Virginia Counselor Workshop

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

The Office of Undergraduate Admission is excited to welcome you to Grounds for our annual Virginia Counselor Workshop for college counselors and community-based organization leaders on Tuesday, September 19, 2023. 

Join us for an inside view of the UVA admission process and learn about the resources available to incoming students. View the entire day's schedule below.

We appreciate all you do to help students and their families navigate the college search and application process. 

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Schedule of Events

9:00am Check-In and Breakfast

Check-in will take place from 9:00-10:00am outside of the Newcomb Hall Ballroom. Please join us for a catered breakfast before the event officially begins at 10:00am.

10:00am Welcome from Dean Roberts

The day will start with a welcome from Greg Roberts, Associate Vice Provost of Enrollment and Undergraduate Admission. Doug Hartog, Director of Admission, will share updates on the office's mission and first year applications.

10:30am UVA Admission & Holistic Review Process

Learn about the UVA application and selection process directly from deans of admission.

11:00am Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resources Panel

A panel of staff and students will discuss the resources available at UVA to promote diversity and ensure a sense of belonging for all students.

11:40am Breakout Sessions

On your registration, you will have the option to note your preference for one of two breakout sessions:

Transfer Pathway Planning: Learn about the multiple ways to transfer to UVA, including our partnership with the Virginia Community College System.

Recommendation Letter Writing Workshop: Learn what admission officers find helpful in counselor and teacher recommendations.

12:15pm Lunch and Q&A with UVA Admission Deans

During lunch, a panel of admission deans will answer your questions from the day.

1:15pm Affording UVA: Financial Resources and Value

University offices share different ways to access a UVA education, along with the outcomes we see among graduates. Speakers include Student Financial Services and the Jefferson and Walentas Scholars Programs.

2:15pm Closing Remarks

Hear about upcoming events at UVA.

2:30pm Optional Tour of Grounds

If your schedule permits, we invite you to take a tour of Grounds from one of our current students.