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2016-2017 Art and Architecture Supplement Guidelines Posted
Guildlines for students who wish to submit supplements related to the architecture, art, drama, dance, music, or marching band are available on our Arts Supplements page.
Testing Policies Updated
In light of the new version of the SAT, we have updated our testing policies for 2016-2017.
UVA Joins the Coalition for Affordability, Access, and Success
UVA will begin accepting both the Common Application and the Coalition Application for the incoming class of Fall 2018.
"I came to UVA because of its incredible professors and fantastic English department."
As soon as other schools start notifying their early applicants of admission decisions, many of our Early Action applicants tend to ask us two questions.
When student ask any member of the UVA community about favorite traditions, Lighting of the Lawn (LOTL) inevitably comes up. This tradition started just after 9/11 in 2001 as a way to bring us all together for an uplifting event just before we move into the exam period.
A conversation elsewhere reminded me that there are common questions about SIS status pages that come up at this time of year. Let me address the big three.
Just a reminder that next week will be short week at UVA. Offices will be closed Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday for Thanksgiving. No information session or tours will be offered during the break or the Saturday and Sunday afterwards. Safe travels if you'll be on the road next week!
The day after the Early Action deadline is always an interesting one. We look at the numbers, but know that the final application number won't be known for a few weeks.
When you hit submit on your Common App, I think you should feel some relief. You've done the bulk of your job for the application and now you have to wait for the rest of the pieces to fall into place*. Unfortunately, there are students who seem to see the Common App as the first of many submissions they'll make to our office.
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Early Action Deadline: November 1
Regular Decision Deadline: January 1