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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.

Virginia Film Festival

and much more …

With over 60 events planned for Family Weekend and the Virginia Film Festival taking place November 3-6, there's something for everyone. The 2016 schedule will be 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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