University of Virginia International Residential College
University of Virginia
University of Virginia

Mission Statement & History

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 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

global perspective.






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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

University of Virginia
University of Virginia 1-100 Mary Munford
Charlottesville, VA 22904
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University of Virginia Phone: 434-924-3765
Fax: 434-924-3828