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Welcome to the University of Virginia (Parents of New Transfer Students)

May 23, 2016

Dear Parent of New Transfer Student:

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:

Welcome to the University of Virginia (Students)

May 18, 2016

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.

Parent Handbook

The Parent Handbook is a central resource for information. Updated annually, it is available online and translated to Chinese and Spanish. Print copies are available for parents at Summer Orientation, Family Weekend, and by request.

Student Leadership

Student Affairs provides students with many opportunities to develop leadership skills. Students can take a leadership role within agency groups, special status groups, Contracted Independent Organizations, sports and recreational programs, and public service.


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