Department: Student Life
Meet UVA’s newest student leaders
The University’s new student leaders have big plans, from expanding financial aid for lower-income students to prioritizing mental health.
UVA traditions in the making
From Black Alumni Weekend to the Lighting of the Lawn, these events and activities have become community traditions in recent decades.
The class of 2026, by the numbers
Over 4,000 first-years have arrived on Grounds. Take a look at the demographics of the newest class of ’Hoos.
October 21, 2022
Meet UVA’s 2023 student leaders
These bright young minds have bold plans, from restoring rigor back to Honor to securing scholarships for descendants of enslaved laborers.
Student clubs improvise and adapt in pandemic
For three groups, fall semester offered a return to something close to normal.
Dean of Students Allen Groves leaves legacy of enthusiasm, compassion
After touching the lives of tens of thousands of students over more than a decade, Groves left in June for a new adventure.
Moving forward with the Class of 2022’s student leaders
Next year’s leaders aim to make big changes and take advantage of lessons learned.
College life in quarantine
For some UVA students, isolation and quarantine have brought new challenges to an already unusual year.
Meet the Class of 2021’s student organization leaders
From Honor chair to editor of the Cav Daily, these students are going out on top.
Coping with quarantine
UVA works to accommodate students facing hardships after pandemic shuts Grounds down.
The semester resumes on Zoom
Students and faculty adjust to distance learning as Coronavirus forces them off Grounds.
Reading the Regalia: A Visual Guide to UVA’s Final Exercises
As students prepare to walk the Lawn, take a look at what they’ll be wearing.
Madison House celebrates 50 years of serving Charlottesville, empowering students
Madison House volunteers have worked to make Charlottesville a better place while learning leadership skills for life.
After years of hard work, medical students find their future in an envelope.
New efforts at the School of Engineering encourage engineering students to approach problems from an entrepreneur's perspective.
Honor Allows a Fuller Confession
A recent vote allows Informed Retraction's protection from expulsion to protect more broadly.
A Day in the (Busy) Life
Second-year basketball player Jocelyn Willoughby takes readers through a typical day full of school and sports.
Going Out on Top
Learn about UVA's Student Council president, the Honor Committee and University Judiciary Committee chairs, the editor-in-chief of the Cavalier Daily, and the co-chairs of the Housing & Residence Life program.
Flash seminars are one-time discussion-based lectures, organized by students to engage their peers in discussion on a wide array of topics, from politics to philosophy to scientific findings.
UVA student publications grapple with the same print vs. online issues that preoccupy the rest of the newspaper industry.
Change of Course
Next year’s entering class will be piloting the new curriculum design, the first major change at UVA in over 40 years. Here’s the breakdown of what to expect.
Start Me Up
UVA offers students many opportunities for entrepreneurship, from a new interdisciplinary minor to HackCville and the i.Lab.