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Action Required: University of Virginia’s Hard-Waiver Health Insurance Program (Students)

December 8, 2017

Dear Student,

You are receiving this reminder notice because you have been identified as a new or returning student who has yet to take action under the University of Virginia's hard-waiver health insurance program for the 2017-2018 academic year or who filed a waiver that was denied.

Please take a moment and review this email in its entirety. In an effort to ensure that you will meet the requirements for the 2017-2018 hard-waiver program, please take action to complete the University of Virginia's hard-waiver program.

Information on Weather-Related Closings

November 29, 2017

Dear Students:

We are entering the season when inclement weather may affect the University's academic schedule. The University's Chief Operating Officer, Pat Hogan, has the authority to make schedule modifications in consultation with Provost Tom Katsouleas and others within the University. As always, the top priority is the safety of our students and employees. During inclement weather, UVA officials monitor current weather and forecasts, considering the potential impact on various operations and the likelihood of keeping sidewalks, roadways, and parking lots open.

Run for Office in the Spring Elections

November 28, 2017

Dear Student,

One of the key values that this University prides itself on is its commitment to student self-governance. Student self-governance adds much to our University's distinct culture every single day. From Class Councils and Student Council to Honor and UJC, student leaders are making their mark on our University and its future. If you would like to enrich the student experience here at our University, you should consider running for an elected position in the upcoming 2018 Spring University-wide Elections.

Security for Lighting of the Lawn on November 30, 2017

November 28, 2017

Dear Members of the UVA Community,

As we enter the holiday season and students and faculty prepare for the final weeks of fall term, the University community will come together for the 17th annual Lighting of the Lawn celebration. The event is scheduled for Thursday, November 30th beginning at 7:00 p.m. Student organizers have been planning for many months and coordinating with staff to create a memorable evening for the community with a theme this year of Be the Light.

Safety Reminders

November 2, 2017

As we prepare for a busy Family Weekend that will include many guests, a home football game, and earlier sunsets with the end of Daylight Savings Time at 2:00 a.m. Sunday morning, we write to remind our community about measures that all of us can take to promote personal safety.

Special Invitation: UVA Third Year Ceremony

November 1, 2017

Dear Parents of Third-Year Students:

We would like to formally invite you to Third Year Ceremony, which will be held on Friday, November 3, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the John Paul Jones Arena.

Third Year Ceremony is the premier event for the Class of 2019 occurring between First Year Convocation and Graduation. Alongside their fellow third-year students, this annual tradition gives your student the opportunity to celebrate his or her collegiate efforts and achievements thus far.

Mumps Advisory

October 30, 2017

Dear Parents:

The Department of Student Health has identified two suspected cases of mumps in our student population. The following message was sent to students earlier today and provided them with information about the mumps virus, how to avoid contracting mumps, and guidance on what they should do if they become ill. We hope that you will encourage your student to follow protective measures and to seek care if needed.


Christopher P. Holstege, M.D.
Executive Director
Department of Student Health

Dear Students:


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