Mission Statement of the IRC:
The International Residential College (IRC) is a vibrant, enriching, residential and academic community for undergraduate students, both domestic and foreign.
The IRC strives to integrate its unique characteristics with Jefferson's vision for an integrated faculty-student Academical Village.
The IRC programs will celebrate cultural diversity, study abroad opportunities, student governance, community outreach, academic excellence, as well as intellectual discourse between students, and with faculty.
These programs will promote IRC's distinct international identity while drawing inspiration from the world's foremost residential colleges, such as Cambridge and Oxford.
This mission will allow IRC to strengthen UVA's residential experience as well as its global perspective, presence, and connections.
The International Residential College was created to explore
global and cross-cultural issues on Grounds. Applications to the
IRC were first available in January of 2001 and the IRC opened its
doors in the Fall of 2001. The Founder and First Principal of the
IRC was Prof. Brad Brown who, for 12 years, led and developed
the IRC into a strong community of successful students with a unique
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International Residential College at the University of Virginia 1-100 Mary Munford Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Phone - (434) 924-3765 Fax (434) 924-3828 Contact firstname.lastname@example.org