Fall Blast

Friday, October 14, 2022

Fall Blast is an annual in-person open house designed to highlight Hispanic and Latinx student experiences here at UVA. This one-day event for prospective students and families will also highlight some of the countless resources that students use to find their place in the diverse UVA community.

Fall Blast will feature information sessions on admission and financial aid, as well as our individual schools and colleges; lunch in our dining facilities with current students; a student-led tour of Grounds; and more! Check back soon for the full schedule of events.

Registration for this event is first-come, first-served. Please reach out if you have any questions! You can contact us by phone at (434)982-3377, or by email at outreachteam@virginia.edu.

Students with balloons at Final Exercises
7:45 AM: Optional Tour of Grounds

An early morning tour will depart from Newcomb Hall at 7:45 am.

8:00 AM: Check-In and Continental Breakfast

Arrive, check in, and meet some of our student volunteers over complimentary breakfast.

9:00 AM: Welcome Session

Fall Blast will kick off with a welcome from the UVA community and a preview of the day to come.

9:15 AM: Navigating Admission and Financial Aid

How do you apply to UVA? What makes a strong application? How might UVA help meet the cost to attend college? Come learn answers to these questions and more!

10:15 AM: Academic Information Panel Discussions/School Visits

UVA offers over 75 undergraduate majors and several different undergraduate schools. Attend one of the school open house sessions to learn more.

11:30 AM: Student Session

Hear from current students about their experience at UVA.

11:30 AM: Family Session

The University has countless resources to help students succeed and find their community. Panelists will include students and administrators from across Grounds - Residence Life, Safety & Security, Advising, Career Center.

12:15 PM: Lunch with the UVA Community

Grab a seat in Newcomb dining hall and have lunch with a current student or staff member.

1:15 PM: Optional Tour of Grounds

Before heading home, hop on a student-led tour of Grounds. Learn about student and academic life while taking in the beauty of Grounds.

1:30 PM: Optional Latinx Student Center Meet & Greet

Visit our student centers in Newcomb Hall and chat with current students.