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Family Weekend 2016 is
Nov.4 – Nov.6

We welcome you to take advantage of the myriad programs offered throughout the weekend. No registration is required to attend Family Weekend; however, some individual events may require pre-registration and/or an admission fee.

The Family Weekend schedule will be updated through November, please continue to check the webpage for the most up-to-date schedule.


Dome Room Dinners

One of Family Weekend's most popular events, the dinners allow families to dine together, while listening to a lecture from one of the University's premier faculty members.


Fall Convocation

This ceremony recognizes third-year students who have earned Intermediate Honors, and pays tribute to the recipients of the Thomas Jefferson Awards - the University's highest honor.



In this free, student-directed festival, experience the diversity of the University through food, dance, performances, and presentations. Over 30 student organizations participate.

Family on Lawn

and much more …

With over 60 events planned for Family Weekend, there's something for everyone. The 2016 schedule will be finalized and posted by September 30.

Office of the Dean of Students Orientation and New Student Programs

Gibbons House, 425 Tree House Drive
Tel: 434.982.4555
Fax: 434.924.9641

PO Box 400181
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4181

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