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Spring Break 2020

UVA Grounds at spring

Lambeth Commons

Residence Halls

  • All first-year and upperclass housing areas, including Residential Colleges and Language Houses, will remain open during Spring Break (March 7-15).
  • All on-Grounds mailrooms (Bond, IRC, Lambeth, Shannon, Page, Runk) will be closed March 7-14:
    • Full-time staff will be available in Cauthen for any emergencies.
    • Regular mailroom hours resume on Sunday, March 15.

For more information, including safety and other important reminders, please see the Housing & Residence Life website.

Newcomb Hall Dining Room

Dining Services

UVA Dining will operate on a limited schedule from March 7-14, with additional locations reopening the evening of Sunday, March 15. For a full list of locations and hours, see the Spring Break Hours of Operation.

  • O'Hill Dining Hall, Newcomb Fresh Food Co., and Runk Dining Hall will be closed March 7-14.
  • Crossroads will be open March 7-14 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and March 15 from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.
  • Starbucks at Newcomb Hall will be open 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. March 9-13.

Newcomb Hall Facade

Newcomb Hall and 1515

Newcomb Hall and 1515 will operate on a limited schedule March 6-14.

Newcomb Hall

  • March 6: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • March 7-8: Closed
  • March 9-12: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • March 13-14: Closed
  • March 15: 7 a.m. to 12 a.m.


  • March 6: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • March 7-8: Closed
  • March 9-12: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • March 13-14: Closed
  • March 15: 9 a.m. to 2 a.m.


Parking & Transportation

  • University Transit Service (UTS) will not run on March 7, 8, 14, and 15.
  • UTS buses will operate on their Holiday Service schedule March 9-13:
    • Commuter routes (Blueline, Blueline Express, Redline) run normally
    • Academic Routes (Central Grounds shuttle, Northline, Inner Loop, Outer Loop) run every 20 minutes until 8:00 p.m., then every 30-40 minutes until 10:00 p.m.
    • Special routes (Early Inner Loop, Northline Express, Purple Route) do not run
  • Safe Ride will provide 10 p.m. service March 7-15.

Visit the Parking & Transportation website to view the March Service Calendar.

Elson Student Health Center

Student Health

Student Health will be open March 9-13 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

In an emergency or life-threatening situation, please call 911.

Student Health’s Medical Services and CAPS after-hours urgent call line is available 24/7, even when the facility is closed. Call 434-297-4261 to reach care providers for urgent questions or concerns. Learn more by visiting the Student Health website.

Alderman Library

UVA Libraries

University Libraries will operate on a limited schedule March 7-15. Hours vary by date and location. View the Library Locations & Hours page for more information.

Aquatic and fitness center

Fitness & Recreational Facilities

All fitness and recreational facilities will operate on a limited schedule March 7-15. Hours vary by date and location. See the Intramural-Recreational Sports website for more information.