Yachty Ticketing Details

June 7, 2017

University Programs Council is excited to announce our Welcome Week 2017 concert artists, Future and Lil Yachty, who will be performing on August 19 at 9 p.m. in the John Paul Jones Arena (JPJ).

We also are excited to announce that we will once again be offering free tickets to upperclass students through a student lottery! Look out for details in the near future about how to enter the lottery and how many tickets will be available.

Again, students interested in attending have three options in getting tickets:

Rising Second-Year Student Jessica Alston

May 30, 2017

To the University Community:

It is with sadness that I inform you of the death of Jessica Alston, a rising second-year student in the School of Nursing from Virginia Beach. Those who knew Jessica have said her kind, calm, and reassuring manner would have made her a perfect nurse. Jessica had decided to enter the field of nursing as a result of her father's experience serving on the U.S.S. Cole when it was attacked in 2000. She was especially interested in learning more about labor and delivery nursing and neonatal nursing.

Due by June 1: Online Photo Submission for UVA ID Card

May 25, 2017

Dear New Student:

Congratulations on your acceptance to the University of Virginia! With the deadline of June 1 quickly approaching, this is a reminder to submit your photo online for the production of your University Student ID Card.

The photo needs to be "passport-like," showing your head and shoulders only facing forward, with a solid white or very light colored background. Photos can be submitted on the ID Card Office website.

Welcome to the University of Virginia (Students)

May 23, 2017

Dear New Students of the University:

Congratulations on your admission to the University of Virginia. Soon you will come to Charlottesville to join our community, and we are looking forward to your arrival with great anticipation. Your presence among us and your participation in the academic enterprise will strengthen the University and add to the diverse human richness that defines life and learning here.

Walking the Lawn

May 18, 2017

Dear Degree Recipient:

Tomorrow begins one of the most significant occasions in your life as well as in the life of the University. We will officially conclude the academic year by celebrating you, our newest degree recipients, during Finals Weekend. As you prepare to walk the Lawn on Saturday or Sunday, I invite you to consider for a moment how you would like this weekend to unfold.


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