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Plan a Visit

The best way to get to know the University of Virginia is to visit. We invite you to attend an information session hosted by a dean from the Office of Admission. Be sure to stay for the student led tour--often the highlight of a visit to U.Va.!

Admission Sessions and Tours

Register for an information session and tour, and learn about special school/department tours.

Attend a Class

Explore classes that are open to prospective students.

Spend the Night

Learn more about opportunities to stay overnight with a member of the Monroe Society.

Virtual Tours of Residence Halls

Because we take our students' safety and privacy seriously, the University of Virginia does not offer tours of our student housing as part of the Admission Walking Tour.

Special Group Visits

The University of Virginia welcomes group visits from schools and other educational programs. We ask that you plan to attend the scheduled information sessions and tours.  If your group consists of 10 or more people, filling out the group visit request form will allow us to make appropriate arrangements.

The Outreach Office will need at least two weeks notice to make arrangements. This is subject to staff and tour guide availability and may be especially difficult from January-April and during holidays and exam periods. Please consult the UVA academic calendar to plan your visit.

Upon submitting a request, an automatic email of receipt is generated.  Once arrangements have been made, an email confirmation will be sent to the group contact person with the logistics for your visit.

If you have any questions about group visits, please feel free to contact the Director of the Outreach Office, Valerie Gregory .


The University of Virginia is located in Charlottesville, Virginia, approximately 120 miles southwest of Washington, D.C. and has ample parking for visitors. Maps of the Grounds and surrounding area are available online and include information about accessibility and biking.  Please read our parking instructions before making your trip.