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Welcome to the University of Virginia!

Knowledge Armed with Purpose
Get to know the Rotunda
U.Va. and You
The Honor System
Trick or Treating on the Lawn: A U.Va. and Charlottesville Tradition
Get a small taste of what international life is like on Grounds!
What to Expect when you arrive on Grounds

Congratulations! You have been accepted to one of the country’s most prestigious universities. When you attend U.Va., there will be endless opportunities and exciting challenges for you in Charlottesville. As a student of Mr. Jefferson’s university, you will be living and learning with amazing students and faculty from all over the world. Creating friendships and memories that will connect you to U.Va. forever, your decision to become a Virginia Cavalier will be one of the greatest choices of your life.