• Drama Class

    Students in The Fine Art of Dress use UVa's unique historic dress collection to explore fashion choices and how these choices express an individual's identity.

  • Counterfactuals

    Students in Counterfactuals and Conflict in International Relations play conflict simulation games to enhance their understanding of historical and political concepts.

  • Mindfulness

    Open to all students, Mindfulness and a Tool for Living and Learning focuses on helping students learn to manage stress and emotions to improve their educational experience.

  • Virginia Government and Politics

    Virginia Government and Politics is an intense immersion into the political history and practices of Virginia government at the state and local levels and includes field trips to meet with political leaders.

  • Polyface Farm

    Students in the Politics of Food learn about sustainable agricultural practices from Joel Salatin on a trip to Polyface Farm.

January Term 2014

More than 30 courses were offered on topics that included African American Studies, Anthropology, Art, Bio-Medical Ethics, Classics, Commerce, Drama, Engineering (STS), English, Environmental Sciences, Global Development Studies, History, Mathematics, Media Studies, Politics, Religious Studies, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Sociology, Spanish and Women, Gender, and Sexuality.

Study Abroad January Term 2014

Ten programs were offered in Argentina, Australia, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Panama, St. Kitts and Nevis, and Southeast Asia.

Panama Canal Course Blog - The Big Ditch

2015 Session Dates

On-Grounds January Term
Courses January 2-3 and 5-10, 2015

Study Abroad January Term
Dates vary by program

2015 January Term Courses are now being planned and will be posted here as soon as the information is available.

Proposals for January Term 2015 for both Study Abroad and Domestic Courses are now being accepted.