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Welcome! At UVA, diversity allows people to come together in mutual respect to share ideas and learn from one another. When that happens, we believe that everyone on campus benefits, and we believe that students leave the University with a richer and expanded view of the world around them.

Diversity means more than just welcoming students with many different backgrounds. It means making sure that all students feel at home at UVA and that they all have the same opportunities once they are enrolled at the University.

As you begin to evaluate colleges, please feel free to contact the Outreach Office. We will be more than happy to answer your questions about UVA and college admission. We know you have many important decisions to make about your future, and want to be as helpful as possible. The best of luck to you this year and we look forward to being in contact with you

 

Events

Spring Blast: Thursday, April 13 - Friday, April 14 (schedule)

Spring Blast is an annual open house event for admitted Hispanic and Latino students and their families which coincides with the April 14 Days on the Lawn. This event will give you a chance to learn about all the academic and cultural opportunities available at the University of Virginia. Take advantage of the opportunity to stay overnight with a current student on Thursday, April 13 and join us for an exciting time on Grounds! If you’re an admitted student, you may register through your MyUVa account.

 

Spring Fling: Thursday, April 13 - Friday, April 14 (schedule)

Spring Fling is an annual open house event for admitted African American students and their families which coincides with the April 14 Days on the Lawn. This event will give you a chance to learn about all the academic and cultural opportunities available at the University of Virginia. Take advantage of the opportunity to stay overnight with a current student on Thursday, April 13 and join us for an exciting time on Grounds! If you’re an admitted student, you may register through your MyUVa account.

 

Outreach Chats

The Outreach office is sponsoring two chats this semester. Join UVA students and admission officers in the chat room and ask your questions! Visit the chat page here.

  • Financial Aid: Tuesday, February 7 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
  • Admitted Students: Tuesday, April 4 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
     

Join our mailing list to ensure that you'll get an invitation to the next chat!

 

Outreach Blog

Check out Hoos Talking Diversity Blog

 

Our Team

The Outreach Office is located in the Office of Admission. Feel free to email us or call us at 434-982-3377.

Valerie H. Gregory, Associate Dean, Director, B.A., Hampton University; M.Ed., University of Virginia
Kelsey Bowles, Assistant Dean/AccessUVa Coordinator, B.A., University of Virginia; M.Ed., University of Virginia
Christian West, Senior Admission Counselor, B.A., University of Virginia
Alexis N. Richardson, Admission Counselor, B.A., University of Virginia
Cathy Ames Turner, Administrative Assistant