Here they come
. . .
2001-02 school year at U.Va. begins Aug. 25, when approximately
2,985 first-year students move into their residence halls.
shortly before 8 a.m. on Saturday, heavily burdened cars will
pull up in front of the nearly 40 residence halls where the students
will live. Upperclass students wearing Greeters T-shirts
will welcome families and assist the students.
class of 2005, with approximately 2,985 first-year students, will
comprise about 345 Asian-American, 272 African-American and 79
Hispanic-American students and about 167 international students.
About 520 new transfer students are also expected.
over 67 percent, or 2,018 students, will be Virginia residents.
The male-female percentage is about 46 and 54, respectively. Slightly
more than 80 percent of the in-coming students were ranked in
the top 10 percent of their class.
police estimate that the annual Move-In Day will bring
about 5,000 cars and 12,000 people to Grounds on Saturday. About
20 police officers will be on duty from approximately 6:45 a.m.
to 3 p.m. along Emmet, McCormick, Stadium and Alderman roads to
assist in traffic flow.
a list of events , see "Move-In Day."