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PLEASE NOTE: Fall undergraduate courses will begin on Tuesday, August 25. Information and FAQs are available on the Return to Grounds website and the Fall 2020 Student Resource website, which will be updated frequently.

All events on Grounds are cancelled until at least August 15.


The Vice President and Chief Student Affairs Officer annually appoints a number of committees to address a broad range of student life issues:

Cultural Programming Board

The Cultural Programming Board is charged with the responsibility of supporting the development and implementation of cultural programming at the University of Virginia. For more information, see the Cultural Programming Board website.

Judicial Review Board

The JRB is charged with reviewing: 1) Appealed decision of the University Judiciary Committee (JRB) when acting within its original jurisdiction; 2) Decisions of the UJC referred for review by the Vice President & Chief Student Affairs Officer; 3) Appealed decisions of sexual assault cases, whether from a verdict or sanction imposed by the University Sexual Assault Board, or from a dismissal of the case by the Chair of the Sexual Assault Board; and 4) Appealed decisions of other University bodies if an appeal to the JRB is incorporated within their operating procedures.

Lawn Selection Process Organizing Committee

This group is charged with: recruiting membership of a broad-based selection committee; reviewing application materials and selection timeline and revising where needed; announcing the required grade point average, other criteria, and the selection procedure in accordance with guidelines provided by the University Housing Committee; and training the Selection Committee on the criteria and process of selection.

Student Activities Committee

The Student Activities Committee is charged with the authority and responsibility for supervision of the Student Activity Fund (SAF). The duties and responsibilities of the Student Activities Committee are described in the Board of Visitors Guidelines for the SAF and in the Student Activity Committee’s by-laws.

University’s Advisory Committee on Alcohol and Substance Abuse

To consider effective ways to promote short- and long-term programs that minimize drinking and substance abuse among underage students and tackle abuse among students of legal age. The committee should be proactive in identifying key issues that should be of institutional priority, and in ensuring that sufficient resources are being dedicated to address such issues.

UVA Coalition on Eating Disorders and Exercise

The purpose of the UVA Coalition on Eating Disorders and Exercise is to consider effective ways to support short- and long-term programs that help improve UVA students’ health and well-being in relation to eating disorders and body image issues, as well as improve the response and intervention guidelines among faculty, staff and students. The committee should be proactive in identifying these key issues, and should work to ensure that sufficient resources are being dedicated to address such issues. At a minimum, the Committee should meet at least six times during the academic year.